Employer Guides

refugee-toolkit-cover-enOnboarding Refugees: A Toolkit for Employers

This Toolkit provides employers with clear information, tips, guidelines and best practices for implementing successful recruitment, onboarding and retention practices for a diverse and inclusive workplace that includes refugees. Find out more >>

 


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Programs and Services Directory

An at a glance matrix of programs and services to support employers and businesses in Ottawa effectively recruit and integrate immigrants into the workplace. Download the directory >>


Employer’s Guide to Integrating Immigrants into the Workplace

The Employer’s guide is a quick reference resource that provides information about and insight into the most common challenges faced by employers when hiring and retaining skilled immigrants into the workplace.  Download the complete guide >>

Table of contents:
1.       Introduction
2.       Why Hire Immigrants?
3.       Language 
4.       Foreign Credentials and Work Experience 
5.       Working with Cultural Differences 
6.       Preparing Your Workplace 
7.       Resources


Employers in Action

This resource helps employers to enhance their efforts in hiring and integrating skilled immigrants. It highlights identified barriers that employers face and recommends strategies that they can adapt or adopt. An implementation template helps employers measure the outcomes of these activities. It builds on an earlier document, the Working Groups Action plan.  Download the Employer in Action document >>


Roadmap to Help Employers Recruit and Retain Skilled Immigrants

This online resource is a step-by-step interactive guide with comprehensive strategies and tools to help businesses enhance their human resources planning and practices, from recruiting to retaining skilled immigrants.

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