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Throughout my conversations with people in the world of work, I hear these questions every March — about the time we start celebrating Women’s history month:
Why still this fuss about Women’s History Month?
Why isn’t there a Men’s History … Read more
Workplace diversity is not a new topic. And yet, the world of work hasn’t made nearly enough progress in gender, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
The prevailing wisdom: Today’s business leaders (many of whom are older white males) still don’t fully … Read more
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Many of us might not know that Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and also Elon Musk consider themselves introverts. Like many other introverted people, they have capitalized on their ability to listen well, stay objective, and find the answers in chaos.… Read more
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We’ve recently come to understand how diversity affects us all — in society and the workplace. But there are forms of diversity we don’t talk about enough; specifically, we need to start embracing neurodiversity.
If your workplace is like most, … Read more
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How will the remote work era impact your 2021 DEI efforts? How will you keep the promises made around diversity, equity, and inclusion?
Before remote work became so prevalent, it was possible to keep real-world events and conversations out of … Read more
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The success of any business is not just reliant upon the efforts of leadership. To truly thrive, companies need skilled and committed employees. This certainly means that human resources and management need to apply resources to discovering and attracting the … Read more
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It’s an understatement to say the past several months have been a troubling time for those of us committed to racial equity and broader diversity, inclusion, and belonging. And now, with attempts to stifle delivery of diversity training designed to … Read more
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The evidence overwhelmingly supports the business case for workforce diversity. So why are companies still failing to achieve their diversity goals?
Diversity has become a higher priority on the corporate agenda. Simultaneously, the business case for workforce diversity is now … Read more
In an era where more people than ever are fighting for social justice, why do job descriptions still contain hidden bias? And what is the impact of bias – intentional or not.
In a typical job description, there are enough … Read more
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As the spotlight has brightened on racism. In response to recent miscarriages of justice, the emphasis on identifying racism within other aspects of life has also grown. As business leaders, it is vital to stand with the advocacy for change. … Read more
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WorkTrends has been focusing on diversity and inclusion not as buzzwords, but as actions. Meghan invited Elena Joy Thurston to the podcast to share her story. Elena is the founder and speaker of the PRIDE and Joy Foundation and has … Read more
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No question: businesses and employees are going through a lot. The pivot to remote. Changing laws and regulations (sometimes overnight). Safety — and not just physical, but emotional as well. How should we best deal with the pressures of working … Read more
Trust plays a role not just in employee recruitment and retention, but in everything from the benefits employers offer to their cultural norms. As leaders welcome Gen Z into the workplace, they’re learning that this generation insists on transparency and … Read more
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If you want to keep your company away from the wrong side of a lawsuit, you need to work on creating both an application process and a workplace that are truly accessible. In news from the world of HR: DISH … Read more
Diversity! It’s an important topic we’re talking about a lot lately. Here’s something to think about: We often talk about diversity and inclusion within the confines of training and programs. But what about the day-to-day challenges and best practices of … Read more
Do you need to ramp up company innovation? Need to boost ingenuity? According to research, the solution is simple: Hire a diverse workforce.
In a study, researchers at North Carolina State’s Poole College of Management considered this question: Do companies … Read more
Here at #WorkTrends we spend a lot of time thinking about how to transform buzzwords into action, and this week we’re breaking down “diversity in hiring.”
There has been a lot of lip service paid to this topic, but many … Read more
Sara Potecha was one of West Point’s first female graduates. Now, she works as a speaker, consultant and writer. If that isn’t enough to make you feel lazy, know that Potecha also works as a leadership coach, often advising women … Read more