Workplace diversity tends to focus on adapting – and updating – Human Resources practices. Strategic inclusion specialist Jennifer Laidlaw told a recent webinar why she believes the business case is more compelling.
With the local economy suffering from the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce helped its members access wage subsidy funding for student hires by participating in Magnet’s Chamber Partnership Initiative.
Born with a genetic vision disorder, Mufaddal Munshi lost his sight days after graduating from university in his native India. He moved to Canada in 2018, hoping to fulfill a dream of finding a home where his disability would be less of an impediment to his everyday life and work.
There’s no questioning the case for increased workplace diversity and inclusion. However, employers at many small- and medium-sized businesses are often unsure how to encourage and attract a more diverse group of candidates. Here’s what they should keep in mind.