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How To Eliminate Hiring Bias And Increase Workplace Diversity

Perhaps the following scenario will be familiar to you.  You understand the benefits of increasing diversity in your small business, so you've hired a diversity manager.   She or he has taken several proactive steps to achieve this goal, including things like posting job announcements in publications read by underrepresented groups, educating your workers and establishing diversity goals. 

Topics: HR Leadership Diversity and Inclusion

Interaction Safety: Do your employees feel safe enough to soar?

It’s time to rethink workplace safety. As it relates to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, organizations must take the safety of employees a step further than simply ensuring their physical safety in your environment, we must also consider interaction safety. We want all employees to speak up, be creative and make their strongest contributions but are we providing environments in which employees feel they can do so safely without criticism and judgment. Are you creating environments where all employees feel safe enough to soar?

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Equity vs. Equality – Equality is Not Enough

As we roll into the new year, I challenge you to focus on equity vs equality in the organization. Equality is a great step, but let’s take it further.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion

Community Involvement Ideas and Why it Matters

 

 

In the world of non-profit organizations, the key words of community support often used are time, treasure and talent. These words refer to the many ways that employees and companies can provide support within the community. Community involvement can be done in so many ways, whether it is family resources, children programs, health (mental and physical) support and such.

Topics: Leadership Diversity and Inclusion

How does unconscious bias affect leadership in business?

 

What exactly is Unconscious Bias?

Every human on the planet has some form of bias. Whether they are biases towards a certain brand choice or certain ingredient in cooking. We all have these implicit biases. Along the road of our upbringing and even into adulthood we developed all kinds of bias. Most of these are hidden within our subconscious and we don’t even think about it. Our brains also automatically put things in groups or some order.

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion