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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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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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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Three weeks ago, we blogged about our partnership with the Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP), which has already benefited both internationally qualified professionals joining the Canadian workforce and the employers looking for their skills and global experience. Last week, Career Edge Organization was proud to be the latest employer benefiting from the CEO-CIIP talent pipeline as we welcomed Career Bridge intern, Rizwan Kalim, to the team. Rizwan has joined the team in a Technical Writer/IT Support role, and brings with him extensive technical ... read more

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Career Edge Organization, along with Skills International is pleased to support an exclusive partnership with the Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP), a program funded by the Government of Canada, developed and implemented by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC). CIIP provides pre-arrival orientation workshops to Federal Skilled Workers (FSWs) and Provincial Nominees (PNs) while they are still overseas during the final stages of the immigration process to help prepare for their economic success in Canada. Currently under ... read more

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Last year, we shared our 3 tips for employers looking to develop a diverse and inclusive workforce by bringing employees with vampirism into their organizations. Many employers have already started to recognize and value the skills and (literally) hundreds of years of experience that vampires bring to the workplace. More recently, the team at Career Edge Organization has been proud to support a similar diversity recruitment trend lurching into Canada’s HR community. Unlike the popular depictions seen in films and ... read more

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The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) is pleased to announce the call for entries for the 7th Annual Immigrant Success (IS) Awards, sponsored by RBC. Each year, TRIEC presents the IS Awards to recognize innovation and leadership in integrating skilled immigrants into the Greater Toronto Region labour market. If you or your organization deserve to be recognized, don’t miss your chance this year. Employers and individuals are invited to apply or submit a nomination by Thursday, November 15, ... read more

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