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World Skills 4th Annual Job Fair Employers

February 06, 2020

We would like to thank all the employers attending our 4th Annual Job Fair. Here’s a look at the participating organizations! Looking to attend our 4th Annual Job Fair on February 20th, 2020, at the Gloucester Centre? If you are a newcomer job seeker in Ottawa, make sure to register to save your spot! https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/world-skills-annual-job-fair-tickets-90966522317

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Jobseekers Get Advice About Working in the Public Sector

February 05, 2020

   Internationally trained newcomers interested in working in the government spent the afternoon speaking and networking with employers in the Public Sector on Tuesday February 4, 2020. Organized by World Skills Employment Centre and Hire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO), in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the event was held in two parts: – […]

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Benefits of Attending World Skill’s 4th Annual Job Fair

February 05, 2020

With our 4th Annual Job Fair taking place on February 20th at Gloucester mall, here are 4 reasons why you should attend! Job fairs allow job seekers to meet with multiple employers in a single location and develop relationships that may lead to an employment opportunity, while also providing employers with the convenience of finding […]

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FIN Alumni Share Their Struggles and Triumphs

January 29, 2020

Everyone loves a good success story! And there were several inspiring ones at our Alumni event on January 23, 2020! Interns and graduates of the Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) – a program funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) – shared their experiences and stories of determination and success with a roomful of […]

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Employers Connect with Newcomers to Share Advice and Insights

December 04, 2019

  It was a day of learning and development for World Skills clients who spent their time meeting and connecting with Ottawa-based employers on December 3, 2019.   The two-part event began in the morning with an information session with CPA Ontario that introduced our clients to the value and benefits of obtaining their CPA […]

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World Skills Present a the Talent Summit

September 26, 2019

On September 24, 2019, World Skills was present at the Talent Summit organized by the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal which took place at the Brookstreet Hotel in Kanata. We were represented by an amazing team: Andy Rapoch, Employer Engagement Coordinator; Fatima Saadeddine and Haguer Abdelmoneim, Recruitment Specialists; Hanieh Khoshkhou, Manager of Workplace Language […]

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Our Annual Job Fair was a Success!

March 28, 2019

Turnout was fantastic for World Skills’ second annual job fair with registration selling out in the first 24 hours! Over 200 clients and more than 20 employers were in attendance.   On March 19, 2019, World Skills hosted our annual job fair in partnership with CESOC (Conseil Économique et Social d’Ottawa Carleton) at the Ottawa Conference […]

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Newcomers Get Insights from Experts at Public Sector Event

January 31, 2019

  The weather was not a deterrent to our highly motivated clients who braved the chill and commuted from all over the city to attend a much-anticipated learning, coaching and networking event on Tuesday January 29, 2019. Organized by World Skills Employment Centre and Hire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO), in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

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A Newcomer’s Story of Integration through the FIN Program

January 24, 2019

  As we gear up for the Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program 2019-2020, we want to take a moment to reflect upon the accomplishments of some of our amazing clients who participated in previous competition years and were successfully placed as interns in the public sector. One of them, Klodiana Puro, talks about how […]

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Congratulations to the Graduates!

November 15, 2018

  It was a great day yesterday, November 14 for diversity and inclusion as we celebrated immigrants who are helping to shape the Canadian public service through the Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program. The FIN Program team held the graduation ceremony for the FIN Program interns who received placements in the year 2017-2018. Everybody looked so happy!   […]

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