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Tag Archives: Recruitment practices
It’s becoming less common for job listings to specify Canadian experience, but the attitude is still pervasive in Canadian companies, but is it discriminatory?
Heather Stockton and Karen Pastakia Resetting horizons: Human capital trends 2013 a recent survey of global business leaders conducted by Deloitte, reveals some unique insights into the way Canadian businesses view the acquisition of talent and the role of HR departments in acquiring it.
TD Bank Group is the first employer partner with The Mentoring Partnership whose employees have mentored over 1000 skilled immigrant new to Canada. A founding employer partner and financial supporter of the program, TD first got involved with the partnership in February 2005. They conducted a pilot mentoring cycle with 20 executives volunteering as mentor [...]
For Canadian-based IT services provider CGI Group Inc.mentoring skilled immigrants new to Canada seemed like a great way to give back to the community. However, since the IT service provider became an employer partner with The Mentoring Partnership, they have also discovered a lot of benefits for the business and their employees.
At Mackenzie Investments, they believe that everyone is a leader – whether they are leading a team or simply leading themselves on their own career path. That means everyone needs leadership skills, and one strategy that Mackenzie has adopted to develop those skills is to encourage their employees to mentor skilled immigrants new to Canada.
Canada annually receives about 250,000 immigrants – many of whom have advanced degrees and skills that are in demand – but only a small fraction of them manage to land jobs at small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), which represent 64 per cent of new private-sector positions. The issue is two-fold, the report concludes: Smaller employers [...]
When it comes to diversity, RBC is taking leadership by example to a whole new level.
Cultural misunderstandings can arise in the workplace due to cultural and religious differences. But employers can minimize these misunderstandings and leverage the talents of their skilled immigrant employees. Cross-Cultural Teamwork is a series of training videos developed by TRIEC to demonstrate how cultural differences can impact team dynamics in a Canadian workplace and offers strategies for [...]