Graham Lanktree Immigrants with skilled professions who came to Canada used to make due finding a job in their field on their own, but Ontario is making it easier with a new $57 million investment in programs to help them out.
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Lack of Canadian experience forcing many to start on lower rungs of the employment ladder Brian Bloom Thousands of highly-skilled IT professionals come to Canada every year, hoping to land a top job in their field. But unfortunately, some begin their Canadian careers at Tim Hortons instead.
TRIEC’s Elizabeth McIsaac to speak at ICTC’s Tech Talent Summit: Strategies for Diversity and Inclusion
The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is hosting the first annual Tech Talent Summit.
John Simeone is a faithful listener of CBC Toronto’s Metro Morning. Early on in the year he heard an interesting interview about skilled immigrants trying to find work in their field and mentally filed the name TRIEC as an organization that is working to improve immigrant integration in the city’s labour market. Fast forward to [...]
Nancy Steele: 2010 IS Awards Winner: Canadian HR Reporter Individual Achievement Award As Director of American Express Technologies (AET), Nancy Steele’s plate is already full – but it’s what she’s achieved in her spare time that is earning attention throughout the company.
July 21, 2010IT Business.
June 21, 2010National Post Mary Teresa Bitti
Jason Okamura Anne Peters looked out her office window, glanced skyward, and said a silent “thank you.” After three years of futile job hunting, she felt she had finally arrived and found a challenging job with the promise of a real career. “It was a pretty emotional day,” she recalls. Peters is one of thousands [...]
Samtack Computer Inc. doesn’t believe Canadian experience is the best thing since sliced bread. 90 per cent of this tech firm’s workforce is comprised of immigrants or folk trained outside Canada — a hiring practice that has paid off big time.