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Virtual Event
Diverse Hiring Practices: Webinar
December 2, 2020 at 11:00am EST

Conversations around diversity are at a fever pitch right now, with demonstrations occurring in both Canada and the United States in the leadup to the U.S. election. Many Canadian business leaders have pledged support to initiatives against systemic racism, and are developing plans to remove barriers that may prevent employee advancement.

In this webinar, you will learn how to update your hiring practices to better tap into a diverse, young talent pool and help boost your organization’s performance.

Join Tamara Balan, Chief Operating Officer at CivicAction and Dean Delpeache, Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition at Fiix Software, who will share how inclusive hiring practices and CivicAction’s free HireNext tools can give you a better talent pipeline and competitive edge.

Register for the webinar and sign up for your free custom HireNext action plan here.

Meet Our Panelists

Dean Delpeache is the Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition at Fiix Software, where he’s responsible for executing the talent acquisition, diversity, and inclusion strategies. For the last ten years Dean has been focused on talent acquisition and creating frameworks for equity.

He is a Consultant on HR & Diversity practices to a number of organizations, a Professor of Diversity Management at George Brown College and a global conference speaker, delivering talks and workshops to both students and industry professionals. His passions for talent, recruitment, and diversity have led him to become a vocal advocate for creating equitable workplaces. Dean possesses a Masters in Human Resources Management from York University and has completed a Certificate program in Leadership and Inclusion from Centennial College.

Tamara Balan is the Chief Operating Officer of CivicAction – a non-profit city-building organization. A strategic leader both in-house and on city-building initiatives, Tamara leads the governance, HR and IT functions and spearheads programs that tackle some of the toughest social and economic challenges urban regions faces.

Over her career, Tamara has focused on diversity in leadership, access to quality childcare and employer-led actions that level the playing field of opportunity for youth in Canada. She has helped build coalitions of civic leaders in business, government, academia and the community sectors.

Working with stellar teams, she led initiatives like HireNext (to make hiring and hr more inclusive), DiverseCity Fellows (to change the face of leadership) and YouthConnect (to offer the youth serving sector free professional development).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Diverse Hiring Practices: Webinar

When & Where?

Diverse Hiring Practices: Webinar will take place virtually via GoToWebinar on December 2, 2020 at 11:00am EST.

There will be a 15 minute break between live sessions.

Why Virtual?

The safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.

What’s Included?

Your registration provides you with access to watch the virtual keynote, all live sessions, and on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations.

How do I access?

We will email you an access link to the virtual event the morning of December 2, 2020.

If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs.