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Indigneous Recruitment and Retention

“Sacred Creatures” by Stz’uminus artist John Marston stands at FortisBC’s Surrey office. Photo: Bob Joseph

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11 Community Outreach Tips for Indigenous Recruitment - #2 of Community Series

This is the second part of our series on best outreach practices for the recruitment of Indigenous Peoples. In the first part, Community Engagement...

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diverse people with hands in a circle

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6 Steps to Create an Inclusive Environment for Indigenous Workers

One of the challenges to retaining Indigenous employees is that many work sites are not inclusive environments. Creating a working environment that...

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construction worker holding a hard hat

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The Role of the Indigenous Employment Coordinator

Photo: Pixabay "...there is a growing number of IBAs signed between industry and Aboriginal communities that include a clear target for a number of...

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Aboriginal Skills Training Projects Connect Communities with Opportunities

The Aboriginal Labour Market Community Navigators’ project, managed by the New Relationship Trust, was launched in January 2015. The three-year...

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Engaging Aboriginal Youth

"Take a Hike is a full-time alternative education program that engages at-risk youth through a unique combination of adventure-based learning,...

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empty office cubicles and chairs

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Indigenous Employee Retention Checklist

If you are experiencing a high turnover of Indigenous hires, then your recruitment efforts are working but your retention efforts are failing. This...

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First Nation Recruitment: 8 Tips for Interviewing Candidates

When launching a First Nation recruitment strategy, it’s important to approach the interview process with empathy and cultural awareness. Structured...

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carpenter working on wood on a build site

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Indigenous Recruitment Outreach to Employment Agencies

In our work, we receive a lot of questions about effective Indigenous recruitment and retention strategies. A frequent recruitment predicament we...

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construction workers pouring cement

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Community Engagement for Indigenous Recruitment - #1 of Community Series

Indigenous Peoples are the fastest-growing segment of the Canadian population and are an obvious target for employee recruitment. But, before you...

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Inuit fishing boat and fishermen

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Indigenous Retention Strategies and Cultural Leave

If retention of Indigenous workers is a goal for your company, then cultural leave should be addressed in your company policy. A culturally...

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