3. Finding Internationally Trained Workers
3.1 Finding ITWs in Canada
Recruitment: Finding Internationally Trained Workers
ITWs in Canada have the skills and experience you need, and there are many ways to find them.
There are a number of good places to start recruiting, including the following.
- Immigrant-serving organizations help immigrants and newcomers settle in Canada. They can put you in touch with the newcomers they serve.
- Data banks are searchable websites where agencies post ITW profiles. Some also allow employers to post jobs.
- Service Canada’s Job Bank is a free, easy-to-use, online job listing and recruitment service that connects workers and employers across the country.
- Employees, including Canadian-born staff, can often refer you to ITWs.
- Associations and networks may have programs aimed at placing internationally trained workers in employment.
- Job fairs can bring you face to face with promising candidates in your region, community or sector. You can join a job fair as a participating employer.
- Universities and colleges provide many services, including bridge-to-work programs and placement services that connect ITWs with employers.