Latest Building Future Ready Communities event explores multigenerational workforces

The Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour is a series of virtual events across all regions of Canada. Each one focuses on an issue related to the future of work.

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April 29, 2022
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Disability Inclusion Means More Than Accommodation

Marlena Flick discusses how the Public Policy Forum’s Access Ability Project can help employers connect research to practice when hiring and promoting persons with disabilities.
February 28, 2022
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New BACEL Training Program Offers ‘Roadmap’ to Business Success for Black Entrepreneurs

Through free training in skills development and networking, as well as mentorship opportunities, BACEL helps aspiring Black entrepreneurs overcome long-standing barriers.
February 23, 2022
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Inclusivity Can Help Grow Your Business Amid Labour Shortages

A recent panel discussion at the Canada 360° Economic Summit looked at how employers can use untapped talent to help their businesses grow and foster inclusivity for all Canadians.
February 11, 2022

Changing the Talent Narrative

This year’s Magnet Spark! Session at Cannexus22 explored the changing nature of experiential learning and its role in preparing students of all backgrounds for transitions into new opportunities.
December 16, 2021
Wes Hall, founder of Kingsdale Advisors

Wes Hall is Challenging Corporate Canada

Hall is one of Bay Street’s few Black executives. Now, through his platform on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, a new podcast and the BlackNorth initiative, and his first ever published novel, the entrepreneur wants to see a Canadian business world where his story isn’t so unique.
February 23, 2021
Worker in wheelchair in a carpenter's workshop.

How Recruiting Technology Is Making the Future More Equitable

Employers already recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and a wealth of research has demonstrated the benefits of hiring job seekers from typically underrepresented groups. When it comes to hiring, technology needs to enable employers to connect with diverse, skilled talent to realize these values in the workforce.
August 20, 2019

Transforming Today’s Workforce: How Bc Business Leaders Are Pioneering Diverse Hiring

At Magnet, we’re committed to initiatives that address diversity, skills, and talent in today’s modern workforce. Using intelligent job-matching technology, the Magnet platform promotes inclusive hiring […]
March 8, 2019
Ted Rogers School of Management, Diversity Institute, Magnet

In Celebration of International Women’s Day: Showcasing Women in Business at Magnet and The Diversity Institute

Magnet’s mission is to accelerate inclusive economic growth for all in Canada by advancing careers, businesses and communities. Women are a huge part of that- and […]