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4 ways tech companies can tackle diversity

There are several key attributes that organizations that successfully retain and advance women and other underrepresented minorities in technical roles share:

A top-down commitment to addressing cultural bias
A regular, disciplined review of the numbers of women employed …

Top 3 tips for encouraging diversity at work

Here are the top three tips for actively encouraging diversity in the workplace from the Above the Law Career Center.

Assign high-profile work to minority attorneys.  Not doing this creates a lose-lose situation for the firm …

Top 6 tips for getting more women on boards

According to Anita Rai, an employment law partner with Taylor Vinter, there should be no glass ceiling for talent, whether male or female, and there are practical steps businesses can take to promote such diversity. Here …

Top 10 Workplace Diversity Tips

Kick start the new year with some real, solid, forward-thinking, all-inclusive changes in your workplace, courtesy of DiversityWorksNZ, formerly the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust.
1. Make diversity a core business decision to help improve productivity rather …

Top 6 lessons on how to improve gender diversity in the workplace

1. Be transparent
“Be transparent about everything – how you got to where you are and tell them the stories which open up the system for everybody to be able to step forward and create a …

Reasonable Accommodation Includes Electronic Accessibility

Computers, mobile devices, and the Internet are integral parts of today’s workplace. Employees email, log into various systems and programs, complete employer forms, and manage their time online. Job seekers research employers and submit job …

Six reasons why you should become a mentor in 2016

A simple, yet powerful idea: established Canadian professionals support newcomers reconnect with their careers in Canada. That is what mentoring’s all about!
While mentoring is a proven strategy – over 75% of all mentees have found …

Top 8 Strategies for successful Aboriginal businesses

Windigo Catering. a project partner with the Windigo First Nation Council, that provides on-the-job skills development, suggests the following ‘recipe for success’ to First Nations organizations.
1. Run business ventures under separate ‘for-profit’ channels. Don’t confuse …

Changing Workforce: The Case for Diversity in Canada’s Trucking Industry

TruckingHR Canada is offering a free download that is an overview of best practices of and promises great results for bringing diversity and inclusion to your fleet. And we repeat: It’s FREE. To find out …

Top 4 ways to achieve leadership diversity

There are definite steps that organizations can take to improve leadership diversity, according to David Luna, past president of the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives. Here are the top four:
1. Mentoring: Senior leaders, who have …