How has your organization embraced Indigenous inclusion?

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Are you conscious of the current Indigenous workforce landscape? What steps can you take to integrate Indigenous talent into your labor pool? Once you start hiring Indigenous employees, are you creating an inclusive environment and fostering the proper corporate culture?

There are many questions that organizations across Canada need to ask in order to create or evolve their Indigenous workforce strategy. Understanding the unique value and skills of the Indigenous Peoples as well as the ability to communicate, partner, recruit, and retain these employees has a significant impact on your business.

Workforce Forward, taking place on day three of Forward Summit, is a one-day conference program that addresses how to effectively pursue and engage with Indigenous talent. HR professionals and business leaders gather to get perspectives from organizations who implement large scale employment partnerships with Indigenous communities.

Attendees at Workforce Forward participate in workshops, panels and roundtables led by organizations who are committed to breaking down barriers and building capacity.

Hear from organizations like Teck Resources, Suncor, Stantec, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, Working Warriors, Spirit Staffing and other thought-leaders who will explore business cases and unique approaches within the evolving workforce landscape.

Topics that Forward Summit Has Covered:

Indigenous Peoples in Canada and the Future of Work

Successful Workforce Partners

Indigenous Inclusion Strategies

Recruitment and Retaining Indigenous Talent

Active Engagement Community Relations

Indigenous Youth Participation in STEM

Inspiration Women’s Series

Registered attendees at Workforce Forward enjoy a full-day of insightful sessions and networking opportunities in a professional environment. Connect with thought-leaders in major sectors that continue to raise the bar and push industry towards economic reconciliation.

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