Date: Wednesday, March 10th 2021
Time: 11am-2pm (EST)
Where: Brazen Platform
Welcome to EmployESBC 2021
EmployESBC 2021 is a Virtual Talent Matching Event with the goal of matching English-speaking Black Quebecers with employers needing to fill forward-looking quality positions in
► The Black struggle in Canada has been, unlike most other immigrants, one in which the Black community has occupied the bottom rungs of all the various layers: search for an identity; search for a sense of belonging, equal access, representation, participation, etc.
► According to the 2016 Canadian Census the unemployment rate of the English-Speaking Black Community (ESBC) was 13.5% but the total population was 7.2%.
► With the same educational attainment, members of the Black community in Quebec are significantly more likely to be unemployed and have a significantly lower median income.
► 2000 and 2016 employment and education data from Census Canada shows that whether a Black person was born here or outside of Canada and came here; whether the person has a degree, a certificate, a diploma, a trade or none of the above ; whether the person is young or old, male or female that he or she would be more likely than a White person to have lived out his or her life exposed to low incomes, and unemployment.
We are happy to offer 3 pre-events.
PME Montréal CV workshop
Date: March,2, 2021
Time: 12:30pm-1:30Pm EST
LinkedIn Rock Your Profile
Date: February 24th, 2021
Time: 12pm – 1pm EST.
Facebook Live Employer chat series
Date: February 15 – February 26th, 2021