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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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
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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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