Ep 146 – Workplace Elephant: Tackling Age Discrimination


Age discrimination is topic that is. Age discrimination is topic that is hidden away behind closed doors, but the simple fact is that we are all growing older. According to […] Podcast age bias Age Discrimination EEOC generational workforce jo weech managing workplace diversityIf there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years as a writer and speaker in HR, it’s that there is power in a personal story—which is what you’re about to hear.

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech


In her statement, published on Recode , she said, “Our society is struggling with workplace discrimination and harassment. Some businesses are now making changes to prevent discrimination — and importantly measuring and talking about it. Ellen Pao Drops Appeal.

Tips for SMEs to Avoid Discrimination During Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

No matter how big or small your business, fairness in the workplace is vital and that includes during the recruitment process. Discriminating during recruitment is illegal and it doesn’t actually give your business the best chance of finding the most suitable person for the job.

4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. There are laws against discrimination and penalties can be huge if a company is found discriminating based on breaking equal employment laws , including: Race.

Creating a Diversity Program in the Workplace #hrbasics


Creating and maintaining diversity in the workplace goes well beyond educating your employees on how to work with different groups of people, but having programs that encourage a more cohesive workplace. Defining Diversity. The basics of creating a diversity program.

Should Companies Actively Use Positive Discrimination?

The Undercover Recruiter

It was once thought of as the best way to ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce. Jobs and programs aimed just at one specific group to ensure only applicants from those backgrounds would apply and therefore helping companies meet their diversity quotas.

4 Reasons The Best Working Environments Are Multi-Generational

Career Realism

There's a good chance you have a diverse set of co-workers at your job. Working with people who were raised in different generations than you can actually be really beneficial to your workplace productivity. You may work with people who are older or younger than you.

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Is The Impact of Asian Diversity Undervalued in American Workplaces?

HR Capitalist

I alluded to this in a post awhile back called " Thank God for Asians - Google Releases Workplace Diversity Numbers ". Here''s a taste of how he responds to critisim that the tech workforce isn''t diverse enough : The critique of Silicon Valley is also that it isn’t very diverse.

Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination is a disease.” . . Other questions, and other answers, soon followed, many of which indicated to us that what was happening to Janine may well have been derived from illegal age discrimination. You may note that we did not ask Janine the age of the new Museum Director, because anyone can discriminate against anyone, regardless of their own age, gender, race, etc.). So, how do you know if you have been a victim of illegal discrimination?

This Employee Beat Dress Code Discrimination With Cosplay


But can cosplay fit into your workplace’s dress code requirements? When Dress Codes Discriminate. The dess code at Rivas’ workplace initially stipulated only that employee attire needed to be “clean and pressed.”

High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace. Employer career women discrimination in the workplace Discriminatory Dress Codes diversity dress code gender equality gender inequality high heels sexism Workplace equality

2017 84

BBC Pay Gap Casts Light on a Wider Workplace Problem

The Undercover Recruiter

BBC Pay Gap Casts Light on a Wider Workplace Problem. Employer bbc discrimination diversity equal pay gender gender equality gender inequality gender pay gap pay disparity race sexism Workplace Diversity

2017 71

Mobile Recruiting is a Form of Employee Age Discrimination


If your consumer facing marketing and product is so cutting edge, then why isn’t your internal and workplace technology. This isn’t about discrimination, the job search or how to get noticed, it’s about our lack of adoption of technology.

4 Signs You May Be Facing Employment Discrimination

Career Realism

However, if you believe your negative workplace experience crosses the line into employment discrimination, you may have a legal cause of action. Therefore, identifying workplace discrimination may be difficult. Are you facing employment discrimination?

Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week


Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top 5 Blogs in the Workplace. TOP WORKPLACE BLOGS OF THE WEEK. Diversity series: Would you hire the Jean Valjean of Les Miz? : TalentCircles is starting a series based on diversity hiring. HR top 5 workplace blogs

2014 128

Changing the Bigger Picture for Long-Term Gender Equality

Ms. Career Girl

Although discrimination in the workplace has been a discussion for decades, women and social rights activists have become more adamant than ever over the last few years about creating safe work spaces for women. Small-Scale Gender Discrimination.

2019 187

“Is it ‘reverse discrimination’ if some people can use racist words, but some people can’t?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Do I have grounds for claiming reverse discrimination against me? I don’t believe what happened to you was illegal “discrimination” because you were not (a) denied a job or job-related benefit by an employer (b) based on your own age, gender, race, or other protected category. The law says that illegal discrimination is a denial of the opportunities or benefits of employment on the basis of someone’s age, gender, race, or certain other protected categories. (a)

Discrimination, Contracts, & Compliance, Oh My! #ELBC is Here!


Discrimination in the workplace, contract law, and keeping compliant are the choice topics for legal bloggers during this time of year. Discrimination. The purple nurple was a topic of conversation in a federal appellate court earlier this month with a man’s alleged behavior in a nipple twist in the workplace. In other news technology is making discrimination easier ! That’s a big no no when it comes to dealing with discrimination in the workplace.

4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Discrimination and unequal pay is illegal, but the facts show that we still face huge obstacles in equal opportunities, and employers play a vital role in overcoming these. 4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace.

2017 90

“Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology?

Evil HR Lady

Of course, men and women experience bias, tech, and the workplace differently and we should be cognizant of this, but it’s far from the whole story.” ” This is the premise of a 10-page document, written by a Google engineer that questions Google’s diversity programs, as published by Gizmodo. To keep reading, click here: “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology?

2017 122

Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work


Why is all this diversity so important? Because it allows your company to reflect the world around you and makes your team better able to develop fresh ideas that will meet the needs of a diverse marketplace.

2014 158

Minimising and Preventing the Influence of Unconscious Bias in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Here at Pure, we really value the importance of recruiting people who will be a great cultural fit for an organization but we also recognize the need to balance this with ensuring that unconscious bias does not mean a business unintentionally discriminates or misses out on employing fantastic talent.

2019 91

Should You Blind Hire?

The Undercover Recruiter

We all have bias, conscious or unconscious, and it’s this deep-rooted nature of human prejudice that remains a recurring hurdle in diversity recruitment. In order to tackle discrimination, we must address our own bias and challenge these ‘natural’.

2017 77

Increasing Disability Employment in the Workplace


Why increase awareness about disability employment in the workplace? According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers cannot discriminate in hiring or in employment. Besides the altruistic, “just because” answer; hiring disabled people makes practical business sense.

2015 152

Managing the Downside of Diversity: When Employees Clash

Evil HR Lady

Monday, November 15, 2010 Managing the Downside of Diversity: When Employees Clash Dear Evil HR Lady, If problems keep occurring among team members, (whether it is personalities, ages, nationalities, communication or work styles), who is best able to identify, address, and formulate solutions?

2010 134

Diversity Training at Target: It's Easy to Be Critical If You've Never Dealt With the Craziness.

HR Capitalist

Target has managerial training/guides to deal with specific situations that came to light during a recent discrimination case. The Diversity Scripts empower leaders to address difficult and real-life diversity situations,” the document says. Topic : Training for Managers.

How to “Come Out” in the Workplace

Careers Done Write

However, it is still a challenge in the workplace for many. ” In the workplace, a person might fear discrimination, being passed by for a promotion, being excluded socially, or being harassed. LGBT in the Workplace” by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Todd Sears, Karen Sumberg, and Christina Fargnoli, it is reported that 41% of American LGBT workers remain closeted at the office. This is because they feel accepted, valued, and comfortable in the workplace.

2013 124

Microsoft May Not Have a Toxic Workplace (but It’s Definitely Not Healthy)

Evil HR Lady

Microsoft spends around $55 million dollars per year on diversity and inclusion effort s, but that hasn’t stopped complaints of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. These show that out of the 8000 similarly situated women, 238 complaints of gender discrimination and harassment had been filed between 2010 and 2016. Interestingly, 118 of those were gender discrimination claims and the company only considered one to be based in fact.

2018 116

How #ILookLikeAnEngineer is Raising Awareness About Continued Sexism in STEM

Ms. Career Girl

A site aggregating photos using the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag has already collected close to 40,000 photographs – mostly of women – highlighting pride and showing diversity in the engineering field. Do you have a story of being discriminated as a woman in STEM?

2015 284

What is Affirmative Action Anyway?


A couple of weeks ago I found myself engaged in a heated debate with a colleague of mine, who works in the tech industry, regarding workplace equality. The discussion surrounded the idea of diversity within these roles.

2015 124

What would you have done in Nazi Germany?

Penelope Trunk

What makes someone say, “This isn’t right,” even if they are not yet the target of discrimination. ” Like sexual harassment, any type of discrimination is very difficult to prove, and it’s usually harmful to your career to say something about it. Diversit

2015 113

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?


Yesterday the White House held a summit on women’s issues that including talks, press announcements, a new final rule on discrimination against transgender people in the workplace , and the signing of an agreement by 28 major US companies, including Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and more, to work quickly to close the gender pay gap. HR diversity equal pay pledge equality gender pay gap hiring

2016 62

Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival


Are our employment laws still working and still relevant as the workplace and workforce demographics change? McLory explores the issue in Workplace Drug Policies in the Age of Pot and Can I Fire a Medical Marijuana Cardholder. Employment Discrimination.

We Want More Women!

Ms. Career Girl

Having just one woman involved does not prove that your company is diverse or that you value the women in your ranks. Speak up in meetings when management tries to discriminate against a woman because “she’s not one of the guys.”. Work equality more women needed women in the workplace

Women 161

should I ask my employer to take down a Blue Lives Matter flag?

Ask A Manager

As a whole, our organization has a diversity problem. When I have brought up issues of diversity and inclusion in the past, I have been told that our clients are overwhelmingly white and conservative, and we need to make them comfortable (I don’t think that assessment is strictly true, for what it’s worth). While I don’t have proof that we actively discriminate in the hiring and promotion process, our track record is questionable at best.

2019 40

HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

HR Capitalist

2--Another HR Manager type asked a question about - and I'm not making this up - making her workplace meditation sessions/rooms mandatory for people because participation was low. Change Culture Managing OD Workplace

2018 81

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

The law is under scrutiny for overwhelming concerns that it could allow a path to discrimination against gay people. The response and backlash from RFRA here in Indiana is awe-inspiring, not only in the general public arena but also with the customers and vendors at workplace.

How Unconscious Biases Can Hurt Job Seekers Before the Interview Even Begins

Competitive Resumes

The University of California, San Francisco, Office of Diversity and Outreach defines unconscious bias as “social stereotypes about particular groups of people that individuals form outside their conscious awareness.”. Listen to Unconscious Bias: Your Career, Workplace, and Everywhere.

2017 177

How Can Shared Core Values With a Company Get You Hired?

Competitive Resumes

Pointing out the generational differences in the workplace is now a stale conversation and no longer makes us the shining star. If a company says, they embrace diversity and community, is it reflected in management and volunteer community? Find Shared Core Values.

2018 179

Here’s the high-priced advice college applicants buy that doesn’t trigger the FBI

Penelope Trunk

And colleges are shying away from racial diversity and focusing on diversity of backgrounds. This trick has been working for as long as discrimination has been working.). And actually, the workplace is just like college admissions. Porcelain Pencils by Katharine Morling.

2019 114

Where are the ladies in Law?

Corn on the Job

It’s safe to say that we all realize that gender discrimination is a huge problem in most industries and workplaces. One of the professions seeing a huge lack of gender diversity is in the law sector. How Are Law Firms Resolving Gender Discrimination.

2015 70

Join me at the Eclectic and Exciting Free HR Virtual Summit – Thursday November 8

David Zinger

Changes, Challenges and Choices: The Future of Workplace Learning. Workplace Diversity and Inclusion: Raise the Bar with a System Approach. Keynote: Adam Grant — How to Navigate a Culture of Diverse Thinkers. Building Brain-Friendly Workplaces.

2018 62

How Unconscious Bias Can Hinder Job Seekers Before An Interview

Competitive Resumes

The University of California, San Francisco, Office of Diversity and Outreach defines unconscious bias as “social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness.”. Listen to Unconscious Bias: Your Career, Workplace, and Everywhere.

2017 130