We often talk about how employees want more challenging opportunities and flexibility in the workplace, but we usually don’t take a close look at how their mobility also benefits employers.
Learning and development (L&D) departments are becoming the most innovative departments across organizations because they’re embracing new technologies and key strategic partnerships, as well as exploring ways to work with and around the limits and opportunities that come with big data. This is also why they’re no longer the siloed departments that they once were […]
Implicit bias is difficult to combat. The primary challenge is that people harboring implicit bias—also referred to as unconscious bias—are by definition unaware that they have such biases.
Tech giant Oracle Corp. is guilty of shortchanging women and minority workers $400 million in the form of wages, according to a new legal filing by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
When companies look to hire new employees, there are some baseline credentials that typically must be met: education, certifications, years of experience, experience in certain specific areas, etc. By and large, these credentials can be ascertained from a résumé or online job application.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and Starbuck’s mandatory unconscious bias training day, organizations have become more and more concerned with and focused on offering more diverse and inclusive work places and inclusive work spaces.
One of the factors often cited as contributing to racial and gender disparities in the workplace is discrimination in the hiring process. This could come in the form of explicit discrimination against women or people of color by a hiring manager.
In 2019 and beyond, learning and development (L&D) strategies shouldn’t just be implemented by corporations or enterprises alone. Why? Because L&D will be the most innovative department for any organization for the next decade or so, regardless of its shape or size.
In a recent post, we discussed an economic letter written for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF) in which it argued that the gap between U.S. and Canadian policies and structures around support for women working while raising children is the primary contributor to a large gap between the labor participation rate for […]
Recent research suggests the human resources (HR) department’s increasing impact on an organization’s bottom line and its ultimate success. Basically, your organization’s success or failure will depend on how it manages its people and job candidates during the stages of their life cycles with your organization.