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How to Integrate Newly Immigrated Workers into the Workplace

Allow me to begin this blog with three (what should be) alarming statistics: 1.  In 2010, more than 250,000 immigrants entered Canada,  only 60,000 of which were labour market ready. 2.  By 2016, we will have a deficit of more …

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Two Learning Solutions That Build on Employees’ Individual Strengths

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Prior learning assessments and individualized learning plans are proven adult learning methods that focus on the learner’s needs, value their experience, and encourage them to take responsibility for their own learning.  These proven approaches work equally well in academic and workplace learning settings. Prior …

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