Free Seminar for Employers Looks into the Challenges Involved In Recruiting and Hiring Immigrants

Our community partners at Sheridan College are hosting a free workshop for employers titled “Are you ready? on November 24th 2010, in partnership with the other Greater Toronto Area (GTA) community colleges, including Centennial, Durham, Humber, George Brown, Seneca. This is a full-day workshop, dealing with the challenges involved in effectively recruiting and hiring qualified immigrants. It is designed to help employers to improve their cultural competence by:

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Apprenticeship Opportunities Fair for Job Seekers and Employers in Greater Toronto

We just received a note from our community partners at Community Employment Services at Sheridan College ¬†announcing the annual Apprenticeship Career Connections Fair will take place on October 28th, in the International Centre at 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON. Continue reading Apprenticeship Opportunities Fair for Job Seekers and Employers in Greater Toronto

Sheridan College Event Aims at Helping Employers Deal with Challenges of Hiring Internationally Trained Individuals

Leading Employers to Share Best Practices on March 25th

In the midst of an economic down turn and rising unemployment, there is good news for employers who are thinking ahead about how to prepare for the labour shortages that are predicted within the next several years. The Conference Board of Canada estimates that by 2013, immigration will account for 100% of the labour growth.

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Ontario’s Job Market In Recession, But May Have Bottomed Already

Being unemployed is rarely a pleasant experience, but it is particularly hard in recession years. Good news are in a depressingly short supply these days, and maintaining a positive attitude is difficult if you are among the thousands looking for work now. Even when you find and apply for jobs that fit your skills and background, your applications seem to vanish without generating a single response (let alone getting you job interviews).

Yet while the recovery ahead of us may be long and plagued with uncertainties, GTA’s January’s job market reports produced by the Vicinity Jobs Network indicate that the market may have just turned the corner.

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