May 11, 2017 | 60 minutes

Employer Road Map: A Step-by-Step Guide to Hiring Highly Skilled Immigrants

Archived webinar featured on May 11, 2017

The biggest demographic wave in the Canada’s history hurtles into retirement; 2015 marked the first year in Canada’s history, with the population made up of more people over the age of 65 than under 15. Economist are calling this “The Retirement Boom”, and businesses need to be prepared to meet labour market needs, and also address the demand for skills. With the retirement of senior staff, there will be a gap in the experience and expertise they brought to the labour force. Skilled-immigrants provide a solution to the labour and skills need – and will minimize the gap in experience from boomer’s retirement and new graduates acquiring the skills and experience needed for high level positions.

Fully leveraging skilled immigrant talent has never been more important for continued business success, but where should employers start? The Employer Roadmap is a great tool to help you get started. It is a step-by-step guide with comprehensive strategies and tools to enhance your company’s human resources planning and practice — from recruiting to retaining and integrating skilled immigrants.

In this webinar you will:

  • Innovative HR solutions for inclusive recruitment practices
  • Practical strategies for assessing foreign credentials
  • Tips for managing a diverse workforce

Additional resources:


Devon Franklin, Project Manager, Hire Immigrants

Louie DiPalma, Director, SME Programs, Ontario Chamber of Commerce


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