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3 Tips for Managing Workplace Diversity & Your Bottom-line

Workology

Workplace diversity is good for business and gives companies a distinct advantage. Understanding and Managing Workplace Diversity. Diversity is not just about race, gender or sexual orientation. Promoting workplace diversity has many bottom line benefits.

More Women in Business Means More Cash for Women and Their Employers

Ms. Career Girl

Did you know that based on a recent research study from McKinsey , the most ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform the least ethnically diverse companies. So how do you, as an employee, drive diversity in your workplace?

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Organizations Strive for a New Level of Inclusiveness

Workology

Traditionally, inclusion was pair with diversity (as in Diversity & Inclusion) and implied a sense of “feeling included’ regardless of skin color, origin, culture or sexual orientation.

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Being an expert takes time, not talent | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Being an expert takes time, not talent Posted to: Fulfillment | Goal setting | How to blog January 28th, 2010 Del.icio.us And in fact, the importance of hard work over raw talent is the subject of t he most popular Freakonomics column ever in the New York Times.) I want to be more diligent about finding a mentor to help me grow, outside of my supervisor. But talent still matters.

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Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery

Workology

Buffet says most of America’s prosperity was created using only about 50% of its talent — men. Fortune 500 companies across the globe have launched diversity initiatives to attract, develop, engage and retain top female talent, providing stretch assignments and support through mentors.

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Baby Boomers: Leave Your Legacy

Workology

Diversity in the workplace is an important issue and opportunity as a workforce made up of people with different backgrounds, experience and ways of thinking or even communicating can position a company to win on multiple levels.

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Snapshot of the new workplace: Karen Owen's PowerPoint | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Snapshot of the new workplace: Karen Owen's PowerPoint Posted to: Women October 9th, 2010 Del.icio.us Owen's sex life is a workplace issue. The workplace has women everywhere.

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Get online Tips for choosing your career path

Ms. Career Girl

Is it accurate to say that you are a self-starter who fulfills objectives all alone, or do you require the control of an organized workplace to give a valiant effort? Two - Know Your Gifts that are your Talents Do you have a side interest or an ability that you cherish and are great at?

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Ladies: It’s Your Right to Define Leadership on Your Terms

Ms. Career Girl

As a female executive who has been through her fair share of triumphs and trials, I have a burning passion for cultivating strong women in the workplace. I know what it’s like to mentor and be mentored; to teach and be taught.

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Using the White House’s Resource Guide to Hiring People with Disabilities

Workology

This guide is extremely helpful to companies looking to hire people with disabilities or for those looking to freshen up their diversity policies. A few national job boards for people with disabilities are the Workforce Recruitment Program and The Talent Acquisition Portal. How do you create an inclusive work environment or implement disability-friendly programs in your workplace? Use this checklist to evaluate your workplace and see if you can improve your accessibility.

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25 Companies Who Hire Adults With Autism #AutismAwarenessMonth

Workology

Our hiring practices as well as workplaces for those with autism are not designed for those with this invisible disability. Hiring a diverse workforce including those with autism offers hidden benefits outside of longer tenure, less turnover and improved employee engagement.

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A Design Conundrum: Employee Engagement and a 2-Day Employee Value Proposition Workshop

David Zinger

Determine best and test practices in creating a compelling workplace for employees. Leverage Zinger’s ten- block pyramid of employee engagement to create a robust eclectic and evidence based approach to an engaging and powerful workplace. The current state of talent management.

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HR Isn't Dead. It's Called PR | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

Externally, we write advertisements and job descriptions for job boards, write corporate blogs and work with our university, diversity, and other affirmative action partners to fill open positions. Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!

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Generation Y in Politics: Krystal Ball's candidacy | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Generation Y in Politics: Krystal Ball's candidacy Posted to: Diversity | Women October 12th, 2010 Del.icio.us Is this your first time here?

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Five tips for asking better questions | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

It’s the best way to have a meaningful conversation and it’s the best way to rope in a mentor or look like a star performer. But also, to differentiate yourself in the workplace, you need to focus on questions, since answers are a commodity. Is this your first time here?

Brazen Careerist opens an office in DC | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

It has more of an audience and talent than its prior location. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Brazen Careerist opens an office in DC Posted to: Entrepreneurship October 6th, 2010 Del.icio.us

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Lesson from LeBron James: How to decide when to relocate.

Penelope Trunk

James is extremely talented and has been called the next Michael Jordan. Something that employers need to address if they want to keep any top-tier talent.) Something that employers need to address if they want to keep any top-tier talent." Is this your first time here?

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How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

bottom-line, he wanted my talent and expertise, but not probing questions into what and how he did what he did. A business launching may require multiple talents and knowledge-sets. Is this your first time here?

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The Employee Engagement Wholehearted Dialogue: Denise Bissonnette and David Zinger

David Zinger

So, I know you know this, David, as a consultant you go into any workplace and throw the question so what’s it like working here? 35:49] Denise: The problem in the workplace, are you bringing it with you? Dialogue with Denise Bissonnette on Wholehearted Engagement.

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Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Don’t underestimate my workplace trends genius. My career as a workplace genius is not over. HR, texting, or any other of the various workplace trends that you write about can't be controlled but they can be monitored and watched for trends. Is this your first time here?

Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying Posted to: Diversity | Knowing yourself | Office Politics November 24th, 2009 Del.icio.us But for someone with Asperger's, it's not enough to deal with sensory integration dysfunction; in order to succeed at the workplace, you need some guidelines for bridging the gap between other peoples' social skills and your own.

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We overestimate the gap between nonprofit and for-profit jobs.

Penelope Trunk

You'll notice that in the for-profit world, in the new workplace, money is not a key motivator. If your boss comes to work every day genuinely looking to help you grow, and you do the same for the people you manage, then that's a great workplace. Earn money and buy board seats at companies that don’t respect the benefits of diversity, and then you can force diversity on them as a shareholder. Is this your first time here?

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You should lead from the middle | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

They come together informally, via a personal network of talented people inside and/or outside the organisation, to achieve a specific task. I believe it is an innate talent that can and should be enhanced to become more influential and make your workers more productive. Reality Stardom and the pursuit of it through whatever ridiculous and humiliating means to get there, no talent required; so many examples, where to begin? Is this your first time here?

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Webinar. How to be a millionaire from your blog. Really.

Penelope Trunk

So anyway, late at night, when I ‘m trying to procrastinate without stooping to watching Britain’s Got Talent reruns on You Tube. That Britain's got Talent video reminded me why I left the UK. Is this your first time here?

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Blogs without topics are a waste of time | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I like the link to Click and Clack – good diversity and humor – similar to this blog. What cannot be denied is talent. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Blogs without topics are a waste of time Posted to: Finding a career | How to blog October 6th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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How to know if you'll be good at sales | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

But then, when I told one of my mentors that I’m not good at sales, he said, “Of course you’re good at sales. The thing is, I have a specific talent in this department: selling ideas. … Although you may not have a carnivorous drive to eat your mate – um, I mean close the sale, you ARE a very talented writer. Is this your first time here?

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The fifth annual Q&A. Or sixth. I can't remember. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Instead she said, you are so talented you can get a great job anywhere – Love…that's not so easy to find. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog The fifth annual Q&A. Or sixth.

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The Internet has created a generation of great writers | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog The Internet has created a generation of great writers Posted to: College students | Diversity | Journalism October 19th, 2009 Del.icio.us Communication is much more than just writing – whether or not people can craft a dissertation is mostly irrelevant; can they communicate effectively using the diverse media available to them? Is this your first time here?

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The nuts and bolts of building a brand | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Not as a BC write up, but as a person reaching out through social media to help, educate, and mentor the up coming generation of work force. I've got talent, drive, and extraordinary concepting ability! Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog The nuts and bolts of building a brand Posted to: Managing Up | Self-management February 23rd, 2010 Del.icio.us

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

The list is based on what we at Brazen Careerist know about Gen Y and the new workplace, and what PayScale knows about slicing and dicing workplace data. Self-reported flexible workplaces are BS. Companies know that everyone wants a flexible workplace, so every company says they offer that. Even a company like Deloitte, known for insane hours and heavy, heavy travel, has a whole initiative to promote a flexible workplace. Is this your first time here?

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How to hit a wall at work, with grace | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I would like to add that perhaps you've outgrown your position/involvement and your talents/strengths are better served somewhere else. For many people in similar situations, maybe it's an indication that we all have to re-evaluate what skills/talents are valuable or not, and where they might be best served. Not only was it not OTT, it was mature, kind & mentor-y. Is this your first time here?

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Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car Posted to: Diversity | Self-management December 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us Is this the DMV for the gifted-and-talented? And I'm sorry but the DMV is challenging for anyone, except maybe the gifted and talented. Not the most sensitive, but given the context, perhaps just a bit of self depracating diversion.

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Start recognizing patterns in problems | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

And when you KNOW he is talented & great at what he does & it's 9 mos. Is this your first time here?

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

In the workplace, that's what's changing the game. Indeed, the employers who are brought to our campus have said they like the diversity of skills and experiences that our liberal arts and sciences grads have to offer. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to manage a college education Posted to: College students January 21st, 2010 Del.icio.us

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When you're feeling lost, don't hide | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

I agree with the others about your writing talent, authenticity, etc. Is this your first time here?

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Shifting the balance of power. (Mainstream media stinks.

Penelope Trunk

Is miscarriage a workplace issue? The fact that miscarriage is so very common that it is a workplace issue and that even though abortion is legal in some states in the US there are people who make it nearly impossible to exercise that right. Her unabashed talent for telling it like it is, with no sugar coating. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Shifting the balance of power.

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us " I'm speechless … Posted by neko on January 18, 2010 at 5:59 am | permalink | Reply I tweeted not just because of the horrible Barack Obama skit, but also because of the sanctioned degradation of women and religious diversity. Except a lot of other countries don't enjoy the diversity of cultures that we have here. Is this your first time here?

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Mindfulness makes you more productive | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Instead of focusing on becoming an expert at something or on mindfulness, I'd like to suggest you focus simply on creating value for others, in whatever way suits your interests and talents best. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Mindfulness makes you more productive Posted to: Productivity | Time management February 22nd, 2010 Del.icio.us

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

On the flip side, I’ve found its true that many recruiters attend most job fairs, especially general/non-industry specific ones, for marketing purposes or to fulfill a diversity recruitment or government requirement.

How to make yourself more likable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

but diversity rules and we love you too Ms P – so happy for you le Posted by le on January 7, 2010 at 6:14 am | permalink | Reply "The secret, really, to amazing cooking with beef is to spend a lot of money on ingredients and then do almost nothing to them." Is this your first time here?

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This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

There are plenty of talented people in Madison, WI. "A Posted by Neville on November 22, 2009 at 6:07 pm | permalink | Reply Okay, your week of posts on Asperger Syndrom in the workplace turned into only 2 posts. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself November 20th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to put blog comments to good use Posted to: Learn to take advice December 8th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I don’t usually write about my life in real time, because the difference between a blog post than reads like a diary entry and a blog post that someone would want to read is usually just time passing.

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There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook When I was in the mental ward , it was mostly girls in their teens with messed up track records and eating disorders. But my roommate was from Kellogg, a top-ten business school. I thought it was insane that she was there.

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