Employer Learning Forum

Employer Learning Forum

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Fostering Inclusive Workplaces: Winning the Competition for Talent

Are you looking for innovative ways to recruit and retain talent for your organization?

63% of Ottawa Businesses report talent acquisition and retention as a top issue of concern. The evidence is clear that diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplaces are ones where people want to work – and stay.

Learn from HIO’s 2019 Employer Excellence Award-winning organizations as they share their experiences, strategies and tips on how to create a diverse and welcoming workplace.

Presenters:

  • Kevin Lim, Lim Geomatics
  • Andree Kaspardlov, The Ottawa Hospital
  • Tracy Foster, Cuso International
  • Joelle Cupidon, Cuso International
  • Natalie MacArthur, Invest Ottawa

Participants can expect to:

  • Learn firsthand about strategies business leaders are implementing to attract global talent to Ottawa and workplaces;
  • Gain insights from Invest Ottawa and from HIO’s 2019 Employer Excellence Award Winners;
  • Learn practical tips for creating a welcoming workplace; and
  • Opportunities to network with other businesses and with skilled immigrants.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 (1:00 PM to 3:30 PM)

WHERE: Export Development Canada (EDC) 150 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 1K3

ADMISSION: FREEAdvance Registration is Mandatory by June 12, 2019 (there will be no registration at the door)

REGISTER: Online

AUDIENCE: Employers, Small to Medium-size Enterprises, HR Practitioners and Managers.

For additional information, please contact Lorena Costa at events@hireimmigrantsottawa.ca or       613-228-6715.

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