Immigration – FOREIGN SKILLED WORKER
Every year, over 175,000 (182,276 in 2010) foreign workers enter Canada to work temporarily in jobs that help Canadian employers address skill shortages, or as live-in caregivers.
Skilled workers are in abundance outside of Canada. At Universal Immigration, one of our flagship projects is bridging the gap of the requirement of Skilled Foreign Worker being faced by companies across Canada. We customize the solution for the companies, from selection to landing of the foreign worker.
There are many intricate points which have to be considered before employer applies for a Temporary work permit. As professionals, we represent application with the HRSDC and also identify the foreign worker so that employer can save their time and money in this lengthy process. Upon final selection by employer, we apply for LMO (Labour Market Opinion) and the Work Permit. Our focus in this effort is to give employer and his organization a cost effective solution of labour needs.
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The ongoing Global Skills Shortage, international competition for skilled workers and a fluctuating economy mean Canada’s most proactive and astute employers are looking to innovative international recruitment strategies to drive their businesses. A recent Price Waterhouse Coopers survey found more than 60 percent of companies believe a shortage of qualified workers is slowing their growth. As the B.C. Ministry of Economic Development reports, well over $100 billion worth of new infrastructure projects are planned or are underway in British Columbia. But many are delayed due to a lack of workers.
We’re facing a significant shortage of workers across the country. Labour shortages in the West are occurring alongside unemployment challenges in the East. For example, within the next decade, Alberta faces a potential shortfall of 100,000 workers. Estimates are that British Columbia will be short 350,000 workers and that Ontario will face a shortage of 560,000 workers by 2030. Our economy is very very hungry. But as we face these shortfalls, we have to ask the question – who is going to be doing all the work? Our challenge yesterday was finding enough jobs for people. But today it’s different.
Today it is about finding enough skilled people for the jobs. In the next couple of years, as the Baby Boomers are retiring the Canadian labour force will be losing a large volume of workers. At the same time, the demand for skilled workers will continue to rise rapidly and various projections show Canada’s education and training systems will have a hard time keeping up. With those factors combined, high unemployment and large labour shortages are at a high possibility. If Canada is going to keep up with the changing needs it’s facing, we are going to have to continue to address our skilled worker needs and keep an open mind to Foreign Trained Skilled Workers.
The requirements and processing times depend on the sort of work you will do when you come to Canada. Remember, even if you do not need a work permit, you may need to meet other requirements. Read the information carefully.
You may not need a work permit if you fall into one of the following categories:
We at Universal Immigration , can help to bridge the gap of requirement of Foreign Skilled Worker faced by many companies across Canada . For more information or services please
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