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November 14, 2017

Connecting employers with bilingual candidates through mystery encounters and second-language skill portraits

The first contact between an employer and a candidate can be a delicate sales pitch, for both sides. Candidates come equipped with a diversity of skills, backgrounds, experience, and points of view. They are looking for an employer who can recognize this and encourage the growth and development of their career. Employers are focused on [...]
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June 27, 2017

Business Career Passport for students maximizes career prospects

Business students at Simon Fraser University have access to a new kind of passport to help them navigate their entry into the world of work. Traditionally, post-secondary students find their way to a career centre near the end of their studies, leaving them with a flurry of last-minute self-reflection, writing and preparation prior to graduation. [...]
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June 20, 2017

#BetterTogether2017 – Reflecting and connecting around work-integrated learning

Preparing students and graduates for the world of work Preparing Canada’s post-secondary students and graduates to enter the world of work is a team effort! When it comes to work-integrated learning programs, a key member of that team is the employer, but the empowered student is at the heart of it all. Close to 400 [...]
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June 20, 2017

Tournée Prospérité.Québec

CEDEC continues to connect with Quebec business leaders in relation to its Workforce Development Strategy, including a panel discussion in Montreal in May on the topic of businesses and governments as partners in prosperity, hosted by the Quebec Employers Council and the Union des municipalités du Quebec (UMQ). The welcoming address, delivered by Martin Coiteux, [...]
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April 18, 2017

Zone multilingue connects employers, job seekers and community

Salon Priorité-Emploi Estrie 2017 Working behind the scenes at the Zone multilingue offers a snapshot of a community in all its diversity. It was the second year that CEDEC organized the Zone at the Salon Priorité-Emploi Estrie, in partnership with La Direction régionale Emploi-Québec Estrie, Townshippers’ Association and a great team of volunteers! This year’s Salon [...]
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