How we can be more successful at immigration: A look at how we can improve our labour supply
Posted On June 20, 2021
By Kate Taylor The next big challenge in immigration is to boost the numbers of workers from countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
And while there’s been progress in the past few years, that hasn’t come without a few bumps along the way.
For example, when it comes to job creation, immigration is now the most significant economic driver of the country.
But, it seems, there’s a big gap between what we’re saying about immigration and what we actually do.
The key to attracting the best talent from around the world is to understand what people do for a living.
It’s not just that they want to work.
Many of them have to be able to learn, speak and write English, all of which make them more productive and likely to stay.
And while it’s true that immigrants tend to be more ambitious than their European counterparts, there are other factors too.
Immigrants tend to make better managers and supervisors.
This is the same reason why a good manager and a good supervisor will make you a better worker.
It is also why immigrants are also more likely to have better work-life balance and better health outcomes.
And the key to creating a better economy for all workers is to have a skilled workforce.
If you can attract and train the best people, the world will be a better place.
And this is why immigration has a big impact on the labour market.
In the next post, we’ll examine the ways we can harness the skills of immigrants to make the economy more sustainable.