Guide to the Tips and ToolsGuide to the Tips and Tools

Tip/Tool Name When to Use it Who Might Use it
What is Culture and Why Does It Matter? Before commencing the hiring process to build awareness of the importance of culture

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with a jobseeker

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Uncovering My Culture and My Workplace’s Culture Before commencing the hiring process to assist in bridging differences in experience and perspective in the work environment

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with a jobseeker

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

The Hiring Process in Canada’s Construction Industry Before commencing the hiring process to build awareness of cultural differences that might arise in the various stages in the process, and how each party can best prepare

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with a jobseeker

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Considerations when Screening Indigenous Candidate’s Resumes, including Checklist for Inclusive Resume Screening Before commencing the selection process

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Interview Preparation Tips for Indigenous Candidates When preparing for a job interview ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with a jobseeker
How to Reduce Bias When Interviewing When preparing for the interview stage

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Indigenous Cultural Norms & Interviews When preparing for the interview stage

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

The Impact of Culture on the Effectiveness of Behaviour-Based Interviewing, including Inclusive Interviewing Checklist When preparing for the interview stage

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Features of a Good Orientation Program, including Checklist of Essential Documentation for New Hires Once an Indigenous employee has been hired

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Accommodating Differences, including Inclusive Orientation & Accommodation Checklist Once an Indigenous employee has been hired ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Assessment: Determining Need for Coaching or Mentoring When the focus shifts to providing support for on-the-job success and retention

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

On-the-Job Coaching for Indigenous Employees When the focus shifts to providing support for on-the-job success and retention; once specific skill gaps have been identified. ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Creating a Mentoring Program for Success When the focus shifts to providing support for on-the-job success and retention.

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Adapting a Mentoring Program for Indigenous Employees When the focus shifts to providing support for on-the-job success and retention.

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder

Tool: Questions to Consider for an Indigenous Mentoring Program When the focus shifts to providing support for on-the-job success and retention.

ISET holder or other Indigenous agency working with an employer

Employer or other construction industry stakeholder