August 10, 2010
Here’s a paradox: Business owners constantly complain about scarcity of talent to work in trades or semi-skilled jobs, or the difficulty of finding motivated people willing to work in lower-wage service positions. Yet these same owners often overlook a motherlode of talent right under their noses.
A survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business shows 78% of small business owners reported not hiring any recent immigrants between 2003 and 2006.
Reference: Financial Post