Promote and Retain

Promote and Retain

Employers need to develop retention strategies for skilled immigrants, as well as support their successful movement into senior positions as part of succession planning, which will boost retention.

Enhancing Immigrants’ Essential ‘Soft’ Skills – a win-win solution

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.

Ask the Expert – Unlocking Potential: From Underperformer to Asset

What interventions can be made to support immigrant talent in performing better especially due to cultural barriers?

Work and Culture

Interactive online learning helps skilled immigrants and employers understand the role of culture at work so that everyone benefits.

Bridging the Gap Between Skills and Culture

Program provides skilled immigrants with the soft skills needed to advance their careers.

Technology and Innovation in Talent Management

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.

Unlocking Potential: From Underperformer to Asset

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.

Diversify Your Team: Looking Beyond Recruitment

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.

Know your Workforce: Using Data Strategically for Inclusion & Organizational Excellence

In this article, Hire Immigrants Ottawa explains the importance of measuring diversity programs to improve your organization’s talent management processes.

Best Employer Competition Recognizes Firms for Career Development

Giving employees, regardless of origin, the chance to enhance their skills and grow their careers helps Desjardins Group keep turnover low.

TalentNet: Develop Inclusive Talent Management Competencies

TalentNet is a free, online learning game that helps players develop inclusive talent management competencies for employee engagement, performance appraisal, and identification of high potential employees.

Enhance Retention Through Promotion and Recognition

Many Canadian employers are used to employees taking charge of their own career development but in many cultures, it is customary for employees to wait for an invitation for promotion.

Understand Career Goals and Learning Needs

Understanding the career goals, long-term ambitions and learning needs of skilled immigrant employees will help you retain these valuable employees.