Global Skills and Experience
Canadian companies must respond to worldwide demands and source international talent who have knowledge of global markets. And as immigration to Canada increases, skilled immigrants also reflect local markets.
To boost a company’s productivity and growth, businesses should focus on understanding the needs of newcomer customers and immigrant entrepreneurs.
Canada welcomes highly-skilled and qualified immigrants each year; to fully realize the benefit of highly-skilled immigrants, employers often require support to appreciate the qualifications that newcomers bring from abroad. Read this interview with WES to learn more about its services, and how they support employers assess candidates.
As Europe’s refugee crisis continues to evolve, offers of assistance have been complemented by a broad-based response from the business community, writes migration expert Khalid Koser. This mobilization highlights not only the role that the private sector can play in managing migration, but also the importance of extending this engagement beyond the response to the immediate crisis.
Talent is moving around the world faster than ever before. Countries that remain open to it are building a competitive edge.
Toronto exemplifies multiculturalism, but struggles with inclusion and equality of opportunity.
HR champion has assisted skilled immigrants in achieving meaningful employment in their fields.
As chair of TRIEC, RBC’s CEO Gordon Nixon has been a champion of immigrant inclusion in the workforce.
Gord Nixon, President and CEO of RBC talks about the importance of immigration to Canada’s identity and economy, and how we must move beyond diversity to inclusion to leverage our individual and collective strengths.
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration makes the case for why hiring skilled immigrants is essential to business.
Skills and talents of newcomers can lead to exciting new Ottawa based business ventures, creating jobs and growing the region’s economic base.
Law firm Stikeman Elliot recognizes the value of hiring a diverse staff but they also realize the need to also invest, mentor and engage these new staff members to develop a productive working atmosphere.
Alan Broadbent and Ratna Omidvar on why they think Canada are leaders in immigration including how immigrants achieve long-term success.
As immigration increases, companies are faced with the challenge of building networks and relationships with customers of diverse cultures. Skilled immigrants may prove to be valuable resources for understanding product and service needs in ethno-specific markets.
Employees from different cultures and who speak different languages help employers tap into diverse local and international markets.
International skills, experience and languages help local companies meet global demands.