Rooting Out Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Anti-Racism 101: Tools for Human Resources Professionals Have you ever made a comment like this when describing one of your colleagues, an interview candidate or someone you met at a meeting or in a conference? “He just didn’t feel like a good fit for the company.” “Something about her seemed a bit ‘off’.” “He’s very competent. I can tell by […]

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When it Comes to Fostering Diversity, Listening is the Key

Protests sweeping across the country and around the world have ignited urgent new conversations about race and racism. During these times, we have heard repeated requests from educators and activists, academics, artists and ordinary people to listen to people of color – to make space for the voices of those traditionally marginalized. Deanna Van Buren, an architect and restorative justice […]

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3 Personality Traits for Employee Success in the ‘New Normal’

For five years, Dellea and Angela have shared everything: an office, an administrative assistant and a key function. Both women work in the Accounting division and, while both do good work and make valuable contributions, Angela always has a slight edge. She’s just a bit faster, a little more precise than Dellea. Since transitioning to working remotely, however, the tables […]

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So Nice to E-Meet You

Your organization pivoted to virtual job fairs and video interviews to ensure access to a steady pipeline of talent. The next step in hiring post-COVID-19? Virtual onboarding.  Whether you’re hiring extensively to meet urgent supply chain and logistics needs, seeking out technical talent to support a shift to e-commerce or looking forward to an influx of ‘new hires’ as the […]

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Being the HR Captain in the COVID-19 Era – Who Is Your Navigator?

We are all in uncharted territory. Just a few weeks ago, I wrote about the new imperative for HR leaders, where I shared my thinking on how HR leaders are expected to help their company achieve its business goals and KPIs. Facing a global pandemic sheds a different light on these words. Business-as-usual goals and KPIs are put on hold. […]

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