New Release: International Recruitment
With the objective of providing you with up-to-date insights into HR and employment trends and developments, Adecco Canada launched LEAD magazine in 2007. Now, five years later, with reports on skilled worker shortages on the rise, we are pleased to present our 11th publication of LEAD, focusing on International Recruitment.
Featuring contributions from legal, economic and diversity experts as well as testimonials from two firms who have successfully sourced talent from overseas; this edition of LEAD provides employers with best practices for developing mobile recruitment strategies.
Read an excerpt:
International Recruitment and Sustainability
Featuring André Bergeron and Isabelle Marier of Alstom Grid
Multinational company, Alstom Grid, has developed its niche in the creation and manufacturing of high tension electrical equipment. Due to the nature of the products being produced and in order to sustain the company's current growth rate, employees with highly specialized technical skills are required. Candidates with the required skills are not readily available within the Canadian marketplace and therefore, recruiting and retaining qualified international candidates has become a key human resources solution priority.
Since 2005, Alstom Grid Canada Inc. has been operating at full capacity in an attempt to satisfy the escalating client demand for improved technical advances, which are proving to be a necessity in order to maximize the opportunity presented by increasingly sophisticated electrical networks. In an effort to ensure adequate staffing levels and to combat the pressure to recruit for the highly specialized roles within their organization, the company expanded its talent search worldwide in 2006. This focus on international recruitment aids in the company's ability to acquire the 150 experts they need in Canada alone. By attracting candidates to a market where the candidates do not otherwise exist, international recruitment allows this multinational company to realize increased progress and consolidation of products, as well as improved quality and innovation in research and development. (…)
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