Success Stories

NEW! Employer Case Study Series

The Employer Case Study series, profiles the innovative and best workplace practices of Ottawa-based businesses and organizations as they pertain to recruitment integration and retention of skilled immigrants within the workforce.

City of Ottawa logo City of Ottawa: Equity and Inclusion Lens
With more than 17,000 employees delivering hundreds of services, the City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a highly qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Read the Case Study.
TD logo Making Diversity and Inclusion a Strategic Priority
“Our customers want to see themselves reflected in their bank,” says Christine Stigter, Senior Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, with TD Bank Group – one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. Read the Case Study.
Algonquin logo Algonquin College: Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
A leader in post-secondary education with more than 50,000 full- and part-time students, Algonquin College recognizes the educational and business benefits of a diverse workforce. Read the Case Study.
RBC logo Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce that is Representative of the Wider Community
As one of North America’s largest financial institutions, RBC employs almost 80,000 people worldwide. Read the Case Study
Pythian logo Pythian seeks top talent to support a rapidly growing global business
Pythian, a remote database management and consulting company. Read the Case Study

Employer Success Stories

Employers working with Hire Immigrants Ottawa are doing some exceptional and innovative things to improve their capacity to hire and integrate skilled immigrants into their workplaces. Their promising practices demonstrate how diversity benefits an organization.

Here are some success stories:

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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