Dr. Lionel Laroche provides insight to the Canadian labour market and the job search challenges that newcomers face when they first move to Canada. This presentation about the hard skills vs. soft skills was presented at the IEP conference Toronto, February 10, 2012. The IEP Conference is for Internationally Educated Professionals, Employers, Entrepreneurs, and Community Stakeholders.
Over the past 18 years, Dr. Lionel Laroche has provided cross-cultural training, coaching, and consulting services. Lionel specializes in helping professionals and organizations turn the challenges that cultural differences create initially in most organizations into a source of creativity and innovation. He has published learned but practical articles examining the impact of cultural differences on business and human resources. His publications have appeared in over 30 trade magazines published in eight countries.