Tagged as Diversity and inclusion

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 compatible with, what sort of work we’re best suited for,...

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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 companies to startups. And it’s not just HR managers who...

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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 have proven the immense benefits of building up a diverse...

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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, but it has several economic benefits as well. According to...

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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 significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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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 take time to celebrate family, friends, and other blessings in...

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What does an aging workforce mean for your organization?

Have you heard of the term historic reversal? It refers to the fact that the global human population is aging steadily, and the phenomenon doesn’t appear to be reversible. For a variety of reasons, more...

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How to deal with a toxic work environment.

Labor laws have evolved drastically since the Industrial Revolution. Back then there were little to no regulations guaranteeing safe workplace conditions or reasonable working hours for employees. We know better now, and, in fact, as...

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It’s not easy starting a new job… especially when you have a learning disability.

Do you remember how you felt on your first day of work? You were probably equal parts excited and nervous, eager to soak up as much as you could and anxious to do a good...

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