APTMetrics today announced that HBR.org has posted an update to a 2002 article entitled “ Dear White Boss… ” The update, entitled “ What Has — and Hasn’t — Changed Since “Dear White Boss…,” was co-authored by Keith Caver, Vice President, Leadership Assessment and Development at APTMetrics.
Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global), one of the world’s largest international accounting associations, is pleased to announce the launch of a formal Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program to its members beginning March 11.
Monday was International Women’s Day, a very modern type of occasion in which corporations and organizations roll out paeans to groups that may or may not usually be a focus of their attention. Some of those efforts failed spectacularly and obviously. Others were more subtly questionable.
Conversations about “how dark” their baby’s skin tone would be. A rift between Prince Harry and his father so deep that Harry said his father at one point “stopped taking my calls.” And Meghan, Duchess of Sussex saying she “just didn’t want to be alive anymore.”
ServiceNow and Microsoft announced an integration to allow HR and IT agents to collaborate directly within Microsoft Teams. Features include Chat-to-Call, with which agents can invite employees to a Teams call directly from a live chat, and Major Incident Management, which allows agents to collaborate in a group setting and share key information from ServiceNow into Teams.
So much has seemed so wrong for so long. But take heed, HR professionals: Employees say there’s a lot of good about work now!
In 2015, at least 21 transgender people have been victims of fatal violence in the United States, more killings of transgender people than any other year on record. More transgender people were killed in the first six months of this year than in all of 2014.
Around the world, women are far less likely than men to be seen in the media. This gender-imbalanced picture of society can reinforce and perpetuate harmful gender stereotypes. For over two years, journalists and producers across the BBC have been tackling the gender representation issue by rethinking whom they put in front of the camera, with the goal of achieving 50:50 gender representation every month.
A company wanting you is great — but it’s also important to know if you want them. Below are some ways to find out if a company is truly devoted to prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Do Your Research: Utilize online resources like Kanarys to research a company’s demographics, diversity initiatives, benefits […]
By Denise Lee Yong Here’s how organizational culture might have been handled in the past: The CEO commissions the Human Resources department to produce an effective company culture. HR designs a campaign to tout a mission statement and core values that the CEO and senior management developed. HR also implements some employee perks like free […]
By Maggie McGrath Rosalind “Roz” Brewer is, by Forbes’ accounting, the 48th most powerful woman in the world. But now, she’s poised to become even more powerful. On Tuesday night, news broke that Brewer, who has served as Starbucks’ chief operating officer since 2017, will be taking the helm of Walgreens Boots Alliance in March. It’s a momentous announcement, making Brewer, […]
By Dawn Ennis President Joe Biden, on the first day of his first full week as commander in chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, ended his predecessor’s unjust ban on service by out transgender troops Monday. With a directive to newly-sworn Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Biden told the former general to implement a policy that […]
By Jana Turner Workforce diversity is becoming an increasingly vital component in the business world. There is good reason for this trend. Research shows that more diverse staffs have been linked to rising company productivity levels, which directly correlate with increased profitability. In fact, Barron’s recently published an article highlighting the many ways diversity has measurable impacts on firms’s success. In […]
By Rebecca Shabad and Lauren Egan President Joe Biden signed four executive actions Tuesday aimed at advancing racial equity as part of his push to use the powers of the presidency to implement parts of his agenda. The executive actions direct the Department of Housing and Urban Development to “take steps necessary to redress racially discriminatory […]