Is Unconscious Bias Sneaking Into Your Workplace?

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Is Unconscious Bias Sneaking Into Your Workplace?

"Okay you guys; it's time to get down to work," Jordan says to her team. "Man, this is really going to be a challenge," Luke replies, exasperated. "Oh brother, here we go, another late night at the office," Sarah sighs loudly.

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With 27 Million Women Impacted Every Year, It's Time to Talk About Menopause at Work

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With 27 Million Women Impacted Every Year, It's Time to Talk About Menopause at Work

It started with persistent fevers. Then there was night after night of insomnia. On top of that, I was completely unable to focus on my work. I went to see my doctor expecting to walk out of the office with some antibiotics, or at the least, a reassurance that I'd feel better soon.

3 Ways to Work Effectively with Freelancers

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3 Ways to Work Effectively with Freelancers

This is the third post in a series about how to thrive amid shifting workplace demographics.

3 Ways to Prepare for the Retirement Boom

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3 Ways to Prepare for the Retirement Boom

This is the second post in a series about how to thrive amid shifting workplace demographics.

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

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4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

The U.S. has always been known as a melting pot; diversity is its strong suit. However, when it comes to corporate America, diversity has historically been lacking. Although 92 percent of U.S. population growth is attributed to ethnic groups and 36 percent of the workforce is comprised of people of color, only 21 minorities (that's right—21, not 21 percent) are Fortune 500 CEOs.

6 Steps to Defining Your Organizational Values

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6 Steps to Defining Your Organizational Values

Organizational culture can be seen as a "personality" created by the organization's values, attitudes and behaviors. This "personality" attracts and keeps great talent, creates a positive public image and helps build long-lasting relationships with stakeholders, vendors and customers.

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

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Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Fact: Minorities are still largely underrepresented in the United States workforce.

5 Tips for Managing Unconscious Bias at Work

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5 Tips for Managing Unconscious Bias at Work

Bias—a tendency to believe that some people and ideas are better than others—wreaks havoc in the workplace. It keeps women and people of color out of the boardroom, limits job opportunities, prevents organizations from the true monetary and cultural benefits of a diverse workforce, makes it difficult for Baby Boomers to get jobs and more. While it's easy to identify and limit bias when it's overt, that's not always the case—in fact, bias can often be completely unconscious.

Why You Need a New Strategy for Retaining Female Talent

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Why You Need a New Strategy for Retaining Female Talent

There are big changes coming to American companies. While many business leaders look to the economy for trends and forecasts — closely following any promising signs as we recover from the 2008 crisis — there's another change brewing right under their noses. And it doesn't take knowledge of the stock market to understand.

Want Engaged Employees? You Need Values First

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Want Engaged Employees? You Need Values First

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