Hiring Immigrant Talent (3.0 CPD Hours)

3 Months Access - Free for a Limited Time | taught by David Berrington Watch Intro Video
  • 18 Videos
  • 5 Texts
  • 3.0 hrs

Course Curriculum

Why hiring immigrant talent is good for business
Challenges to hiring immigrant talent
Competition for talent
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How to create effective and inclusive job descriptions
Defining roles introduction
Reviewing credential
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How to source qualified immigrant talent
Sourcing immigrant talent
Best practices for regional recruitment
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How to assess and select the best immigrant talent
Assessing immigrant talent
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How to effectively create a welcoming workplace and successfully integrate new employees
Establish mutual expectations
Create a culturally-competent workplace
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Course description

[Free for a Limited Time]

The purpose of this program is to provide small and medium size businesses with the knowledge and tools to be able to access and hire qualified immigrant employees. The intent of these webinars is to help employers who are hiring, or thinking about hiring, immigrant talent. This course is not about how to navigate the Temporary Foreign Worker and Provincial Nominee Programs, instead the focus is on hiring qualified, skilled immigrant people who are already right here in BC.

Developed in partnership with IEC-BC

Businesses that attract, integrate, develop, and retain international talent benefit from an expanded knowledge and skills base. The key outcome of these short, topical webinars is to support employers to successfully overcome challenges in sourcing, hiring and on-boarding immigrant talent.

[Your subscription includes access to this course for 3 months]

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David Berrington
David Berrington

I am a senior human resources professional with experience in designing and delivering effective human resource and management strategies and systems that facilitate achievement of business strategy. Through my company CONTACT HR Consulting Inc., I provide HR consulting and recruitment services to growing companies and organizations.

I also teach human resources courses at Simon Fraser University and served as President of the BC Human Resources Management Association (BC HRMA).

I enjoy working with small and growing companies who need help to find and keep good people.