Targeted Recruitment Events 


Targeted Recruitment Events (TRE) are hosted by World Skills at no cost to employers, for a variety of sectors, professions, and areas of expertise. These events enable employers to meet numerous talented newcomers in one place at one time, optimizing their recruitment budgets and efficiency. 




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Connect with Newcomer Talent

Through single – employer, sector specific and multi-employer recruitment events, get access to globally trained and qualified Newcomer talent.

Events are tailored to the needs of the employer or the targeted sector facilitated by World Skills’ Recruitment Team.


How Targeted Recruitment Events Help you Succeed

Key Benefits



  • Meet large groups of job of qualified job seekers in one setting, maximizing your recruitment efforts.
  • Raise awareness around your organization of a rich diverse talent pool available
  • Increase applications for active jobs you are sourcing.
  • Targeted audience according to your job openings 

Newcomer Job Seekers:

  • Learn about different employers across Ottawa and Ontario, their application process, current openings.
  • Increase your visibility and marketability  among employers in-person or virtually.
  • Create targeted applications with the insights shared throughout these sessions.
  • Get your job search questions answered by Hiring Managers/Recruiters/Talent Acquisition.



Eligibility Criteria for the Targeted Recruitment Events Program


  • Any employer in Ottawa
  • Current job openings/opportunities 

Job Seeker Clients:

  • Must be a registered World Skills Client

Program Frequency

A minimum of 13 Targeted Recruitment Events per year.

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See What Past Clients Have to Say About Their Experience

“I’m an international medical graduate in orthopedic surgery who migrated to Canada, wondering how to start my life all over again. I was strongly recommended by several people to try the Catholic Centre for Immigrants services and World Skills who gave me information on how to prepare for my licensing exams and connected me to some people who were going through a similar process, which to this day was the most important advice and connections that I have received in my transition. I was encouraged, lifted up and healed psychologically. I also used tl;o think resume writing was so easy until I underwent a course with them on career transitions. We went through resume writing, customer care skills and relations in the Canadian setting, something that boosted my confidence and helped me prepare better for job interviews. They regularly sent us job adverts from which I was able to secure a job with the Public Health Agency of Canada after they helped me with resume writing for that particular job and a mock interview. My family and I are now happier and greatly thank World Skills for their support. Thanks once again, this is from the bottom of my heart. Long live World Skills.”

Michael Thu

“It was great and very helpful to have volunteers from the Career Transitions Team. They were flexible, eager, enthusiastic and most of all, allowed us to assist patients/clients in their preferred language; this contributed to provide a welcoming environment and positive experience in our clinic.”

Bruyère Family Medicine Centre

Other Programs

Discover the Other Workshops, Programs and Services World Skills has to Offer

World Skills For Employers 


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Discover how your business can hire skilled immigrants and play an integral part in the team.

Coaching and Networking Events


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Learn about how you can share best practices and provided employment insights as well as expert coaching for newcomer job seekers.


Job Fair Program


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Get access to employers and on-the-spot job openings insights at our Annual Job Fair. You will connect with employers, employment and job search experts.

Corporate Mentorship Program



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Corporate Mentorship Program provides mentoring services to highly skilled newcomers. Since 2010, over 1,000 newcomers have received mentoring services to help them secure employment.

 Want to Learn More About our Services? 

Let us guide you in the right direction to find highly skilled newcomers for your business. 



Contact Us

Phone: (613) 233-0453
237 Argyle Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1B8


World Skills gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our funders:

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