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Credential Recognition and The Future of Work

Monday August 19, 2019 | by Shaunna-Marie Kerr

The Future of Work – for those in human resources, employment, or academic services, this is a phrase that is becoming increasingly familiar. Shaped by factors such as technological advances, ageing populations, and increasing global mobility, the ‘future of work’ represents a time of both challenge and opportunity. Academic...

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SIIP: Lincoln Working to Move More Residents to Appropriate Employment

Monday July 29, 2019 | by Christa Yoakum

Lincoln, Neb. is one of the eight U.S. communities participating in Global Talent Bridge’s 2019 Skilled Immigrant Integration Program. Here’s an update from guest contributor Christa Yoakum, coordinator of Nebraska Is Home, on where the Lincoln group is with its work in the program: Lincoln’s unemployment rate is 2.6...

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Canada’s Windmill Microlending Is Model for Louisville Loan Program

Monday July 8, 2019 | by Shawn McCarty

Louisville Forward is Louisville, Kentucky’s innovative economic development organization. The Louisville team met Canada’s Windmill Microlending at the 2018 Skilled Immigrant Integration Program (SIIP) in Toronto. Windmill, a charitable microloan program for immigrants and refugees, was featured as a model for US organizations seeking new ways to integrate skilled...

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The 2019 Skilled Immigrant Integration Program Convening: Canadian Models That Resonate With The U.S. Communities.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 | by Alyona Kalachova

In June WES Global Talent Bridge, its national partners, and the community cohorts in the Skilled Immigrant Integration Program (SIIP) participated in a working cross-border conference in Toronto. The delegates exchanged experiences and learned from each other and Canadian models, including mentorship programs, employer engagement, round table collaboration, and...

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Toronto: Signature Event Features Communities, Partners Working Together

Thursday June 20, 2019 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

The 2019 Skilled Immigrant Integration Project convening in Toronto. Photos by Anthony Castro   At a three-day conference in Toronto earlier this month, WES Global Talent Bridge and its national partners hosted representatives from all of the eight 2019 community cohorts in the Skilled Immigrant Integration Program, as well...

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