Supporting your staff improves your bottom line

ASCEND will help ensure your staff have a strong understanding of soft skills in the Canadian workplace


Modules on Canadian workplace cultures, conflict resolution and how to comfortably raise issues helps empower and expedite your employees’ onboarding and integration


Employees learn of employer expectations in the workplace and how to apply their skills, increasing their confidence and ability to contribute


ASCEND coaches employees on in-person discussions, phone calls, emails, brainstorming and a variety of other communication channels used daily in the workplace


ASCEND builds employee confidence through e-games, videos and audio built around real-life employment scenarios that support workplace engagement and retention

“ASCEND has real industry insight, strong instructional design principles and strong facilitation.”

– Manu Varma, VP Alliances & Friends of Traction, Traction on Demand

ASCEND creates job-ready employees

ASCEND provides the ability to learn and practice key skills before encountering them in the workplace. This program was developed with input from a range of employers including those in tech, telecommunications, consulting and finance.

Do you have questions? Look no further!

Is ASCEND only for new hires?

Employers can offer ASCEND to anyone who would benefit from enhanced understanding and practice with professional communication, onboarding and career growth support.

What oversight does ASCEND require from employers?

ASCEND is a plug-and-play solution that requires no direct oversight from employers. The program is self-paced and accessible to employees from anywhere with an internet connection.

Can a single employee take the program?

ASCEND can be provided to a single hire, or an entire team.

How can we start our employees on ASCEND?

Click here for steps to join ASCEND.

Can non-eligible participants access ASCEND?

Participants that do not meet the eligibility requirements are able to access ASCEND, for a fee. Examples of non-eligible participants who access ASCEND on a fee-for-service basis include Temporary Foreign Workers, Canadian Citizens, International students, etc. Please contact us for more details on program costs for non-eligible participants.

Interested in offering ASCEND to your employees?

Contact us to get started!