Annual Reports

HIO 3 Year report CoverEngaging Employers. Collaborating for Change.

This three year report highlights the activities and achievements of the Hire Immigrants Ottawa initiative over the period 2012 to 2015. The results demonstrate how the collaboration and commitment of local employers and community stakeholders are strengthening Ottawa’s capacity to successfully integrate skilled immigrants into the labour force. Read the report.


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Engaging Employers: A Five-year Success Story

Over the past five years, the HIO initiative has shown how the collaboration of employers and community partners can lead to systematic changes with lasting impact in the ability of employers to hire and integrate skilled Immigrants into the workplace. Read the Report.

Upcoming Events

Oct
23
Wed
1:00 pm Introduction to Cultural Compete...
Introduction to Cultural Compete...
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this interactive session we will explore and build the foundation of effective communication between new Canadians and their Canadian employers. Curriculum topics include: perception – and how it affects workplace communication; understanding how cultural ... Read More
Nov
6
Wed
1:00 pm Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov
14
Thu
1:00 pm Intercultural Problem-Solving St...
Intercultural Problem-Solving St...
Nov 14 @ 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
Nov
21
Thu
1:00 pm Creating the Workplace that Acco...
Creating the Workplace that Acco...
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this interactive session, we will explore keys to successful accommodation strategies, focusing on: the relationship between cultural integration and accommodation; accommodating different cultural norms and reasonable practices in accommodation; systemic inclusion and accommodation; conversation ... Read More
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