QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux When the year ends, we tend to retrospect. February 2009: Experiences and Learning on Respecting people This essential post touched upon the issue of respecting people at workplace. Two diverse experiences shaped up this post and lessons learned from these experiences are still very relevant. August 2009: Quality is Happiness This short piece received some interesting responses.

A-Space (Facebook-like) Is Making a Difference Across the U.S. Intelligence Community

Conversation Matters

This report provides an overview of an exploratory scientific, qualitative study conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Knowledge Laboratory in April- June of 2009. The primary benefit that A-Space brings to analytic work is a venue for seamlessly incorporating cognitive diversity to address complex analytic issues. Research indicates that cognitive diversity, (e.g. I'm posting the Executive Summary of a study I conducted with the Defense Intelligence Agency.

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A Wiki for Generals

Conversation Matters

With complex issues there is a need for in-depth discussion that makes use of cognitive diversity that can only be achieved by engaging in an on-going dialogue among those most impacted by the issues. But if they do not, then having a corresponding Wiki up where the principles that guide how the Army fights OCO available for an in-depth discussion that might result in a change to doctrine, would seem to be of equal importance to the frontline addressing ATTPs.

The Problem and the Fix for the US Intelligence Agencies' Lessons Learned

Conversation Matters

Coming together as a group to reflect on and discuss the total process increases the identification, validity, and usefulness of lessons by engaging a diversity of thought and experience. engage each person involved in the work process in the reflection process in order to bring diversity of insights and experiences. It is human nature to try to understand “what went wrong” but there is an equal amount, if not more, to be learned from studying successes.


True Faith HR

We demand "quality" products and services and try to achieve "equality" and "diversity" in the workplace. Let''s get it out there: I have no sense of smell (what the medical community calls anosmia ). It is not the result of taking Zicam or some strange head injury. I don''t ever recall having the ability to tell one odor from the next. I cannot tell you the difference between a rose or a daffodil. Despite beliefs to the contrary, I can still taste.

Diversity rising up the Agenda ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

Diversity rising up the Agenda. I seem to be have been having lots of conversations about diversity recently so was interested to see a new report from the CIPD and Bernard Hodes, Diversity and Inclusion - Fringe or Fundamental? Diversity rising up the Agenda.

Five trends that will define corporate social responsibility in 2020.


We pride ourselves on being purpose-driven in every aspect of our business, from the diversity of our experts to the breadth of our employee wellness resources to the values by which we operate. Did you know that back in 2009, 15% of organizations were already offering paid volunteer days ?

What is blind recruitment – and does it work?


Discover why hiding personal details from candidates’ applications helps to improve the diversity of new hires, and how to introduce it to your organisation using an ATS. Blind recruitment is gaining traction as an effective way to recruit more diverse staff. Muslim women are three times as likely as women in other social groups in the UK to be unemployed, according to a 2016 report by the Women and Equalities Committee.

RedBranchWeekly: Action-Packed Recruitment Tips & Management Ideas

marenated HR

From hiring a more diverse workforce to understanding what drives candidate interest, these recruitment tips, management ideas and success stories will leave you with actionable ways to approach your own talent management strategy. Generation Z are those born between 1995 and 2009.

Female Managers: Change Agents or Just Cogs?


who worked for a leading firm in the information services industry between 2005 and 2009. For fundamental change to actually occur, the authors say, the increasing number of women managers must be matched by an organizational culture that is committed to gender equality, fostering initiatives to reduce tokenism, and encouraging women to positively identify with their gender in the workplace. compensation gender diversity HR profession

Is Sexism Still Holding Us Back?

Inpower Coaching

One of my 9 Lives readers tipped me off to an article that is a must-read for any woman engaged in or thinking about working for a paycheck: “Home Economics: The Link Between Work-Life Balance and Income Equality ” by Stephen Marche. Marche notes: In 2009, Pew reported that 54% of men with kids younger than 17 believed that young children should have a mother who didn’t work.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019


This prediction is based on the renewed focus on diversity in the workplace. Diverse organizations work better. Less is equal to more. Big is equal to beautiful. Diversity will continue to be a strong focus.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows


As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. EPA (Equal Pay Act). Male and female employees must be compensated equally for the same job role. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (passed in 2009) expanded the EPA significantly.

Student Veterans Serve as they Achieve Higher Education


Since 2009 more than a million veterans have pursued higher education, according to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. Student veterans have completion rates equal to or better than others. They bring life experiences and cultural diversity to their education.

Larry Friedman: ‘The future challenges and opportunities of market research’

Qualtrics HR

In 2009 he won the ARF (Advertising Research Foundation) Great Mind In Innovation award. So I created a slide with three lines on it where I wrote down their brand name, and I said, ‘That equals to generic category benefits’. For more than 40 years, Larry Friedman Ph.D

Jeremy Parsons: “Have people around you can trust”

Thrive Global

That single was followed up by the equally well-received, “Why is the Bluebird Blue,” also s a Top 40 Roots Report americana single and a Top 20 iTunes Canada country chart single. We are very interested in diversity in the entertainment industry. Art is for everyone.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management


Are pay increases distributed equally between female and male employees? billion in back wages have already been recovered by the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division since 2009. No business is immune to risk, especially when it comes to its workforce.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace


The ADEA Took a Hit in 2009. Unfortunately for people over the age of 40, a 2009 Supreme Court decision weakened the ADEA. Even though Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) attorneys found reasonable cause to pursue only 3.1% Take a Quick Scan of Your Job Descriptions.

Rising Star Filmmaker Megan Freels Johnston: ?Don?t try to please everyone but yourself; If you stay true to your creative vision, people will feel it?

Thrive Global

Megan Freels Johnston is a critically acclaimed writer and director whose work is known for bold characters and equally bold twists. Megan produced Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut, SPARKS, starring Carla Gugino and Eric Stoltz, was in competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

An In-Depth Look at HR’s Role in Employee Engagement


The Power of Equality: How to Empower Your Employees and Drive Impact. This article by Tony Prophet, Chief Equality Officer at Salesforce, and Nellie Borrero, Global Inclusion and Diversity Managing Director at Accenture, shares research-backed information about keeping employees happy.

Creating a Culture of Allyship at Work

Career Metis

There is no shortage of resources out there that can build your inclusion awareness, to help you understand the inherent value of inclusive and diverse spaces. She talks about an equation she adapted and shares in her book, “racism equals prejudice plus power, plus intent. “If

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3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

In a survey of 760 business executives conducted by Forbes Insights in June 2009, respondents were asked to choose the meeting method that was most conducive to fostering a certain business action or outcome. 2009).

What are the leading causes of employee grievances?

HR Digest

Work philosophies, opposing personalities, and diverse ways of approaching tasks/problems among employees are also sources of grievances at work. Uncomfortable office temperature has the highest employee complaint, according to IFMA’s study in 2009.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

The inability for employees to freely discuss pay information with one another has arguably prevented some individuals from taking advantage of federal protections available under the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 in the past.

7 Human Resource Best Practices (A mini-guide to HRM)

Digital HR Tech

According to its proponents, there are certain bundles of HR activities that support companies in reaching a competitive advantage regardless of the organizational setting or industry ( Redman & Wilkinson, 2009 ). The best teams are cognitively diverse and psychologically safe.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #273: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Well, I actually think this is a conversation that not just with a pandemic, but it also fits with the conversations we’ve been having about racism and about equality and justice inside of our communities and our work environments as well.

25 brand experience (BX) thought leaders to follow on Twitter

Qualtrics HR

Follow Antonio for his perspectives on technology and diversity. ( @ajlucio5 ). Follow Bozoma for her diverse perspective and hilarious personality. ( @badassboz ). Follow Dara for the latest from Carbon and her stance on equality issues. ( @daratreseder ). . She’s passionate about marketing, biotech, interior design, and football (the real one), and believes in diversity, equality, and kindness.

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What Is the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act?

HR Daily Advisor

She worked with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to file a case. The Resolution: The Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.

Perks Over Pay: The Name of the Game

HR Daily Advisor

Diversity program. This is the highest this question has scored since Q1 2009. Similarly, 61% of those who make over $100,000 a year are equally confident, while 48% of those who make between $50,000 and $75,000 are confident, and 47% of those that make less than $50,000 are confident.

Book Review – Psychology and Work: Perspectives on Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Workplace Psychology

Organization development (OD) is sometimes incorrectly used to also mean change management (Cummings & Worley, 2009). Change management actually belongs under the domain of organization development (Cummings & Worley, 2009). 2009).

Book Review – Psychology and Work: Perspectives on Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Workplace Psychology

Organization development (OD) is sometimes incorrectly used to also mean change management (Cummings & Worley, 2009). Change management actually belongs under the domain of organization development (Cummings & Worley, 2009). 2009).

Wodonga TAFE


Wodonga TAFE also has diverse of office locations throughout Victoria, Sydney and Hobart – and it was identified some years ago that the antiquated HR and payroll system and procedures could no longer support the long-term goals of the TAFE. About Wodonga TAFE.

Do You See Meaning In Your Job? These Employees Do. - DecisionWise


I started my company that makes teething toys and pacifiers for babies in 2009 with no experience in the consumer products industry. I was surrounded by employees who believed in equal rights, equal pay, and equal treatment — and I was proud to share my own views with my colleagues.

Rising Star Andrew Dunn: “Why it pays to admit ignorance”

Thrive Global

Andrew Dunn (set designer) received his BA in Theater and Speech Communication from Siena Heights University in 2009 and his MFA in Acting from the Actors Studio Drama School in 2012. Diversity, equality, and economic justice are some of my strongest values. Justice and equality move slow. If we could completely stop basing whether we put people on stage and screen on how they look, we would naturally evolve into a more diverse and accepting society.

The Joint Venture Challenge

Cielo HR Leader

The two partners hold equal shares in the organization, and there is a natural synergy between the two because they tend to cover the same sectors and services. I joined in September 2009, three months before we were awarded our formal license, which gave me some time to get my feet under the table and prepare for the date we went live in early 2010. Thought Leadership Discussion: Hussain Al Obaidly, Chief Human Resources Officer, Mubadala GE Capital.