A Question of Style: Research Project Overview

This research project explored employer bias regarding Veteran working style, motivators and competencies. Sponsored by the Canadian Armed Forces and supported by Veteran Affairs Canada, the project involved administering psychometric assessments to currently serving members and Veterans. Employers also completed assessments where they were asked to answer as if they were a Veteran, capturing unconscious bias. We would like to thank and acknowledge the significant contribution of Target Training International (TTI) who supported this project.

This study remains open and data collected since September 2017 will be analysed in July 2018 to generate updated findings.

To participate in this study as a Veteran or Employer CLICK HERE. You can choose to participate in English or in French.

Project Findings and Tools

The results identified several key learnings for career professionals, recruiters and hiring managers. With CERIC's support, we have created a self-assessment for career practioners & employers to test  understanding of Veterans as a hidden talent pool. To take the assessment CLICK HERE

For an in-depth overview of the study's findings, we have provided a one-hour on-demand webinar that was presented to the study's employer participants in November, 2017. To launch the webinar CLICK HERE

 

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