Media Stories

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HEADLINEStudents, newcomers advised to think safety when entering the workforce
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Toronto Star
DATE
Feb 20, 2020
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Amid the typical criteria of job seekers such as location, compensation and opportunity, an often overlooked aspect of the job search is workplace safety, as the injury rate for new workers — regardless of age — is three to four times higher in the first month on a job than the normal rate. >> Youth

HEADLINESyrian refugee success story: How one family has economically integrated into society.
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CTV
DATE
Dec 13, 2019
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Job-seeking help provided to a Syrian refugee family by the London Employment Help Centre (LEHC). >> Job search

HEADLINEOnTheStep steps up commitment to newcomers
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Winnipeg Free Press
DATE
Nov 18, 2019
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OnTheStep is an app that connects residents with on-demand snow clearing services provided by members of their community who have signed up as contractors with the online platform. In its second year, the business has extended its partnership with newcomer serving organizations to include Freedom International School. >> General labour; Landscaping; Job search

HEADLINEStudent-designed app helps newcomers get work and you get shovelled out
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CBC
DATE
Nov 30, 2018
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A new app designed by Winnipeg university students is connecting homeowners who need a hand shovelling with newcomers who want work. >> Job search

HEADLINEMock Interviews by Cinnzeo Bakeries a Way to Support Newcomers and Source Talent  (Jun. 28/18, Hire Immigrants) (About a bakery in Calgary, AB.)
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Hire Immigrants
DATE
Jun 28, 2018
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The Calgary-based retailer of cinnamon buns meets directly with job candidates through volunteerism, an approach that supports job seekers and the company's recruitment needs. >> Food preparation and service; Restaurant; Retail; Job search

HEADLINEAuto Draft
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CBC
DATE
Feb 05, 2017
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Government and private-sector research over the past 10 years consistently indicate immigrants, particularly visible minorities, have higher unemployment rates in Quebec than the rest of the population." >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

HEADLINEAuto Draft
MEDIA
Communi-Tech News
DATE
Jan 25, 2017
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A Syrian immigrant started his search for work at Tech Jam in 2015. Now he's a backend developer with Local Line. >> IT (Information technology)

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HR Professional Now
DATE
Feb 01, 2009
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It's time for organizations to remove this dated requirement. >> Job search

Programs & Events

Sectors:
Banking & finance
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
Seneca College
Location(s):
GTA-North, Markham
Start month:
October 2020
Minimum CLB:
7
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Sales and marketing
Type:
Bridging
Organizers:
ACCES Employment, Humber College
Location(s):
GTA-West, Mississauga
Start Date:
November 2, 2020
End Date:
December 11, 2020
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