Vancity Puts Focus on Neurodiversity for System Conversion

When Vancity undertook a large-scale system conversion that required significant resources across the organization and additional information technology (IT) resources, the credit union was looking for skilled testers who could quickly learn a highly-complex system, apply that knowledge in...

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Tools for Business Leaders Looking to Create Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

If you are an employer who wants to champion a more accessible, inclusive workplace, the Presidents Group is here to help with next steps. The Presidents Group is a network of change-driven BC business leaders who are champions for more...

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CEOs in Carts with Coffee? All in the Name of Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

"The Presidents Group is showing true leadership in helping to create diverse, inclusive workplaces that employ people with disabilities and recognize their value in the workplace," Minister Shane Simpson. In late October 2018, the Presidents Group invited B.C. CEOs and...

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Diversity and Inclusion Key to Healthy Culture

“Diversity is inviting people to the party. Inclusion is asking them to dance.” V. Slavich No longer just an HR program, diversity and inclusion are key elements of an organization’s business strategy. The “why” is no longer in questions. Diversity...

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Presidents Group Champions Inclusivity: Vancity Invests in Mental Health

Did you know there are people experiencing mental health challenges in your workplace? Consider the following: One in five Canadians experiences a mental health or addiction problem; Mental health is the leading cause of disability in Canada; and By...

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Case Study: An Alternative to Behavioural- Based Interviews

Vancity Credit union’s vision is to redefine wealth in a way that furthers the financial, social and environmental well-being of their members and their communities. One of the accessibility initiatives that Vancity has implemented is the Workplace Inclusion (WIN)...

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Tools for Business Leaders Looking to Create Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

If you are an employer who wants to champion a more accessible, inclusive workplace, the Presidents Group is here to help with next steps. The Presidents Group is a network of change-driven BC business leaders who are champions for more...

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Flexible Thinking Drives Workplace Futures

By Isabelle St-Jean Flexibility in the face of the perfect storm is becoming the workplace norm. Interestingly, as businesses globally continue to adjust to the ongoing economic and demographic changes, the word flexibility itself has become more directly associated with the...

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