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Immigrant EmploymentOutlook in the Human AgeCatherine Lyons-BozzoMarch 2012
Immigrant Employment Outlook 2012ManpowerGroup                        ManpowerGroupTM is the world leader in innovative wo...
Major Trends Impacting the World of Work       The Talent                          Rising     Mismatch is                 ...
2012                   Bifurcated                         World:Future                    The                        rever...
Human Dynamics:The scarcity andabundanceinversion is creatingthe need for thepreservation ofhuman capital,strategic migrat...
Human Dynamics: The Scarcity and Abundance Inversion    The Global Working Age Population    Manpower6                    ...
7The Global DemographicsWorld Map According to Population Distribution by 2050Manpower                                    ...
The Canadian Facts             25-28% of the                                           344,000   By 2031             popul...
Immigrants share of population growthManpower
Age pyramid for OttawaManpower
The Ottawa Facts   On average, entrants to the labour   market is shrinking by 5% annually                 On average 10,0...
Unemployment RatesManpower
Immigrant Earnings as a proportion ofCanadian born earnings.Manpower
14    Employment & Wage Gaps•    Quality of Education•    Language Skills•    Discrimination•    Credential recognition•  ...
Biggest HR challenge facing your company?Manpower
Q: With regards to plans for  your global workforce overthe next 3 years, which of the following statements do you feel is...
Possible employer barriers• Lack of familiarity with international credentials and  experience• Preference or requirement ...
Obstacles to employment• Difficulty obtaining Canadian work experience• Employers not able to recognize international educ...
Immigrants perception of barriers to entry intothe workforceManpower
Labour Force Statistics by educationalattainmentManpower
Government Solutions -Manpower
Immigrant Integration techniques•   Do your research before coming to Canada•   Seek out learning opportunities•   Set a b...
Employer Initiated Solutions                                 Networking                   Mentoring                  Recru...
24New People PracticesContemporary people practices and philosophies for the 21st century refine how tohire, reward, engag...
25New Work ModelsMixing permanent, contract and virtual employees helps control costs and tap agreater range of skills.• A...
26New Talent SourcesEmployers can improve their workforce pipeline by looking at different sources oftalent and reskilling...
How can wehelp younavigate theHuman Age?
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Immigrant Employment: Outlook in the Human Age by Catherine Lyons-Bozzo, Manpower

  1. 1. Immigrant EmploymentOutlook in the Human AgeCatherine Lyons-BozzoMarch 2012
  2. 2. Immigrant Employment Outlook 2012ManpowerGroup ManpowerGroupTM is the world leader in innovative workforce solutions. We leverage our global reach and local expertise of tens of thousands of people across more than 80 countries, making it possible for businesses to access the talent they need when they need it. ManpowerGroupTM Solutions provides clients with human resources outsourcing services primarily in the areas of large-scale recruiting and outcome-based workforce-intensive initiatives, thereby sharing in the risk and reward with our clients. ExperisTM is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. With operations in more than 50 countries, we deliver 53 million hours of professional talent specializing in IT, Finance and Engineering to accelerate clients’ businesses each year. Right Management® is the global leader in talent and career management workforce solutions. Through our innovative and proprietary process, we leverage our expertise to successfully increase productivity and optimize business performance. Manpower® is the global leader in contingent and permanent recruitment workforce solutions. We provide the personal flexibility and agility businesses need with a continuum of staffing solutions. Manpower
  3. 3. Major Trends Impacting the World of Work The Talent Rising Mismatch is Customerdeepening as the Sophistication working age requires population businesses to declines and the deliver greater nature of work value and changes efficiency Individual Technological Choice will be Revolutions exercised by have the power those with the to change skills that are where, whenmost in demand and how we work Manpower
  4. 4. 2012 Bifurcated World:Future The reversalForces growth model Human The Human Age: Adjusting to a Dynamics: Transforming New Ecosystem: The scarcity the ecosystem The Human Age and abundance inversion Riding the Wave: The continuous technology evolution Manpower
  5. 5. Human Dynamics:The scarcity andabundanceinversion is creatingthe need for thepreservation ofhuman capital,strategic migrationand collaborationwith government onlabour policyManpower
  6. 6. Human Dynamics: The Scarcity and Abundance Inversion The Global Working Age Population Manpower6 Source: Deloitte Research/UN Population Division (http://esa.un.org/unpp/) It’s 2008: Do You Know Where Your Talent Is? Why Acquisition and Retention Strategies Don’t Work, p.6 ManpowerGroup. Proprietary Information
  7. 7. 7The Global DemographicsWorld Map According to Population Distribution by 2050Manpower Genera & Don Tapscott
  8. 8. The Canadian Facts 25-28% of the 344,000 By 2031 population will be foreign born The average of Between 11.4 & 14.4 Canadians turning million people will belong 65 each year to a visible minority group or 4.9% of the Allophones accounted 140,400 working population for >10% of the population consider themselves in 1981 and it is projected underemployed in that by 2031 they will 2010 account for 30%Manpower
  9. 9. Immigrants share of population growthManpower
  10. 10. Age pyramid for OttawaManpower
  11. 11. The Ottawa Facts On average, entrants to the labour market is shrinking by 5% annually On average 10,000+ Statistics Canada residents will turn 65 The hiring outlook for each year for the next Ottawa has been positive for the past 8 Quarters – 15 years - Statistics Canada Manpower Employment Outlook Survey 16% of the The average number population is 3,266 of immigrants that join Ottawa’s labour comprised of visible force annually minorities Citizenship & Immigration Canada Canada Year Book 2011 – Statistics CanadaManpower
  12. 12. Unemployment RatesManpower
  13. 13. Immigrant Earnings as a proportion ofCanadian born earnings.Manpower
  14. 14. 14 Employment & Wage Gaps• Quality of Education• Language Skills• Discrimination• Credential recognition• Skills match Manpower
  15. 15. Biggest HR challenge facing your company?Manpower
  16. 16. Q: With regards to plans for your global workforce overthe next 3 years, which of the following statements do you feel is more likely to occur? 73% of Canadian Business Executives identified the recruitment and integration of qualified candidates as one of their top sources of work stress – Manpower
  17. 17. Possible employer barriers• Lack of familiarity with international credentials and experience• Preference or requirement of Canadian work experience• Concerns about language and communications• Awareness of and access to skilled immigrant talent pools and local immigrant communities• Immigrants and employers not in the same networks• Requirements related to security clearance and citizenshipManpower
  18. 18. Obstacles to employment• Difficulty obtaining Canadian work experience• Employers not able to recognize international education, training and experience• Insufficient information about employment opportunities and requirements• Lack of professional networks• Lack of occupation-specific terminology in English or French• Lack of targeted training programs to bridge gaps in qualification• Lack of information in job descriptionsManpower
  19. 19. Immigrants perception of barriers to entry intothe workforceManpower
  20. 20. Labour Force Statistics by educationalattainmentManpower
  21. 21. Government Solutions -Manpower
  22. 22. Immigrant Integration techniques• Do your research before coming to Canada• Seek out learning opportunities• Set a budget and track your spending• Seek a mentor within your organization• Volunteer in the industry you wish to work• Utilize your resources (gov’t of Canada website)Manpower
  23. 23. Employer Initiated Solutions Networking Mentoring Recruiting Educating/ Tracking Informing Solutions Bridging Coaching Programs Internal Internship Policies & Programs ProcessesManpower
  24. 24. 24New People PracticesContemporary people practices and philosophies for the 21st century refine how tohire, reward, engage and develop talent.• Develop comprehensive workforce strategies that include diverse recruitment and consider the changing demographics of your company and the country• Rethink philosophies on hiring, on boarding and development• Encourage networking and formal mentoring Manpower
  25. 25. 25New Work ModelsMixing permanent, contract and virtual employees helps control costs and tap agreater range of skills.• Adopt a “glocal” perspective – capitalize on the first hand exposure and experience that immigrants bring from emerging markets• Collaborate with governments to build out training programs and recognize international education and experience Manpower
  26. 26. 26New Talent SourcesEmployers can improve their workforce pipeline by looking at different sources oftalent and reskilling talent within their reach. • Strategically migrate in-demand talent within and across countries • Reevaluate how to recruit, develop, compensate talent – consider communications in more than to 2 official languages • Use social media and traditional networking to drive innovative thinking Manpower
  27. 27. How can wehelp younavigate theHuman Age?

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