Employment-Related Resources for Settlement Workers
Resources for Employment Workers
Sector specific approaches to job development
This is an article from The Canadian Journal of Career Development (2013)
Immigrant Talent Employer Resource Map
This directory of resources, services and programs for employers was developed by TRIEC, the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council.
Programs and Strategies
Assessing and Integrating Foreign Credentials
Addressing ‘Canadian Experience’ Requirements
Ontario Human Rights Commission
policy on removing the ‘Canadian experience’ barrier
Self Employment Supports and Programs for Entrepreneurs
Inventory of Self Employment Programs and Resources – April 2013
An inventory of programs in Toronto offering support to entrepreneurs and individuals looking to start small businesses.
DIY: Immigrant Entrepreneurs are Doing It for Themselves – July 2013
Findings of this study (funded by Metcalf Foundation, and produced in partnership with Public Interest) are based on a review of literature on immigrant needs and program models to support immigrant entrepreneurs, as well as interviews with 100 immigrant entrepreneurs and several service providers. The research indicates that increasingly, immigrants are starting small businesses due to challenges they face finding traditional employment, as well as to supplement their household income.
Organizations and Associations
Promising Practices: Connecting Educated Professionals with Sector-Appropriate Employment
Report by the Toronto Workforce Innovation Group