By increasing your openness to international resumés, you can reduce the chance of screening-out high potential candidates.
Employer champions from the Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable are sharing their success in recruiting, hiring and benefiting from the Syrian refugee talent on their teams.
Learn how you can implement effective hiring practices that discounts “Canadian experience”.
Establishing inclusive recruitment practices is an important step to reach the broadest talent pool.
Employers may understand why it is key to hiring immigrants but they may not necessarily understand the how. Ratna Omidvar of the Global Diversity Exchange provides some easy and lost cost strategies to make your hiring more effective.
Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University explains that we often underestimate the degree of influence our unconscious biases have on decision-making.
Both employer and applicant win when using an anonymous job application process.
This article examines Canadian work experience and provides practical advice to employers on how they can hire more effectively.
According to Ratna Omidvar, the best teachers for employers are employers themselves when it comes to immigrant employment solutions.
This article looks at evidence of subconscious bias in hiring and what employers around the world are doing to circumvent these biases.
Ontario Human Rights Commission makes right move in putting onus on employers to prove it’s a bona fide occupational requirement.
Ratna Omidvar of Maytree comments on the new Ontario Human Rights Commission policy addresses the issue of employers requiring “Canadian experience” which can create barriers for newcomers looking for jobs or professional accreditation.
Implementing an effective hiring process leading to decisions based on merit and inclusive to all candidates.
Speed Career Networking builds relationships and provides informational opportunities for skilled immigrants, while at the same time Canadian professionals use their expertise to support global talent.
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.
Recruiters need to look past cultural differences to find the essential information needed to make an informed screening decision.