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.
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.
Small engineering firm boosts retention of new immigrants by educating all employees about its various employee-focused programs.
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.
In this article, Hire Immigrants Ottawa explains the importance of measuring diversity programs to improve your organization’s talent management processes.
Giving employees, regardless of origin, the chance to enhance their skills and grow their careers helps Desjardins Group keep turnover low.
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.
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.
Understanding the career goals, long-term ambitions and learning needs of skilled immigrant employees will help you retain these valuable employees.