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If you missed our recent live webinar on Leadership Development through Mentoring, a recording of the webinar is now available for viewing. Learn how mentoring can enhance your organization's leadership, coaching and cultural competency skills from webinar presenters, Cindy Laporte, Human Resources Manager from TELUS; Peter Judd, Retired General Manager, Engineering Department, City of Vancouver; and Opreet Kang, Manager, Global Connections from IEC-BC.
VANCOUVER, BC – June 9, 2015 – To help new immigrants build their professional networks, the Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) has launched a new program, Connector that matches established professionals with skilled immigrants.
Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the program is designed to help level the playing field for BC’s skilled immigrants by matching them with local professionals, who in turn connect them with contacts in their occupational field.
Canada has undergone several small restrictions in recent years that have sent it in the opposite direction, losing one point overall on the 100 point scale – from 69 in 2013 to 68 in 2014
The highest proportion of global employers since before the recession cannot find the talent they need: 38% of 41,700 hiring managers in 42 countries and territories, Manpower Group 2015 Talent Shortage Survey report. More than one in five employers is still not pursuing any strategy to overcome talent shortages, despite the negative impact on their business; Only 1 in 10 is adopting recruitment strategies to utilize untapped talent pools. Click here for the Top five key reasons for difficulty filling jobs and what employers can do.