When conflicts and misunderstandings boil over in the workplace, managers may be tempted to wish for employees who always think alike. But such managers need to be careful what they wish for.
Most employers are eager to tout the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and they also want to create a workplace where people are comfortable with the organization’s values and feel like they fit in with their coworkers. But sometimes the notion of hiring for culture fit means management looking for employees who look […]
Diversity training is only the first step your company needs to take to be truly inclusive. To retain diverse employees, education and awareness need to continue well past the initial training program. Here’s how to keep diversity and inclusion thriving in your company.
Anyone tasked with hiring tech workers over the past decade has probably openly lamented the lack of qualified talent to fill open positions. The Department of Labor estimates that 1 million technology jobs will go unfilled by 2020.
As the world continues to grow, so do the differences among us. For every one thing two people find out they have in common, there will be at least five things about which they do not agree. But this is part of the beauty of human interaction. We’ve all got our own stories, our own […]
It’s becoming more and more important for hiring managers and learning and development (L&D) professionals to develop a more diverse workforce and workplace right now.
A diverse and inclusive workplace should be a goal of any organization and not out of a sense of altruism. Diversity and inclusion have real impacts on a company’s bottom line.
The HR Daily Advisor recently sat down with Debra Squyres, Chief Customer Officer and Annie Shapiro, Director of Content and Communications at Namely at #SHRM2018 here in Chicago. We discussed their freshly published research, Workplace Diversity Report 2018.
We humans are social creatures who have a compulsion to connect with other humans. Paradoxically, that same need deeply divides us from others as we choose to identify with those in our own tribes. Our tendency toward tribalism is increasingly creating a society segregated by ideological enclaves.
This edition of The Oswald Letter is a guest post from Elizabeth Petersen, Project Director for Simplify Compliance. While few American businesses self-report on diversity data, workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media.