Are you a follower, or a leader? February 14, 2024 According to a McKinsey & Co. report, it will take 95 years for Black employees in the U.S. to reach parity in management positions. That’s a very sobering statistic, yet we’re excited to see that as of 2023, there were 8 Black CEOs of Fortune […]
What does peace look like for women in 2024? January 24, 2024 You know what I would love to see happen in 2024? Peace for women. In case you weren’t aware, in January, we celebrate World Day of Peace. [For more days you may not be aware of, download the 2024 Inclusion at Work calendar].
Uncomfortable Conversations for Recruiters Part 3: Inclusion Starts With YOU! November 15 , 2023 This week, we’re closing out our three part series on difficult conversations for recruiters. We’ve talked about your relationships with your hiring managers, and how you can support candidates through the hiring process – all in an effort to put inclusion at the forefront
A few things employees with disabilities wish their employers knew Published October 25, 2023 Has your workplace made any efforts to acknowledge National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this year? If you hadn’t heard, NDEAM is recognized each year in October to highlight the contributions and achievements of employees with disabilities. ICYMI: you can check out
What work do you value? Published October 18, 2023 As we head into the holiday season, I’ve been thinking a lot about what success looks like at work, particularly across gender lines. This time of the year is known for holiday parties and team celebrations, which are important parts of creating a healthy workplace culture
Experiential data can be a tool for inclusion Published September 20, 2023 We’ve been talking a lot this month about inclusive hiring. I started by calling out some unhealthy mindsets, and then wrote about how to identify bias within your current hiring system. But once you’ve begun to identify those kinds of mindsets and biases, then what?
Women’s Equality Day and Pay Equity Published August 23, 2023 Did you know that August 26th is Women’s Equality Day? As I’ve been reflecting on this day and what it means for women in the workplace, I couldn’t help but think about pay equity. As you may be aware, the US recognizes Equal Pay Day
Do you value psychological safety as much as physical safety? Published August 16, 2023 When you hear the phrase ‘workplace safety,’ what comes to mind? For most of us, we tend to think about physical safety. Things like workplace injuries, accommodations, and workers’ compensation come to mind. Nowadays, workplaces are required to have protections in place to
People-first vs. Identity-first: what’s the key to inclusive language? Published July 26, 2023 What’s the difference between people-first and identity-first language? If you’re like me, you’ve probably seen a lot of debate in recent years about these terms, their importance, and when they should each be used. July is Disability Pride Month, and as the month comes to a
Did your company make this mistake on Juneteenth? Published June 21, 2023 As a general rule, I don’t give talks on Juneteenth. Now, before you go clicking away from this page, bear with me here. All will be explained. In case you missed it, I’ve spoken at length about why I choose to decline when companies