Making immigrants feel at homeA look at how three leading companies — ATI, Husky Injection Molding and American Express — ensure they get first crack at the top newcomersBy Todd Humber12/05/2005|CHRR, Report on Recruitment & Staffing|Last Updated: 12/06/2005 Welkom. Bienvenue. Willkommen. Benvenuto. Any way you say it, making an immigrant feel welcome in the workplace is a critical step in ensuring a successful fit. Michel Cadieux, senior vice-president of human resources for ATI, a Toronto-based global manufacturer of graphics technology with 3,600 employees worldwide, recently got a powerful example of just how diverse his workforce is and how the company has created a culture that embraces immigrants.“I hired a lady from Romania the other day, and we sent out an e-mail to the employees,” he said. “And the Romanian community within ATI sent her e-mails welcoming her to ATI. There’s a sub-community that starts to build where we have people from all over the world and that in itself helps make people successful because they feel welcome.” To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.