Conflict resolution practitioners taught me at the University of Notre Dame that conflict is an inevitable part of our both personal life and our workplace. That’s why I often say conflict can be transformed, but can’t be prevented all together.
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No matter how long or short immigrant and refugee employees stay in their new home, most face numerous challenges in terms of adaptation, work integration, work promotion and work satisfaction. Both employers and employees may run into some cultural and language misunderstandings.
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Somali Lives and Culture Class is designed for those who want to learn about the lives and culture of their Somalis neighbors living in the St. Cloud area. Whether you are an employer, educator, a health care professional, service provider, student, or just an interested neighbor and community member, this course will teach you about the culture, customs, practices, and way of life of our Somali neighbors in Central Minnesota. Continue reading “Somali Lives and Culture Class”
The Immigrant Employment Connection Group hosted training at Resource Training & Solutions, on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 8:00a.m-12:00p.m.
At 8:00am, Tammy Biery from Stearns-Benton Employment & Training Council, member of the Immigrant Employment Connection Group welcomed, thanked and introduced Filsan presenters. Continue reading “Understanding Somali Culture: Well Attended Training”
By Hudda Ibrahim
Globalization brings the people of the world closer together than ever before. What does diversity in the workplace mean? According to many diversity advocates emphasize the importance of having a variety of differences between people in an organization. Many may argue diversity is based on a mere skin color and religion, but we need to realize we can diversity within one race or faith. For example, diversity involves not only race or an ethnic group, but also gender, age, personality, perceptive style, education, background and more. Continue reading “Workforce Diversity”