DEI Strategy

53 minsWebinar (On-Demand)

Webinar – How to Assess Credentials and Screen-In New Canadians

On November 20, 2014, IEC-BC hosted a webinar on assessing credentials of new Canadians with Sarah Husain, HR Business Partner with Coca Cola and Roger Hur, Manager with International Credential Evaluation Services at BC Institute of Technology.

Published Date: 06 February 2024How to hire talentInclusionRecruitmentENAccess the Webinar
1 hourToolkit

The Employer’s Roadmap: Hiring & Retaining Internationally Trained Workers

Hiring & Retaining Internationally Trained Workers (ITWs) can help you: 1) Meet your labour needs; 2) Increase your competitiveness; 3) Access new markets; 4) Make your organization more effective; 5) Connect you with other valuable workers and organizations.

Published Date: 14 November 2023DiversityHow to hire talentHow to retain talentRecruitmentRetentionENAccess the Toolkit
25 minPrintable Resource

Enabling the Economic Inclusion of Refugees

This briefing paper by the World Economic Forum’s Refugee Employment Alliance builds on what enabled the rapid labour market inclusion of Ukrainian refugees to identify globally relevant strategies for refugee employment.

Published Date: 10 November 2023AttractionBelongingBusiness Case for InclusionDEI StrategyRefugeesENAccess the Resource
10 minPrintable Resource

Measuring Cultural Intelligence: Implications and Opportunities

Cultural intelligence is an ability that varies with individuals and explains differences in intercultural effectiveness. This ability is difficult to assess, yet managers must be able to measure it in order to determine which employees are talented at working across cultural contexts and with people from different cultures.

Published Date: 10 November 2023DEI StrategyDiversityInclusionInclusivity StrategyMulticultural IntelligenceENAccess the Resource
10 minArticle

Bicultural Employees Your Organization’s Secret to Success

A stroll through the halls of almost any Canadian workplace will testify to the cultural diversity of its workforce. Working effectively across cultures is now a fundamental requirement for today’s business people.

Published Date: 10 November 2023DEI StrategyDiversityInclusionMulticultural IntelligenceENArticle
1 hourE-Learning

TRIEC Learning Space: Available Courses

Watch SPO webinars on employer engagement. Enroll in these courses today and share your thoughts and ideas in the forum.

Published Date: 10 November 2023DEI StrategyENEnrol in this course
Tools

Rethinking Assumptions: Unpacking Canadian Work Experience

The project critically assessed the validity of employers requiring Canadian Work Experience” and explored how the concept of Canadian Work Experience negatively affects racialized immigrants seeking employment in their respective fields as well as employers who are unable to find talent in the tight labour market.

Published Date: 25 October 2023AttractionHow to find talentInclusivity StrategyENAccess the Tool
45 minToolkit

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project

The toolkit is designed to provide a snapshot of essential information, tools, resources and examples of promising practices that can be integrated into the daily work of settlement, social, and health service providers across Canada, with the aim of building the capacity to better support the unique mental health needs of immigrants and refugees.

Published Date: 25 October 2023BelongingHow to retain talentInclusionRefugeesENAccess the Toolkit
30 minsGuides

Words Matter: Guidelines on Using Inclusive Language in the Workplace (BC)

The use of inclusive language plays an important role in promoting higher employee engagement, superior customer service and increased productivity—all important aspects of a positive work culture.

Published Date: 25 October 2023BelongingCommunicationInclusionLanguageENAccess the Guide
1.5 hourToolkit

Employment Equity Toolkit

Sometimes to have fair and inclusive workplaces, employers need to look at treating their workers differently rather than the same. Employment equity addresses inequities in the workplace so we can build a more inclusive society respectful of human rights.

Published Date: 24 October 2023DiversityEquityInclusionInclusivity StrategyENAccess the Toolkit