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Immigrant Skills Transferability: Culture in Human Capital, 2006

December 20, 2006 – 7:29 pm | 1,027 views

This is one of the first studies Olga Shcherbyna conducted while being a student at UBC. In this essay, she challenges the notion of  ‘must happen’ complete human capital transferability from one country to another. She …

Over 80 per cent of visible minority respondents used the Internet to find the job

October 2, 2006 – 9:37 pm | 1,005 views

In Canada, a Public Service Commission study in 2001 found that 68 per cent of visible minority respondents used the Internet and that 80 per cent of these used the Internet to check the jobs.gc.ca site. The study’s respondents reported applying for …