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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….
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, a founding employer partner of The Mentoring Partnership, and its employees for mentoring 1,000 skilled immigrants….
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….(View More)
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….