Author: Rakhee Chandra


Electricity HR Canada – Info Session

Plug into the Electricity Industry! On April 20, two days before Earth Day, Mark Chapeski pleasantly shocked World Skills clients in a fact-filled information session on the large number and variety of career opportunities in Canada’s electricity industry – today and even more so tomorrow. Did you know, it employs well over 108,000 people today!

DFO, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, has gone fishing! For talent!

  It is fishing for scientists, technicians, research managers and policy analysts in the ocean of talent in Canada’s four employment equity groups: women, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and aboriginal people. Under the title “All Hands on Science”, DFO went on a month-long country-wide fishing expedition. The DFO fishers (recruiters) dropped their lines at

Red Cross – Targeted Recruitment Event

Red Cross TRE Tues. Oct 26, 2021   Join the largest humanitarian network in the world! This is how Elizabeth Parente-Roy pitches her job postings on LinkedIn.   Elizabeth is a Talent Acquisition Specialist with the Canadian Red Cross. On Oct. 26, she brought this message to more than 20 clients in World Skills’ Empowering Visible Minority Newcomer Women (ENW) project.

Canada Revenue Agency [CRA] – Employer Information Session for ENW Program

  The Empowering Visible Minority Newcomer Women program participants received comprehensive information on the job opportunities, recruitment process and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies at the Canada Revenue Agency [CRA], Government of Canada.  On October 28th, CRA Representatives graciously dedicated their time to network and coach the ENW participants on the following topics:  The CRA’s commitment

Scotiabank – ENW Targeted Recruitment Event

  One of Scotiabank’s best came to World Skills on October 27. Stephane Altidor, Customer Service Lead, spoke with about a dozen clients in World Skills’ Empowering Visible Minority Newcomer Women (ENW) project to encourage them to join the bank.   Stephane received the bank’s “Best of the Best” award in 2020 for being the

“Any employer looking to recruit relationship experts with a variety of transferable skills need only to meet participants from this group,” Algonquin College – Financial Services Coaching Event

Algonquin College – Financial Services Coaching Event — Weds. Oct 27, 2021   Angela Lyrette, M.Ed.  is a natural teacher. She is also an expert on Canada’s financial services industry. She is presently the Coordinator and a Professor in Algonquin’s Business Administration Finance Program and Financial Services Graduate Certificate Program.   She is also a

CIHR – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Recruitment Event

  Never in North American living memory has Health Research dominated public affairs and people’s thoughts as it has these past two years. And never have there been more jobs in this sector.   Health Research in Canada is carried out by 13 Institutes across the country located in hospitals and universities for example. Their work

ESDC Partnership with World Skills Employment Centre

In the fall of 2020, World Skills Employment Centre collaborated with Employment and Social Development Canada [ESDC] in creating an innovative approach to connecting amazing immigrant talent to opportunities at ESDC in the Ottawa region; specifically, for their Transformation Management Branch (TMB).   About TMB TMB is responsible for transforming how ESDC delivers its services