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
Workplace diversity, or a lack thereof, is an issue that many companies struggle with. Women in technical or leadership roles, in particular, are far outnumbered by their male counterparts in most companies. Solving this issue requires employers to make a major shift in how they recruit, hire, support, and promote women.
There are a number of tech companies that are leading their peers in the quest to become more diverse and inclusive. Let’s take a look at some of the strategies that have made certain companies a top diversity employer: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
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
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.Read More