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From one millennial to another: Four tips for millennial leaders

Written By: Leanne Morgan
February 8, 2017

A Millennial leader offers her tips on how different generations can better get along in the workplace.

Engaging the next generation: Attracting millennials to work in the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
May 28, 2015

What does the nonprofit sector need to do to engage the next generation of young professionals?

How to hire for cultural fit at your nonprofit organization

Written By: Susan Fish
October 8, 2014

These best practices (and things to avoid) will help you hire not just for solid qualifications but also good cultural fit.

Microaggressions: Trendy buzz-word or something to think about?

Written By: Thamina Jaferi
October 8, 2014

Find out how microaggressions could be hurting your staff and volunteers, and ultimately, your entire organization.

No hierarchy of human rights: Are religious accommodation requests really given a “free hand”?

Written By: Thamina Jaferi
August 27, 2014

Addressing competing human rights requires careful analysis and a good understanding of human rights law.

Bias-Free Hiring: Interview questions not to ask

Written By: Tana Turner
May 21, 2014

Make your interviews bias free by understanding what interview questions should be avoided.

Addressing bias in nonprofit organizations and charities

Written By: Tana Turner
April 16, 2014

In a keynote address for the Workplace Inclusion Conference, Tim Wise identified three myths that are getting in the way of employment equity.

Diversity 2020: 12 upcoming equity, diversity and inclusion trends and issues (Part 2)

Written By: Tana Turner
March 26, 2014

What equity, diversity and inclusion trends will we see heading into 2020?

Diversity 2020: 12 upcoming equity, diversity and inclusion trends and issues (Part 1)

Written By: Tana Turner
March 12, 2014

What equity, diversity and inclusion trends will we see heading into 2020?

Ageism in the nonprofit sector: Confronting the issue of age discrimination

Written By: Jodie Shupac
July 24, 2013

Does ageism exist in the nonprofit sector?

Promoting diversity in the office: Tips for bias-free hiring

Written By: Tana Turner
August 16, 2012

Prevent a hiring bias by following these tips.

Human Resources Q&A: Why is diversity important?

Written By: Kathline Holmes
July 11, 2012

A reader wonders why it is important for managers to have diversity training.

Why DiverseCity Counts

Written By: Brock Smith
June 6, 2012

New report reveals why diversity in leadership on nonprofit boards matters.

Cultural accommodation in the workplace

Written By: Kelly McGahey
August 2, 2011

This article provides tips and proven practices for developing a welcoming multicultural environment at nonprofits.

Help wanted in the nonprofit sector: Skilled immigrants need not apply?

Written By: Caroline Veldhuis
November 22, 2010

When Erick came to Canada, he had a master's degree in psychology from an American university and over 10 years of experience in community work. He says now that he also had a "false sense of confidence" in his expectation to find appropriate employment.

The diversity challenge

Written By: Kathline Holmes
December 14, 2009

Moving from diversity to inclusion in the workplace by removing barriers to full participation.

Hiring for diversity in an ever-changing world

Written By: Karl Noseworthy
May 21, 2009

The importance of organizational diversity.

Inclusiveness audits: A measure of diversity

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
November 17, 2008

In 2003, an innovative cross-country initiative was launched, bringing with it an important mission. Inclusive Cities Canada was a partnership of community leaders and elected municipal politicians working together to strengthen the capacity of cities, sustain inclusive communities, and ensure a diversity of voices reflecting all of Canada.

Toward a labour force strategy for Canada’s voluntary and nonprofit sector

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
August 25, 2008

What percentage of Canada’s voluntary/nonprofit sector workforce do you think identify themselves as white/Caucasian? Would you say (a) 22% (b) 78% or (c) 89%? The answer is (c) according to the recent Canada-wide survey of nonprofit employees conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of the HR Council for the Voluntary & Non-profit Sector (HR Council).

Working rainbow: Diversity in the Canadian nonprofit workplace

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
September 10, 2007

It’s important that Canadian workplaces adequately reflect the country’s expanding mosaic. The question is “how?”