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Mentoring Immigrants Can Make a Difference

“The past does not equal the future,” one immigrant says.

Local professional networks are invaluable to job seekers, but most skilled immigrants do not have access to such networks, or understand how to navigate their job search in Canada. Skilled immigrants have high levels of education, but may not know the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture, or understand how to translate and sell their skill sets. Mentoring can make a difference. The winners of the 2009 Mentoring Partnership Awards help to illustrate the impact that mentoring immigrants can have. This year’s winners are mentors Michael Schafler, John Phelan and Carrie Samuels, and mentees Karean Brown and Kenneth Chiguvare.

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