This section contains information about available services to enhance employer’s efforts to recruit and retain skilled immigrants.
Finding Job-Ready Immigrants
The Ottawa Job Match Network (OJMN)
LASI World Skills, Algonquin College and the National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA are working together to link employers to skilled immigrants. Employers work with professional staff to identify and access skilled workers that meet their hiring needs. Services include pre-screening, matching and support once the match is made. All services are provided at no cost to the employer. To place a job order or advertise a job posting e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information contact Magdalene Cooman-Maxwell, Ottawa Job Match Network at
613 2330453 ext 366 or email@example.com
World Education Services (WES)
WES is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing accurate and reliable evaluations of international academic credentials that enable employers to understand the exact nature and Canadian equivalency of the educational background of prospective employees. Please visit www.wes.org/ca for more information.
Language Assessment & Training
Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB)
CCLB is the centre of expertise and support of the national standards in English and French. These standards describe, measure, and recognize second language proficiency of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants for living and working in Canada. Please visit the www.language.ca for more information on CCLB.
For information and resources about the Canadian Language Benchmarks and the Essential Skills for the workplace visit www.itsessential.ca
For CCLB’s Online Professional Development resources and the Work Ready: CLB Resource Kit for Counseling and Hiring Immigrants visit elearning.language.ca
Graybridge Malkam offers English and French language courses that are customized to workplace requirements and can be delivered on or offsite. Courses can be organized for groups or on a one-to-one basis.
Cross Cultural Competency
LASI World Skills
LASI World Skills is a recognized leader in responding to the needs of the local labour market while promoting the skills and talents of New Canadians. It offers Cross-Cultural Workplace Training to businesses and to skilled immigrants.
Graybridge Malkam offers customized training sessions that build participants’ intercultural competence and enhance their personal and professional effectiveness for a diverse workplace.
For more information on diversity services, visit www.graybridgemalkam.com or call 613-761-7440.
If there are links missing from the list, please inform us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org