Posts tagged Workplace culture
Language Discrimination: What Employers Should Know*

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.

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How men can avoid marginalizing women in the workplace

Propositions, condescending behaviour, lack of recognition, and sexist comments are just a few of the ways that men marginalize women in the workplace. Male colleagues and superiors are guilty of these behaviours, either consciously or subconsciously.

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How diversity can alleviate a toxic workplace

Toxic workplaces are the enemy of employee engagement, retention, and productivity.  Toxic workplaces can make employees sick, both figuratively and literally. Warning signs of a toxic workplace include: employees who are present but unengaged, are underperforming, or are often ill and feeling burnt out. One way to avoid a toxic culture is through diversity and inclusiveness.

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How Small Businesses Can Build Diversity Programs

Being a small start-up in a market of established players can be a huge challenge.  Smaller companies are constantly challenged to find ways to pull customers away from bigger brand name competitors. One way to gain a competitive edge is through workplace diversity.

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Gender Discrimination: When to Know It's Really Happened to You

The majority of women have encountered gender bias at work. Some instances are overt while others are more subtle. The good news is that the majority of people are not intentionally diminishing the value of their female colleagues

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What Women Can Do When They Feel Marginalized at Work

Feeling rejected or marginalized at work can be a painful and difficult experience. Although you may feel defeated in the moment, being marginalized can be an opportunity for learning and self-growth.

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