The History of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada
The original Peoples of this land now called Canada have been here for hundreds of years prior to contact and maintain a unique relationship with the land. This learning unit is a summary of key flash points of Aboriginal (Indigenous people: First Nations, Metis, Inuit) history in Canada. It is designed to provide you with a brief introduction on the subject and to take you and your colleagues on a journey from exclusion to inclusion.
The Business Case for Aboriginal Inclusion
The information, resources and promising practices included in this learning resource were gathered from companies that also have been on the journey to climb the Inclusion Continuum and become employers-of-choice for Indigenous people. Learn about the four critical Aboriginal demographics; labour and skills demand, diversity and corporate social responsibility.
Supporting Aboriginal Inclusion through Retention
This learning unit has been designed to provide you with introductory information about the challenges and successes of retention strategies that support Indigenous inclusion in the workplace. Explore the challenges by hearing, first hand, from Indigenous workers in Canada, and then weave this information to offset hurdles to better retain Indigenous talent. A sample of promising practices from companies across Canada will also be shared.
Promoting Aboriginal Inclusion through Recruitment
This topic has been specifically designed to provide you with basic information on the recruitment process to source candidates, provide insight into the challenges faced by Indigenous candidates and also provide a sample of promising practices from companies across Canada.
Six Elements of an Aboriginal Inclusion Strategy
Learn about the six key elements that support an effective Indigenous workforce development approach; leadership and commitment, communication and marketing, relationship building, recruitment, retention and advancement as well as implementation and measurement. This webinar will help you journey towards creating a workplace that supports Indigenous recruitment, retention and advancement.
Communicating Across Cultures
Effective cross cultural communication will further your efforts to better support Indigenous workforce development strategies. Communicating in the workplace with an awareness of diversity issues and respectful workplace strategies will help your inclusion efforts to recruit, retain and advance Indigenous Peoples.
Partnership Tips to Support Aboriginal Inclusion Strategies
Partnerships may take many forms, have few or multiple partners or simply be warranted because of resource development or a formal impact benefit agreement. No matter what the reason for joining together, partnerships mean growth and new opportunities. This learning unit provides information on six key areas in developing a partnership strategy.