Refugees & COVID-19: Why the Ability to Self-Isolate is a Luxury

Reading Time: 2 minutes     By Aanya Bhandari, Sona Circle In an appallingly short span of time, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a calamitous global effect, touching nearly every country and territory. As is the case with any catastrophic event, certain groups are left more vulnerable than others. One such group in this instance is refugees. Refugees face […]

7 Tips to Creating Refugee-Friendly Recruitment Practises

Reading Time: 3 minutes     By Zoe Allen, Sona Circle A diverse and inclusive workplace is an asset to any business. If you have read our previous blog post on the key benefits of hiring refugees, and are now ready to integrate refugees into your workplace, congratulations on making a great business (and humanitarian) decision! Here are our […]

6 Ways to Convince your Employer to Hire Refugees

Reading Time: 2 minutes     By Katy Cottrell, Sona Circle If you feel passionately about workplace equality and the social integration of refugees, addressing a lack of diversity in your own workspace is a great place to start. But having these types of conversations with your employers can be difficult, which is why we have created a list […]

5 Key Benefits to Hiring Refugees

Reading Time: 3 minutes     By Zoe Allen, Sona Circle Hiring refugees in your small business or start-up has a whole host of benefits that simply don’t get enough attention. Without a wide range of skills and talent, a business runs the risk of stagnating. Hiring refugee interns to access a highly motivated and diverse talent pipeline is […]