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WIN-WIN – Hiring Great People for Great Jobs

November 10, 2017

This summer, when Trade Facilitation Office Canada (TFO Canada) needed to quickly hire experienced project managers with expertise in international trade and development in developing countries for newly-funded programs, it found them at World Skills Employment Centre. In fact, they found two! And both in record time. TFO Canada and World Skills are natural partners. […]

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“Giving in our backyard” – EDC Supports World Skills

October 18, 2017

Taken from EDC’s website: In keeping with this year’s campaign theme, we’re holding a crowd-funding campaign for a charity in EDC’s backyard. World Skills Employment Centre is on Argyle Street, just blocks away from our head office. Founded twenty years ago, they help refugees and internationally trained professionals integrate into the local labour market. Our […]

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Thank you to our Event Sponsors!

October 16, 2017

We are less than 72 hours away from our 20th Anniversary Celebration! We’d like to thank all community partners, collaborators, and stakeholders in general who have supported us. We would like to thank especially our three Event Sponsors!   Thanks to Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) “Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is the only […]

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Welcome to Dreamland!

August 11, 2017

  This blog post was written as part of an assignment prepared by our group during the Ottawa Job Match Network (OJMN) program, cohort Business Administration & Management July 11-14 & 18 – 21. The purpose of our blog is to give some practical tips to newcomers in order to have a comfortable transition in Canada. Welcome to the Dreamland! We […]

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Entrepreneurship Connections

July 28, 2017

New to Canada? Interested in starting a business? We Can Help!   Entrepreneurship Connections helps newcomers who plan to start a business in Canada. If you have owned or operated a business outside Canada, or would like to launch one here, this innovative and informative program will assist you with setting up a successful small business […]

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World Skills Summer Event. Team building at its best.

July 17, 2017

Team building is defined as: The action or process of causing a group of people to work together effectively as a team, especially by means of activities and events designed to increase motivation and promote cooperation. (Taken from a Google search). And this is exactly what happened last Friday July 14, 2017! World Skills celebrated […]

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Launch of Mentorship Program – Non Profit Employer Engagement Project

July 13, 2017

Are you a non profit employer? World Skills Employment Centre would like to invite you / your organization to participate in its first Mentorship Program for the non-profit sector on September 2017, at the 123 Slater Street, from 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.  This initiative is part of our Non Profit Employer Engagement Project, which was […]

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Internship Opportunities with Non Profit Employer Engagement Project

July 13, 2017

World Skills Employment Centre is seeking partnerships with non profit employers to provide internship opportunities for newcomers.  This initiative is part of the Non Profit Employer Engagement Project, which is funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. The objective of the internship program is to create an active engagement between newcomer professionals and employers […]

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Roadmap to Employment. Celebrating Success.

July 07, 2017

Last night we held the first event to celebrate the successes of the Roadmap to Employment Program (RTE) at World Skills. We’d like to thank everyone who has touched this program; because of your intervention, guidance, expertise and commitment to helping newcomers find employment, we have changed lives, sped up the integration time and helped to heal spirits. […]

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Welcoming Ottawa Week – LinkedIn Photo with Algonquin College Photography Program

June 30, 2017

World Skills would like to say a special thank you to the Algonquin College Photography Program, especially Nyamulola Kambanji, Jason Machinski, Micheal Bowie, Denine Wrixon, Tracy Byers Reid, Ryan McCosham and all photography students and alumni for collaborating with us to host a Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW) activity – LinkedIn Profiles. We chose to do […]

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