April 13, 2024


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Staffing company for Ukrainian refugees aims to hook up employee capabilities with Manitoba businesses – Winnipeg

A Manitoba businessman claims he’s not only welcoming displaced Ukrainians to the province with open arms, but he’s also attempting to steer them in the course of positions that match their competencies.

Mark Myrowich informed 680 CJOB’s The Start out that he made Myrowich Staffing Company when he saw the beneficial influence on his own business enterprise, maker ECBVerdyol, when he employed Ukrainian refugees.

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“We’re a rural producer. We’ve acquired factories in Riverton and Blumenort, Manitoba, and we were being dying for staff — we required individuals in a large way.

“So when I realized Ukrainians have been coming to Manitoba, I started off connecting with them and began to seek the services of them, and in that corporation I now have 23 functioning for me … and additional resumes and more men and women wanting to get the job done for me than I can deal with.”

Myrowich explained he realized there have been several other corporations in Manitoba that necessary employees, and there was a disconnect among the newcomer Ukrainians and nearby corporations.

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“When I was bringing them in, they have been satisfied to just take any task but what I soon understood was the talents that had been coming right here wasn’t matching the talent that I necessary,” he reported.

“What if we produced a staffing company where I hired Ukrainians to truly vet out the expertise that was coming?”

Myrowich stated one particular illustration was a refugee who experienced worked in Ukraine as an electrician at a nuclear plant, but was stuck doing the job in a grocery shop in Manitoba.

“It drives me nuts that we have these excellent expertise that’s not connecting with companies,” he claimed.

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“(I want to) set those people individuals in the seats that are ideal suited for their skills. That will make them happier in their jobs … that’s likely to make their employers happier, and they’re likely to add to our economic climate a lot quicker if we can make those work materialize in that way.”

The staffing provider, he mentioned, also will work with companies to share details about the life newcomers will experience, notably those who are transferring to parts of rural Manitoba — where by there’s significant demand — for function.

“You feel it’s difficult to uncover individuals in Winnipeg — go to modest-town Manitoba and try out to find individuals to run your factories or get the job done at your restaurants.”

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