Tagged as Diversity and inclusion

Anti-Black Racism: Using Anger as a Mechanism For Change

Anti-Black Racism: Using Anger as a Mechanism For Change

By Janna Comrie, Registered Psychotherapist The recent events around the world have brought to the forefront incident after incident of anti-Black racism. Members of the...

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Six advantages of linguistic diversity in the workplace.

Six advantages of linguistic diversity in the workplace.

Did you know there are currently hundreds of languages spoken in Canada and the US? In 2015, the United States Census Bureau estimated that at...

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What it really means to be an ally.

What it really means to be an ally.

June 2020 has been a rollercoaster of emotions. With police brutality, systemic racism, gender discrimination, and LGBTQ+ rights on top of everyone’s minds, you might...

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Addressing Racial Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace

Addressing Racial Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace

By Tomee Sojourner-Campbell, Development, Equity, and Anti-Racism Consultant “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed, but when we...

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How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Discrimination

How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Discrimination

Q&A with Dr. Kira Banks, Psychologist and creator of Raising Equity* There is so much in the news about George Floyd’s death at the hands...

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Five trends that will define corporate social responsibility in 2020.

Five trends that will define corporate social responsibility in 2020.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has always been a big deal at LifeSpeak. We pride ourselves on being purpose-driven in every aspect of our business, from...

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Can personality tests be used to improve diversity?

Can personality tests be used to improve diversity?

Introvert or extrovert? Cats or dogs? Tea or coffee? We love categorizing ourselves and each other. Doing so can help us figure out who we’re...

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Be aware: bigotry in the workplace can have long term effects on employee mental health.

Be aware: bigotry in the workplace can have long term effects on employee mental health.

At this point, everybody knows prioritizing inclusion is a worthwhile endeavor for any organization. Diversity initiatives are becoming indispensable across the board, from Fortune 500...

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Ask the Expert: Michael Bach on workplace diversity and inclusion

Ask the Expert: Michael Bach on workplace diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion aren't buzz words — they're essential to any organization that hopes to thrive in the 21st century. An increasing number of studies...

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15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective,...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many...

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The best way to throw an inclusive holiday party at work.

The best way to throw an inclusive holiday party at work.

There’s a reason it’s called “the festive season”: it’s a time to celebrate! As the year winds down, many people across different cultures and religions...

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