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3 Strategies from Top Talent Leaders for Creating a More Equitable and Inclusive Workplace. During the hour-long event, held in honor of Black History Month, Melissa and Danny shared their approaches to attracting Black professionals, conducting inclusive interviews, and creating a workplace that will keep employees happy, engaged, and growing.

3 Strategies from Top Talent Leaders for Creating a More Equitable and Inclusive Workplace

This is the first of two posts that will share some of the best practices and highlights that emerged during Driving Change. This post focuses on recruiting and retention; the second will look at culture and inclusivity. Check out three strategies Melissa and Danny shared for getting it right along the journey. 1. Make sure your job descriptions and talent brand authentically position you as an inclusive workplace. Celebrate International Women’s Day with Free Courses and Tips To Help Women Get Back into the Workforce. Resources to support the career development of people with Down syndrome - CareerWise. How LinkedIn Is Training Its Recruiters to Champion Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. To inspire and support your own DIBs efforts, here’s how LinkedIn’s recruiting leaders are breaking down and training for this core competency.

How LinkedIn Is Training Its Recruiters to Champion Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

To become a true champion of diversity, inclusion, and belonging, recruiters must be advocates and influencers who lead by example Before recruiters can work toward developing any given competency, they need to have a clear idea of what it looks like in practice. Developing trans-inclusive career resources for students. A collaborative effort “Nothing about us without us” is a common rallying cry and call to action to ensure that work that aims to benefit a particular community is done with, alongside and in collaboration with that community, rather than without them or for them.

Developing trans-inclusive career resources for students

3 Forward-Thinking Recruiting Practices from Industry Leader Lars Schmidt’s New Book — ‘Redefining HR’ When Lars Schmidt joined NPR as head of talent acquisition and innovation in 2010, the nonprofit was undergoing a transformation from a radio/broadcast to digital brand and Lars had to compete for talent on two fronts — digital/tech and journalism — against for-profit companies.

3 Forward-Thinking Recruiting Practices from Industry Leader Lars Schmidt’s New Book — ‘Redefining HR’

The task was daunting. He built his strategy around the newly developing field of employer brand and launched one of the first culture hashtags, #NPRlife. Highly qualified candidates took notice. Driving Change: How to Create a More Equitable and Inclusive Workplace. EventConsoleApollo. Why the Rise of Remote Work May Help Companies Become More Diverse — and More Inclusive. For companies that were able to transition predominantly to remote work at the outset of the pandemic, the past year has brought countless new discoveries and realizations.

Why the Rise of Remote Work May Help Companies Become More Diverse — and More Inclusive

This is reflected in the still-evolving attitudes toward remote work: In December 2020, PwC found that 83% of employers felt the shift was a success, compared to 73% in June. What’s more, 52% of executives now report that employees are more productive than they were before the pandemic, up from 44% in the earlier survey. A surprise bump in productivity isn’t the only unexpected outcome to emerge from this challenging situation. Some companies are recognizing that remote work could make it easier to attract and hire underrepresented talent that might not be abundant where their office is located. Defining internationalization. Welcome to Global Campus, a new series that will provide a space to discuss, share and explore best practices in internationalization at Canadian postsecondary institutions.

Defining internationalization

Internationalization has been described as: “the process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension into the purpose, functions or delivery of postsecondary education” (Knight, 2004, p. 11). This widely used definition provides a starting point in the examination of internationalization at higher education institutions (HEIs), because it is broad enough to incorporate the various dimensions of internationalization that are occurring at institutions.

Building upon the definition provided by Dr. Knight ande John K. Hudzik (2011) promoted the idea of comprehensive internationalization as “a commitment, confirmed through action, to infuse international and comparative perspectives throughout the teaching, research and service missions of higher education” (p. 6). Working with employers to support non-traditional hiring 

Workforce development can bridge the gap between businesses with labour shortages and skilled workers without post-secondary degrees Denisse Alejo The benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace are undisputed, and now, more than ever, workplaces are paying attention to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability and other dimensions when hiring.

Working with employers to support non-traditional hiring 

However, despite an increased focus on building more equitable workplaces, many employers continue to exclude candidates without formal post-secondary education. Helping international students ‘find their voice’ through identity exploration. Self-awareness can positively affect students’ employment outcomes Antonio Fadda Career development tailored to international students is a necessary component of a broader institutional educational strategy that involves many stakeholders.

Helping international students ‘find their voice’ through identity exploration

Applying universal design as a pathway to inclusive career education. New Brunswick’s Future Ready Learning K-12 strategy aims to meet needs of all learners Tricia Berry There is a sense of urgency as we face the educational, societal and financial uncertainty resulting from a global pandemic.

Applying universal design as a pathway to inclusive career education

Additionally, a focus on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion have ignited important conversations. As a Learning Specialist for Universal Design for Career Education for the New Brunswick government, I believe it is more important than ever to continue implementing a universally designed career education strategy for K-12. This is a pathway to meeting the needs of all learners. It has long been predicted that our young people would face a future unlike anything we have experienced. Universal design for career education Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework based in cognitive neuroscience that allows educators to design learning experiences that work across a wide spectrum of learners.

Virtual hackathon tackles the challenges of remote learning. At the event, teams of Manitoba postsecondary students developed solutions to an issue now familiar to all in Canada’s university sector: how to improve online learning.

Virtual hackathon tackles the challenges of remote learning

Manitoba postsecondary institutions joined forces with the province’s tech incubator to host a virtual hackathon last November that tackled an issue now familiar to students from across the country: remote learning. Participants in the hackathon, which took place over November 20 to 22, designed tech-based solutions to improve remote learning, with a focus on enhancing student engagement while maintaining academic integrity. The idea for the virtual hackathon sprung from a conversation between Joelle Foster, CEO of North Forge Technology Exchange, and Rosalie Harms, instructor and department chair in business and administration at the University of Winnipeg. “Over the summer, we were discussing the challenges of the online learning environment,” Ms.

An Equitable Workplace Starts With Equitable Hiring. 4 Outside-the-Box Sourcing Tactics for Hard-to-Fill Roles. While many industries continue to struggle and still haven’t returned to hiring at scale, the pharmaceutical and biotech industries are fiercely competing for talent. Recruiters can’t rely on a post-and-pray strategy. To be successful, they need to be more and more creative in their sourcing strategies. I’ve been recruiting for over 15 years, including 10 with businesses in the life sciences.

I’ve always believed deeply in the importance of building a network of strong relationships — and one of those led to my current role at EQRx, where I’m the director of talent acquisition. Savvy recruiters have many tools at their disposal, including applicant tracking systems, niche job boards, and extensive personal networks, but at the end of the day even those don’t always get the job done. Approach #1 — Don’t neglect the comments section. How LinkedIn Is Training Its Recruiters to Champion Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. Promoting an Age-Inclusive Workforce: Living, Learning and Earning Longer.

Event OECD | Forbes | AARP : The Benefits of a Multigenerational Workforce: Living, Learning and Earning Longer - December 16, 2020, 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. PT / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. ET / 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Inclusify Decks - Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson. Neurodiversity 'toolkit' to help firms become inclusive. Companies are being encouraged to re-think the way they approach hiring, in order to encourage greater neurodiversity in the workplace. Neurodiversity refers to the different behavioural traits and brain functions that people may have, including the likes of ADHD, Asperger's syndrome, dyslexia and dyspraxia. People with these disabilities or disorders can face additional challenges when in public, or when interacting with others, which in turn can make finding employment that bit harder.

Opinion: Masai Ujiri: To overcome racism, we must raise our voices. Masai Ujiri is the president of the Toronto Raptors and co-founder of Giants of Africa. The video was sent to me without explanation. Watching it, I was confused: What is this? At first, I thought it was from years ago and someone was sharing it to make a point. After all, there have been a lot of conversations recently focusing on interactions that ended with the violent deaths of black men. The Day-to-Day Work of Diversity and Inclusion. ARTWORK: Lorna Simpson, “Five Day Forecast,” 1988. © Lorna Simpson. Courtesy of the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Most leaders of U.S. companies know that attracting diverse employees is good business. Cookie Consent and Choices. Cookie Consent and Choices. Anti-racism resources curated by LeanIn.Org.

Cookie Consent and Choices. ‘White Fragility’ Is Everywhere. But Does Antiracism Training Work? DiAngelo’s “White Fragility” article was, in a sense, an epistemological exercise. It examined white not-knowing. When it was published in 2011 in The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, it reached the publication’s niche audience. To Retain Employees, Focus on Inclusion — Not Just Diversity. Support Your Black Workforce, Now. How to Get Better at Reading People from Different Cultures. Diversity in the C-Suite Is Needed. US and UK companies lack gender and ethnic diversity among executives. Organizations across the world are quick to voice support for diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Belonging, inclusion, and diversity with Kymberlee Dwinell - The Indispensables. Cookie Consent and Choices. Cookie Consent and Choices. Their Bosses Asked Them to Lead Diversity Reviews. Guess Why. How to Spot Dyslexia, and What to Do Next. Be a Better Ally. How Business Schools Can Help Corporate America Fight Racism.

How Do You Optimize Accessibility? You could do a better job with authoring accessible e-learning. It's not really your fault. The truth is, we can all do better. Polymathy: A New Kind of Diversity That Could Take Your Business to the Cutting Edge. Everyone knows the importance of having diversity on their teams—how it helps avoid groupthink, supports the emergence of the broadest ideas, and fosters an environment that gives rise to the most optimal solutions. However, have we considered that the diversity construct itself needs to become more diversified?

Podcast — Freshstarthub. Kiera Allen of ‘Run’ on Upending Disability Stereotypes. Cultivate a Trans-Inclusive Workplace. CURT NICKISCH: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Curt Nickisch. Many organizations are increasingly focused on inclusivity. How Businesses Can Recruit and Develop More Young People of Color. Driving change and anti-racism - Driving Change and Anti-Racism Video Tutorial.

Continue Learning During Global Diversity Awareness Month with Free Courses on Allyship, Anti-racism, and Mentorship. The skill of communicating across cultures - Communicating Across Cultures Video Tutorial. Configure Microsoft Teams meetings and calls for inclusion - Learn. How to Talk About Race at Work. Welcome - Unconscious Bias Video Tutorial. How to Engage Meaningfully in Allyship and Anti-Racism Learning Path. Becoming a true ally - Inclusive Mindset for Committed Allies Video Tutorial. How to Be an Active Bystander When You See Casual Racism.

Before Alteristic trainers get into the three D’s, they focus on why people don’t speak out in the first place. Training starts by examining what human social behavior and thought patterns also conspire against us. 14 organizations and programs to support women's leadership - CareerWise. It’s Time for Gender Equality In Management: These Online Courses Can Help.

Instagram Adds Automatic Alternative Text for Visually Impaired Users. An invisible disorder, stuttering deserves accommodation in the workplace. Microsoft Autism Hiring Program – Microsoft Vancouver. Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) - home page ◦ Web Accessibility Initiative ◦ W3C. An Office Designed for Workers With Autism. Professional Coaching Calls with Lime Connect » Opportunities and News » LIME. Disability often excluded from the drive for diversity. 11 free webinars to help build inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities - CareerWise.