How to deal with ageism in the workplace

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Ageism refers to the employee or candidate being discriminated against for age. It usually affects people aged 45 years and older. It is driven by inaccurate stereotypes of more senior employees being more slow, stubborn, or inexperienced with technology. And it usually happens during hiring, promotion, and during social events like:  Ageism in the workplace… Read more »

9 Top Remote Work Programs Abroad

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In this blog, I dive into the world of the digital nomad and suggest 9 of the best remote work travel programs. This work abroad list comprises countries with remote work visas and organized work abroad programs. If you’re dreaming of mixing work with travel and you currently spend your days in front of a… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to Implementing HR Automation in Your Business

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Human Resources (HR) is an integral part of running any successful business. But, the responsibility of managing potential hires plus new and existing employees’ needs can be complex and high-maintenance. HR pros are often depleted and overwhelmed by mountains of tedious paperwork.  While we still need real people working in HR departments, automated systems help… Read more »

Inclusive Hiring Practices and Conflict Prevention

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Conflict in the workplace throws a wrench into the works when team members aren’t on the same page. In the worst cases, they may form silos that hold back the efficiency of your organization. While there are many solutions for workplace conflict, the best solution often lies in preventing it in the first place. One… Read more »

4 Ways to Attract Top Talent Through Job Descriptions

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In today’s competitive job market, attracting top talent has become increasingly challenging for businesses looking to thrive (and succeed). The ability to draw in – and retain – the best candidates can significantly impact your company’s growth, productivity, and ability to meet market demands.  In this article, we’ll explore 4 ways your can stand out… Read more »

6 Reasons to Offer Paid Family Leave

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In the United States, 84.3% of women have given birth by the age of 44 years, and women make up 46.6% of the labor force. With these statistics in mind, the importance of parental leave is paramount. So why are so many new parents in the United States feeling unsupported by parental leave policies? Only… Read more »

4 Examples of Hybrid Work Policies [+ template]

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Hybrid work policies are a key consideration for almost all companies operating in the post-COVID world. In a 2021 study of 743 US corporations, 51% indicated that they’ll require a return of the workforce to the office but with the option to work remotely for part of the week. This is the hybrid model —… Read more »

Overcoming Unconscious Bias with Collaborative Intelligence

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Unconscious bias is a tale as old as human civilization itself, yet, it still rears its head in the 21st-century workplace. Unchecked unconscious bias in an organization can limit your company’s growth and development…and detract from a positive work culture.  The good news is that you can overcome unconscious bias through a combination of natural… Read more »

8 Steps to Create a DEI Dashboard for Your Company

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The importance of DEI is widely reported. But many organizations fail to implement good diversity and inclusion practices. A DEI dashboard tool can help by allowing you to analyze and visualize your DEI data in a simple way — supporting data-driven decisions to improve inclusion and diversity. In this article, we’ll dive into 8 steps… Read more »

7 Tips for Using Technology in Remote Employee Training and Onboarding

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Photo by Gilles Roux on Unsplash Technology has allowed remote work to become one of the most popular business models in modern industry. Like it or not, remote work is here to stay, and it brings many benefits to businesses. There are challenges associated with remote workers, however. Once recruited, remote workers need to be… Read more »

Stats on Gender Diversity Recruiting (+ tips on writing gender-inclusive Js)

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Many companies want to attract and keep employees from all genders, realizing the benefits of having a diverse staff.  Knowing the latest statistics on gender hiring helps recruiters keep on top of trends in gender-focused diversity hiring so they can adjust their hiring practices to suit.  Here is the latest research on gender-related DEI recruitment… Read more »

7 Effective Ways to Use Al in Job Recruitment

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As a recruiter, your biggest challenge is finding applicants who can contribute something new and valuable to a company. A recent study shows that it takes one recruiter an average of 15 hours per week to find a suitable candidate for one role.  Fortunately, there’s no limit to what artificial intelligence (AI) can do to… Read more »

AI and DEI – An Evolving Relationship

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are pillars of the modern workplace. It’s hard to ignore their collective impact on organizational goals and culture. AI unlocks new levels of productivity, while DEI boosts team performance by keeping employees satisfied. Naturally, combining AI and DEI practices can lead to significant benefits for your… Read more »

Lazy Girl Jobs [AKA Work-Life Balance]

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With over 17 million views, the #lazygirlsjob trend is big news on TikTok, but what is a Lazy Girl Job? Term coiner Gabrielle Judge the ‘Antiwork Girlboss’ explains that the term is not a dig at women or their work ethic (or lack of it), but an ironic term to challenge the go-hard-or-go-home toxic culture… Read more »

20 Gender Identity Terms You Should Know

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The conversation around gender identity is evolving in general and at work. It’s a complex and delicate subject with a lot of diverse terms. Because of this, mistakes happen. For example, if refer to a colleague with a pronoun they don’t use that could cause problems in the workplace. In this article, we’ll explain the… Read more »