10 Benefits of Inclusion in the Workplace

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Let’s be honest. There’s no way any business can doubt the significance and effectiveness of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Deloitte found that businesses with a diverse workforce had a per-worker profit 2.3 times greater than others. According to research by Gartner, inclusive teams boost productivity by as much as 30% in highly diverse… Read more »

6 Businesses that Hire People with IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

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Source: Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are a range of conditions that affect a person’s cognitive and adaptive functioning. People with IDD may experience challenges in communication, social skills, learning, and daily living activities.  Despite these challenges, people with IDD have skills, talents, and abilities that can contribute to… Read more »

What is Conscious Inclusion?

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Inclusion-based workplaces have advantages. Including improved employee emotional well-being and retention. So, how can you practice “conscious inclusion” at work?   One way is conscious inclusion training to help prevent bias and conflicts that arise when you least expect them.  What is Conscious Inclusion? Before we dive into inclusion training and examples, let’s define “conscious… Read more »

7 Tips to Create Diverse Interview Panels

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The first step to building an efficient diversity recruiting process is to have diverse interview panels. 68% of candidates believe a diverse interview panel is essential to better hiring experiences and outcomes. Diverse interview panels should include interviewers with diverse characteristics: age race gender identity sexual orientation skills experience When your interview panels are diverse,… Read more »

Gen Z Is Leading the Way for Workplace Equality

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Gen Z is leading the charge for workplace equality like never before. With their unique insights and values, this generation strives to create a more inclusive and equitable future for all. If you work in HR, it’s key to recognize and understand this powerful influence on the modern workforce. In this age of social awareness,… Read more »

How to Become a Good Diversity Recruiter (5 Tips)

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If you’ve been asking yourself, “How do I become a good diversity recruiter?” then I’ve got some answers for you. Starting a career in diversity recruitment is fulfilling and comes with a good salary. But there are a number of skills you’ll need before getting started. This includes having relevant experience in HR and recruitment,… Read more »

9 Ways to Reduce Interviewer Bias in Recruitment

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One of the most important stages of the recruiting process is the interview. Unfortunately, a high-stakes conversation like a job interview can trigger interviewer bias affecting even the most experienced hiring managers. Failure to learn how to reduce interviewer bias may lead to your organization losing out on top talent. A  2018 Linkedin study on… Read more »

30+ Examples of an Exclusionary Synonym

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What does exclusionary mean? The term is defined in different ways. Let’s define it and look at some examples of an exclusionary synonym. What does exclusionary mean? The Cambridge Dictionary defines exclusionary as: “causing someone or something not to be allowed to take part in an activity or to enter a place.” But this still needs… Read more »

Why You Should Create a Strong Diversity and Inclusion Budget

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Recent DEI research shows that 78% of American workers believe working for an employer that values diversity and inclusion is important. Meanwhile, 89% of companies have a formal diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy. And that’s why you need a comprehensive diversity and inclusion budget for your business. So, if your company doesn’t have a… Read more »

8 Examples of a Content Bias Scanner

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How do you ensure the content you create doesn’t deter or offend anyone who reads it? A content bias scanner can help you write…bias-free. Content bias scanners are great for any modern-day organization, but there’s no standard solution. So we’ve created a list of 8 top content bias scanners to help you find the best… Read more »

What’s a DEI Consultant & When Do You Need One?

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The focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is growing. And hiring a DEI consultant for your company can go a long way when it comes to attracting diverse talent and making your organization a great place to work.  What is a DEI consultant? DEI consultants help companies build and manage a more diverse, inclusive,… Read more »

8 Essential Diversity and Inclusion Metrics to Measure Inclusivity

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75% of organizations say DEI is one of their top priorities, but only 38% of companies successfully build an inclusive culture. Why? Most organizations fail to set up diversity and inclusion metrics to help measure their success. This makes it hard to prove to your stakeholders the importance of investing in DEI in the workplace…. Read more »

10 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month at Work

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Every year in March, people from all over the globe celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a day to observe women’s economic, social, cultural, and political achievements.  It’s also a time to recognize how far the world has come in trying to achieve a gender-equal world. In this post, we’ll explain the history of International Women’s… Read more »

5 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Diversity Hiring Strategy

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Having a variety of people from different backgrounds is important. It lets you find top talent from all around the world. If you’re not focusing on inclusive recruiting practices (or making diversity a priority), you’re failing to attract the best and the brightest to your business. So, it’s time to start focusing on your diversity hiring… Read more »

7+ Examples of Allyship in the Workplace (2024 Update)

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How can you build allyship in the workplace? I found 7 examples of companies doing just that. But before we dive in, here’s what it means to be an ally at work.   What is allyship in the workplace? Being a good ally means you accept the privilege majority groups have in a professional setting… Read more »