Career Edge, Canada's Internship Organization

Since 1996, Career Edge Organization has provided thoughtful results-driven leadership in connecting multi-sector businesses with diverse, qualified talent through innovative paid internship programs to fulfill talent strategies for recent grads, graduates with disabilities and internationally qualified professionals.  Click here to visit our website!

 

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*Article republished from Hireimmigrants.ca: http://www.hireimmigrants.ca/success-stories/career-bridge-internships-a-win-win-for-st-michaels-hospital/ Structured program allows hospital to assess skilled immigrants’ suitability for permanent jobs.  In December 2012, Mehmet Bahar, a Career Bridge intern at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, led a project to improve the quality of the hospital’s environmental service audits, which measure the cleanliness of patient rooms and other core hospital areas. Mr. Bahar, a recent immigrant from Turkey, redesigned the auditing process and improved communication between the supervisors performing the audits and the employees responsible for cleaning ... read more

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By Baisakhi Roy *Article republished from http://canadianimmigrant.ca/news-and-views/winning-with-newcomers At the recent 10th Annual Internationally Educated Professionals Conference, hosted by the Progress and Career Planning Institute (PCPI) in Toronto on April 5, the issue of workplace integration of new Canadians was a hot topic. With recent reports indicating that Canada is facing a growing deficit of workers, there is an increased urgency for innovative inclusion strategies when it come to hiring newcomers. “Employers must realize that they cannot properly address their skills shortages without making workforce integration ... read more

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The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and Career Edge Organization have announced a strategic partnership that aims to facilitate and support internationally qualified CIMA members looking to gain Canadian work experience that is consistent with the skills and experience acquired in their home country. Since 1996, Career Edge Organization has provided leadership in connecting multi-sector businesses with diverse, qualified talent through innovative paid internship programs: Career Edge for recent grads, Ability Edge for graduates with disabilities, and Career Bridge for ... read more

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RBC Royal Bank has further enhanced its partnership with Career Edge Organization by developing the RBC Career Bridge Associate Host Program. This unique program is designed to support RBC's small and medium-sized GTA-based business clients in connecting with high-potential, internationally qualified candidates to fit their employment needs. The primary benefit to RBC's business clients is that the cost of hiring a candidate under this program is covered for the first four months entirely by RBC Royal Bank. This significant subsidy allows for small and medium-sized organizations to ... read more

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Career Edge Organization is very pleased to partner with The Conference Board of Canada to support their upcoming  Workforce One-Stop 2013: Developing People for a Cutting Edge Workforce, taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 23-24, 2013. Workforce One–Stop 2013 offers participants a powerful combination of strategies, best practices, ideas, connections, research, tools and techniques to help organizations get the most of their workforce—now and in the future. Career Edge has joined the program as a partner and presenter, and ... read more

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Last week, The Globe & Mail published a guest essay written by Lauren Friese and Cassandra Jowett of TalentEgg titled “The six ways Generation Y will transform the workplace”. In the essay, Friese and Jowett outline – as the title suggests – six ways Gen Y/Millenials (those born between 1981 and 2000) will ultimately influence corporate Canada as they assume leadership positions upon the mass retirement of baby boomers. With roughly 15 years left before the last of the ... read more

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Today we are proud to celebrate the first birthday of HRPA Edge, a paid internship program that connects Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) candidates with participating host employers who need additional resources to address their pressing HR needs on a short-term basis. It was one year ago today that we – in partnership with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) – launched this innovative program that has already benefited a number of employers and interns. As an ... read more

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Earlier this month, Wallace Immen, staff writer for The Globe & Mail highlighted three HR areas where small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may face challenges in 2013. In the article, Management challenges you can’t afford to ignore in 2013, Immen identified Engagement, Turnover, and Leadership as the most concerning HR issues, as reported by a Forbes Insights survey for Deloitte & Touche LLP. With these three topics in mind, we would like to take this opportunity to offer our tips ... read more

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2012 was a truly momentous year for Career Edge Organization. We forged a number of innovative partnerships with organizations that share our commitment to advancing employability. These partnerships have supported and advanced our programs and initiatives, further adding to over 11,000 careers launched through the unique Career Edge Organization internship onboarding model. In the spirit of the New Year, we would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of our newsmakers, share a few success stories from 2012, and also address a ... read more

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The Board of Directors of Career Edge Organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Naguib Gouda as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Naguib will be officially joining Career Edge Organization next Monday, December 17th, 2012. “Naguib is a highly skilled executive with extensive corporate experience and a lifelong commitment to volunteering for community organizations,” says Matt Holland, Chair of Career Edge Organization’s Board of Directors. Naguib has served on numerous boards and committees including the Toronto Distress Centre, The ... read more

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