Who is Helping SMEs<br />Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)<br />Presenter : Akash Mahajan<br />Manager, ...
What is TRIEC?<br />Leadership Council<br />
What does TRIEC do?<br />Make connections. Convene and collaborate with partners, creating opportunities for skilled immig...
Employer Supports<br />
Pre-hire support<br />Employment agencies serving newcomers<br />Bridge-training programs<br />The Mentoring Partnership<b...
Pre-hire support<br />Job descriptions: communication skills, Canadian work experience requirements<br />Assessing interna...
Post-hire support<br />Occupation-specific language training (OSLT)<br />Onsite language training<br />Business English tr...
Post-hire support - more<br />Achieving Success in the Workplace workshop<br />Training opportunities for newcomer hires<b...
Steam Whistle Brewing<br />Media coverage: Financial Post<br />Sponsor of IS Awards Selection Committee<br />Sponsor of IS...
Compugen<br />Expands mentoring program <br />Vice President signs up as a mentor<br />Joins TRIEC Council<br />Introduces...
Legacy Leaders<br />Senior Network Technician hired<br />Taps into Coordinated Recruitment Solution<br />Calls into TRIEC’...
Resources and Contact<br />Akash Mahajan<br />amahajan@triec.ca<br />(905) 752 - 1091<br />www.triec.ca<br />www.ALLIESCan...
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TRIEC on supports available to SMEs: Conference Board, Oct 18, 2011

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TRIEC and its partners provide pre- and post-hire support for employers, which is especially useful for small and medium businesses that may not have the support structure in-house. Learn more about coordinated recruitment for multiple sources of immigrant talent, language supports, as well as training opportunities for staff, management and newcomer hires.

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TRIEC on supports available to SMEs: Conference Board, Oct 18, 2011

  1. 1. Who is Helping SMEs<br />Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)<br />Presenter : Akash Mahajan<br />Manager, Corporate & Stakeholder Relations (York Region)<br />Conference Board of Canada: Tuesday, October 18, 2011<br />
  2. 2. What is TRIEC?<br />Leadership Council<br />
  3. 3. What does TRIEC do?<br />Make connections. Convene and collaborate with partners, creating opportunities for skilled immigrants to connect to the local labour market. <br />Build awareness and capacity. Work with key stakeholders, particularly employers, building their awareness and capacity to better integrate skilled immigrants into the workforce. <br />Shape public policy. Work with all levels of government, enhancing coordination and effecting more responsive policy and programs for skilled immigrant employment. <br />Objectives<br />
  4. 4. Employer Supports<br />
  5. 5. Pre-hire support<br />Employment agencies serving newcomers<br />Bridge-training programs<br />The Mentoring Partnership<br />Professional Immigrant Networks<br />Career Bridge program, Career Edge Organization<br />Coordinated recruitment from multiple sources<br />
  6. 6. Pre-hire support<br />Job descriptions: communication skills, Canadian work experience requirements<br />Assessing international credentials<br />Interviewing skilled immigrants<br />Professional Immigrant Networks<br />Tools: Finding Talent video, hireimmigrants.ca Roadmap, recruitment/assessment workshop<br />Training opportunities to remove barriers<br />
  7. 7. Post-hire support<br />Occupation-specific language training (OSLT)<br />Onsite language training<br />Business English training<br />Tools: Finding Talent video, hireimmigrants.ca Roadmap, recruitment/assessment workshop<br />Workplace language training<br />
  8. 8. Post-hire support - more<br />Achieving Success in the Workplace workshop<br />Training opportunities for newcomer hires<br />Training opportunities for existing staff, management<br />Integration workshop: cross-cultural communication, onboarding, talent management<br />Tools: The Mentoring Partnership, Integrating Talent video, hireimmigrants.ca Roadmap<br />
  9. 9. Steam Whistle Brewing<br />Media coverage: Financial Post<br />Sponsor of IS Awards Selection Committee<br />Sponsor of IS Awards Selection Committee<br />Media coverage: CBC Radio, TV and Workopolis TV, Workplace News<br />Joins TRIEC council<br />Wins IS Award<br />Posts jobs through TRIEC partner agencies<br />Participates in HR consultant project<br />2009<br />2010/2011<br />2007<br />2008<br />
  10. 10. Compugen<br />Expands mentoring program <br />Vice President signs up as a mentor<br />Joins TRIEC Council<br />Introduces TRIEC to another leading IT organization<br />VP & HR Director Participate in TRIEC’s BUILD IT program<br />Posts jobs through TRIEC partner agencies<br />2011<br />2009<br />2010<br />2008<br />
  11. 11. Legacy Leaders<br />Senior Network Technician hired<br />Taps into Coordinated Recruitment Solution<br />Calls into TRIEC’s Employer Helpline<br />VP, IT hears about TRIEC on CBC’s Metro Morning<br />2011<br />
  12. 12. Resources and Contact<br />Akash Mahajan<br />amahajan@triec.ca<br />(905) 752 - 1091<br />www.triec.ca<br />www.ALLIESCanada.ca<br />www.hireimmigrants.ca/Roadmap<br />www.thementoringpartnership.com<br />

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