We had the pleasure of interviewing two students leading with Pride and creating an LGBTQ2SIA+ community at their business school. These two changemakers are making their school a more welcoming place for the queer community.
So you want to measure Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in your organization but don’t know where to start? We recommend a survey to get unfiltered employee feedback: below are our tips for a strong DE&I survey.
As recent development of Black Lives Matter coincides with Pride Month, black trans women are starting to get the recognition they deserve for propelling gay liberation forward throughout history.
The recently released documentary Disclosure outlines the representation of trans people in media, and thus in society. As pointed out in the film, 80% of Americans don’t know a trans person: raising the importance of accurate representation in media, and the workplace.
Inclusion and diversity are highly systemic problems that plague organizations. These problems marginalize authentic talent, contribute to group think, and encourage hiring decisions that prefer a homogenous applicant pool.
Creating a diverse and unstoppable team starts with inclusive hiring practices. Great candidates can get skipped over during the application process if you are not acknowledging and protecting against biases at every stage. Fortunately there are a few easy ways to start bias-proofing your hiring process and get the best candidates in the door. (more…)
If you haven’t heard by now, cultural diversity in the workplace isn’t just a nice to have, it’s essential. The importance of diversity and inclusion has been highlighted significantly in recent times by high-profile initiatives such as the Pay Transparency Act, which will be implemented by the province of Ontario in January 2019. Having a diverse workforce has many benefits, but implementing recruitment practices which bring it to life comes with it’s challenges. (more…)
Culture and diversity – what does that mean to your company? More importantly, what does that mean to your employees, both present and potential? Inclusion (and its implications on a business) is one of the hottest discussions in HR. Culture, and the never-ending search for the ‘be-all, end-all’ approach to it, is constantly shifting how we approach organizational strategies. These were the key themes for DisruptHR YVR on June 6, 2018.