Sophia Arenas is a women’s basketball coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. The article is drawn from an email interview about the challenges women face as athletes and suggestions about how to overcome them.Read More
As a leader, you have the power, influence and hopefully the ability to create the kind of culture where people feel part of a community, can’t wait to get to work, and want to succeed.
Many organizations have employment equity policies that address discrimination based on gender, race, and ethnicity. However, age discrimination is one type of bias that tends to get much less attention but is affecting millions of able workers throughout the United States.
Recent events in the United States involving customers and law enforcement harassing Spanish speakers are shameful. The incidents should make businesses aware of their own obligation to clarify the use of languages other than English on their premises and in their workplaces.
Do you feel like you’re always getting the cold shoulder at work? Do you get passed over for opportunities in favour of colleagues who seem to be less qualified and experienced? You may think that discrimination is to blame.Read More
Harassment doesn’t just impact the victim, it affects the whole work environment. If you see evidence, or receive a complaint, about discrimination or harassment, it’s your duty to immediately address it.Read More
With the #metoo movement, many people are uncertain of what constitutes acceptable and unacceptable behaviour. Everyone is on high alert and there’s never been a better time to learn the parameters of acceptable workplace behaviour.Read More
An inclusive workplace values and encourages differences. If you are a part of a diverse workplace, you’ll notice that you’re surrounded by people of different backgrounds, ideas, and abilities.Read More
Highlighting your uniqueness as a diverse professional can help get your resume to the top of the pile.Read More