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Number of foreign workers in Canada tripled between 2002 and 2012: PBO (Parliamentary Budget Office)
The number of foreign workers in Canada tripled between 2002 and 2012 — although they still made up less than two per cent of the overall labour force, the parliamentary budget office reported Thursday. The study which looked at the role foreign workers played in the economy between 2002 and 2012 reported that the number of foreign workers in low-skilled positions has declined while the number in skilled positions has increased.
When Nadia Samji arrived in Canada a year-and-a-half ago armed with an MBA from the Institute of Business Management in Pakistan, she sought to connect with industry experts who could help move her career in brand management forward in her new country. She started her search online and found Ten Thousand Coffees.com, a networking site that connects industry leaders with new graduates and newcomers seeking advice and mentorship. Samji set to work creating her profile and browsing through the site’s thousands of experts, sending out invitations to meet over the proverbial coffee.
The World Federation for People Management Associations (WFPMA) invites you to be part of the largest global study on talent management focusing on smaller organizations (compared to larger ones), the cornerstone and source of innovation in all economies worldwide.
The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is pleased to provide a unique opportunity for employers to connect to newcomer talent online, from the comfort of your home or office through an online virtual career fair.
2015 Career Advantage Virtual Fair
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
For employers hiring, this event will provide many benefits including helping to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive workforce, which will potentially lead to enhanced innovation and an ability to compete in the global economy.
Email S.WILSON@ICTC-CTIC.CA to reserve your spot. Registration ends Thursday, March 19, 2015.