Hamutal Dotan Immigration isn’t just a matter of navigating clearly defined legal and employment constraints: getting your paperwork in order, re-credentialling, and so on. There is also a host of soft skills—cultural conventions and communication best practices, social insight and networking capacity—that anyone needs to successfully make a transition to a new country.
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Starting December 2, 2013, TRIEC is located at its new offices at 603 – 250 Dundas St. West, Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5.Our phone numbers will remain the same, and we’ll be back to work on December 2 afternoon. Check the Contact Us page to get in touch with our staff members.
The Mentoring Partnership’s 2013 Recognition Reception celebrates the City of Toronto for mentoring over 1000 skilled immigrants TORONTO, November 25th, 2013 – Today, the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) is recognizing outstanding corporate leaders and individual volunteers at The Mentoring Partnership annual recognition reception hosted at CIBC. TRIEC is celebrating the City of Toronto, [...]
“Hidden” opportunity for organizations to build more diverse teams, according to a new EY and RBC report
Business leaders need to overcome their hidden biases to be more competitive TORONTO, November 15, 2013 – Savvy business leaders know that having diverse teams is a competitive advantage in today’s fast-evolving, increasingly global environment. But according to a new report by EY and RBC even leaders with the best intentions may be unconsciously stifling [...]
New research by BioTalant Canada: even with a skill shortage in the industry, scientific newcomers still face high unemployment
According to the new “Talent Opportunities: Bringing Newcomers to Canada’s Bio-economy” report by non-profit organization BioTalant Canada, Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) possess critical skills that are currently in demand in biotech industry. Yet 44.3% of immigrant professionals with scientific background are unemployed.
Only 16 per cent of managers and 14 per cent of board members at GTA hospitals are visible minorities, report says. There is a major lack of diversity at the top levels of GTA hospitals and other health organizations, new research has found.
Six years ago, Sischa Maharaj was already an established advocate for helping new immigrants integrate in Canada. In 2007, she won a TRIEC Immigrant Success (IS) Award, the Canadian HR Reporter Individual Achievement Award, for her work on a variety of initiatives to support the hiring of skilled immigrants at CIBC.
Human Rights Law and “Canadian Job Experience”: free informative seminar with TRIEC and Heenan Blaikie
The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) recently released a policy to address one of the barriers that skilled immigrants face in their job search; the requirement for Canadian job experience which OHRC identified as a potential form of human rights discrimination. What does this mean for your workplace? Register today for the free November 20th [...]
NEW DEADLINE: TRIEC is looking for a consultant or agency to support the development of an integrated marketing communication strategy to guide communications activities in 2014-2017. Proposals should be submitted by 12 p.m. (noon) on November 25, 2013. Details are here.
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