Microaggressions: What they are, and how to rid your workplace of them

  There’s likely behavior happening within your team that might not be glaringly negative when viewed individually but that add up to a whole heap of toxicity. You’ll know they’re present when you hear phrases such as ‘It’s just a joke’ and ‘I’m going to call you _ because I can’t pronounce your name.’ These …

Best Practices for Avoiding Recruiting Bias

  Hopefully you’ve spent some time this past week reflecting on your recruiting process, including asking yourself the series of questions we outlined in our last blog. In it we presented how employers can look at their own recruiting practices in order to reveal the implicit biases that may be limiting the potential for an …

Is Your Recruiting Process Biased? Six key questions to ask yourself.

  The concise answer is: yes. And with that knowledge, the work to address this dilemma can begin. It’s a common reaction to feel defensive when confronted with the information that your decision-making may stem from the unfair treatment of others, but it’s only after we examine the implicit biases we might be acting upon …

Various Forms of Biases in the Workplace

  During the month of March we extensively covered the challenges women face in the workplace, namely those that fall under the gender biases that are still going strong in the hiring process, the distribution of responsibilities, and promotion opportunities. But gender bias is just one widespread infraction of workers rights. in This week we’ll …