A diverse workforce is an economic imperative as markets and customers become more diverse. While a workforce composed of employees from many different backgrounds can present its own challenges for managers, good diversity management is simply good people management.

Diverse recruitment: tips for inclusive recruitment & interviewing

Establishing inclusive recruitment practices is an important step to reach the broadest talent pool.

Toronto is diverse but not as inclusive as it could be

Toronto exemplifies multiculturalism, but struggles with inclusion and equality of opportunity.

Moving Beyond Headlines Towards a More Diverse Judiciary

Diversity at the top of the legal profession is a social imperative as lawyers and judges are in the forefront of advocacy and social change.

Ten Ideas to Celebrate Diversity

Steps to create a more inclusive workplace.

Four Ways the Power of Data can Improve Diversity Initiatives

Qualitative data analysis also is useful for getting to the root cause. Key themes emerging from interviews, focus groups or comments from surveys can be insightful.

Celebrating Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Competition recognizes employers for creating a more inclusive workplace including developing and implementing various programs and HR strategies to better manage skilled immigrant talent.

Moving Past Diversity: RBC’s Journey to Rid its Upper Ranks of ‘Unconscious Bias’

Zabeen Hirji talks about how RBC is teaching its leaders to overcome unconscious bias; how it’s fostering diversity through processes versus organic evolution and how it reconciles those processes with regulatory requirements.

Cultural Competence & Diversity Management

In this article Adeeco talks to TRIEC’s Rose DeVerya about steps Canadian employers can take to transform their organization’s culture and talent management practices in ways that work across cultural differences.

Accommodating Different Faiths Begins from Within

This article stresses the importance of accommodating people’s faiths in the workplace and using employees as a way to educate other employees about their behaviours, traditions and practices.

What’s in a Name? Possibly Your Future Prosperity

Can having a difficult name to pronounce impact your hiring and promotion prospects? A recent study discovered that the “more pronounceable a person’s name is, the more likely people are to favour them.”

Barrier or Opportunity: How do you Think about Diversity

Clarence Lochhead Senior Manager, Policy and Research, Hire Immigrants Ottawa talks about turning diversity challenges into diversity opportunities

What Employers Want When They are Hiring

Canadian Immigrant speaks to the people who are instrumental in hiring talent for their companies and share their insight on what’s affecting the employment of newcomers.

Promoting Diversity in the Office: Tips for Bias-free Hiring

While many organizations may have the goal of creating diverse workplaces through bias-free hiring, they may not have implemented the many elements needed to achieve this goal.

10 Ways to Diversify Your Workforce

Hiring and promoting employees whose cultural backgrounds represent the clients they serve is key for an organization to succeed .Companies seeking to do this should take the following 10 steps.

HR 101: Creating Diversity Plans

LCBO’s Janet Naidu and KPMG’s Michael Bach talk about the importance of strategic diversity plans and how organizations can create them.

Diversity: Mindsets to Markets

Eric Rawlinson of Ernst & Young talks about the value of diversity and offers advice for other employers on how to leverage diverse talent to drive organizational success.

New Guide Helps Employers Hire and Integrate IEHPs

Internationally educated health professionals are an increasingly important source of talent for a sector that is facing labour shortages and a diverse patient population.

10 Resolutions for Employers in 2012

The start of a new year is the perfect time to take stock of how business is being done in your organization and what you can do to be more successful, which includes improving your recruitment, retention and promotion of skilled immigrants.

Moving Beyond Diversity to Inclusion (Guest Column)

Diversity is finding and hiring, while inclusion is about retention, loyalty and growth — getting it right means more growth, higher profits and better ideas, says Maytree’s Ratna Omidvar.

Overlooking Immigrant Talent Puts Canada at a Competitive Disadvantage

Canadian organizations need to do a better job of recruiting and integrating skilled immigrants or risk losing them to other countries, according to a report from Deloitte.

The Meaning and Value of Diversity

A diverse workforce fosters new ideas and boosts an organization’s success.