Friday, June 1, 2018

Researchers identify workplace dress codes as hindrance for people with disabilities - BRINKWIRE

According to the U.S. Census, nearly 20 million people of working age live with a disability. While past research has indicated that people living with disabilities face barriers in workplace participation, researchers from the University of Missouri have now found one hindrance to workplace participation for people with disabilities is the lack of appropriate clothing. This barrier increases their stigma and decreases their confidence.




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How can HR navigate the post-#MeToo scandal? - HRM CANADA

Since the outpouring of support following the #MeToo scandal, workplaces have undergone a shaky and uncertain period of adjustment.




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Best Places for Millennials to Start a Business - GLOBAL BANKING AND FINANCE

New research has revealed Tallinn in Estonia to be the world’s best city for millennials starting a business, but Canada as a country arguably wins overall. With millennials forming the backbone of the “digital nomad” generation, this data shows where the future centres of innovation and entrepreneurialism could be.




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HP pushed ad agencies to do better on diversity—and saw a change in ad performance - QUARTZ

Two years ago, HP got serious about diversity. After getting its own house in order and adding more women and people of color to its leadership ranks, it pressured other firms seeking HP’s business to do the same.




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How to Lead Multiple Generations in the Workforce - HARDWARE TAILING

There are five generations currently in the workforce. The oldest workers represent the silent generation, who were born between 1928 and 1945, and the youngest workers are Generation Z, who were born after the year 2000. With more than 150 million employed people in the U.S. older than 16, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people across a wide range of ages are likely to cross paths in the workplace.



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Intersectionality: look at the individual, not the minority group - FINANCIAL TIMES

Empathy and inclusion are key to making most of employees with many identities.




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More balanced workplace ethnic mix is hampered by lack of data - FINANCIAL TIMES

In one joyous day this month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex appeared to crack a problem that employers and managers have been grappling with for years.  





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