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.

Cross Cultural Competency registration

Upcoming Events

Aug
28
Wed
1:00 pm Intercultural Problem-Solving St...
Intercultural Problem-Solving St...
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Most intercultural conflict is related to perceptual differences. In this session we will discuss: developing strategies to identify and address communication style differences; learning when and how to address non-verbal issues of concern; using a ... Read More
Sep
10
Tue
1:00 pm Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Through research, we can now describe the profile of the person who adapts inter-culturally (both to culture and to workplace) most effectively. In this session we will focus on: exploring the adaptation process and the ... Read More
Sep
19
Thu
1:00 pm Dimensions of Inclusiveness
Dimensions of Inclusiveness
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our facilitator will be joined by a panel of New Canadians in this interactive session focused on creating dialogue among new internationally educated professionals (IEPs) and current teams in your workplace. We will explore and ... Read More
Sep
26
Thu
1:00 pm Culturally Competent Interviewin...
Culturally Competent Interviewin...
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this interactive learning session we will explore how the sending and receiving of messages during the interview can lead to misinterpretations and misconceptions. We will use a paradigm to build skills that are interpreted ... Read More
Communique Signup
×
Communiqué Signup
×