Skilled immigrants are essential for business growth and innovation but they face several systemic barriers to employment, according to Deloitte’s whitepaper, Welcome To Canada. Now What? Unlocking the Potential of Immigrants for Business Growth and Innovation.
Jane Allen, Partner and Chief Diversity Officer at Deloitte, says employers can remove these barriers and better tap into immigrant talent by:
- Reviewing the recruitment process to remove any biases.
- Providing internships for first “Canadian experience.”
- Educating employees to create an inclusive environment.