Aboriginal Workforce Development
As Canadian businesses encounter skills and labour shortages, they look with interest at Canada’s fast growing Aboriginal population. An estimated 400,000 Aboriginal Canadians will be old enough to enter the labour market over the next decade – the largest underutilized labour force in the country.
Canadian businesses face challenges, however, with the inclusion and full participation of Aboriginals in the workplace. Lower education levels on-reserve, cultural and social differences are all mentioned as challenges among employers.
In this webinar, you will learn what you need to know about:
As National Chief Shawn Atleo told the Calgary Chamber of Commerce in March, “With a shortage of skilled labour at a time when our populations across many of these regions are dramatically undereducated and underemployed, it is not difficult to see both the urgent problem and the clear solution.”
- How to find and hire Aboriginal workers
- What are the best practices that are boosting opportunities for Aboriginals in the workplace
- How can business confront the critical issue of inadequate education among Aboriginal workers?