Diversity and Inclusion Programs in the Workplace: A Guide

  If you haven’t looked at your company’s diversity initiative in awhile (or let alone implemented one) the time to do so is now. Developing and a maintaining a healthy company culture is dependent on a diverse workforce operating under equitable conditions. And while this has always been the case, it’s no secret that some …

Supporting Employees During Social and Political Volatility

  It’s highly likely that the management team at your company has faced an increase in employee’s expressing their reactions to social and political events outside of the workplace in recent years. Some may have had traumatic experiences happen to them or someone close to them and the effects were likely felt in the office. …

How Employers Can Be An Ally, Part 2.

  In case you missed it, last week we began our two part series on how employers can serve as an ally to their employees. We took a broad approach for making positive changes to the cultural structure of the company, this week we get a little more detailed. Together, these methods can shape a …

How Employers Can Be An Ally, Part 1.

  The month of August is Black Business Month which has us thinking about how employers can serve as allies to employees. While this month of recognition encourages consumers to support black businesses, which we fully endorse, we want to use this month to discuss how people of color can be better supported at their …

How to Prevent Disability Discrimination

  How much consideration have you put into the possibility of disability discrimination within your company culture? Disabled workers are often employed in industries that are customer-forward (such as restaurants), or were entry-level or the least senior among their colleagues. This tells us that disabled workers are less likely to hold management positions and struggle …

Disability Hiring Belongs in Your Diversity Initiative

  We know that profitable businesses are built on a workplace that is diverse, comprised of talented people from a wide array of backgrounds who bring their unique perspectives and experiences to projects, and successfully develop relevant and lasting solutions. These diverse teams should include the disabled. But oftentimes, they do not. A 2018 report …