Bringing Consciousness to our Unconscious Bias

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Bringing Consciousness to our Unconscious Bias

Join Managing Consultant, Robin Turnill, from Pivot HR Services for a live webinar on Bringing Consciousness to our Unconscious Bias.

By Pivot HR Services

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Tuesday, April 4 · 9 - 11am PDT



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  • 2 hours
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The number one way to prevent unconscious biases is to learn about them. By coming to this session, you are taking the first important step in your journey on bringing consciousness to your biases. In this high impact session, we will focus on common workplace biases and how to minimize their effects in our actions and decision-making processes. We also talk about the power of being an upstander versus a bystander to create a workplace culture that is committed to preventing and addressing biases.

Discussion Topics include:

  • Unconscious Bias Defined
  • Why We ALL Have Unconscious Biases
  • How Do Biases Affect Interactions with Colleagues?
  • Common Workplace Biases
  • Spotting and Preventing Biases
  • Bystander/Upstander Intervention
  • Best People Practices to Minimize Biases in Decision-Making

Instructor: Managing Consultant at Pivot HR Services, Robin Turnill

Robin Turnill is the Managing Consultant, People & Culture at Pivot HR Services, and she has 20 years of executive, management and consulting experience in both the public and private sector. Her consulting work has led to providing strategic HR services to clients in the health, legal, financial, education, utilities, gaming, transportation, and community social services industries. She has held several senior level Human Resources and Labour Relations roles, and was the previous Chief Operating Officer for Greater Vancouver Community Services Society. To complement her industry experience, Robin was a Faculty Member for 10 years at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in the Human Resources BBA Program.

As a community-minded individual who greatly enjoys volunteering her time and expertise, Robin is currently a Board Director for both the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR BC & Yukon) and Kids Up Front Foundation, as well as Chair of the Employer Advisory Committee for the HR Management Program at KPU. She possesses a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from York University, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia, and holds her designation as a Fellow Chartered Professional in Human Resources (FCPHR) in Canada, and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) in the United States. She has a certification in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University and is a professionally certified coach (CPCC) through the industry leading Co-Active Training Institute.

Your Host: Pivot HR Services

Pivot HR Services operates in the Lower Mainland and offers a full range of human resources services that cover the life cycle of an employment relationship. Founded by Robin Turnill in 2017, Pivot was created to provide outsourced and flexible HR services that offer all of the following: temporary HR support and advisory services; a project-based model that responds to a specific HR need; or a long-term partnership for on-going HR services. The Pivot consulting team offers extensive experience in human resources and leadership, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to healthcare and community organizations and professional firms. We are pleased to provide our quality services for projects of all scopes and scale.

As leaders in corporate training, our training services have been delivered nationally, as well as globally, to organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors.

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