Category Archives: Human Resources

Organizational Culture Inventory

Via humansynergistics.com

The Organizational Culture Inventory® (OCI®) is the most widely-used and thoroughly-researched tool for measuring organizational culture in the world.

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Why Diversity In Hiring Is Only One Part Of The Puzzle

Via fastcompany.com

It isn’t that companies aren’t giving any thought at all to inclusion, it’s just that they tend to prioritize diversity in hiring much more, overlooking how important culture is in determining the outcome of those efforts. Diversity and inclusion must go hand-in-hand; without an inclusive work culture, employees won’t be set up for success. Instead, they’ll be more likely to leave, and organizations will miss out on the benefits of the diverse workforces they’re trying to hire.

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Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Work Environment (Canada)

Via hrcouncil.ca

Once an organization has successfully modified their recruitment and hiring practices to reach a more diverse audience, the next step is to successfully engage and support them as employees. When individuals feel that they cannot be themselves at work, they will not engage fully as part of the team or in assigned work.

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Increasing Diversity Through Improved Recruitment and Hiring Practices (Canada)

Via hrcouncil.ca

To ensure the selection of diverse talent, HR policies and practices should be reviewed carefully to identify barriers and opportunities for improvement. Working towards increased and enhanced workplace diversity is not difficult or complicated– it’s about having solid HR practices. Reviewing HR policies and practices with a diversity lens highlights good recruitment and selection practices that help organizations focus on building a diverse workplace.

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Making The Most of the GTA’s Culturally Diverse Workforce (Canada)

Via triec.ca

Immigrants make up half of our workforce and population. Does this make you wonder if you’re truly reaching the best candidates for your jobs – or managing cultural differences in the workplace well?

The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) brings leaders together who are committed to helping immigrants and employers succeed. TRIEC believes that when immigrants prosper, we all do.

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Why Diversity and Inclusion Will Be A Top Priority for 2016

Via linkedin.com/pulse

With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open-minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “is 2016 going to be the year of diversity in business?” This topic has been raised in the public eye and research now proves that companies with great diversity outperform their peers by a significant margin. A recent research study – Bersin by Deloitte 2015 High-Impact Talent Management research – supports this fact.

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Shaping the Future: Leadership in Ontario’s Nonprofit Labour Force (Canada)

Via theonn.ca

The vast majority of nonprofits in Ontario are small organizations with less than five employees. Because many nonprofits cannot offer career growth within one workplace, sector employees often have to move between organizations in order to grow and develop their skills and leadership potential. These structural constraints also affect opportunities for training and development.

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The Voice of Nonprofit Talent – Perceptions of Diversity in the Workplace

Via commongoodcareers.org

This report focuses on one of the most significant challenges faced by the nonprofit sector – building and sustaining diverse organizations. The nonprofit sector’s collective ability to attract, retain, and advance people of color determines the quality of talent and directly impacts our ability to meet our respective missions.

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