When: Wednesday, Jan 30 | 9:00 am - 10:15 am

Location: TBD

Days: Wednesday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Careers.


Description:
    Goal of the session:

  • Providing a greater understanding of the importance of diversity and concrete steps libraries can take to ensure that diversity
    remains an organizational priority
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  • Providing meaningful approaches and practical solutions in increasing workplace diversity and to consider its impact on
    individuals’ lives as well as on the institution and on the society
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  • Building confidence by empowering the diverse candidates to share their stories, discuss effective strategies, and engage in
    advocacy and outreach
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  • Discussing effective strategies/solutions and best practices in employment equity and diversity inclusion in the workplace
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  • Increasing and maintaining the diversity mindset in the workplace by recruiting the appropriate diverse array of candidates and
    encouraging the value of cultural competence at workplace
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  • Hearing from experienced library professionals regarding the challenges and/or opportunities that they have faced throughout
    their careers