Many skilled immigrants have management experience but require training on Canadian laws, regulations and workplace norms. Providing this Canadian context can greatly maximize their management potential and is a valuable strategic investment.
Employer champions from the Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable are sharing their success in recruiting, hiring and benefiting from the Syrian refugee talent on their teams.
Read the webinar transcript to find out how better communication leads to improved teamwork and increased employee morale and retention, as well as innovation.
Virtually every job requires competencies in nine essential skills. Do you know what they are? Learn about the tools and resources available to employers to assess and support essential “soft skills” among employees, including new immigrants.
What interventions can be made to support immigrant talent in performing better especially due to cultural barriers?
Interactive online learning helps skilled immigrants and employers understand the role of culture at work so that everyone benefits.
Program provides skilled immigrants with the soft skills needed to advance their careers.
Highlighting the work of two Alberta employers who have used technology and innovative approaches to address the challenges of talent acquisition, retention and talent management.
Hiring a skilled immigrant may result in under performance without explanation. Business Edge enables and empowers skilled immigrants to move back into jobs where they can fully utilize their skills, education and professional experience.
Law firm Stikeman Elliot recognizes the value of hiring a diverse staff but they also realize the need to also invest, mentor and engage these new staff members to develop a productive working atmosphere.
The Waterloo Immigration Partnership provides useful tips on how you can maximize immigrant talent.
Business needs talent. Talent needs opportunity. A networking program completes the equation.
In this article, Hire Immigrants Ottawa explains the importance of measuring diversity programs to improve your organization’s talent management processes.
City’s Canadian Workplace Culture project develops staff’s communication skills to be more effective in their jobs.
Resources that build on essential skills, such as communication and teamwork, can help you make the most of the technical skills your skilled immigrants already possess.
Language training can help skilled immigrant employees contribute more to your organization.
Consider skills development initiatives that provide a Canadian context and help skilled immigrants grow their careers with your organization.