With the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Calls to Action in 2015, equitable employment opportunities and addressing employment gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous employees has become a growing consideration in Canada. In addition to social responsibility, there are many business reasons for hiring Indigenous Peoples.
In this course, learn about the business case for hiring Indigenous Peoples, and factors to consider in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employees. Some topics that will be addressed include:
- barriers to employment
- community outreach
- cultural considerations for interviews
- challenges for retention