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Tuesday, January 29 • 09:40 - 10:30
211: Indigenous Engagement & Economic Inclusion

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In addition to fundamental content such as cultural sensitivity training, recruitment & retention, soft skills training for the workplace, and cultural support for hired candidates, this enhanced presentation will also cover: request for proposals (RFPs), National Indigenous Hiring Week, the Indigenous workforce vs the new “gig” economy, Indigenous women in non-traditional roles (trades) - and ongoing systemic & cultural barriers to employment.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Addressing systemic barriers for employment
  • The benefits of Indigenous engagement
  • Innovative ways to enhance Indigenous inclusion

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Sherman Kong

Business Development & Industry Engagement Manager, AMIK
Sherman Kong's area of expertise is business development within the Indigenous community in conjunction with industry to bring awareness to mutually beneficial synergies that promote Indigenous inclusion in the Canadian economy.
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Christie Spencer

HR Specialist, AMIK
Christie Spencer is an experienced HR Specialist working with Indigenous communities in partnership with companies like CN, Great West Life and Assiniboine Credit Union - bridging the gap between industry and the Indigenous labour force.

Tuesday January 29, 2019 09:40 - 10:30 EST
Room | Salle 211

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