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Hire (Diverse) Talent in Small Business

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Name: Hire (Diverse) Talent in Small Business
Date: June 7, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM PDT
Event Description:
If you run a small business, you know that you're only as strong as your team. Many businesses struggle to find the best talent, but what if you were inadvertently ignoring a whole pool of highly qualified and talented potential staffers? If it hasn’t yet affected your bottom line, it will, and many businesses are exploring ways to hire diverse talent to serve their business needs. Join us to learn how other businesses have successfully expanded their hiring practices by utilizing the often untapped labour market of persons with disabilities. Hiring inclusively is about accessing amazing (but under-represented) talent and we have the information you need to get started. This complimentary training event, designed specifically for a small business operating environment, will focus on practical ways that hiring managers can adapt hiring practices, and gain a business advantage, by tapping into this talent pool.

The event will include: - A Panel Discussion including Q&A on How to Hire and Keep Diverse Talent - small business owners with experience sharing how they successfully hired people with diverse-abitlies: - Lisa Beecroft, Owner, Gabi & Jules - Sarah White, Co-Founder & COO, Fairware - Taylor Chobotiuk, Manager, People and Engagement, Tacofino - Rocky Ozaki, VP Community, BC Tech Association - Legal Responsibilities - An employer’s legal duty to accommodate, consideration of disclosure, and identifying what is a reasonable accommodation or easy adjustments in the workplace - Presented by Connor Levy, Harris & Co
Location:
4201 Lougheed Hwy Burnaby, BC V5C 3Y6 Canada
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, 7 June 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)
Contact Information:
Contact Mahin Rashid and Marco Pasqua, Presidents Group Accessibility & Inclusion Consultants for more info.
Fees/Admission:
Free
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