Employer Webinars - Recruit and Select

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.

[New Research] Why Matthew but not Samir? Disrupting the Hiring Bias

[New Research] This webinar has been updated with new research findings. In an exclusive event, Dr. Rupa Banerjee, co-author of the new research report, “Do Large Employers Treat Racial Minorities More Fairly”, reviews the research and explains the negative impacts on job-seekers and employers alike.

Brokering Success – Improving Skilled Immigrant Employment Outcomes

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

Government as Employer of Skilled Immigrants

Find out what practices and policies various levels of governments are using to encourage the employment of immigrants.

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.

Expression of Interest: Canada’s Proposal to Recruit Immigrant Talent – Implications for Employers

Learn more about the changes to Canada’s immigrant selection system and how it may affect your company’s human resources strategy.

Bias-Free Hiring and Assessment: Removing the “Canadian Experience” Barrier

Learn how you can implement effective hiring practices that discounts “Canadian experience”.

Right in your Back Yard: Sourcing Immigrant Talent Faster

Learn about the Ottawa Job Match Network and Hire Immigrants Ottawa on how they support employers sourcing skilled immigrants and how you can do the same in your region.

Canada’s Changing Immigration Policies – What Employers Need to Know

Learn more about the changes to Canada’s immigration system and how they may affect your company’s human resources strategy.

Professional Immigrant Networks: Connecting with Immigrant Talent

This webinar examines professional immigrant networks as a source of immigrant talent that can help employers meet business and organizational needs.

Best Employers for New Canadians 2011: Best Practices In Recruiting and Integrating Skilled Immigrants

In this webinar, learn about promising practices in the recruitment and retention of skilled immigrants from some of the winners of the 2010 Best Employers for New Canadians competition.

Cross-Cultural Interviewing and Selecting

Learn how to overcome communication barriers in interviews, tips for telephone interviewing and successful practices in behaviour-based structured interviewing.

Resumés and Cultural Bias: How Many Qualified Candidates Has Your Company Screened Out?

This webinar offers practical tools for overcoming bias by focusing on competencies and educational qualifications when screening resumés.

Diverse Workforce: How To Measure It Effectively

Listen to this webinar to learn how to design and implement a workforce census to better understand diversity in your organization.

Leveraging Skills International for Your Recruiting

Learn how Skills International matches pre-screened skilled immigrants with employers in Ontario.

Understanding Cross-Cultural Communication Challenges and Solutions

Learn how to improve employees’ communication skills to avoid cross-cultural misunderstandings.

New Ruling in Overqualification: How Will It Affect Your Hiring Practices?

Hear about the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling that found turning down an overqualified candidate is discriminatory.

Planning and Sourcing To Reach Your Company’s Full Potential

Learn why two successful companies changed their recruiting strategies to include skilled immigrants and the benefits they have realized.