International Credentials - Employment

What are international credentials? This term refers to education or certain qualifications that have been earned outside of Canada. There are several reasons that you may need to have your credentials assessed. If you, a friend or family member are immigrating to Canada, and you would like to apply to go to school here, or work here, you may need to have your education from another country assessed to see if it meets minimum requirements in Canada. For instance, if you are mid-way through earning a certain university degree, and would like to finish that degree in Canada, you may need to update or re-take certain courses. Or, the education and minimum requirements for certain professional or trade jobs may be different than those in your home country, and again, require you to update, or re-take certain courses in order for you to be eligible for those jobs. It may feel daunting to think that you have to return to school for a program that you have already completed. However, in many cases, the upgrade needs are minimal and can be completed quickly. There are several organizations responsible for evaluating qualifications. Learn more here, and find the resources you need to start on your journey to working or studying in Canada.

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Transnational social work

Opportunities and challenges of a global profession

This unique book provides an international comparison of labour markets, migrant professionals and immigration policies, and their interaction in relation to social work. Case studies based on the latest research from the UK, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and Australia allow readers to make critical comparisons and gain understanding of the global nature of the social work profession. Detailed analysis covers the opportunities and challenges presented by labour market mobility, the implications for social justice and discussion of the experiences and perceptions of transnational social workers. Essential reading for social work educators, academics and professionals, this book will also inform the development of relevant policy, professional, and educational responses to the phenomenon of transnational social work mobility.

Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities ~ Diversity & Inclusion Practices

Getting a Job in Canada

Find the Right Job and Secure a Great New Lifestyle

The idea of working in Canada is an attractive prospect for many with the range of opportunities available. This title guides you through the process of gaining permission to work, finding the job needed and settling into a new way of life.

World Migration 2005 Costs and Benefits of International Migration

International Labor Conference, First Annual Meeting, October 29, 1919-November 29, 1919

Pan American Union Building, Washington, D. C., U. S. A.

Constitution of the Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union

Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the International Association of Public Employment Services

Bonds without Borders

A History of the Eurobond Market

Bonds without Borders tells the extraordinary story of how the market developed into the principal source of international finance for sovereign states, supranational agencies, financial institutions and companies around the world. Written by Chris O'Malley – a veteran practitioner and Eurobond market expert- this important resource describes the developments, the evolving market practices, the challenges and the innovations in the Eurobond market during its first half- century. Also, uniquely, the book recounts the development of security and banking regulations and their impact on the development of the international securities markets. In a corporate world crying out for financing, never has an understanding of the international bond markets and how they work been more important.Bonds without Bordersis therefore essential reading for those interested in economic development and preserving a free global market for capital.

The Official Guide for Foreign-Educated Allied Health Professionals

What you need to Know about Health Care and the Allied Health Professions in the United States

"This comprehensive book provides direction for foreign-educated allied healthcare professionalsÖ Given the complicated process of credentialing, certification, and visas, as well as the complex American healthcare system, this book proves to be a worthy resource." Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's "Written by well-known experts, the Guide provides the reader with the most up-to-date information on topics ranging from the U.S. health care delivery system to employment opportunities, from entry into the United States to entry into professional practice." --Barbara Sanders, PhD, PT, SCS Associate Dean, College of Health Professions, Texas State University This book is the definitive guide to health care practice in the United States, written for foreign-educated allied health professionals interested in immigrating to the United States, those already here, and those looking to complete their education in the U.S.A. The contributors provide a wealth of insight on how to address the challenges of being a foreign-educated health professional in the United States. Health professionals can learn what is expected of them, how to prepare for the journey to this country, and how to adapt to their new communities. Written at a readable level for non-native English speakers, the Guide presents a comprehensive description of the major allied health professions and a clear overview of U.S. standards of education and practice. Additionally, readers will gain an understanding of their basic rights and roles in the U.S. healthcare system. Key Topics Discussed: Allied health practice in the United States The process of entry into the United States The U.S. health care system Guidelines for entering the U.S. workforce Most importantly, this book will help foreign-educated health professionals learn how to avoid being misunderstood by others, form enduring relationships with American colleagues, and join them in working to improve the quality of health care in this country and worldwide.

Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal

Labor Movement

How Migration Regulates Labor Markets

Throughout the industrialized world, international migrants serve as nannies, construction workers, gardeners and small-business entrepreneurs. Labor Movement suggests that the international migration of workers is necessary for the survival of industrialized economies. The book thus turns the conventional view of international migration on its head: it investigates how migration regulates labor markets, rather than labor markets shaping migration flows. Assuming a critical view of orthodox economic theory, the book illustrates how different legal, social and cultural strategies towards international migrants are deployed and coordinated within the wider neo-liberal project to render migrants and immigrants vulnerable, pushing them into performing distinct economic roles and into subordinate labor market situations. Drawing on social theories associated with Pierre Bourdieu and other prominent thinkers, Labor Movement suggests that migration regulates labor markets through processes of social distinction, cultural judgement and the strategic deployment of citizenship. European and North American case studies illustrate how the labor of international migrants is systematically devalued and how popular discourse legitimates the demotion of migrants to subordinate labor. Engaging with various immigrant groups in different cities, including South Asian immigrants in Vancouver, foreigners and Sp?taussiedler in Berlin, and Mexican and Caribbean offshore workers in rural Ontario, the studies seek to unravel the complex web of regulatory labor market processes related to international migration. Recognizing and understanding these processes, Bauder argues, is an important step towards building effective activist strategies and for envisioning new roles for migrating workers and people. The book is a valuable resource to researchers and students in economics, ethnic and migration studies, geography, sociology, political science, and to frontline activists in Europe, North America and beyond.

Handbook of the Economics of International Migration

The economic literature on international migration interests policymakers as well as academics throughout the social sciences. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s. This literature appears in the general economics journals, in various field journals in economics (especially, but not exclusively, those covering labor market and human resource issues), in interdisciplinary immigration journals, and in papers by economists published in journals associated with history, sociology, political science, demography, and linguistics, among others. Covers a range of topics from labor market outcomes and fiscal consequences to the effects of international migration on the level and distribution of income – and everything in between. Encompasses a wide range of topics related to migration and is multidisciplinary in some aspects, which is crucial on the topic of migration Appeals to a large community of scholars interested in this topic and for whom no overviews or summaries exist

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Indus Community Services - Settlement Services for International Students - Oakville Office

A program to support international students by providing settlement services.

The program provides:
* settlement counselling and orientation to Canada
* information about employment opportunities and regulations
* information on housing, healthcare & financial support
* referrals to appropriate community resources
* assistance with documentation & form filling

CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses

CARE Centre is a government-funded bridge training program to enable IENs to prepare and pass language fluency assessments, clinical assessments and registration exams and to gain workplace exposure, employment, and successful integration into the Ontario nursing sector.

Alongside International - Mailing Address

Mobilize individuals and groups to engage in 12-15 day trips with outreach teams to complete projects that provides physical and spiritual benefit to the local people:
* outreach teams work with local Christian partner agencies in Africa, Asia or Latin America (primary focus is Africa)
* teams consist of 10 to 40 Canadians from all walks of life
* participate in social, educational, spiritual, agricultural, clean water and medical projects with long-term positive impacts (including constructing children's homes and schools, medical care, medical clinics, well drilling and restoring, etc.)
* interactive community ministry and outreach
* provide character enhancement and leadership skills training and development

Islamic Relief Canada

International aid organization that provides disaster relief and capacity-building in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America

Programs include:
* orphan sponsorship
* water and sanitation
* food aid projects
* development projects
* Zakat, Ramadan and Udhiya/Qurbani programs

Service Canada - Service Canada, Burlington Centre - Burlington Centre

One-stop service delivery for a wide range of federal programs and services includes:

All Canadians
* apprenticeship grants
* job bank
* labour market information
* passport application
* Social Insurance Number (SIN) application

Employers and organizations
* funding programs
* hiring foreign workers
* human resource management
* Record of Employment (ROE)

Families and children
* Canada Child Benefit
* Canada Pension Plan children's benefits
* Canada Pension Plan death benefit
* Canada Pension Plan survivor's pension
* Employment Insurance family supplement
* Employment Insurance maternity and parental benefits
* Employment Insurance special benefits for parents of critically ill children

Labour and workplace information
* labour standards
* occupational health and safety
* wage earner protection program
* workplace equity

Newcomers to Canada
* foreign credentials referral

People with disabilities
* Canada Pension Plan disability benefits
* opportunities fund for people with disabilities

* Allowance program
* Allowance for the Survivor program
* Canada Pension Plan retirement pension
* Canadian government annuities
* Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
* international benefits
* Old Age Security (OAS)

* Veterans Affairs Canada

* Canadian forces recruitment awareness
* Employment Insurance regular benefits
* Employment Insurance sickness benefits
* Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recruitment awareness

Youth and Students
* CPP Disability (18-25 years of age)
* CPP Survivors (18-25 years of age)
* Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ)
* career focus
* job search assistance
* Skills Link

CARE Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses

CARE Centre is a government-funded bridge training program to enable IENs to prepare and pass language fluency assessments, clinical assessments and registration exams and to gain workplace exposure, employment, and successful integration into the Ontario nursing sector.

Halton District School Board - International Baccalaureate Program - Burlington - Guelph Line

An internationally recognized program that prepares students for a pre-university diploma * students complete the Ontario Secondary School curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma courses simultaneously * students in Grades 11 and 12 take the IB diploma program while students in Grades 9 and 10 take IB preparatory courses

IB programs are offered at the following schools in the Halton District School Board:

1. Robert Bateman High School (Burlington), Coordinator: 905-632-5151 ext 232 * for more information see program's website here.

2. Georgetown District High School (Georgetown), Coordinator: 905-877-6966 * for more information see program's website here.

3. White Oaks Secondary School (Oakville), Coordinator: Erin Davidson, 905-845-5200 ext 233 * for more information see program's website here.

One Mission Society International - Canada

An evangelical, nondenominational, faith-based mission which focuses on intentional evangelism, planting indigenous churches, training indigenous leadership, and joining national workers, churches and other ministries to reach the nations with the good news of Jesus Christ.

YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington, and Brantford - Ontario Employment Services - Burlington - YMCA Employment & Training Services

Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Youth Job Connection -- paid pre-employment training * job matching and paid job placements * placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers * mentorship * education and work transitions supports

Youth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Youth Job Link -- youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Services for employers -- help in identifying their human resource skill requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees * available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees

World Renew

World Renew (part of the Christian Reformed Church in North America) joins communities around the world to renew hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation, through programs in:
* community development
* disaster response and rehabilitation
* advocacy

Community Development:
* works in partnership with more than 70 churches and community organizations to train local people to be leaders in their own communities
* together, they help communities tap into their own abilities and resources to address issues such as illiteracy, hunger, malnutrition, unemployment, HIV/AIDS, child mortality and injustice

Disaster Response and Rehabilitation:
* responds to urgent needs arising from disasters in North America and internationally
* this includes clearing debris, assessing needs, training local leaders, repairing and rebuilding damaged homes, and distributing emergency food, water, shelter, and other supplies
* also includes staying for the long-term to help people rebuild homes, businesses and livelihoods in a way that reduces the risks of future disasters

Refugee Resettlement
* World Renew is a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) with the Government of Canada and helps refugees from around the world come to Canada and begin a new life here

* reaches out to people in North America and around the world in an effort to connect them to ministry, deepen their understanding of global issues, and encourage them to act and advocate on behalf of those in need

YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington, and Brantford - YMCA Employment & Training Services - Burlington - YMCA Employment & Training Services

The centre primarily assists those who are out of work, and youth who are out of school to assess their skills and employment potential * various programs assist job seekers with their job search activities and on the job training.

Major Programs and Services:

Ontario Employment Services:
* an employment experience program
* candidates get the training and experience needed to find a job
* individual employment counselling
* job search techniques
* job placements (subsidized,unsubsidized and apprenticeship)
* educational upgrading
* career focusing
For more information see separate record here.

Pre-Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship programs:
* candidates experience the trades through free on the job training
* Program runs annually * recruitment begins in January of each year pending funding

Resource Room:
* self-directed access to information on careers
* training opportunities
* employment workshops
* job bank
* client phone for job search

Computer services:
Free of charge, available to those using for job search, training and education (including life-long learning) include:
* computers with Internet
* web-based e-mail * Microsoft 2013 Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* USB drive/flashdrive/memory stick ports
* FAX (sending only)
* free printing (max. 20 pages per day)
* scanner
* some sites, such as game sites, are blocked

Employment & Upgrading Preparation program:
* assists adults with improving their reading and writing to enhance their employment skills

YMCA of Hamilton, Burlington, and Brantford - Ontario Employment Services, Waterdown - Waterdown

Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

For employers: Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees * available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees