Yearly Archives: 2014

Steps to Success

FILIPINO JOURNAL ISSUE » Vol. 28 No. 21 By Olivia Bauer | Employment Solutions for Immigrants Setting goals is the first step towards achieving goals. It sounds simple, but it’s easy enough to get caught up in day-to-day activities and “staying busy,” only to realize that we aren’t actually focusing on what… Read More >

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Interview Clues, Part 2: Confidence in Your Accomplishments

FILIPINO JOURNAL ISSUE » Vol. 28 No. 17 In the Interview Clues series, Employment Solutions staff interview Michele Hazell, Human Resources and Operations Manager with over fifteen years’ experience across the private, non-profit, and government sectors. Question: If you can’t answer an interview question right away, what should you do? Michele Hazell:… Read More >

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Presentation Skills = Workplace Success

FILIPINO JOURNAL ISSUE » Vol. 28 No. 16 By Jonathan Bauer | Employment Solutions for Immigrants As professionals, whether we’re participating in a team meeting or making a presentation, we all have to speak in public from time to time. Yet public speaking is one of those tasks that even self-assured people… Read More >

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Announcing our new Executive Director: Judith Hayes

The Employment for Solutions Immigrants Inc. Board of Directors is delighted to welcome Judith Hayes (MS. Ed.) to the position of Executive Director, effective November 10, 2014. Judith, most recently Director of Organizational and Program Development at Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, brings not only a wealth of experience from her role as… Read More >

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Interview Clues, Part 1: Smile, breathe, be positive

FILIPINO JOURNAL ISSUE » Vol. 28 No. 14 In the Interview Clues series, Employment Solutions staff interview Michele Hazell, Human Resources and Operations Manager with over fifteen years’ experience across the private, non-profit, and government sectors. Question: In addition to looking at technical skills, employers evaluate attitude and assess soft skills during… Read More >

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The Challenges and Rewards of Hiring Immigrant Workers

With special guest, Melenie Olfert, the Program Coordinator for the Diversity and Intercultural Training Program at Manitoba Start. Many Manitoba companies hire immigrant workers and this webinar will provide you with suggestions on how to communicate and accommodate cultural differences and improve employee safety. When people move to another country they move… Read More >

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Happy Canada Day! Bonne Fete du Canada!

By Stephen Hayes As we gather together to once again celebrate the birth of Canada, I believe we are presented an opportunity to examine what it means to be Canadian and to explore why so many choose to come to this country. (We all know it’s not for the weather!) What makes… Read More >

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The Challenges & Rewards of Hiring Immigrant Workers

Webinar Registration – Tuesday, September 18, 2014 @ 1 pm With special guest, Melenie Olfert, the Program Coordinator for the Diversity and Intercultural Training Program at Manitoba Start. Many Manitoba companies hire immigrant workers and this webinar will provide you with suggestions on how to communicate and accommodate cultural differences and improve… Read More >

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Event Planner/Executive Assistant Training Program for Newcomers

Manitoba Start in partnership with Manitoba Tourism Education Council (MTEC) will be launching a training program for newcomers that are interested in pursuing employment as an Event Planner/Executive Assistant. For more information click here.

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