Preparing and supporting companies to employ refugees

Intercultural communication on the workplace

  • To make managers aware of the importance of intercultural communication.
  • To provide examples of intercultural communication activities.


Structuring a training action at the workplace

  • To show how it is possible to organise group training sessions focused on language and communication at the workplace.
  • To give an example of process that can be adapted to other companies.

Preparing the tutor to communicate with the refugee

  • To prepare tutors in the company to support effectively the refugee.
  • To prepare them to provide adequate language support.


Preparing the company to welcome a refugee

  • To describe the various responsibilities for a proper integration
  • To provide a checklist for welcoming a refugee


Assessing the refugee's application

  • To prepare the company for the assessment of refugees job applications.
  • To develop awareness of the main risks encountered when assessing a refugee's application.
  • To propose actions to limit these risks.


Measuring the impact of refugees in a company

  • To provide companies with tools to measure the impact of refugees and newcomers.

Understanding opportunities and barriers when employing a refugee

  • To present the added value of refugees in a company
  • To explain difficulties and barriers with recommendations to overcome them


Minimising cross-cultural issues during the interview

  • To prepare companies to welcome staff of foreign origin
  • To inform companies about the diversity of migrants (according to their status, level, origin...)

Employing a worker with a poor command of the national language: communication arguments

  • To show that it can be valuable to employ a worker with a poor command of the host country language.
  • To give arguments that can be used to encourage companies to employ a worker who still needs to develop language skills.