Ten promising practices to hire and integrate global talent in Ottawa

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The competition for top talent to drive innovation and productivity continues to be top of mind for Ottawa businesses. Leading employers are using these best practices to effectively tap into the local pool of immigrant talent and to fully leverage their skills.

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Language Proficiency: Tips for Recruiting Skilled Immigrants

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Strong language skills is one of the most common requirements in job descriptions. However, achieving a good match between the language requirements of a job and an applicant’s proficiency can be a challenge to recruiters.

What can employers do to assess an applicant’s language skills, and, if required, help an employee improve those skills on the job? Read more…

Smart Hiring: 3 Strategies for Recruiting Immigrant Talent

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Do you want to be more effective at tapping into Ottawa’s immigrant talent pool?

Finding and recruiting the right talent can be expensive and time consuming if you are working from a limited pool of talent.

This E-tips highlight three proven strategies for recruiting immigrant talent and available programs and services to support employers. Find out more…

3 Ways to Promote Organization-wide Ownership of Diversity and Inclusion

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By employers, for employers: Learn tips to deepen engagement on Diversity and Inclusion throughout the organization or business – from executives to managers to staff:
1. Find Diversity and Inclusion Champions
2. Build the case, Make the plan, Communicate
3. Enhance Diversity and Inclusion Skills

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Upcoming Events

May
8
Mon
8:00 am Canadian Immigration Summit 2017
Canadian Immigration Summit 2017
May 8 @ 8:00 am – May 9 @ 4:00 pm
Hire Immigrants Ottawa is pleased to be partnering with The Conference Board of Canada for the Canadian Immigration Summit 2017: Innovating at 150 and Beyond, May 8 – 9, 2017 at the Shaw Centre, Ottawa. ... Read More
May
9
Tue
1:00 pm Culturally Competent Interviewin...
Culturally Competent Interviewin...
May 9 @ 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
May
16
Tue
1:00 pm Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
Effective Cultural Adaptation St...
May 16 @ 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
Jun
1
Thu
1:00 pm Performance Management and Feedback
Performance Management and Feedback
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In this interactive session, we will explore effective communication techniques for providing internationally educated professionals with day-to-day as well as performance evaluation feedback; use information on perceptual differences, communication styles and cultural conditioning to explore ... Read More
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