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Immigration Minister hosts press conference at World Skills Employment Centre, discusses plans to improve immigration system

Immigration Minister hosts press conference at World Skills Employment Centre, discusses plans to improve immigration system

On Tuesday, October 31, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, unveiled the Strategic Immigration Review report and revealed plans to improve Canada’s immigration system. The Minister made the announcement at a press conference held at World Skills Employment Centre. Minister Miller outlined several plans to transform Canada’s immigration system to welcome

Top Skills That Employers Are Currently Looking for

What are the top skills that employers are currently looking for, and how can newcomer jobseekers keep working on their employment goals during this period of physical distancing and social isolation? This was the topic of discussion at a successful virtual event that we hosted on October 15, 2020, where our clients had the opportunity

Virtual Speed Networking Event for FIN Candidates

At World Skills Employment Centre we continue to do the work of supporting newcomers integrate into the Canadian labour market, despite the challenges that COVID-19 has brought into our personal and professional lives. In the last few months, we have had to adapt and innovate in ways that we didn’t even think were possible. Thanks

Tips on How to Prepare for a Virtual Interview

Due to the ongoing pandemic most of us continue to stay indoors and seek work remotely. Since many companies still need to make hiring decisions during this time, phone and video interviews are becoming a widespread solution. Keeping this in mind, we hosted a workshop on August 12, 2020 where Yvonne Robinson-Jackson, career coach and

Employment Resources and Programs for Newcomers

On July 22, alongside our community partners, The Empowering Visible Minority Newcomer Women Program hosted an event that offered information about various employment and training programs for newcomers in Ottawa, including eligibility criteria, and referral processes. World Skills and its partner organizations offer a variety of employment-related support services to newcomers, such as valuable training,