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Diversity Works - Inclusive Business Seminar - Aberdeen

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Rosemount Viaduct

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Diversity Works is a Scottish Government-backed inclusive business initiative from socially-driven employment specialists AAI – Adopt an Intern, building on 2017’s Back To Work project for minority ethnic women returners.

Our previous work in this area has highlighted the profound need for employers across Scotland to increase their engagement with diverse communities in order to access talented individuals they may otherwise miss out on.

This Inclusive Business Seminar follows our Launch Event and will provide an opportunity for Private, Public and Third Sector businesses to examine their current diversity recruitment practices in the context of the labour market in Scotland. You'll hear from talented minority ethnic women, the organisations working to support them, and other employers with an interest in improving their performance through inclusive recruitment.

Join us on 10 January to talk about why Diversity Works with representatives from Community Interests Groups, inclusive business-leaders and BME representatives.


Aim of the seminar:

To facilitate open discussion of current employment policy and processes between employers and women from BME communities and to identify actions allowing a more diverse workforce to be achieved and supported.

How we will achieve this:

  • Participants will examine the current context for employment practices in relation to women from BME communities.
  • Participants will increase their knowledge of the needs of employers and prospective female employees from a BME background, and their understanding of the relationships that result from these differing needs.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to plan concrete actions aimed at improving inclusive employment practices.


Benefits of attending:

Employers/Business Representatives

  • Meet like-minded representatives from other organisations interested in diversifying their workplace.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity afforded through access to this group of women, to find out what you would like to know about their experiences.

Female Employees/Job Seekers

  • Meet and discuss your experiences with forward-thinking employers, industry experts, and BME community supporters
  • Network and build confidence with new contacts
  • Travel expenses paid for
  • Please send your CV ahead of time to amy@adoptanintern.org.uk


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Any employers/businesses interested in improving diversity in their workforce
  • Minority ethnic female students/graduates/job seekers/anyone passionate about minority ethnic/BME matters and valuable employment opportunities

Other dates for your diary:

Launch Event - Glasgow - 26th Nov - TheStudio - 9.30 - 13.30

Glasgow Seminar – 3rd Dec - TheStudio - 9.30 - 15.30

Edinburgh Seminar – 10th Dec - City Art Centre - 9.30 - 15.30

Diversity Works - let's make it work for you.

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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

contact team@adoptanintern for any questions, to send travel expenses and to send CVs.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Absolutely.

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