Express Entry – A new tool for hiring skilled immigrants

Express Entry – A new tool for hiring skilled immigrants

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Video Length - 3:28

Soft music plays throughout.

A white screen appears. With a maple leaf cursor the text types onto the screen.

Text displays: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Text displays: Express Entry – A new tool for hiring skilled immigrants

Visuals: An interview subject (Darryl Condon) appears in front of an interior window and speaks directly to camera

Name key: Darryl Condon – Managing Partner, HCMA Architecture + Design

Darryl on camera: We’re an architectural firm that is, you know, involved in building buildings that are in the public realm…

Visuals: Darryl and his employee are shown working in various office environments.

Darryl voiceover: … and make a difference in the community. So, when we bring in somebody from another country, what we find is we get unique skills; we get a depth of skills; we get different types of thinking that is really, really valuable to the work and we think contributes to the quality of our built environment here, in Canada.

A white screen appears. With a maple leaf cursor the text types onto the screen.

Text displays: Express Entry makes it faster for you to permanently hire potential immigrants, with applications processed in six months or less.

Visuals: Darryl and his employee are shown working in various office environments.

Darryl voiceover: You know, when we have an individual like this, who is really adding value to us and to the communities that we serve, it’s really nice to see a program which streamlines the process for him to be here and to continue to contribute. And, it takes stress away from him; it takes stress away from us…

Darryl on camera: …and it really, really supports the growth and the strength of our firm.

A white screen appears. With a maple leaf cursor the text types onto the screen.

Text displays: Can’t find the right candidate for your workforce? Express Entry can help you find a talented immigrant, driven to make a difference in your company.

Visuals: Woman walking down sidewalk to camera. Woman in office browsing through book.

Hiroko voiceover: I am a psychotherapist. In Canada I’m a registered clinical counsellor. As an employer…

Name key: Hiroko Demichelis – Registered Clinical Counsellor

Hiroko on camera: …I will need skilled workers. I will need enthusiastic and courageous people.

Visuals: Hiroko and patient walking down hallway towards camera. Hiroko consulting with the patient, looking at computer screen.

Hiroko voiceover: Express Entry will allow enough flexibility for me to just recruit people like that. Once I have found the person that I want to employ…

Hiroko on camera: …it will only take me less than a half a year to be able to…

Visuals: Hiroko consulting with the patient, typing at computer.

Hiroko voiceover: …use that labour force.

Hiroko on camera: The Express Entry has really worked very well for me.
A white screen appears. With a maple leaf cursor the text types onto the screen.

Text displays: Immigrants have a wide range of experience and skills. Get connected and matched with Express Entry candidates through the Government of Canada’s Job Bank.

Text displays: Graphic: Get answers to your questions on how Express Entry works from the Employer Liaison Network (ELN). ELN officers are located across Canada.

Visuals: Exterior shot of office building. Camera tracks 2 men walking shop floor.

Steve voiceover: EcoSynthetix is a small company trying to do some big things in the world.

Name key: Steve Snyder – Director, Marketing & Communications, EcoSynthetix Inc.

Steve on camera: We’re starting with green materials, green chemistry…

Visuals: Three men in boardroom having a meeting and examining wood samples.

Steve voiceover: …to create products that perform as well, cost the same or less, and are sustainable.

Steve on camera: At times, the recruitment process for us at EcoSynthetix can be challenging.

Visuals: Steve and employee sitting, having a conversation in building lobby.

Steve voiceover: We have a fairly narrow set of skills that we’re looking for, so finding that type of talent in Canada can sometimes be difficult, and that’s why we’ve chosen to look outside of Canada for some roles.

Steve on camera: So, the Express Entry system makes it a lot easier for you to get the talent you need and get them in on time.

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Text displays: The Employer Liaison Network can also help you find skilled French-speaking or bilingual candidates.

Visuals: Two employees in lab coats working in lab.

Steve voiceover: We’ve got only 50 people or so in the company. We’ve got people from at least 10 different countries. So, we like to think of the different perspectives that all the different people and all the different backgrounds that they have bring to the table.

Steve on camera: We like to think of that as a competitive strength.

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Text displays: Visit Canada.ca/ExpressEntry to see how Express Entry can help you.

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