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hireimmigrants.ca, provides businesses with the tools and resources they need to better recruit, retain and promote skilled immigrants. The site also profiles good examples and innovative practices of employers across the country. Here’s a round up of the useful resources recently posted there.
The Benefits of Hiring Skilled Immigrants (Series)
The business case for hiring skilled immigrant talent is clear to many of us. But it isn’t yet to everyone. This 3-part audio-video series helps make the case, in the words of employers who already get it.
Hiring Skilled Immigrants – A Sound Business Decision (eTip)
Business leaders from both large and small companies identify several key reasons why they hire skilled immigrants.
What Employers Want When They are Hiring (Article)
Canadian Immigrant speaks to the people who are instrumental in hiring talent for their companies and share their insight on what’s affecting the employment of newcomers.
Promoting Diversity in the Office: Tips for Bias-free Hiring (Article)
While many organizations may have the goal of creating diverse workplaces through bias-free hiring, they may not have implemented the many elements needed to achieve this goal.
In the News:
New Resource to Help Build Workplaces Inclusive of Skilled Immigrants
TRIEC launches new online learning hub for employers, HR leaders, community partners and immigrants.
Looking for Leaders: Nominations Open for TRIEC’s 7th Annual Immigrant Success Awards
Each year, TRIEC presents the IS Awards to recognize innovation and leadership in integrating skilled immigrants into the Greater Toronto Region labour market.
Making the Case for Employers to Tap into the Talents of Skilled Immigrants – a New hireimmigrants.ca Series
The business case for hiring skilled immigrant talent is clear to many of us. But it isn’t yet to everyone. That’s why we created hireimmigrants.ca.
Workshops Help Employers Source, Recruit, Onboard and Retain Immigrant Talent
Workshops use real world examples and case studies from the BC market to support HR practitioners in understanding how to overcome common challenges in recruiting skilled immigrants.
IEC-BC to Launch New Canadian Assessment Resource for Employers
The New Canadian Assessment Resource will be a one-stop, online source for assessing skilled immigrant job candidates.
Canada’s New Immigration Rules put Premium on Young People
New immigration rules will target workers aged 18 to 35 as the Conservative government provides the clearest sense yet of how Canada will rely on young immigrants to soften the fiscal pain of a demographic crunch.
More Changes to Canada’s Immigration Program
On August 17, 2012, the federal government announced changes to the Federal Skilled Worker Program. While not a surprise (as changes have been proposed earlier in various forums), their impact will be significant.
Multicultural Canada? There’s a Banking Job for That
As change has become a mantra in the business world, executive responsibilities and job titles are evolving quickly. The Globe and Mail’s Emerging Roles series asks Canadians about how their jobs are changing.
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