Employer Guide to Hiring Newcomers: Information & Resources

Canada is welcoming thousands of Syrian refugees who are job-ready and looking for their first Canadian employment opportunity. This guide provides a glimpse into their skills and educational background as well as practical tips and easy-to-use resources to help employers engage with Canada’s newest arrivals through meaningful employment.

Report Contents:

  • Refugee Talent and the Role of Business
  • Syrian Refugee Profile
  • Syrian Refugee Profile: Greater Toronto Area
  • Syrian Higher Education System for Employers
  • Hiring Support for Employers
  • Hiring Newcomers: Practical Solutions
  • Key Resources for Hiring and Onboarding Newcomers
  • Government of Canada Security Clearance Process

Content provided by:

  • ACCES Employment
  • Hire Immigrants
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
  • KPMG
  • Refugee Career Jumpstart Project (RCJP)
  • World Education Services (WES)

Read the full report.