Does your organization make diversity and inclusion a priority?
Often, it can seem daunting, time-intensive and
expensive – and there can be confusion around how to
create meaningful change in the workplace. It’s true that
it’s not simple; if it were, there wouldn’t be so many conferences,
articles and books on the topic. But it is possible to start to make
an impact with inexpensive practical tools and practices that
Diversity is already the reality in the world we live and work in.
For example, 21.9 per cent of Canada’s population are immigrants.
In fact, nearly 50 per cent of residents in the Greater Toronto Area
were born outside of Canada. If organizations want to hire the
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By Rachel Crowe
THE POWER OF GETTING DIVERSITY AND
INCLUSION RIGHT IN THE WORKPLACE
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