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Tag: Diversity & Inclusion


Diversity & Inclusion, Software

Balancing the Scales: How Scheduling Software Promotes Workplace Equity

April 1, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Maintaining fairness and transparency in the workplace continues to be instrumental in meeting the expectations of a modern and socially conscious workforce. Research from Gartner predicts that in 2024, companies will shift DEI implementation to be less siloed and more […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Unveiling the Future of Inclusion for HR Leaders

March 18, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Imagine a world where inclusivity isn’t just an HR buzzword, but the heartbeat of corporate success. This isn’t a utopian fantasy—it’s the vision sculpted by Parul Kapoor, Senior Vice President, Talent and Culture, at Calix, according to her interview with […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Retaliation: The Most Successful Discrimination Claim

February 20, 2024

Via: HR Hero

A retaliation claim can be successful even when the original discrimination claim fails to establish a violation of law. The same laws—federal and typically state laws—that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or genetic […]


Diversity & Inclusion

DEI Isn’t About Taking Away from Anyone—It’s About More for Everyone

February 19, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs are not new but the vitriol around them seems to be gaining steam in certain circles, with some even calling for DEI to be completely eradicated. Research has shown that DEI, when done well, […]


Diversity & Inclusion

DEI Faces Increased Legal and Leadership Scrutiny Heading into 2024

February 15, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In recent years, the conversation around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace has become increasingly complex, influenced by legal decisions and social movements. The past year has seen DEI discussions become highly politicized, a trend fueled by the […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Quita Highsmith: Pioneering DEI Leadership at Genentech

February 12, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Quita Highsmith’s journey to becoming the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Genentech reflects a career dedicated to meaningful change in the realm of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In her role at Genentech, a member of the Roche […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Listen to Your Employees to Achieve DE&I Goals

February 7, 2024

Via: HR Hero

“Why is it that some organizations excel in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) while others falter?” This provocative question sets the stage for a deep dive into the world of DE&I, based on my enlightening interview with Michelle Marshall, the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Support Culture: How To Keep a Five-Generation Workforce Happy (Part 2)

February 6, 2024

Via: HR Hero

With five generations at work for the first time in U.S. history, HR execs are charting a growing constellation of roles, identities, and life stages in their benefits plans and experiences. The good news? The call for flexibility and help […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Embracing A Holistic Approach to DEI in 2024

February 5, 2024

Via: HR Hero

The past three years have been an arduous journey for HR leaders to say the least, navigating the landscape of the pandemic, the loss of talent during the Great Resignation, and continued economic uncertainty. Amidst this, I’ve seen first-hand a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Are Your Managers Holding Back Company Productivity and Retention?

January 10, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Now more than ever, the relationship between an employee and their manager plays a significant role in determining job satisfaction. However, a recent study by Achievers Workforce Institute (AWI) revealed that 75% of employees consider their managers to be ineffective. […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Creating an Inclusive Landscape: Strategies for HR and Leadership

January 8, 2024

Via: HR Hero

As employers have increasingly recognized the untapped potential of individuals with disabilities, the landscape of the modern workforce is being reshaped, resulting in many advancements in disability employment. Yet, even with the growth of remote work opportunities that has emerged […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Pay Equity Issues Can Arise in Multiple Ways for Employers

December 4, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Pay equity for women remains an issue for many employers. Among those championing gender pay equity is Megan Rapinoe, an American soccer star who’s set to retire from professional play at the end of the National Women’s Soccer League final […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Doubling Paternity Leave to Support Women in the Workplace

November 30, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Women in the workforce know about the “motherhood penalty,” or the negative career impact that results from becoming a mom, even if they don’t know it by that name. Those who receive the penalty experience reduced compensation and opportunities for […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

4 Strategies for Building a Diverse and Supportive Company Culture

October 31, 2023

Via: HR Hero

In the last few years, many companies have been placing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as a higher priority, focusing on creating a company culture where anyone can feel comfortable and supported. Building this environment takes an empathetic approach and […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Together Or Not at All: Redefining Leadership Creates a More Equitable Workplace

October 23, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The “girl boss” is dead. We’re done urging women to work harder, push harder and “lean in” harder just for equal treatment. While this shift is too long in coming, the increasingly popular alternative of “lazy girl jobs” isn’t the […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Going Beyond Mandates to Prevent LGBTQIA+-Related Discrimination and Harassment

August 24, 2023

Via: HR Hero

According to the Center for American Progress’s 2022 Survey, half of LGBTQIA+ adults reported experiencing some form of workplace discrimination or harassment in the past year because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or intersex status, including being fired or […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Giving Each Employee a Voice and How to Amplify It

August 16, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Innovative companies are collaborative companies. They find new solutions by sifting through a steady flow of fresh ideas drawn from a wide range of contributors. The best innovators understand that the next big idea could come from anyone in the […]


Diversity & Inclusion

3 key ways to improve neurodiversity in the workplace

August 1, 2023

Via: HRD America

On July 26, Governor of California Gavin Newsom declared July 26 would be known as “Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day” in California — 33 years after the Act was signed into law in 1990. And while the systemic changes […]


Diversity & Inclusion

How Companies Are Quietly Backsliding on Diversity and Gender Equity

July 25, 2023

Via: HR Hero

There’s no question that we’re facing a time of skepticism about and hostility toward diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. As a DEI consultant based in Florida, I have a front-row seat. On the other hand, my role affords me […]


Diversity & Inclusion

LGBTQ Rights Lose to Employer’s Religious Beliefs

July 14, 2023

Via: HR Hero

On June 20, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Texas employers) delivered a blow to advocates of LGBTQ rights in the workplace when it sided with a self-described Christian business whose policies discriminated against […]