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Printable Resources

Register for materials in this section to download worksheets, tools and activities that can be used during facilitation or discussions related to cultural competence.


Printable Resources can be used by:
  • HR and Training and Development professionals developing and implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Managers hiring and leading teams that include skilled immigrants
  • Employment service providers supporting employers and skilled immigrants

These resources are useful to help participants:
  • Recognize different responses when communication breaks down.
  • Describe challenges and obstacles which come up when communicating cross-culturally.
  • Identify elements which make cross cultural communication more effective.

Learning Activities

  • Course Code: CJS100

    Draw on this worksheet to compare the specifics of job searching in another country and in Canada.

    Use this tool: 

    • As a conversation starter when discussing job search techniques. 
    • As part of a facilitated activity in a training session or workshop.
    • To help broaden understanding of the impact of cultural differences on the job search process

  • Course Code: CNP100

    Draw on this worksheet to compare the specifics of networking in another country and in Canada. 

    Use this tool: 

    • As a conversation starter when discussing networking techniques. 
    • As part of a facilitated activity in a training session or workshop.
    • To help broaden understanding of the impact of cultural differences on the networking process


  • Course Code: DCB100

    Use this 10-question worksheet to access and adapt your interview questions. 

    Use this tool: 
    • As a conversation starter for cross-cultural communication
    • As part of a facilitated activity in a training session or workshop
    • To help broaden understanding of the impact of cultural differences on behaviour based interview