Less than one-half (49 per cent) of internationally educated professionals (IEPs) work in companies that have policies welcoming new Canadians, according to a recent study by the Progress Career Planning Institute (PCPI).

“While employers recognize the value of hiring new Canadians in our global economy, we’re finding workplace diversity and recruitment policies lack the bite needed to really make a difference,” said Silma Roddau, president of PCPI. “IEPs recognize they are responsible for learning about the Canadian workplace, but employers also need to do more to welcome new Canadians and workers from different cultures.”

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Reference: Canadian HR Reporter


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