Improving your due diligence and immigrant integration best practices
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 12 noon to 1 PM EST
#ARESsource is a destination for industry intelligence and perspectives designed to help employers enhance their ability to recruit contract talent.
Are you meeting your due diligence responsibilities in your contract relationships?
Dylan Short, Managing Director, The Redlands Group
The economy is shifting towards more contingent and contract work arrangements. What could go wrong? Plenty, according to Dylan Short, an Ontario-based risk expert and consultant. Short maintains that organizations aren’t sufficiently diligent in qualifying external organizations and contract workers, leaving them legally exposed to health and safety liabilities.
– Common sources of risk and assumptions when organizations engage outsourced third-parties and contract workers
– How to assess your due diligence process with a tool Short recommends and shares freely to reduce your risks
Attracting global talent in the Canadian IT sector
Nichola Johnson-Young, Manager, Employer Relations, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)
With retiring baby boomers and low birth rate, Canada’s future prosperity depends on attracting immigrant professionals from around the world. Prominent figures have highlighted the need to welcome high numbers of internationally-trained professionals to the Canadian IT sector. What do information and technology sector employers need to know to bring global talent into their workforce?
– Best practices for creating immigrant-inclusive workplaces
– Actionable steps employers can take to tap into this diverse and highly-skilled talent pool