[Interview] Fliesen Röhlich: Migrants Meet Demands in an Industry Struggling for Skilled Trades Workers

From humble beginnings as a family-owned company to one of the largest tile laying companies in Germany, Fliesen Röhlich has built a reputation as a high quality and reliable firm in the construction sector. However, as the company grew and expanded, so did its need for skilled trades workers, and the talent pipeline of tilers […]


[Interview] Construction Trades Program: Innovative Partnership for Refugee Employment

LiUNA! Local 506 serves a diverse group of over 8,000 workers in the construction and industrial sectors. It considers itself one of the most multicultural unions in North America. After joining the Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable in late 2015, it was clear that LiUNA! could respond to employment needs to Syrian newcomers, while meeting growing labour […]


[Interview] World Education Services on Credential Assessment

Canada welcomes highly-skilled and qualified immigrants each year; to fully realize the benefit of highly-skilled immigrants, employers often require support to appreciate the qualifications that newcomers bring from abroad. Read this interview with WES to learn more about its services, and how they support employers assess candidates.


[Interview] Nomz CEO Jana Al Zaibak on Hiring a Refugee Workforce

Employment is key to the successful settlement of all newcomers, including refugees. More often than not, employers find that hiring newcomers is a solid return on their human resources investment. Nomz founder and CEO Jana Al Zaibak credits her refugee employees with her business success. Jana Al Zaibak, founder and CEO of Nomz Based in Toronto, […]

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