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Tag: diversity and inclusion


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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Eliminating Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Process

October 18, 2022

Via: HR Hero

When it comes to hiring, companies want to make the best decisions for their business by finding the most qualified candidates who will succeed in the role and contribute to the company’s bottom line. However, unconscious bias can often creep […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Pay Equity Is a Basic Right. Here’s What You Need to Do Next

September 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Like many new grads starting out in their career, I was hungry and eager. I wanted to perform well in my new role, with the hope of reward and recognition for my hard work—the pot of gold at the end […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

September 9, 2022

Via: SHRM

In August, Lone Star Ambulance, a critical-care transportation company in San Antonio, settled a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for alleged sexual harassment and retaliation. The company will pay $90,000 in damages and provide additional […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Making Progress With DEI is Work That’s Well Worth the Effort

August 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Wendy John, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Fidelity Investments says she had a non-traditional path to her DEI leadership role. Those who have followed along with our series profiling such leaders, however, are probably well aware that there […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Advancing Women & Diversity on Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s Women’s Equality Day and this year’s theme celebrates the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying U.S. citizens the right to vote based on sex. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Approaching DEI With a Global Lens

August 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

When Americans think of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), it’s understandably through an American lens, colored by national history, norms, culture, laws, and economy. But while the United States remains an economic powerhouse, it’s just one part of the global […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

What Team Sports Can Teach Us About DE&I

August 3, 2022

Via: SHRM

Achieving diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace continues to be a challenge for most organizations. Despite a substantial investment of time and money, many companies aren’t reaching their DE&I goals. By contrast, in team sports, the principles of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

A Decades-Long Commitment to DEI

July 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s perhaps due to the traditionally unsung nature of human resources and DEI that so few of the diversity leaders we feature in our profiles had such roles in mind when they started their careers. Instead, they embarked upon careers […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How Objective Hiring Methods Can Reduce Bias and Discrimination

July 7, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It has never been more important for HR teams to be capable of building and sustaining a diverse workforce. Companies with diverse employees aren’t just more innovative and high-performing than their peers; they’re also in a stronger position to attract […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Viewpoint: How ERGs Can Support Women Working in Hybrid Environments

June 28, 2022

Via: SHRM

Women are more likely than men to prefer hybrid or remote schedules. Specifically, 1 in 3 women prefer to work fully remotely, and 1 in 2 women desire a hybrid schedule, according to a 2021 report by management consulting company […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Reggie Willis: Making a Difference By Taking a Strategic Approach to DEI

June 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

We often find that the CDOs we speak to are driven by a passion for helping and working with people. That passion doesn’t necessarily focus on DEI specifically or exclusively, but DEI work tends to be a great outlet for […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

New Program for At-Risk Youth Hopes to Close the Workplace Racial Equity Gap

June 20, 2022

Via: SHRM

In commemoration of Juneteenth, some companies are committing to hire at-risk youth. American Family Insurance and Delta Air Lines, among others, are joining a program funded by Walmart and backing the mission to decrease workplace racial inequity by hiring young […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Driving DEI With a Passion for Pinclusion

June 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Often, those who achieve prominence in the corporate world have a strong passion for their field. A chief financial officer might have a passion for finance, a chief legal officer may be passionate about corporate law, and a chief information […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Three Kinds of Equity to Keep Alive as We Return to the Office

June 7, 2022

Via: HR Hero

An unexpected silver lining born out of the global pandemic is ‘meeting equity’, improved access to meetings for people who previously reported being routinely left out. Where once business was informally carried out, at the water cooler or after hours […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Making Every Interaction Count Through a Personal Commitment to Making Meaningful Connections

June 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

People end up in the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) space for a variety of reasons. As we’ve noticed and pointed out previously in our series on chief diversity officers (CDOs), many stumble into their careers by happy accident. Others […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How Retrospective Bias Impacts Recruitment

June 3, 2022

Via: HR Hero

When a position opens up, the goal of any hiring team is always to find the best candidate available to fill the role. However, when biases find their way into the hiring process this can prove to make the practice […]


Workplace wellness

Recognizing and Alleviating Seasonal Depression in the Workplace

April 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression related to changes in seasons, can have a significant impact on mental health and on employees’ productivity and engagement. Not only can seasonal depression impact employee productivity, but it can also affect […]