Honoring Black excellence in the workplace and beyond
The month of February is Black History Month — an annual celebration to recognize the history of African-American achievements in the USA. During this month’s observance, we commemorate Black excellence and pivotal African-American figures like Arthur Ashe, Sojourner Truth, Phillis Wheatley and Victor Glover.
5 generations in the workforce: How to engage each through learning
Some of us learn best by seeing, others by listening and others by doing. In the same way, there are variations in how different generations develop new skills.
How modern compliance content drives real growth
Training content in compliance and DEIB tends to fall short. Cornerstone’s modern compliance content is built on four pillars that promote meaningful reflection and action.
How compliance is the foundation for an inclusive culture
We often think of compliance as something we have to do on the way to doing the things we would rather do – but here are five key compliance issues that link to larger initiatives that can help you create a stronger culture and a more inclusive workplace.
A Prescription for Employee Mental Well-Being
During this panel discussion, we will explore the 5 essentials for Workplace Mental Health & Well-Being recently issued by the U.S. Surgeon’s General Report. Our panelists will be Cornerstone’s Chief People Officer – Carina Cortez, and Clinical Psychologist and Executive Coach – Marie Ciavarella, PsyD. Participants will walk away with best practices at an organizational level – processes, policies, programs, systems, and how leaders can address mental health and wellness one employee at a time. Carina will share Cornerstone’s own practices in this space, while Marie will share her deep experience and expertise working with individual leaders.
DEIB: Designing for a Post-Pandemic World
Many organizations still have a long way to go when it comes to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). This study, based on a review of more than 70 articles and interviews with 10 DEIB leaders and 20 HR leaders, answers several critical questions:
How NonprofitReady can help you give back this #GivingTuesday and all year round
Thanksgiving is ultimately a time to express gratitude. In the spirit of paying it forward this season, we have the perfect recipe to help you give back.
Why employee development is crucial in driving career growth
Employees are your organization’s most important asset. Yes, they’re more important than your server capacity, office chairs and even, shockingly, PowerPoint presentations. No matter what else is on your “2023 priorities list,” nothing at your organization can work without working people.
Cultivate a culture of belonging with conversational learning
People learn best from one another by actively engaging in sensitive dialogues and listening to different perspectives, even if they have different backgrounds and beliefs. Yet many organizations struggle with implementing diversity programs that successfully affect behavioral change and increase shareholder value. Research has shown that compulsory diversity training sometimes does more harm than good, resulting in hostility and resistance toward opposing views.
The need for whole-person health: World Mental Health Day 2022
Content warning: This article discusses themes of mental health, including depression, self-harm and suicide.
Women’s Equality Day 2022: The true power of Amplification in the workplace
The 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1920, ensures voting rights for everyone regardless of gender. And in 1971 (51 years later), Congress designated August 26 as Women’s Equality Day. The right for all people to vote and Women’s Equality Day came into being because women and their allies amplified their voices.