Advice to Employers: Look Beyond Traditional Sources for Top Talent

When looking for the best and brightest, employers need to look beyond traditional talent sources.

The odds are the best candidate, especially in the technology sector, is not from your city or even from Canada, says Paul Vallée, Founder and Executive Chairman of Pythian, winner of a 2012 Employer Excellence Award from Hire Immigrants Ottawa.

And the right workforce is one that blends together people with different characteristics and different strengths, he says.

In the video below, he gives advice for employers looking to recruit and retain skilled immigrants into the workplace.