The Negative Impact of Knowledge Discrimination

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Knowledge discrimination, a term established by lifelong learning expert and author Peter Smith, acknowledges that we discriminate in favor of knowledge based on where it is learned rather than how well an individual knows it and can apply it. According to Smith, this discrimination has a tremendously negative impact, not only on the individual, but on society. Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

Midlife Employees – The Gold Standard of Employment


And despite age discrimination being illegal when it comes to employment, 64 percent of older job seekers say they have seen or experienced it , according to the AARP. Midlife employees “can bring deep knowledge to the table , as well as well-honed interpersonal skills, better judgment than the less experienced and a more balanced perspective,” writes Ashton Apple white in the New York Times. Ageism is a real thing.

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How Background Checks Help in Hiring Strong Tech Candidates

Sterling Check

knowledge workers ” started working remotely to practice social distancing or self-quarantine in a short amount of time. Tech companies struggle to confirm that each hire can fulfill job requirements, is forthright with their skills, and has a strong knowledge base. These situations are frightening when recruiting for jobs that require a specific knowledge base – a key component of tech jobs. Global Knowledge Backed by Compliance Expertise.

Reading the #SCOTUS tea leaves: headscarves, religious accommodations, and Abercrombie

Ohio Employer's Law

I want to know the answer to the question whether the employee has to say, I’m wearing this for a religious reason, or whether you’re willing to admit that there are at least some circumstances in which the employer is charged with that knowledge based on what the employer observes. EEOC religious discrimination supreme court Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.

Is outsourcing hiring to artificial intelligence legally safe?

Business Management Daily

Numerous federal, state and city laws govern how you recruit and hire workers and punish those who discriminate. For example, The Civil Rights Act of 1964 bars discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex and national origin. That knowledge base can be vast.

The Failures of Bias Training, and What You Should be Doing Instead

TrustRadius HR

Starbucks’s response this discrimination, mandatory training, is a common response to social injustice in the business world. And what should businesses do to address bias and discrimination instead?

Five Recruiting Tips to Increase Diversity in the Workplace


Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences between people of different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations, as well as differences in personalities, skill sets, experiences, and knowledge bases. Removing bias in recruiting requires a systematic approach including monitoring candidate screening, interview scoring, and job offer patterns for signs of gender, racial, or age discrimination.

Top 17 Hr Blogs that you must follow in 2019


Today, many HR blogs assist you in building your knowledge base. However, you get the right knowledge by connecting with the right HR blogs. In any workplace, managers are bound to have a series of questions on topics of immigration, unions, discrimination, or harassment. We can’t expect every manager to have full knowledge of employment law. In the beginning, whenever people discuss the topic of HR, it was mostly offline.

Modifying the Workplace for Older Employees

HR Daily Advisor

Train your managers and hiring teams to be sure they’re not discriminating based on age. Find ways to ensure that the knowledge base of older workers can be shared among other employees. Another idea would be to implement systems to get this institutional knowledge written down so it can be shared. As our population demographics change over the years, employers are finding themselves with a workforce that is ever-changing in composition.

5 ways to embrace autism in the workplace


This engaging conversation is referred to as the “interactive process” and is key to an organization’s defense against allegations of discrimination based on disability or failure to accommodate. A professional employer organization (PEO) can help you navigate the complexities of employer-employee relationships, helping you take the steps needed to remain compliant while enriching your company’s culture and knowledge base.

Carena Brantley Lemons: “Everyone is entitled to quality representation”

Thrive Global

It should not be based on affordability. I was able to utilize my knowledge base of the various practice areas that I had acquired over the years as a litigator. Eventually, I phased out of court-appointed work and family law practice and transitioned into employment discrimination, bankruptcy and entertainment law. It should not be based on affordability. …I would start with access to justice. Many indigent defense programs are underfunded.