As a very cautious person, I have always been fascinated by the risk-takers out there who put it all on the line to progress themselves. In this issue of “Faces of HR,” I met one such person. She was willing to take a different path to achieve her goal, even if it was risky and […]
Tag: diversity of thought
For a number of reasons, military veterans often find that landing a job outside the military can be very difficult. Additionally, they often get placed in jobs that don’t utilize their military training, leading to poor retention and general dissatisfaction. In a recent interview, I discussed the situation, how employers can help, and the unique […]
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are imperative for business success. A diverse and inclusive company culture has been proven to positively impact organizations’ bottom lines, and D&I is something jobseekers expect from their next employer.
Imagine a leader who says, “I’ve done the thinking; now you do the work.” Does that sound familiar? That’s the epitome of the parent-child dynamic that still pervades the workforce. I recently spoke to an expert about that dynamic, why it’s not working very well, and what works better.
What was meant to be an internal memo written by a male engineer at Google hit the internet in a big way in early August, igniting controversy that led to the employee’s firing and much discussion about the effectiveness of corporate diversity efforts. The now-infamous memo raises questions on many fronts. Among them: Does it […]