Rolling out welcome mat

Room for improvement in how employers integrate internationally educated professionals: Study
By April Fong
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/27/2012

Canada often prides itself on being a land of opportunity, where multiculturalism thrives and immigrants are welcomed with open arms.

But a survey commissioned by the Progress Career Planning Institute (PCPI) paints a slightly different picture when it comes to the workplace.

About one-third (34 per cent) of 238 employed internationally educated professionals (IEPs) said their employers do not have resources to address the issues of new Canadians in the workplace, such as culture.