Category: Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is an important and ongoing strategy of any HR plan. Ensuring that your company supports hiring, engaging, and retaining diverse workers with varied backgrounds will set your company up for long-term success and an increased bottom line. This topic offers the latest strategies for talent management, key insights from diversity leaders, case studies on D&I in the workplace, and more.

The Power of an Inclusive Coaching Culture

Coaching can be instrumental for improving employee performance and retention. But how can a company foster a positive, inclusive coaching culture? Preeti D’mello, Global Head Diversity & LeaD Academy at Tata Consultancy Services, weighs in with her insights—as both an expert in DEI and a Gestalt coach. Courageous. Determined. Creative. Confident. Empathetic. Intelligent. These are […]

Driving Diversity as a Committed Advisor to Leaders Around the Globe

We’ve written dozens of profiles on chief diversity officers (CDOs) and those in similar diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leadership roles and gained some great insights into how these leaders have helped transform their organizations and the varied paths their careers have taken. For this installment, we’re not featuring another CDO but rather someone who’s […]

Language: How Do Our Choices Fit With an Inclusive Culture? 

Language is ever-evolving. In the history of language, words have emerged, disappeared, and completely changed in meaning. And today, we are at a pivotal time in history. We have a new awareness of how our language choices can either contribute to a more inclusive work environment or create barriers that can harm and divide. Let’s […]

Rethinking Equity: Pay Practices in 2023 and Beyond

In 1963, women made 59 cents to every dollar a man made. That year, in an effort to close the gender pay gap, the U.S. Congress passed the Equal Pay Act. The equal pay legislation outlaws compensation discrimination based on gender, mandating that a man and a woman doing equal work must receive equal pay. […]

How to Improve Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy, Starting with the Hiring Team

Most recruiters and managers agree that a diverse team is critical for developing creativity, innovation, and growth toward a better bottom line. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are vital pillars in talent and hiring, especially today. A diverse workforce consistently indicates happier and healthier employees working in an environment where they feel respected—not to mention the countless benefits […]

Addressing Microaggressions in the Workplace

The world of work is changing rapidly, with many companies abandoning outdated, inflexible approaches to strengthen their stances on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Minority communities have ridden the wave of these rapid changes, but many acknowledge there is still a long way to go before the community finds complete inclusion. According to recent studies, […]

Joseph Henry: Taking DEI Beyond the ‘D’

Too many organizations still let their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts stall out at the “D” stage and assume good diversity numbers mean they’re doing a decent job. Through a commitment to empowerment and a data-driven approach to decision-making, our focus for this diversity leadership profile demonstrates a level of commitment to inclusion and […]

Mental Health in the Workplace: A DEI Issue

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues were once an afterthought for most companies. But as research and data have revealed the financial upsides of investing in DEI, more and more companies are doing just that. Yet many still view DEI through the primary lens of race and gender. And while these certainly are important aspects, […]

Best Diversity & Inclusion Content 2022

Diversity in the workplace, or the lack thereof, has been a hot topic for decades. While a lot of progress has been made in the last three years, a looming recession has many companies bending to budget constraints – ultimately, stalling diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging programs in 2022.   2023 without a doubt will […]