Screen Resumés

Screen Resumés

By increasing your openness to international resumés, you can reduce the chance of screening-out high potential candidates.

Diverse recruitment: tips for inclusive recruitment & interviewing

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

Hack the hiring process to reap diversity’s bottom-line benefits

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.

Look out for Hidden ‘Mediterranean’ Noses

Dr. Mahzarin Banaji of Harvard University explains that we often underestimate the degree of influence our unconscious biases have on decision-making.

Anonymous Job Applications Help Overcome Hiring Biases

Both employer and applicant win when using an anonymous job application process.

Canadian Work Experience Is Important And This Is Why

This article examines Canadian work experience and provides practical advice to employers on how they can hire more effectively.

Train Employers to Hire and Work with Immigrants

According to Ratna Omidvar, the best teachers for employers are employers themselves when it comes to immigrant employment solutions.

Anonymous Job Applications: The Next Step Towards Bias-Free Hiring

This article looks at evidence of subconscious bias in hiring and what employers around the world are doing to circumvent these biases.

End the Call for ‘Canadian Experience’

Ontario Human Rights Commission makes right move in putting onus on employers to prove it’s a bona fide occupational requirement.

Removing the “Canadian Experience” Barrier

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.

York Region Ensures Effective Hiring with Foreign Credential Process Guide

Implementing an effective hiring process leading to decisions based on merit and inclusive to all candidates.

Speed Career Networking: Ready, Set…Network!

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.

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.

Finding Substance in Every Resumé

Recruiters need to look past cultural differences to find the essential information needed to make an informed screening decision.