ABORIGINAL HR NARRATOR                        Français   Spring 2013 - Issue # 16 
 President’s Message: 15 Years of Amazing
This year marks the council's 15 th anniversary and, let me tell you, we've been witness to some amazing changes during our 15 years. As a national non-profit social enterprise, we've grown to become a global leader in workplace inclusion and we've seen real corporate leadership evolve.  More
Inclusion Leader: Second-Generation Aboriginal Employees Chose Syncrude
Syncrude's direct workforce is comprised of nearly nine per cent self-declared Aboriginal employees, making it one of Canada's largest employers of Aboriginal people – a significant accomplishment. While the company is proud of its successful inclusion initiatives, it's even more proud that a second-generation of employees are choosing to work there. What drives this major corporation to keep increasing its Aboriginal commitment? More
Paul Klein: Three Ways to Secure Your Social License to Operate
Does your organization have a social licence to operate (SLO)? In 2012, most corporations fell far short of the mark in the eyes of their stakeholders and ran the risk of losing their “social license.” In 2013, without an SLO, your organization could be in trouble. Read about the three critical steps to establishing and maintaining a social licence to operate. More
My Story: Melissa Jessie Bob
From the depths of despair over the loss of her mother to the heights of elation for the opportunities given her, Melissa Jessie Bob has ridden a roller-coaster of emotion in her young life. Following a life path that has had more than its fair share of twists and turns, Melissa discovered that hard work, good grades and positive outcomes go hand in hand. Read on to learn more about her inspiring story. More
Job Hunting and Aboriginal Recruitment Without Ever Leaving Your Desk
The council's second National Aboriginal Virtual Recruitment Fair is a dynamic and virtual environment that allows both Aboriginal candidates and employers to connect in a relaxed and stress-free environment. During this 90-day event, employers can meet with hundreds of Aboriginal candidates without ever leaving their desks!. More
All Things Aboriginal: Readers share their thoughts, opinions and solutions
In this new feature, our readers share their views on current affairs, community relations and all things Aboriginal. Dive into the dialogue by sending your “letter to the council” by email at contact.us@aboriginalhr.ca or by mail to the Aboriginal Human Resource Council, 708 - 2nd Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 2E1. Read on for this issue's two selected letters. More
Tips, Tricks and Tidbits
Our Tips, Tricks and Tidbits section is a diverse and interesting montage of bite-sized easy reading items that will help you climb the Inclusion Continuum . In this issue, we wish Senator St. Germain a happy retirement, learn about a new resurgence in native spirituality and view some recent Aboriginal employment statistics from Stats Canada. More

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Starts January 31, 2013


Calendar of Events

Inclusion Works '13: Formula for Success
(Canada's largest Indigenous inclusion event and recruitment fair)
Monday-Wednesday, APRIL 29 - MAY 1, 2013, Saskatoon, SK anuary 15 - 16,

BC Career/Education & Recruitment Fair
May 14-15, 2013
Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC

Guiding Circles Step 2 Workshop
May 14-15, 2013
Saskatoon, SK

Guiding Circles Step 1 Workshop
May 29-30, 2013
Winnipeg, MB

Guiding Circles Step 2 Workshop
June 4-5, 2013
Vancouver, British Columbia

Click here for complete event listings.



National Aboriginal Virtual Recruitment Fair

Inclusion Works '13: National Signature Event

Indigenous Inclusion Workplace Assessment Tool

Mastering Aboriginal Inclusion Management Instruction-Led Training and Self-Study Modules

Aboriginal Procurement Online and Instructor-led Training

Inclusion Network National Aboriginal Online Job Site

Guiding Circles Career Development Training


 Leadership in Indigenous Workplace Inclusion