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

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,

World Skills Events Continue to Have Traction!

On June 4, 2020 World Skills hosted an event for internationally trained professionals with the topic of Emotional Intelligence and Job Search. The presenter was Dragana Mrdjenovic, Manager of Settlement and Integration at OCISO. Close to 40 of our clients participated and many of them shared their insights and personal experiences about the topic and


Cross Cultural Training Workshop for Employers in the Non Profit Sector

Are you a Non Profit Employer? If so, you and your staff may be interested in this participating in this workshop. A Shared Dialogue: Navigating Across Cultures for Positive Business Communication and Productivity     With Canada’s growing diverse population, it is increasingly likely you will encounter someone from a different culture who has a different

2017 Pink Shirt Day at World Skills Employment Centre

2017 Pink Shirt Day at World Skills Employment Centre

We support the workplace anti-bullying campaign! Bullying in the workplace is gaining attention as workplaces become increasingly diverse, attitudes about acceptable behaviour change and the direct and indirect costs of bullying are identified. The Canada Safety Council estimates that bullied employees spend 10 to 52% of their time networking for support. At the same time,