Illuminate Opportunity: Endnotes

Illuminate Opportunity: Recruiting and Hiring

1 David Rock and Heidi Grant (November 04, 2016). Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2016/11/why-diverse-teams-are-smarter?referral=03759&cm_vc=rr_item_page.bottom

2 Electricity HR Canada (March 2018). Labour Market Intelligence for Alberta’s Energy Sector. Workforce Transitions. Retrieved from: https://electricityhr.ca/resources/lmi-for-albertas-energy-sector-2017-2022/

3 McKinsey (June 2019). Women Matter: The present and future of women at work in Canada.
Retrieved from: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-present-and-future-of-women-at-work-in-canada

4 Calgary Economic Development (n.d.) In Research – Demographics.
Retrieved from: https://calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com/research-and-reports/demographics-lp/demographics/; Government of Alberta. Treasury Board and Finance, Office of Statistics and Information (December 15, 2017). Demography. 2016 Census of Canada: Aboriginal People.
Retrieved from: https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/0c91afae-9640-4ef7-8fd9-140e80b59497/resource/7d5fa9fa-0525-4619-9d3e-1b5a5145b6a3/download/2016-census-aboriginal-people.pdf; Government of Nova Scotia. Finance and Treasury Board (November 28, 2018). Canadian Survey on Disability, 2017. Retrieved from: https://novascotia.ca/finance/statistics/news.asp?id=14366

5 Emilio J. Castilla and Stephen Benard (2010). The Paradox of Meritocracy in Organizations. Administrative Science Quarterly 55.4: 543-676. Retrieved from: https://gap.hks.harvard.edu/paradox-meritocracy-organizations

6 Network of Executive Women and Deloitte (September 2019). Welcome to Generation Z. Deloitte.
Retrieved from: https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/us/Documents/consumer-business/welcome-to-gen-z.pdf

7 Office of Diversity and Outreach (n.d.). Unconscious Bias. University of California San Francisco.
Retrieved from: https://diversity.ucsf.edu/resources/unconscious-bias

 

Illuminate Opportunity: Onboarding and Developing

8 Electricity HR Canada (March 2018). Labour Market Intelligence for Alberta’s Energy Sector. Workforce Transitions. Retrieved from: https://electricityhr.ca/resources/lmi-for-albertas-energy-sector-2017-2022/

9 Dawn Klinghoffer, Candice Young and Dave Haspas (June 06, 2019). Every New Employee Needs an Onboarding Buddy. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2019/06/every-new-employee-needs-an-onboarding-buddy

10 National Post (March 31, 2018). How employee resource groups are reinventing the workplace.
Retrieved from: https://nationalpost.com/sponsored/life-sponsored/how-employee-resource-groups-are-reinventing-the-workplace; Affirmity (August 13, 2019). 7 Best Practices for Maximizing the Value of Employee Resource Groups. Retrieved from: https://www.affirmity.com/blog/7-best-practices-maximize-value-employee-resource-groups-ergs/

11 Some content adapted from Sonja Gittens-Ottley (n.d.). Inclusion starts on day one: 10 ways to build an inclusive onboarding experience. Wavelength. Retrieved from:  https://wavelength.asana.com/inclusive-onboarding-experience/

12 Dawn Klinghoffer, Candice Young and Xue Liu (June 14, 2018). To Retain New Hires, Make Sure You Meet with Them in Their First Week. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2018/06/to-retain-new-hires-make-sure-you-meet-with-them-in-their-first-week

13 Dawn Klinghoffer, Candice Young and Xue Liu (June 14, 2018). To Retain New Hires, Make Sure You Meet with Them in Their First Week. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2018/06/to-retain-new-hires-make-sure-you-meet-with-them-in-their-first-week

14 Some content adapted from Hire for Talent (n.d.). Basic Employee Orientation and Onboarding Checklist. Retrieved from: https://www.hirefortalent.ca/main/toolkit/hiring/171-basic-employee-orientation-and-onboarding-checklist

15 Conference Board of Canada (2015). Employers’ Toolkit: Making Ontario Workplaces Accessible to People With Disabilities. 2nd Edition. Retrieved from: https://www.conferenceboard.ca/accessibility/toolkit.aspx

16 D.J. Hendricks, Lisa C. Batiste, Anne Hirsh, Helen A. Schartz, and Peter Blanck (Fall 2005). Cost and effectiveness of accommodations in the workplace: Preliminary results of a nationwide study. Disability Studies Quarterly 25, no. 4. Retrieved from: https://dsq-sds.org/article/view/623/800

17 McKinsey (June 2019). Women Matter: The present and future of women at work in Canada.
Retrieved from: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-present-and-future-of-women-at-work-in-canada

18 Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (August 18, 2017). Blog. What are the barriers facing women in STEM? Retrieved from: https://ospe.on.ca/advocacy/barriers-facing-women-stem/

19 McKinsey (June 2019). Women Matter: The present and future of women at work in Canada.
Retrieved from: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-present-and-future-of-women-at-work-in-canada

20 Matt Krenz (February 05, 2019). Survey: What Diversity and Inclusion Policies Do Employees Actually Want? Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2019/02/survey-what-diversity-and-inclusion-policies-do-employees-actually-want

21 McKinsey (June 2019). Women Matter: The present and future of women at work in Canada.
Retrieved from: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-present-and-future-of-women-at-work-in-canada

22 ESS-Engendering Success in STEM (2019). Intersectionality in STEM.
Retrieved from: http://successinstem.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Intersectionality-in-STEM-Final.pdf

23 National Business & Disability Council and the National Employer Technical Assistance Center (2011). A Toolkit for Establishing and Maintaining Successful Employee Resource Groups.
Retrieved from: https://www.viscardicenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/The-Toolkit-for-Establishing-Groups.pdf

24 McKinsey and Company (2016). Women in the Workplace 2016. Retrieved from http://witi.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Women-in-the-Workplace-2016-1.pdf

25 Elisabeth Kelan (2014). Linchpin – Men, Middle Managers and Gender Inclusive Leadership. Cranfield University School of Management. Retrieved from: https://30percentclub.org/assets/uploads/UK/Third_Party_Reports/Kelan_2014_MIddle_Managers_and_Gender_inclusion.pdf

26 Sarah Clayton (December 05, 2019). 6 Signs Your Corporate Culture Is a Liability. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2019/12/6-signs-your-corporate-culture-is-a-liability

27 Adapted from Trailhead (n.d.). Giving the gift of feedback across your company. SalesForce.
Retrieved from: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/content/learn/modules/manage_the_sfdc_culture_of_feedback/msfw_cof_giv_gift_of_feedback

 

Illuminate Opportunity: Engaging and Retaining

28 Jane Griffith and Eric Beaudan (April 21, 2017). Why Workplace Diversity Depends on Engaging Millennials. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/leadership-lab/why-workplace-diversity-depends-on-engaging-millennials/article34767326/

29 Matt Krenz (February 05, 2019). Survey: What Diversity and Inclusion Policies Do Employees Actually Want? Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2019/02/survey-what-diversity-and-inclusion-policies-do-employees-actually-want

30 McKinsey (June 2019). Women Matter: The present and future of women at work in Canada.
Retrieved from: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-present-and-future-of-women-at-work-in-canada

31 McKinsey & Company (June 2017). The Power of Parity: Advancing Women’s Equality in Canada.
Retrieved from: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-power-of-parity-advancing-womens-equality-in-canada

32  Stacia Sherman Garr, Karen Shellenback and Jackie Scales (August 2014). Diversity and Inclusion in Canada: The Current State. Bersin by Deloitte. Retrieved from: https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/human-capital/articles/the-current-state-of-diversity-and-inclusion.html

33 Adapted from Alyson Colón (January 15, 2018). Debate: Does diversity training work? Institute for Gender and the Economy – Rotman School of Management. Retrieved from: https://www.gendereconomy.org/does-diversity-training-work/

34 ESS-Engendering Success in STEM (2019). Intersectionality in STEM. Retrieved from: http://successinstem.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Intersectionality-in-STEM-Final.pdf

35 Lisa B. Baird and Victoria S. Reese (2018). Disability and leadership: Engendering visibility, acceptance, and support. Heidrick & Struggles. Retrieved from: https://www.heidrick.com/Knowledge-Center/Publication/Disability_and_leadership_Engendering_visibility_acceptance_and_support

36 McKinsey (June 2019). Women Matter: The present and future of women at work in Canada.
Retrieved from: https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-present-and-future-of-women-at-work-in-canada

37 Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon, Alixandra Pollack, and Olufemi Olu-Lafe (2019). Empowering Workplaces Combat Emotional Tax for People of Colour in Canada. Catalyst. Retrieved from: https://www.catalyst.org/research/emotional-tax-canada/

38 Alison Reynolds and David Lewis (March 30, 2017). Teams Solve Problems Faster When They’re More Cognitively Diverse. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2017/03/teams-solve-problems-faster-when-theyre-more-cognitively-diverse; Laura Sherbin and Ripa Rashid (February 01, 2017). Diversity Doesn’t Stick Without Inclusion. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2017/02/diversity-doesnt-stick-without-inclusion; Trailhead (n.d.). Cultivate a Culture of Equality with Inclusive Leadership. SalesForce. Retrieved from: https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/content/learn/modules/inclusive-leadership-practices/cultivate-a-culture-of-equality-with-inclusive-leadership

39 Adapted from Frans Johansson (September 18, 2017). 5 Ways You Can Create a More Inclusive Workplace Immediately — and Why You Should. Entrepreneur. Retrieved from: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/299531

40 Joan C. Williams and Sky Mihaylo (November–December 2019). How the Best Bosses Interrupt Bias on Their Teams. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from: https://hbr.org/2019/11/how-the-best-bosses-interrupt-bias-on-their-teams

41 Derald Wing Sue Ph.D. (November 17, 2010). Microaggressions: More Than Just Race. Psychology Today. Retrieved from: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/microaggressions-in-everyday-life/201011/microaggressions-more-just-race

42 Adapted from Leslie Aguilar (2006). Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts: Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World. The Walk the Talk Company. See Leaders’ Guide at: https://www.diversityinclusioncenter.com/downloads/Ouch_Stereotypes_LeadersGuide.pdf

43 Some content adapted from Government of British Columbia. BC Public Service Agency (2018). Words Matter: Guidelines on Using Inclusive Language in the Workplace.
Retrieved from: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/careers/all-employees/working-with-others/words-matter.pdf?bcgovtm=buffer

 

Other Sources Consulted

Government of Alberta. Alberta Community and Social Services (2018). An Employer’s Guide to Employment Rules. Retrieved from: https://alis.alberta.ca/tools-and-resources/content/products/an-employer-s-guide-to-employment-rules/