Our recent Mapping the State of Inclusion and Mental Health report highlighted that a proactive organisational approach is required to help make work a force for good mental health. This means not only supporting employees with mental ill health but also nurturing the wellbeing of all employees.
DCA’s Inclusive Recruitment project is a response to the uncommon times Australia finds itself in – the lowest unemployment rate (3.5%) in almost 50 years, along with a record-high proportion of the population employed (64.4%). In this context, Australian organisations need to diversify who and how they hire if they are to meet their workforce needs.
Use of AI tools in recruitment is booming, from machine learning to sourcing job candidates to automating administration when onboarding new staff. As more and more Australian organisations are delegating recruitment tasks to AI, guidance is needed on what AI tools are available and what their diversity-related pros and cons are.
At our next Case Study Conversation, we will take a look at how IKEA Australia has implemented a Skills for Employment program for refugees and asylum seekers.
At this event we will investigate what steps an organisation can do to create a more family friendly working environment for carers.
Are Australian businesses learning the lessons from COVID-19 and doing more to build accessible and inclusive workplaces for people with disability?
Following the International Day of People with Disability, this event will look at the inclusion experiences of people with disability, and what more can be done to build inclusive workplaces as well as attract, retain and progress employees with disability.
Join DCA CEO Lisa Annese for a candid chat and reflect on D&I in Australia today and in the coming year.