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As newcomers to Brandon navigate challenges, solutions are in the works

The path to a new life can be faced with challenges and triumphs. For newcomers to Brandon, the challenges are diverse — including access to health care, transportation, employment and the weather — and the triumphs are often hard-won. However, the resilience and dedication of these newcomers is often a testament to the strength of the human spirit in overcoming adversity.

Maximizing your Return on Inclusion: Onboarding Refugees

Maximizing your Return on Inclusion: Onboarding Refugees On November 16, 2016, IEC-BC hosted “Maximizing your Return on Inclusion: Onboarding Refugees,” featuring speaker Christian Codrington, Forum HCM, and moderated by IEC-BC’s Natalia Angheli-Zaicenco. Before they were refugees, they were teachers, engineers, and nurses. Canada has given them a chance for a new life, and they are …

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Improve English Skills

Improve English Skills You’ve secured your immigrant talent; now how do you make the most of your new hire? See strategies below to improve English and provide support. You’ve found someone perfect — except they need stronger business English. Use the following resources to locate the right service or tool for you. The Centre for …

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Immigrant-Friendly Businesses: Effective Practices for Attracting, Integrating, and Retaining Immigrants in Canadian Workplaces

Immigrant-Friendly Businesses: Effective Practices for Attracting, Integrating, and Retaining Immigrants in Canadian Workplaces “This report looks at how businesses across Canada can attract, integrate, and retain immigrants and international talent. It highlights the value of implementing immigrant-friendly programs and practices to address the needs of immigrants and articulates a number of “keys to success” to …

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Mastering the Job Interview Process

Mastering the Job Interview Process   The Surrey Board of Trade’s HR Solutions for Immigrant Talent Series has created this toolkit for Mastering the Job Interview Process. The above content was adapted from IEC-BC.

Tips on Finding Immigrant Talent

Tips on Finding Immigrant Talent   This Tip Sheet on Finding Immigrant Talent provides ideas, skills and resources to attract and recruit immigrant talent. The following list of tips on finding new immigrant talent was created by Douglas College – the Training Group for the Surrey Board of Trade’s IEC-BC Employer Innovation Fund project. When …

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Hiring and Retaining Skilled Immigrants: A Cultural Competence Toolkit – Screening Tool

Hiring and Retaining Skilled Immigrants: A Cultural Competence Toolkit – Screening Tool The Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia& Yukon (formerly HRMA) provides a useful, printable toolkit called Hiring and Retaining Skilled Immigrants: A Cultural Competence Toolkit which includes a Screening Tool. The above content was adapted from IEC-BC.

Tips on Hiring Immigrant Talent

Tips on Hiring Immigrant Talent Here are tips and tools to help employers with the screening and selection process. Assessing Resumes, Skills and Experience Assess resumes to “screen in” top talent The larger your pool of qualified candidates, the better chance you have of hiring someone outstanding. Use the following suggestions to “screen in” talented …

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