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Workplace Cultural Competence Workshop Series – January-March 2016

Manitoba Start is pleased to once again partner with the University of Manitoba, Extended Education, to deliver the Workplace Cultural Competence Workshop Series in Winter 2016.

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See Gentil Mis Live in Winnipeg – August 29, 2015

World rhythm artist and multi-instrumentalist Gentil Mis is taking his music on the road! Gentil is bringing his Breakthrough Tour to Winnipeg on August 29, 2015. Tickets are available at Manitoba Start. Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gentil has made Winnipeg his home for the last five years. Gentil is… Read More >

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Manitoba News Release: MANITOBA GOVERNMENT TO HELP SKILLED NEWCOMERS FIND WORK IN THEIR CHOSEN FIELDS

New Investments Will Build on Recent Success in Attracting Newcomers to Manitoba: Minister Braun New resources for career guidance and funding for a microloan program will help new Manitobans overcome barriers and find work in their fields more quickly, Labour and Immigration Minister Erna Braun announced today. “The Manitoba government is improving… Read More >

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May Is Asian Heritage Month

“May is Asian Heritage Month, a time to acknowledge the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to Canada. It also provides an opportunity for Canadians across the country to reflect on and celebrate the contributions of Canadians of Asian heritage to the growth and prosperity of Canada. “Canada’s… Read More >

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April is Celebrate Diversity Month

Canada’s Celebrate Diversity Month was started in 2004 to recognize and honour the diversity that surrounds us all. As we focus on celebrating our differences and similarities, we develop a deeper understanding of each other. Manitoba Start encourages fellow Manitobans to gain more appreciation of the diversity of cultural backgrounds and life… Read More >

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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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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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