Employer Webinars - Managing a Diverse Workforce

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Cross-Cultural Team Building and Diversity in the Workplace

Join Hire Immigrants and the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) for a conversation with Marie Bountrogianni, Dean of The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University, moderated by Ryan Montpellier, Executive Director of MiHR, on how to leverage and successfully build effective cross-cultural teams for your workplace.

What Comes First — Language or Work?

Bias, whether conscious or unconscious, favours certain people in the hiring process based on superficial characteristics like name and place of education that have nothing to do with their talent or potential. This webinar will dive deeper to understand how and why this form of discrimination occurs. It will look at practical solutions being tested in the workplace to disrupt hiring bias. Join us on October 27 with guest speakers Phil Oreopoulos of the University of Toronto and Heidi Walker of GapJumpers.

Brokering Success – Improving Skilled Immigrant Employment Outcomes

Learn how government-employer engagement can help skilled immigrants find employment.

Low Risk, Big Return: Using Paid Internships to Recruit Skilled Immigrant Talent

Learn about Career Edge’s program and its innovative partnership with RBC on supporting business clients of the bank to access internationally trained talent.

Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace

Understand how to create and implement a religious accommodation policy in your workplace to meet legal requirements and to improve employee satisfaction and productivity.

Using hireimmigrants.ca and the Roadmap Tool to Create and Manage a Diverse Workforce

This webinar walks users through the re-designed hireimmigrants.ca site – and the Roadmap tool – exploring the navigation and new content to help employers recruit, retain and promote skilled immigrants.

Winning HR Practices: A Closer Look at the 2012 Best Employers for New Canadians

This webinar highlights award-winning practices, such as mentoring and language training, from the winners of the 2012 Best Employers for New Canadians competition.

Increasing Intercultural Competence: Maximizing a Diverse Workforce

This webinar highlights the importance of intercultural competence, examines elements to include in training and how intercultural competence affects employee productivity.

Onboarding Skilled Immigrants: Ensuring Success for New Hires

Watch this webinar to learn about onboarding practices that can help new immigrant hires reach their full potential.

Mentoring: How Businesses Are Making It Work

Learn how Canadian Pacific and TD Bank Group benefit from having employees mentor skilled immigrants.

How We Turn Language and Communication Challenges Into a Competitive Advantage

This webinar provides employers with ideas and tools to manage communication barriers and facilitate discussions within multicultural, mutilingual teams.

Measuring change: Are your diversity efforts paying off?

Find out how three organizations create and monitor diversity initiatives in their workplaces.

Mentoring: Why Corporations are Onboard

Learn how mentoring skilled immigrants has increased employee retention and boosted morale at two organizations.

How Business Communication Classes Can Unleash the Talent of Your Culturally Diverse Workforce

Read the webinar transcript to find out how better communication leads to improved teamwork and increased employee morale and retention, as well as innovation.

Recruiting and Retaining Skilled Immigrants: Award-Winning Practices From Small, Medium and Large Companies

Listen to the 2007 Immigrant Success Award winners tell how much of their company’s success has come from recruiting and integrating skilled immigrants into their workforce.

Separation of Church and Work: What Employers Need to Know About Accommodation

In this webinar, learn about the duty to accommodate employees’ religious practices and how to implement these changes in your organization.

Working with a Community Agency to Develop a Customized Language Program for Your Skilled Immigrant Employees

Learn why one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers provides a customized language program for their skilled immigrant employees.