Author: Rakhee Chandra

ENW Coaching Event – Robert Half International

  Kate MacDonald loves her job – helping people, newcomers in particular, find good work.   Kate is the Senior Associate of Business Development in the Administrative and Customer Support division in the Ottawa office of Robert Half International (RHI), a global staffing firm with over 325 offices.   On December 21, she gave a

Ontario Public Service (OPS) Recruitment Drive

  “I didn’t even know there was an Ontario Public Service!” exclaimed one ENW client after a great recruitment information session put on by two OPS program managers for 20 ENW clients.   This is understandable because in Ottawa the OPS is almost invisible compared to the federal and municipal governments. Yet there are thousands

Clarifying IT Roles

    Fall of 2022, World Skills and ESDC collaborated on a large recruiting drive (over 300 applications) to create talent pools for several roles, including some in IT, e.g. Project Manager, Data Scientist, and Business Analyst.   While screening applications, it became clear that these role titles mean different things to different people. The

Scotiabank Fills Its Ottawa Talent Pool

    On November 25, 2022, Scotiabank held a highly innovative and productive recruitment campaign for World Skills clients to expand its talent pool for Financial Advisor and Customer Experience Associate candidates for all its Ottawa-area branches.   These roles exist in every Scotiabank branch. These are great jobs with a choice of permanent full-time

OXFAM – ENW Program

    Quick. Think of an NGO (non-governmental organization). Chances are that OXFAM sprang to mind, and for good reason. It is one of the best-known NGOs in the world (founded in 1942 in England as the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief).   So, when a large number of women in World Skills’ Empowering Visible Minority

Targeted Recruitment Event – Not-for-Profit Social Services

  August 17, 2022. Did you know that the Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre – often imply called “PQ” – is the largest CHC in Ontario? It employs over 350 people working in dozens of programs from medical clinics to childcare and “system navigation” to employment assistance. “In an organization this large and diverse, there are

Coaching Event – Not-for-Profit Social Services

  AUGUST 16, 2022. “We are hiring all the time!” exhorted Kelli Tonner, Executive Director of the South East Ottawa Community Health Centre — setting the stage for a great information and coaching session about work and careers in Ottawa’s 13 community health centres (CHCs) and community resource centres (CRCs). She was speaking to participants

Canada’s leading renewable energy companies – Brookfield Renewable and Evolugen.

On July 19th, recruiters for two of Canada’s leading renewable energy companies met with over 60 World Skills clients to explain their great opportunities and to encourage them to join their companies. Brookfield Renewable is one of the world’s largest investors in renewable energy/power employing approximately 3,000 people worldwide. Operating in a state-of-the-art, LEED-certified building,