- The make-up of Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples.
- The historical roots of Aboriginal exclusion by reviewing actions that occurred through cultural, social, economic and political exclusionary practices.
- Aboriginal individuals who have made a lasting contribution to Canadian history and life.
- The importance of Aboriginal history as a stronger foundation towards achieving increased success in developing community relations and partnerships that increase your ability to implement effective recruitment and retention strategies and overall workplace readiness.
Cross –Cultural Communication
- Challenges of communicating across cultures and identify the strategies that can bridge the communication divide.
- Common misperceptions of Aboriginal communication and learning strategies to develop clear and positive communication approaches.
Business Case for Aboriginal Inclusion
- Business case for Aboriginal inclusion and the Inclusion Continuum – our seven stage employers’ roadmap to inclusion.
- Importance of leadership and agents of change in the context of Aboriginal inclusion.
- Corporate social responsibility can contribute to Aboriginal inclusion.
Recruitment, Retention and Advancement
- Business case for Aboriginal recruitment and retention.
- Historic, geographic, cultural and educational obstacles that often play a role to hinder recruitment and retention activities and develop new solutions to overcome these issues.
- Specific steps that can be taken to successfully recruit Aboriginal candidates.
- Refine new and existing recruitment, retention and advancement strategies to meet the inclusion and business goals of your workplace.
- Introduction to a collection of promising practices from Canadian workplaces.