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Identifying Promising Practices in in the development and implementation of Social Plans

July 1, 2011 – 3:41 pm | 1,784 views

LEARNING LESSONS FROM THE CANADIAN URBAN MUNICIPALITIES
Canadian cities are facing fast population growth along with rapidly changing demographics of their residents. There are more seniors, low income families, newcomers, single parent families and ethnically diverse …

Hiring & Retaining Skilled Immigrants A Cultural Competence Toolkit

April 29, 2009 – 10:14 pm | 6,988 views

Olga Shcherbyna as a Research Assistant and Project Manager
The guide is a compendium of resources about culturally competent sourcing, hiring & professional development practices. It is a map for how to recruit and integrate …

Immigrant Talent Integration Project: BC HRMA Member Survey 2007

February 20, 2008 – 10:19 pm | 1,174 views

Conducted by Olga Scherbyna and Patrick Coady, this report represents the results from an online survey of 3,800 BC HRMA members that was conducted between December 04, 2007, and January 02, 2008. The questionnaire, posted …

BC SAP Training Framework

February 23, 2007 – 10:21 pm | 907 views

by CBMercer & Associates, Olga Shcherbyna as a Research Assistant
This report explores different approaches to settlement sector training in other jurisdictions and presents the opinions of key informants with expertise in the field. It …

Immigrant Skills Transferability: Culture in Human Capital, 2006

December 20, 2006 – 7:29 pm | 946 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 …