Evaluate Credentials

Evaluate Credentials

A lack of familiarity with international credentials can lead employers to screen-out qualified candidates prematurely. Increasing your comfort with assessing international credentials will position your organization well with an increasingly immigrant-inclusive workforce.

Diverse recruitment: tips for inclusive recruitment & interviewing

Establishing inclusive recruitment practices is an important step to reach the broadest talent pool.

Hack the hiring process to reap diversity’s bottom-line benefits

Employers may understand why it is key to hiring immigrants but they may not necessarily understand the how. Ratna Omidvar of the Global Diversity Exchange provides some easy and lost cost strategies to make your hiring more effective.

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.

Look out for Hidden ‘Mediterranean’ Noses

Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University explains that we often underestimate the degree of influence our unconscious biases have on decision-making.

Anonymous Job Applications Help Overcome Hiring Biases

Both employer and applicant win when using an anonymous job application process.

Canadian Work Experience Is Important And This Is Why

This article examines Canadian work experience and provides practical advice to employers on how they can hire more effectively.

Anonymous Job Applications: The Next Step Towards Bias-Free Hiring

This article looks at evidence of subconscious bias in hiring and what employers around the world are doing to circumvent these biases.

End the Call for ‘Canadian Experience’

Ontario Human Rights Commission makes right move in putting onus on employers to prove it’s a bona fide occupational requirement.

Removing the “Canadian Experience” Barrier

Ratna Omidvar of Maytree comments on the new Ontario Human Rights Commission policy addresses the issue of employers requiring “Canadian experience” which can create barriers for newcomers looking for jobs or professional accreditation.

York Region Ensures Effective Hiring with Foreign Credential Process Guide

Implementing an effective hiring process leading to decisions based on merit and inclusive to all candidates.

The Top Five Ways for an Employer to Leverage International Talent

The Waterloo Immigration Partnership provides useful tips on how you can maximize immigrant talent.

Skilled Immigrants Give Metro Labs A Competitive Advantage

Metro Testing Laboratories uses innovative recruiting and training techniques to grow their company.

Assessing Language Proficiency

Essential skills profiles and assessment tools can help hiring managers determine if a candidate has the appropriate level of communication skills for a specific position.

Recognizing the Value of International Credentials

An organization that can recognize the transferability of a skilled immigrant’s training and education can gain a competitive edge.

Get Help With International Educational Credentials

Credential assessment services can help you understand the value of international education.