New tool by Canada construction sector for recruiting immigrant workers
Canada, 1st June: A new endeavor has been launched by Canada Construction Sector Council for recruiting foreign workers in Canada.
The new resource will prove to be of significant help for bringing the aspiring immigrants wanting to work in Canada construction sector and the employers in Canada construction industry.
New source to provide information about labor market in Canada--According to executive director of Canada’s Construction Sector Council (CSC), George Gritziotis, the new toll will provide vital information with regard to the current and future labor market conditions in Canada. It will help in growth of jobs in Canada. Gritziotis added.
Platform for immigrant workers and employers in Canada construction sector-- Aptly named the Construction Employer’s Roadmap, the new effort is aimed to assist Canada employers and all those in federal HR (human resources) programs check foreign credentials of immigrant workers for enabling them realize their full potential in Canada construction sector.
It will prove to be a good platform for potential job seekers and employers in Canada construction industry since it will help connect temporary foreign workers to fulfill the demand in the industry, Gritziotis added.
Demand in Canada construction industry to grow in future—Due to a slow but sustained growth in the Canada construction sector and 25 percent of construction workers set to retire in the next decade, the growth of workers in Canada construction is set to increase, pointed Gritziotis citing latest reports.
Hiring and retaining required number of workforce in construction sector of Canada could be a challenge despite the fact that Canada has an increasing number of skilled immigrants to replace those nearing the retirement age, he asserted.
New guide helpful for employers—The new guide, Construction Employer’s Roadmap, imparts crucial information regarding the significance of immigration advisors and employment agencies. In addition, it also provides knowledge about different immigration schemes of Canada available for foreigners wanting to work in Canada, temporary residents of Canada and Canada permanent residents.
It gives much needed knowledge regarding assessment of work-experience in other nations, making offers of jobs, development of orientation schemes and retaining workforce.
The new tool has been provided funding by Canada immigration department-CIC(Citizenship and Immigration Canada). Canada immigration minister Jason Kenney expressed pride of the government in supporting the efforts of Canada’s Construction Sector Council while admitting the importance of immigration in supporting the required workforce in Canada.