Events for May 10, 2022 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

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Bringing Tech Talent to Nova Scotia: What’s Your Tech Immigration Strategy?

Online

Multiple immigration pathways have been created by Canada’s immigration system to support tech companies across the country. It can be confusing to choose from a variety of pathways when bringing foreign tech talent to work for your team in Canada. This webinar will walk you through some of the most popular and fastest ways to bring the best foreign talent to Canada. A Q&A session will focus on your questions related to this subject. After this webinar you will understand: Each immigration program has its own target applicants. It’s important to get it right when submitting your foreign workers application as Immigration Canada will not think this out for you. Time is of the essence and thus a thorough planning and a tech immigration strategy is needed. Not all foreign workers are the same. Each applicant’s particular background, skills and objectives can pivot you to a certain immigration pathway. Multi-step immigration may be needed to help your foreign workers come to Canada and retain those workers in your company.

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Online Computer Training: Microsoft Excel I (May 10-26)

Online

Level: Beginner Number of Sessions: 6 Session Length: 2 hours In this course, you will use Microsoft Office Excel 2016 to learn how to: Create, open, save, print, edit, and close worksheets and workbooks Insert, copy, move, delete, and rename worksheets Add headers and footers and prepare print layout Select, insert, define width/height, and delete columns and rows Hide and unhide rows, columns, and worksheets Create simple formulas and use defined functions (sum, average, min, max, and count) Use relative, absolute, and mixed references Format cells, and enter and format data Sort and filter data Find and replace data Auto and flash-fill data Remove duplicates Apply “Text to Column” Apply “Freeze Panes”

Exploring multigenerational workforces in 2022 & beyond (Host: MB)

Nova Scotia

Today’s workforce is more complex than ever before as aging populations and an economic crisis have resulted in a labour market where five generations coexist. This multigenerational workforce gives rise to unique challenges for organizations in understanding and addressing disparities in values, needs, and expectations, and in creating advancement opportunities for young professionals while recognizing and including older workers. Research conducted by the World Economic Forum, AARP and OECD found that 83% of global executives agree that multigenerational workforces are key to business growth and success, and 80% of organizations employ a multigenerational workforce. However, 53% do not include age in their diversity and inclusion policy and 58% do not provide training or support related to managing a multigenerational workforce. Furthermore, Deloitte’s 2021 Global Human Capital Trends reported that only 6% of survey respondents strongly agree that their leaders are equipped to effectively lead a multigenerational workforce. The challenges of a multigenerational workforce, exacerbated by the changes COVID-19 forced on or brought about in the world of work as organizations transformed operational models, make it difficult for many organizations, employees, and job seekers to navigate and succeed in this new complex workforce demographic. Join leaders as they share their personal […]