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The small things that make a big difference to your network

This week, we launch TRIEC Connector, a program that brings skilled immigrants and industry leaders together, so they can expand their professional networks.

Connector’s Program Coordinator, Anna Kostecka, tells us why she wanted to be involved with the program, and why she thinks it’s important for TRIEC to be carrying out this work. 

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New program helps business leaders and skilled immigrants make vital connections

Toronto, ON (February 24, 2015) – Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) announced today the pilot of Connector in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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What’s on the agenda for immigrant employment?

In the latter part of 2014, TRIEC conducted research into the immigrant job-search experience in the GTA. We spoke to people working in the sector, and immigrants themselves, to find out about new developments – and what hasn’t changed. Plus, there are political changes that we know will impact on our work in 2015.

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Canadian Experience and the Opportunities of Bona Fide Job Requirements

When it comes to hiring, we all want a strong pool of talent to choose from. But how can we be sure we’re finding the best people? 

Sometimes all it takes is a look at our practices in a fresh light. What’s interesting about looking at your hiring practices through the lens of bona fide job requirements, for example, is that you can open up invisible barriers that otherwise block you from accessing top talent. Even small changes can make a significant difference. So, how is this possible?

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