Advances in societal norms, behaviors, and laws have made the modern workplace the most hospitable in history for LGBTx employees. Many companies understand that diversity is a key part of their success and are consciously making workplaces more accepting to LGBTx individuals.Read More
Discrimination is unequal or different treatment of a person or group of people based on differences such as race, religion, ethnic origin, or disability. Discrimination can also be on the basis of language. Language discrimination in the workplace can occur if an employee has been passed over for a promotion because of his language skills or if the workplace has a policy that requires employees to speak only English while at work.Read More
Diversity within an organization doesn’t just happen naturally. It takes the strategic vision of company leadership and a commitment at every level of an organization. Creating a diverse organization means fostering an environment where employees are unconditionally accepted and included.Read More
Many highly successful women battle with self-doubt. They secretly think that their success is due to luck, that they’re not qualified for the positions they hold, or that they’re failing at their job. These beliefs are unfounded and inaccurate and are symptoms of imposter syndrome.
The outdated expectation that women are supposed to be nice, polite, and well-mannered has led to way too many women apologizing way too much. Excessive apologizing isn’t only unnecessary, it can negatively affect your professional image.Read More
Americans have a difficult time navigating any language other than American-English. Just hearing different languages fills many Americans with anxiety and dread. Some of the more self-conscious even suffer a spot of embarrassment that they only know one language.Read More
#MeToo has left many men questioning their behaviour in the workplace and how they should be interacting with their female colleagues. In the post-#MeToo world, many men are less comfortable working with women and have trepidations when it comes to their professional relationships with female colleagues.Read More
Many companies rely on things like employee training and workplace policies to facilitate diversity, but some organizations have added something different to their diversity toolkit: diversity-tailored apps.
To find and keep the best talent, companies are constantly trying to differentiate themselves. One new benefit that progressive companies have been rolling out is generous parental leave. Paid parental leave and other policies that support employees and their families are considered a competitive edge for employers that are trying to recruit top talent and increase employee engagement.Read More