Arrive Prepared in Canada: News

Arrive Prepared in Canada

Did you know that at World Skills, we help newcomers kick-start their Job Search journey before arriving in Canada? Making the decision to move to another country to start a new life is exciting but can also be very challenging. Navigating culture shock, a new climate, a different job market, learning new skills and integrating

Discover Exciting New Job Opportunities in the Self Storage Industry

Discover Exciting New Job Opportunities in the Self Storage Industry

Did you know that the Self-storage Industry offers remote jobs as well?  Self-storage has become an increasingly popular industry in recent years. With people downsizing their homes, relocating, or simply looking for a place to store their belongings, the demand for self-storage units has risen. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the

Canada Border Services Agency launches Recruitment Drive – Partners with World Skills

Canada Border Services Agency launches Recruitment Drive – Partners with World Skills

The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) has partnered with World Skills Employment Centre to host a Recruitment Drive and Information Session for IT professionals. The session was held in June where newcomers had an opportunity to learn about the benefits of working at the CBSA. .The CBSA’s Data and Database Administration Division says it is

World Skills Wins 2023 Non-Profit Award

World Skills Wins 2023 Non-Profit Award

  World Skills – Most Empowering Immigrant Employment Skills Development Organization 2023 – Ontario (Ottawa, July 4, 2023) ) In 2023, World Skills Employment  Centre was nominated for the 2023 Non-profit Awards, organized and hosted by Acquisition International, a United Kingdom based multimedia company. World Skills won thd award in the category of, “Most Empowering

Youth Advisory Committee Recruitment  

FIN YESS Program  Background Information:    The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program, which is managed by the Settlement and Integration Policy Branch within Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), aims to provide short-term work experience to internationally trained professionals in federal, provincial and municipal government organizations   The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS), run by Employment

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