New HRPA Program Helps Ontario Reduce the Outflow of Highly Skilled Internationally Educated

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ – Ontario workplaces need the skills and know-how of internationally educated professionals, but 40 per cent of skilled worker or business class immigrants ultimately leave Canada within 10 years*—frustrated that they have not found work in their chosen profession.

To help stem this outflow and to help Ontario workplaces more effectively hire, on-board, train and retain internationally educated professionals, the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is offering the Cultural Competency Training Program—a one-day certificate program to help organizations understand the impact of cultural dimensions on hiring and behaviour in the workplace.

Funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and delivered by HRPA and diversity expert Daria Kowalyk, the program aims to minimize the cultural biases we all hold.

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