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Diversity & Inclusion

EEOC Issues Final Harassment Guidance

July 19, 2024

Via: HR Hero

On April 29, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final harassment guidance, updating the previous version with Bostock, #MeToo, and remote work issues. The most controversial guidance involves broad protections of LGBTQ+ employees, especially transgender employees, which […]


Diversity & Inclusion

DEIB Starts at the Job Posting

May 30, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In the bustling marketplace of job opportunities, where companies vie for top talent, the job posting stands as the initial handshake—an introduction that can either captivate or repel potential candidates. But beyond the standard qualifications and responsibilities, there lies a […]


Diversity & Inclusion

How Organizations Must Build DEI Programs Fit for 2024

May 6, 2024

Via: HR Hero

As organizations navigate the landscape of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) today, their focus has shifted from simply defining DEI and reiterating its importance to focusing on how to successfully measure and achieve its intended outcome: fostering an environment where […]


Diversity & Inclusion

HR Query: 4 Tips for Hiring Autistic Workers

April 29, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Did you know that 35% of 18-year-olds with autism attend college, but 85% of college graduates with autism are under-employed or unemployed? Furthermore, more than 1 million people with autism in the U.S. will reach adulthood in the next decade. […]


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, 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 […]