Finding Skilled Immigrants
To make the most of your barrier-free job ads and ensure skilled immigrants are applying for your job openings, you need to market these opportunities directly to skilled immigrant communities.
Learn about the Ottawa Job Match Network and Hire Immigrants Ottawa on how they support employers sourcing skilled immigrants and how you can do the same in your region.
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.
HR champion has assisted skilled immigrants in achieving meaningful employment in their fields.
Create a system to link refugees who are ready to work, with businesses that are currently using the Temporary Foreign Worker program to fill permanent jobs.
Diversity at the top of the legal profession is a social imperative as lawyers and judges are in the forefront of advocacy and social change.
Exploring the business case for paid internships.
Examining how improvements to immigration can improve Calgary businesses.
Telecommunications and IT recruitment agency works closely with candidates to position their skills so employers can clearly see how they meet their needs.
Province is taking steps to strengthen its role in immigrant selection by introducing legislation that would, if passed, help meet the province’s future labour market needs and support economic growth.
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.
Expression of Interest: What Employers Need to Know about Canada’s Proposed New Immigrant Application System
The federal government will be introducing a new application management system that will aim to reduce application processing times and prevent backlogs. This system is currently being referred to as the Expression of Interest (EOI) model.
The Halifax Connector Program helps immigrants build a professional network and connects them with job opportunities to help in their settlement.
Implementing an effective hiring process leading to decisions based on merit and inclusive to all candidates.
The Waterloo Immigration Partnership provides useful tips on how you can maximize immigrant talent.
Speed Career Networking builds relationships and provides informational opportunities for skilled immigrants, while at the same time Canadian professionals use their expertise to support global talent.
Business needs talent. Talent needs opportunity. A networking program completes the equation.
In this article, Bonnie Mah examines the April 2013 changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program and how it affects employers who are using this immigration stream for hiring. She also comments on the many issues that remain with the program.
Program support RBC’s small and medium-sized GTA-based business clients in connecting with high-potential, internationally qualified candidates to fit their employment needs.
In this commentary, Ratna Omidvar, comments on how the changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program presents an opportunity and a challenge for all stakeholders involved in immigrant employment.
The Canada Job Grant was recently announced in the 2013 federal budget. As a new initiative, it presents both challenges and opportunities for the immigrant employment sector.
The number of temporary foreign workers living in Canada has tripled over the past decade. The recent federal budget signals that the government is reconsidering how the temporary foreign worker program works.
2012 was an exceptionally busy year in the Canadian immigration system. Two of the top ten stories of the year included the selection of economic class immigrants and a number of changes making it easier for employers to bring temporary foreign workers to Canada.
Metro Testing Laboratories uses innovative recruiting and training techniques to grow their company.
While many organizations may have the goal of creating diverse workplaces through bias-free hiring, they may not have implemented the many elements needed to achieve this goal.
Hiring and promoting employees whose cultural backgrounds represent the clients they serve is key for an organization to succeed .Companies seeking to do this should take the following 10 steps.
The Coaching to Career pilot program matches immigrants with senior executives in the IT field to help them find jobs commensurate with their skills and experiences.
Seven of the 2012 Best Employers for New Canadians work with Bow Valley College in Calgary to provide work placements to newcomers.
Staffing agencies, professional networks, bridging programs and internships are all sources of skilled immigrant talent.
Employers can leverage non-profit employment agencies to connect with skilled immigrants.