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Diversity training is not cute. Diversity training is a direct bottomline driver. However diversity training has to be done right to ensure its benefits are felt.
Is Your Diversity Training Failing Your Employees?
In the past, we’ve covered the topic of diversity training in the workplace and how important it is. After extended studies, research has shown that education regarding diversity in the workplace normally doesn’t work. Companies certainly spend a fair share of their budget on it, making it a standard requirement in many cases. Most organizations’ […]
Top Coaching & Mentoring Training Courses
According to a Robert Walters’ Employee Insights Survey 83% of nearly 10,000 survey respondents said they would benefit from mentoring, but only 29% work for companies that offer any mentoring programs. What’s the difference between coaching and mentoring and does it matter? If you have had a great manager or boss, would you attribute your […]
Top Diversity & Inclusion Training Courses
Having a diverse workforce is a key strategic advantage in increasing employee engagement, improving performance, and creating innovative business solutions. Acknowledging and accepting individual differences, encouraging everyone to be open to one another and share their ideas, coming together as one. An inclusive workplace is one where all employees feel valued, respected, and treated with […]
Creating More Inclusive Workplaces: Pathways for Progress
While decades of research has effectively made what might be called the business case for greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace, it seems many companies still struggle with identifying pathways to achieve more inclusive workplaces. This article will provide an overview of some of the many channels through which progress might be made. Are […]
Does Diversity and Inclusion Training Work?
The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter spawned a movement in 2013 in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American Trayvon Martin. Four more high-profile officer-involved deaths of black people occurred in 2014, including Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri (2014), Eric Garner in New York City (2014), Laquan McDonald in Chicago (2014), […]
Diversity and Respect Are Also Compliance Issues
Everyone is concerned about compliance. What some managers fail to realize is that diversity and respect in the workplace are also compliance issues. Indeed, if you want to ensure you’re in full compliance, it is important to also take diversity issues into account. From taking steps to prevent and address sexual and racial harassment to […]
How To Build an Effective, Modern Diversity and Inclusion Strategy
In this article series, we’ve been focusing on all-things diversity and inclusion. Diversity and inclusion are huge topics of conversation in the business world right now. From the #MeToo movement to concerns about Silicon Valley not having enough diversity among employees, it’s always in the media. Despite the focus on the importance of diversity and […]
Why Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Fail – and How To Do Things Differently
In our previous posts, we talked about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, the business value it brings, and how some businesses are doing it well. There’s another issue to discuss here, however. That’s the fact that so many diversity and inclusion initiatives and programs fail. What is it about these programs […]
Companies Doing Diversity and Inclusion Right
Diversity vs. Inclusion or Diversity and Inclusion? In our previous post, we discussed the business value of diversity and inclusion. Ideas of diversity and inclusion in the workplace aren’t simply terms that are thrown around. They should be real, specific and measurable components of a business strategy. Before you can build an effective strategy that […]
What Should Business Leaders Know About Microaggression?
What Are Microaggressions? In today’s business and social climate, it’s important for business leaders to be well-informed on topics related to harassment and discrimination. One area that’s particularly in focus right now is the idea of microaggression. So what is a microaggression and what is the role of business leaders when it comes to preventing […]
Gender Equality in the Workplace Begins with Training
Just when many people thought the problems coming out of the Silicon Valley couldn’t get any worse, they did. Over the past week, two reports revealed just how deep the gender inequality problems are in California’s tech hub. Fortunately, everyone can do something to accelerate the rate of change, and it starts with training.
Diversity Training for Pride Month
June was once time for Pride Day but as the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community continues to make gains politically and in the workplace, June is now time for Pride Month. For many workplaces, this means June is also an ideal time to scale up diversity training. How common is diversity training on […]