Category: Diversity

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Best Workplaces for Women 2017

Great Place to Work, a global research firm, and Fortune have announced their annual ranking of the Best Workplaces for Women.

Do Your Holiday Decorations Suggest Religious Preference?

It’s nearing the time of year when workplaces become more festive. Perhaps your office plans to decorate a Christmas tree, as it does every year. Maybe all your employees celebrate Christmas, so it has never occurred to you that you may, inadvertently, be sending a message about your workplace to others, including job candidates.

Racism and Recruiting

America has a long and painful history of racism. Lately, the news has served as a reminder of this history, while alerting the nation’s citizens there are still steps to take on the road to equality.

Welcoming Transgender Individuals in the Workplace

Recently, President Trump sought to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military via a series of tweets that included reference to “the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail.” So far, the ban doesn’t appear to be taking place, but it has raised concerns among transgender people everywhere.

Addressing Bias in the Workplace

A new study identifies key ways in which bias occurs when grooming and promoting talent, maps out which talent cohorts perceive this bias most and how they perceive it, measures its cost to corporate bottom lines, and offers data demonstrating correlations between specific solutions and a lower incidence of perceived bias.