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.

Upcoming Events

Mar
28
Tue
1:00 pm Creating the Workplace that Acco...
Creating the Workplace that Acco...
Mar 28 @ 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
Apr
4
Tue
1:00 pm Introduction to Cultural Compete...
Introduction to Cultural Compete...
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr
18
Tue
1:00 pm Dimensions of Inclusiveness
Dimensions of Inclusiveness
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our facilitator will be joined by a panel of New Canadians in this interactive session focused on creating dialogue among new internationally educated professionals (IEPs) and current teams in your workplace. We will explore and ... Read More
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
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