The Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda first convened in December 2015 to address employment challenges for Syrian newcomers. After a year since the roundtable of committed employers, service providers and government members first convened, read more about our early outcomes, and the experience of one Syrian newcomer.
While immigrants make up around 13 percent of the U.S. population, they play an outsize role in entrepreneurship and business formation relative to their overall numbers.
The Canadian-born workforce is shrinking and the demand for labour is growing. Skilled immigrants fill that need and help Canadian companies do business with the world. They boost innovation and reflect the markets in which Canadian organizations operate.
Ensure your recruitment, selection and onboarding processes are inclusive in order to tap into the widest available range of suitable talent, including skilled immigrants..
Development and promotion opportunities will maximize the skills and experience of skilled immigrants. Managers also have a responsibility to treat all employees equitably and provide accommodation as required.