"Culturally-sensitive and effective interviewers know the background, experience and culture of the job candidates they interview and respond to each candidate on the basis of individual merit. By understanding that limited availability of work, lack of training opportunities, distance from major economic centres and a variety of personal factors may be responsible for inconsistent work records, the interviewer can more accurately assess an Aboriginal candidate’s resume."
"Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Canada) are known as storytellers. This has been a sacred process that is viewed by many as the soul of the people. This soul of every native culture has always found its surest expression in stories. Without the written language culture, all traditional customs were shared by storytelling, and passed down in this same manner over many generations. Given this cultural background, five suggestions can guide the ways you listen to Aboriginal colleagues"
"Mastering Aboriginal Inclusion training helps organizations climb our seven-stage Inclusion Continuum to create workplaces of inclusion through an effective ensemble of learning modules and essential tools that position them to become employers of choice to Aboriginal talent."
"In 2008/09 we launched a successful employer-focused strategy that brings together Canada’s leading inclusion employers. Our partners have the common goal of investing in the advancement of Aboriginal economic and social inclusion."
Mastering Aboriginal Inclusion in Mining is a module series developed in partnership with the Aboriginal Human Resource Council, the Mining Industry Human Resources (MiHR) and an alliance of more than 20 companies labour organizations and industry associations in the mining sector. Modules and workshops are specifically designed to help mining employers discover their individual business case for inclusion and learn proven tools and tricks for recruiting, retaining and advancing Aboriginal workers.