(link includes application form, release form, and get active questionnaire)
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: A Best Practices Guide for Recruitment, Hiring and Retention Canada Research Chairs (2019)
This guide is for institutions to determine how best to address areas for improvement when assessing their work environment, and to develop their equity, diversity and inclusion action plans.
Guide to Best Practices in Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Pennsylvania Fire and Emergency Services Institute (2019)
A classic text still useful for women on the job, this handbook was created to help women who would like to become firefighters, as well as those who have just started on the job and are seeking guidance.
The Competitive Advantage: A Business Case for Hiring Women in the Skilled Trades and Technical Professions Status of Women Canada (2015)
This business case is intended for an audience of employers, industry associations and other business stakeholders who recognize that to compete in a global market, an organization must address the key issues affecting its overall performance, including productivity, workplace safety and skill shortages. Improving the representation of women can support an organization’s overall competitiveness. Achieving gender diversity in the workplace requires executive and senior level leadership to promote, support and remain accountable to achieving workplace gender diversity and ensuring a workplace culture that supports its value.
Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Strategy Alberta Fire Chiefs Association (2010)
This paper was designed to develop a strategy to assist volunteer fire departments in recruiting and retaining volunteer firefighter personnel, along with an associated toolkit for use by departments.