Bittersweet memories of an immigrant dream gone sour

National PostMay 25, 2009 Natalie Alcoba Imet Prabhaker on an airport shuttle in south India, two years after he packed his bags in Toronto and moved back home. He asked me where I was from, and when I told him he took out his own Canadian passport: “I lived...

Globe and Mail: Think globally, recruit locally

A diverse workplace can give companies a competitive advantage, experts say. One accounting firm in particular is making strides. Rosanna Tamburri Gurdev Narula knows he’s one of the lucky ones. When he left KPMG’s Mumbai office five years ago to become...

Canada.com: Non-anglo names barrier for job hunters: Study

Shannon Proudfoot The Carrie Martins and Matthew Wilsons of the world simply have an easier time in the Canadian job market than the Hassan Khans or Min Lius, new research reveals. Job applicants with English-sounding names on their resumes are 40 per cent more likely...

Making a place for faith

Prayer rooms are just a start as companies move to support their workers’ spiritual needs Toronto StarMay 5, 2009 Stuart Laidlaw Faith and Ethics reporter It usually begins with a prayer room, but rarely stops there. “A group of Muslims will come forward...