Posts tagged diversity and inclusion
Tips for Men: How to Navigate #MeToo in the Workplace

#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.

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Top 8 Apps for Workplace Diversity

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.


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Dealing with Outdated Family Leave Policies

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.

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How to Negotiate Cultural Differences in the Workplace

Our tendency to otherwise surround ourselves with like-minded individuals means that workplaces are often the most diverse environments in our lives. We do not choose who we work with and are required to develop relationships with people who we might otherwise not interact with.

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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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