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Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

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The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

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When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

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Employees who are good culture fits are those who mesh well both professionally and personally – the idea being that a team of employees who believe in your company mission and get along well enough to grab post-work drinks together will be more productive.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

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A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff.

How Gender Pay Gap Affects Your Business

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Every woman needs to know when she's being discriminated against and what the reasons are why she isn't getting equal pay so we can close that pay gap. In an era when gender inequality in the workplace is in the limelight, the gender pay gap is an equally relevant topic.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

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A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff.

Are You Buying a Lawsuit with ‘Big Data’? HR Must Ask the Right Questions

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But with the federal government eyeing “big data” as a potential area needing nondiscrimination enforcement, experts say HR must ask the right questions before buying any products or services. How do we know that we’re increasing diversity? Does the product or service include an audit?

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

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With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Equal Pay Act (EPA), via EEOC. One key amendment, the Labor Management Relations Act, grants employers an equal position in union-employee-employer disputes and outlines dispute procedures. Uniform Guidelines for Employment Selection Procedures , via EEOC.

Interview process and strategies: a comprehensive FAQ guide

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Candidates should feel as comfortable as possible so that all parties benefit from a productive interview. Avoid overused phrases like “We wanted a more diverse skill set.” Describe the type of work environment in which you are most productive.”).