Posts tagged inclusion
Dealing with Outdated Family Leave Policies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 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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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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How to Deal with Microaggressions at Work

A positive company culture where diversity is celebrated can motivate and inspire employees while a non-inclusive culture can marginalize diverse individuals and groups. This can create a toxic environment where harassment, intimidation, and offensive behaviours go unchecked.

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