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CBC
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Apr 03, 2019
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This is a big week for Kitchener's Mohammed Hakmi, a Syrian refugee who arrived in the region thanks to a special program that matches skilled refugees with jobs. This week, he started work at the local tech firm Bonfire. >> IT (Information technology)

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CTV
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Mar 29, 2019
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A Kitchener company, Bonfire Strategic Sourcing, together with Talent Beyond Boundaries, have helped a Syrian refugee immigrate to Canada thanks to his computer skills. >> IT (Information technology)

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Toronto Star
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Mar 23, 2019
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Mohammed Hakmi, 26, has packed up his life as a refugee and landed in Kitchener as the first skilled immigrant admitted to Canada through Talent Beyond Boundaries, a Washington-based NGO that matches refugees with employers desperate to fill skill shortages. >> IT (Information technology)

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Yes Magazine
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Mar 13, 2019
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A coding school that grew out of the 2015 refugee crisis in Germany is helping women and people of color prepare for jobs in technology. >> IT (Information technology); Women

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Fast Company
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Feb 15, 2019
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Talent Beyond Boundaries has cataloged refugees in Jordan and Lebanon based on their work experience, so companies looking to work with refugees can find the perfect candidate. >> Engineering; IT (Information technology); Manufacturing

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CBC
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Feb 08, 2019
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The story of a Somali refugee newcomer, now studying computer science at Acadia. >> IT (Information technology)

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The Record
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Dec 17, 2018
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Bonfire worked with UN and Talent Beyond Boundaries to hire a software developer who fled war in Syria. >> IT (Information technology)

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Straight
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Nov 21, 2018
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The coding school has partnered with the Immigrant Services Society of B.C. to offer part-time programs to new arrivals. >> IT (Information technology)

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The Christian Science Monitor
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Nov 16, 2018
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Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB), an international NGO, has started pilots in Canada and Australia to match a small number of refugees based in Lebanon and Jordan, applying to immigrate as skilled immigrants, with employment opportunities abroad. >> Engineering; IT (Information technology); Manufacturing

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Global News
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Oct 29, 2018
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Cut-throat competition to hire the best and brightest tech graduates to work on data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain are driving up salaries for new grads." >> IT (Information technology)