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International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year to applaud the extraordinary achievements and accomplishments of women in every sphere of life. Although much progress has been made since IWD was first celebrated in 1911, there is still work to do—and HR professionals play a vital role. 

March 7, 2020

 

Efforts to reduce workplace bias and inclusion have become widespread, yet the demographics of leadership positions at most organizations remain unchanged. 

January 17, 2020

 

 

December 10, 2019

 

Hiring is up in today’s tight labor market, including among people with disabilities and other often-overlooked groups. As more job seekers with disabilities are hired, employers are realizing the great potential in this large and diverse talent pool.

November 21, 2019

 

 

 

First-of-its-kind app transforms training, putting inclusion at employees’ fingertips
 

Have you ever gotten the ‘nice enough but clueless’ look from someone on your team when you talk about diversity and inclusion? They have good intentions, but they don’t necessarily have the knowledge or the tools needed.

November 12, 2019
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Last week, SHRM hosted its sold-out 2019 Inclusion Conference—formerly Diversity & Inclusion. We welcomed over 1,000 workforce professionals to New Orleans to explore the theme of “Shifting Workplace Culture.”

November 7, 2019


 

Walk into a retail store, and you’ve already seen the evidence.

Each year it seems to arrive faster, and the holiday season is upon us yet again. For employees, this has many implications both in and out of the workplace. For HR, we need to be strategic with our holiday workplace happenings.

October 28, 2019


 

Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.” – Martina Navratilova

October 26, 2019

 


 

On Wednesday, October 23rd, the Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association (BNHRA) hosted their monthly professional development event: Diversity in Hiring. It’s more than policy, it’s best practice.

October 25, 2019

 


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Every October, the US Department of Labor (DOL) observes the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This national campaign celebrates the contributions made by workers with disabilities and also raises awareness about the issues they face in employment.

October 25, 2019

 

 
 

One of the great things about National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM) is the interesting events being organized to discuss this topic and work on solutions.

October 24, 2019

 


 

Even though it is difficult to admit, we have unconscious biases that influence our interactions and decisions in the workplace. If we do not check those biases, organizational leaders and HR professionals might create unintended outcomes. 

September 27, 2019

At some point in our lives, we’ve all been in a situation where we felt we didn’t belong. Perhaps it was that birthday party of a friend of a friend where you just couldn’t find anything in common. Maybe you were underdressed (or overdressed) for a professional conference. When faced with these types of situations and the uncomfortable feelings they bring up, we typically try to leave.

September 27, 2019

 

 

 

“Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin and political beliefs.”

September 12, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Global Competence Associates, a worldwide provider of global competence trainings, solutions, and assessments. Below is a quick Q&A with the President Christi Hunter.

June 17, 2019