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Tag: diversity and inclusion
Kimberly Bullock Gatling understands the importance of support from the top when working to make an organization’s diversity and inclusion efforts sustainable. And it’s more than just getting backing from leadership. It’s also like running a marathon—it takes patience, persistence, and commitment.
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, […]
This year for Halloween, there was no trick-or-treating and no Halloween party. Instead, we opted for a movie night by campfire, complete with s’mores. We searched for a spooky (but not scary) movie appropriate for an 8-year-old. We ultimately settled on the animated version of The Addams Family. I knew we were in for laughs […]
2020: What an emotional rollercoaster. The ongoing pandemic and civil unrest have combined to create a markedly large number of highs and lows for everyone, most particularly for minority communities. Not to make light of this serious issue, but the current environment does have a silver lining: The events of this year have thankfully pushed […]
The Trump administration’s request that employers doing business with the federal government submit training materials used as part of their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts is sparking confusion and concern, but some questions are being answered.
Unconscious bias training, also known as implicit bias training, is a means to help employees identify and understand the underlying biases we all harbor. The deeper intent behind the training is to help employees to improve their actions by recognizing their biases and not acting upon them when they arise.
Why is it that some companies thrive when faced with change while others falter? How is it that companies that have been around for decades can suddenly lose market share to new ventures seemingly overnight? The answer often boils down to two key factors: vision and execution.
Dion Bullock is only in the early stages of his new role as Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Strategy Lead for Bravely, but he’s already made an impact. While new to the role (which is similar to “Chief Diversity Officer (CDO)”), Bullock isn’t new to the organization. He’s served as a coach, or “Pro,” for the […]
The recent protests and expansion of the Black Lives Matter movement have caused many to reevaluate their beliefs and find new ways to take action. Leadership and HR at IntelliDyne considered the movement to be a call to action and the opportunity to reinforce and expand their diversity and inclusion efforts.