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!
Do you want to work for the City? Certainly, the nearly 100 World Skills clients in the “How to get a job with the City” information session on April 19th do. So what’s stopping people? For many years, one big obstacle was the City’s antiquated job board – in HR parlance, its Applicant Tracking
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 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.
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
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
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
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
If you have you ever been robbed or cheated, then you know the feeling of being violated and ashamed of your gullibility. Every day, cunning criminals use false job opportunities (called “scams”) to rob job seekers, especially newcomers, of their money, their identity, their personal information, their dignity and much more. Because
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