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One Year Later: From Hiring Event to the Front Lines

Friday January 8, 2021 | by Devon Franklin

In the fall of 2019, Canadian employers grappled with one of the tightest job markets in recent history. As a result, employers in Toronto were eager to expand their recruitment efforts and fill widening labour gaps. Leveraging a model championed by Starbucks Canada in cooperation with ACCES Employment, a collaborative hiring event was co-organized by World Education Services […]

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Spotlight on African Bridge Network: Helping Immigrant and Refugee Communities Realize Their Professional Potential

Tuesday December 8, 2020 | by Lisa Levi

Massachusetts is home to some 82,000 African immigrants, many of whom are fluent in English. Overall, immigrants from Africa are one of the most highly educated immigrant groups in the United States. According to New American Economy, 40 percent of African immigrants have […]

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Spotlight on Washington State: Collaboration for Change

Thursday October 29, 2020 | by Mia Nacamulli

The Puget Sound region, located along the northwestern coast of the state of Washington, spans miles of coastline, agricultural lands, and bustling cities, offering a vast array of landscapes and attractions. Its population, too, is diverse—one in seven Washington residents is an immigrant,¹ […]

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WES Digital Badges: New Tool to Verify International Credentials

Tuesday October 27, 2020 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

Virtual Hiring During COVID-19 COVID-19 has drastically altered the employment landscape in Canada. Although the year began with the country’s lowest unemployment rate in decades, Canada is now experiencing increasingly high unemployment and underemployment as businesses grapple with restructuring in the wake of […]

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Steps to Economic Integration: How the Federal Government Can Promote Inclusion for Immigrants and Refugees

Wednesday September 30, 2020 | by Jacki Esposito

This post originally appeared on the IMPRINT Coalition blog. Ensuring that immigrants and refugees reach their professional and educational goals in the United States is crucial to the vitality of local communities and the overall economy, especially during the current critical period of […]

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