Workplace Harassment and Bullying

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WORKPLACE HARASSMENT AND BULLYING The topic of workplace bullying is frequently in the headlines, and there are worrisome signs that it is on the upsurge. Many organizations believe harassment, violence and bullying do not affect their environments despite the staggering prevalence of such incidents. Conflicts inevitably arise in every workplace. However, it is the way […]

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Diversity and Inclusion is like Ice Cream, Everybody Wants Ice Cream

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Where I’m from, we believe that developing an authentic effort towards diversity and inclusion that is rich with flavor and important for any business.  We also believe Talent Acquisition teams (broadly defined) are the vanguard of access and that they, in every way, are instrumental in developing a variety of flavors initiating the sought after business […]

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Hiring Bias: Ghetto Names Are Not Welcome Here

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Many organizational leaders support inclusion and diversity, and organizations are increasingly raising unconscious bias awareness in an effort to foster inclusive cultures and to accommodate the varying expectations of diverse customer bases. However, there is still a lot of work to be done when it comes to bias in the workplace, especially around recruiting, hiring, […]

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Break With Tradition

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Tradition sucks. Tradition is lame. Tradition limits your potential. Tradition stifles creativity. Tradition says, “If you’ve been out of work for a while then there is something wrong with you. Tradition says, “If you have a felony conviction then you are a bad person and a risk.” Tradition says, “Women don’t need as much money […]

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Entitlement – It’s Your Fault

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“Hey, that’s not fair!” God, I cringe when I hear that, and I have heard it quite often. Someone got to eat at his desk when someone else was prohibited from doing so. A group was complaining about the annual pay increases getting reduced because business was down. A team was pissed the incentive offered […]

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