Jobs for workers of the world

Financial TimesMarch 3, 2008Bernard Simon Stefan Atton would have been happy just to get a job as a truck driver when he sat down for an interview at Toronto’s Steam Whistle Brewery in 2002. By the time the interview was over and his references checked, he had...

Immigrants take varied paths toward new careers in Canada

Saskatoon Star PhoenixMarch 1, 2008 Iris Winstonfor Canwest News Service “I was very lucky,” says Valencia, a software architect, who came to Canada from Mexico in 2001 on an exchange program with the Universite de Quebec in Montreal. Jorge Valencia has...

Canadian coalition tackles IT labour shortage crisis

Major Information Technology employers join forces to help develop a future generation of IT professionals to meet the competitive demands of the Canadian economy TORONTO, Ontario, Jan.22 2008 — A prominent group of Canadian organizations has joined in a...

Diversity: smart hiring brews success

Workplace News MagazineNovember/December 2007 Michelle Morra One fine day five years ago, when Sybil Taylor was director of marketing at Steam Whistle Brewing, she noticed a resumé on her desk. Someone named Stefan Atton, who had immigrated to Canada only two...

Alan Rego conferred Toronto Star Award

Mangalorean.comOctober 16, 2007 Toronto: Mulky-born Alan Rego was presented with the Toronto Star Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigrant Success. The award function took place last month where Toronto Star Publisher, Jagoda Pike, spoke about Alan’s...

Passion for helping immigrants rewarded

Face-to-face meetings and new technology help get foreign-trained professionals in the door at CIBC Canadian HR Reporter October 8, 2007 Shannon Klie Sischa Maharaj understands what drives immigrants to come to Canada. A child of immigrant parents – her father...