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Global diversity news briefs – April 2011

Canada
National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) was introduced last month with screenings of the film A Hire Awareness in Toronto and Ottawa. The mini-documentary was created as a marketing tool to present the business case …

Diversity champions – April 2011

The RTNDA Canada Awards are given to recognize excellence in electronic journalism. Among the winners in the Prairie Region honoured this month in Saskatoon are recipients of the Adrienne Clarkson Award for Diversity: for television, …

An inspired idea! – Diversity Think Tank

Deloitte

On a quarterly basis, minority accountants meet to deal with everything from the downturn in the economy to social media. The process helps the company identify and designate ‘breakthrough’ minority leaders.
“It gives me fabulous feedback…in …

Top 10 Ways to Motivate Women in your Workforce

Roy Saunderson

With the study* just published by the Obama White House stating that females earn about 75 percent of what male counterparts make, the need to recognize women in the workforce has never been more critical.
But …

Global diversity news briefs – March 2011

Canada
The Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative (TIEDI) based at York University has released a study examining how newcomers are being integrated into the Toronto labour force. The report, How Do Immigrants Find Jobs, revealed that …

Diversity champions – March 2011

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2011 recognizes employers across the country that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. For the complete list of winners and reasons for selection, http://www.canadastop100.com/diversity/.
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The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) was …

Corporate Legal Diversity Pipeline

Street Law

Aimed at transforming classrooms into courtrooms, this initiative of Street Law Inc., tackles the lack of diversity in the legal profession by encouraging minority students to pursue careers in law by providing them with role …

Does the glass ceiling really exist?

Donna Jodhan

Let’s be honest with ourselves and with each other for a moment. Does the glass ceiling exist for blind and visually impaired persons in the workplace? My humble opinion? A resounding yes. True, there are …

Top 10 Ways for Motivating Returning Retirees at Work

Roy Saunderson

Over 5,000 boomers are retiring everyday this year and more startling is the fact that many of these individuals have C-suite experience. Whether their reasons are economical or professional…many of these seniors will elect to …

Global diversity news briefs – February 2011

Canada
Access 2020, a newly formed coalition of Canada’s largest accessibility organizations, has asked the CRTC to support a new initiative to assist broadcasters to become 100% accessible to all Canadians by 2020, with 1% of …