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Launch of the Ottawa Non-Profit Employer Engagement Project

March 31, 2017

PRESS RELEASE World Skills Employment Centre will support non profit organizations to enhance their capacity to attract and retain new talent, while assisting internationally trained professionals to compete successfully for positions in the non profit sector.   Ottawa, March 31st, 2017 – World Skills Employment Centre is excited to receive funding from the Ministry of […]

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2017 Pink Shirt Day at World Skills Employment Centre

February 22, 2017

We support the workplace anti-bullying campaign! Bullying in the workplace is gaining attention as workplaces become increasingly diverse, attitudes about acceptable behaviour change and the direct and indirect costs of bullying are identified. The Canada Safety Council estimates that bullied employees spend 10 to 52% of their time networking for support. At the same time, […]

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Enhanced Language Training for Entrepreneurs

February 16, 2017

Dragon’s Den at World Skills What an amazing day we had today! As part of the Enhanced Workplace Language Training program, six students from our Entrepreneurs course participated in a simulated “Dragon’s Den” where they pitched their business idea in the form of a presentation to local entrepreneurs and professionals. The goal of these budding […]

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Did You Miss the 1st World Skills Alumni Connections Reunion?

February 10, 2017

“Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” (Paul J. Meyer) Launch of World Skills’ Alumni Connections Program January 18, 2017 was a special day for World Skills and will be remembered very fondly by those who attended the launch of World Skills’ Alumni Connections Program which was sponsored […]

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Hacking Diversity in Ottawa Not-for-Profits

February 09, 2017

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Celebrating the Clients of SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) on its 1st Year!

December 06, 2016

Arrived Prepared in Ontario, Celebrating the Clients of SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) on SOPA’s 1st Year! These are exciting times for SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) program at World Skills Employment Centre and to the rest of immigrant serving agencies representing SOPA in six provinces across Canada! We’re so proud that we’ve just marked our 1st birthday […]

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World Skills on the Web!_November 22, 2016

November 23, 2016

Starting from Zero   There were only so many things the Internet could have prepared Alaa for before his arrival in Ottawa in January, 2016 – the shock of blistering cold temperatures and knee-deep piles of snow didn’t make the list. But as a refugee of the Syrian crisis, the shock could not be matched […]

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One Young World Summit 2016

October 03, 2016

World Skills Employment Centre was delighted to host a dinner for seven participants from the One Young World Summit 2016! Delegates came from India, Brazil, Paris, London, Quebec City and Australia. It was a pleasure to listen to the voices of these youth and learn how this summit is impacting and influencing their minds in […]

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Our Workplace Language Training program is changing!

September 29, 2016

At World Skills we listen to our clients’ needs and strive to provide the most up-to-date and relevant workplace language skills. We are very happy to announce some important changes thanks to your feedback! Our Oral Communication Skills for Professionals course and our Writing for Professional Purposes courses have now been combined into one course. […]

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Roadmap to Employment First Workshop!

August 09, 2016

 

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