Notoriously known as one of the oldest “boys clubs,” the oil and gas industry has a rigid approach to the way things are done and who has been able to succeed. Vicki Knott started Crux OCM to shake up the status quo, pushing for better safety standards and company values that allow workers to thrive.
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 studys on D&I in the workplace, and more.
It’s 2020, folks—a year that will always be associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. But for some, the year also represents a time of missed opportunity given the racial divide that’s still present in our country.
In contrast with other litigation, a case filed against an employer by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a very public affair. Typically, the EEOC will issue a press release when it files a new lawsuit identifying the employer and providing a summary of the alleged discriminatory conduct.
Workplace diversity is commonly viewed through the lens of representation—by increasing the number of employees with certain backgrounds and experiences, companies demonstrate their commitment to equality and fairness. While representation is crucial, a real commitment to diversity goes beyond merely recruiting employees with certain characteristics. It involves creating an environment where everyone feels included, empowered, […]
Transgender student Gavin Grimm has just chalked up another victory in his years-long challenge to the Gloucester County School Board’s policy requiring students to use the restrooms matching their biological sex.
For most businesses, many employees are working from home because of COVID-19. This new environment calls for upskilling, as many employees are in need—and are eager for—training on new tools, apps, and soft skills. It also should require putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the heart of the conversation.
One of the biggest challenges to meaningful diversity and inclusion (D&I) in many organizations is that traditionally underrepresented staff often feel like they’re in uncharted territory as they move further up the corporate ladder.
As more organizations shift their focus to be more inclusive, a new partnership could reward employers for disclosing their diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts.
President Donald Trump recently issued an unprecedented “Executive Order (EO) on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping” aimed at the federal workforce and federal contractors.
Gender pay discrepancies happen for a lot of reasons, some of which may seem legitimate on the surface. But regardless of how they occur, employers can be proactive in eliminating these discrepancies in their workplace.