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Tag: diversity and inclusion


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Navigating Political Waters: Tips for Managing Political Discussions in the Workplace

July 2, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In 2024, around the world, more voters will be electing leaders of their countries than in any time in history. The temptation to discuss politics in the workplace will probably be at an all-time high, but these conversations are fraught […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Attacks on DEI Increase

April 11, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs continue to face new challenges after the Supreme Court’s decision last year banning explicit use of race in admissions to higher education—SFFA v. Harvard/UNC. It’s important to recognize that although the Court’s decision […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Confront Ageism to Create a Workplace Where All Generations Thrive

November 6, 2023

Via: SHRM

How long do you want to live? That’s the question Sonia Aranza, CEO and principal consultant at Aranza Communications, posed during a session on ageism at the SHRM INCLUSION 2023 conference on Nov. 1 in Savannah, Ga. “Deep inside, we […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

5 Tips for Giving Employees Gifts That Will Make a Difference This Holiday Season

November 2, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The holiday season provides an opportunity for companies to express gratitude and appreciation to their employees and customers. It’s a time to end the year on a positive note, strengthen relationships, and lay the foundation for a promising new year. […]


Diversity & Inclusion

The Star Profile and DE&I

September 26, 2023

Via: SHRM

During a recent webcast for SHRM, titled “Radically Rethinking Performance Reviews,” I shared the concept of the “star profile,” a short, succinct description of the actual behaviors or actions that spell success in a given position. I also have written […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Discover the Future of Workplace Diversity

September 21, 2023

Via: SHRM

Are you ready to shape the future of workplace diversity? We are pleased to invite you to be part of a groundbreaking pilot study conducted by a collaborative team of esteemed researchers and faculty from the University of Nevada, Reno […]


Diversity & Inclusion

DEI and Mental Health: Keys to Improving Intertwined Workforce Initiatives

September 12, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Back in 2019, before Black Lives Matter and George Floyd put an overdue spotlight on companies’ role in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), we at DMi realized our usual approach of self-reliance on overcoming challenges wasn’t cutting it. We […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees Beyond Pride Month

June 29, 2023

Via: Spiceworks

Celebrating Pride Month is important, but your LGBTQ+ employees must know they’ve got your support year-round. Aubrey Blanche-Sarellano of Culture Amp, discusses ways to incorporate inclusive everyday actions into your workplace through equitable design. Pride Month is a dedicated time […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Viewpoint: A Reflection on Juneteenth, Transparency in Diversity Reporting

June 16, 2023

Via: SHRM

Juneteenth, the federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., is an annual reminder of our collective journey toward equality. The commemoration offers a moment for organizations to reflect on the progress that has been made toward racial […]


Diversity & Inclusion

The Generational Divide Between Older and Younger Employees

May 8, 2023

Via: SHRM

As Erica Lasan sees it, tensions are growing between Baby Boomer and Generation Z workers—and conflicting perspectives on work are to blame. Lasan, a business consultant and career coach based in New York City, explained that many older workers were […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Technology for DE&I in a Virtual Work World

April 13, 2023

Via: SHRM

Many companies espouse commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) these days, but they face challenges—such as hybrid or remote work models that can open doors for some but exclude others. Here are some best practices for ensuring DE&I efforts […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Faces of HR: Francisco Martinez-Garcia Talks Authenticity, Data & Representation

March 30, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Francisco Martinez-Garcia has served in the HR industry for more than two decades. He spent 16 years at Colgate Palmolive working in benefits and compensation and, in 2019, was tapped as Head of Global Compensation at Moody’s Corporation – a […]


Diversity & Inclusion

4 Actions Organizations Should Take To Achieve True Gender Equity in Leadership

March 10, 2023

Via: Spiceworks

Today, more women are breaking the glass ceiling and entering top leadership roles. While this is an achievement, significant progress is yet to be made. Further deeper barriers to female leadership exist. Real progress and benefits come when companies develop […]


Diversity & Inclusion

EEOC Lawsuit Highlights Cancer Discrimination in the Workplace

February 24, 2023

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently sued the United Labor Agency (ULA), a workforce development organization in Cleveland, for allegedly denying an employee with breast cancer reasonable accommodations and forcing her to resign. The EEOC said the action […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

When Can HR Ask Applicants About Hearing Accommodations?

February 8, 2023

Via: SHRM

HR professionals must recognize when it is legally acceptable to ask applicants health-related questions—including whether they have a hearing disability—and if they need job-related accommodations, according to updated guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The resource guide, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Develop Inclusive Managers

February 2, 2023

Via: SHRM

Many companies have spent countless hours building or refining diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) policies and programs in the two-plus years since protests against racial injustice swept the nation. However, managers often don’t know how to translate those policies into […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

An Opportunity to Contribute to DE&I in Action

January 19, 2023

Via: SHRM

HR professional and social scientist Lorne Epstein, SHRM-SCP, is surveying the impact of bias in organizations and what professionals are doing to reduce its effects to improve diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), belonging, and ableism. His team is identifying organizational […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Master the Art of Mentoring in the Workplace

November 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Now more than ever, mentoring in the workplace is essential for employee growth and success. As companies continue to work in a remote or hybrid capacity, the “how” of mentoring is changing and, according to industry experts, needs to be […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to Make Workplaces More Inclusive for People with Disabilities

October 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

This month is National Disability Employment Awareness Month — a time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of the over 31 million people with disabilities working in America. It is also an ideal time for companies to review their workplace […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Strategies for Developing an Authentically Inclusive Company Culture

October 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There’s been a lot of conversation surrounding issues of diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years. Indeed, there is mounting evidence that inclusivity and diversity are values employers, workers, and consumers alike enthusiastically embrace. But how do you […]