Tag Archives | diversity and inclusion

HR Professionals View Recruiting and Hiring as the Most Challenging Issue for 2021, Says XpertHR Survey

Recruiting and hiring is HR professionals’ top concern for next year, according to 563 US employers responding to XpertHR’s Survey of HR Challenges for 2021. The survey asked organizations to rate how challenging 12 major workplace issues might be in… continue
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How the Biden Presidency Could Affect Employers

The election of Joe Biden as the nation’s 46th president is certain to have an impact on employers, most notably in terms of agency enforcement. But the changes appear likely to be tempered by the likelihood of continued divided government.… continue
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Improve Hiring by Eliminating Bias from Job Postings

Done well, job postings influence better hiring outcomes. But job postings can also introduce bias into the hiring process, limiting the diversity of the hiring pool and exposing employers to potential litigation. By taking simple steps to critically analyze their… continue
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#SHRMInclusion 2020: Microaggressions in the Workplace and What to Do About Them

In the aftermath of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, many companies have responded with an increased focus on their diversity and inclusion efforts. Amid the statements from CEOs and other corporate leaders, employees from a variety… continue
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Celebrating LGBT Pride Month 2020 A Bit Differently

While states have begun the process of reopening amid the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic, many events – including the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) parades in honor of Pride Month scheduled for June – remain cancelled. In fact,… continue
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Tips to Comply with Top 2020 Strategic and Compliance HR Challenges

As 2020 gets under way, employers must recognize the strategic and compliance challenges their workplaces face. With respect to strategic challenges, employers must understand how societal, cultural and technological changes create employer challenges and how to connect HR strategy to… continue
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Hairstyle and Criminal History Laws Aim to Combat Race Discrimination

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…I have a dream that my four… continue
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10 Workplace Resolutions Employers Should Make for 2020

Now that the New Year’s confetti has been cleared away and the new decade has begun, it’s time for employers to consider making resolutions to improve their workplaces. Here are 10 resolutions you should consider making for 2020: 1. Review… continue
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Dos and Don’ts for Employers to Keep Their Holiday Parties Happy

Having a workplace holiday party and celebrating the holidays with colleagues can be a great way to encourage team camaraderie, thank employees for their hard work and create a more festive atmosphere. However, if an employer is not cautious, it… continue
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New Laws to Watch Promoting Workplace Diversity

October is Global Diversity Awareness Month and a chance to focus on the positive impact diversity and inclusion can have on a workforce. Although US workplaces have come a long way when it comes to diversity, there is still much… continue
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