Skilled immigrants possess talents and accreditation in a variety of fields, as well as a global perspective. When employed in a Canadian organization, these attributes will help boost innovation.
Employer champions from the Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable are sharing their success in recruiting, hiring and benefiting from the Syrian refugee talent on their teams.
One-third of working age immigrant men leave within 20 years of arrival, with the majority leaving within one year.
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.
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.
Immigrants are more likely to have a post-secondary education than Canadian-born workers and they bring new and different expertise to an organization, improving problem solving and boosting innovation.