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Innovative Tools & Strategies to Support Employers in Hiring Global Talent

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In this Member Workshop with WES, enhance your knowledge in assessing credentials and skills to help you recruit, hire and retain immigrant talent.

Event Information

Unlock the potential of immigrant talent to address Canada's pressing labour shortages. As Canadian employers struggle to find qualified employees and fill job vacancies, the need for innovative recruitment and credential and skills recognition strategies becomes paramount. Join us for this impactful workshop where we will delve into the tools and strategies that help employers connect with immigrants and refugees who will move their businesses forward.

Drawing from 50 years of experience as a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to supporting the inclusion of newcomers, WES and its partners are excited to share invaluable insights, resources, and strategies. Discover how to effectively assess international credentials and skills, explore innovative tools for recruiting and retaining newcomers, and connect with like-minded organizations committed to building an inclusive and equitable Canadian economy.

Key learnings and takeaways:

  1. Enhance your knowledge in assessing the credentials and skills of immigrants and refugees.
  2. Uncover innovative tools, resources, and strategies to recruit, hire, and retain newcomers.
  3. Forge meaningful connections with organizations dedicated to fostering an inclusive Canadian workforce that drives economic growth.

Workshop Video

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Workshop Agenda

  • 11:00 AM - Check-in
  • 11:05 AM - Workshop Programming
  • 11:50 AM - Q&A


Kevin Kamal, Director, Institutional Client Relations, WES

Daniel Cervan-Gil, Associate Director, Employer Initiatives, WES

Bassel Ramli, Co-founder & Director, Economic Mobility, Jumpstart Refugee Talent – Grantee Partner, WES

Moderator: Helen Seifu Wolde, Senior Program & Policy Advisor, WES

This workshop is free to attend!

Join us for this informative session, complimentary to you.

About our member:

World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit social enterprise that supports the educational, economic, and social inclusion of immigrants, refugees, and international students. For nearly 50 years, WES has set the standard for international academic credential evaluation, supporting millions of people as they seek to achieve their academic and professional goals. Through decades of experience as a leader in global education, WES has developed a wide range of tools to pursue social impact at scale.

From evaluating academic credentials to shaping policy, designing programs, and providing philanthropic funding, WES partner with a diverse set of organizations, leaders, and networks to uplift individuals and drive systems change. Together with its partners, WES enables people to learn, work, and thrive in new places.