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Biggest Misconceptions About Diversity Training … and What You Should Do About It

The best workplace leaders know that diversity is much more than a buzzword. It’s not something that should be approached primarily from a branding standpoint, or simply regarded with trepidation as a potential liability. Workforce diversity is an advantage. It paves the way for an organization to make the best hires, and it helps build teams that are more creative, adaptable and productive. The first

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Biggest Misconceptions About Diversity Training … and What You Should Do About It

The best workplace leaders know that diversity is much more than a buzzword. It’s not something that should be approached primarily from a branding standpoint, or simply regarded with trepidation as a potential liability. Workforce diversity is an advantage. It paves the way for an organization to make the best hires, and it helps build teams that are more creative, adaptable and productive. The first

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Top 8 New Year's Resolutions for HR Managers

If you work as an HR manager, you have many ideas about what you’d like to see in your workforce. You want your company to be a welcoming place, with employees who respect each other and call out bad behavior. You probably see the potential to get there and spend many hours trying to make it happen. Regardless of whether you subscribe to the practice

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Top posts from the ELI blog in 2018

ELI’s blog provides a variety of helpful resources that address uncivil behavior and offers ideas for you to consider when cultivating a healthy environment in the workplace. As we kick-off a new year, here’s a countdown of ELI’s Top 5 Blog Posts for 2018: 5. Four Simple Guidelines for Men Afraid of #MeToo How should men conduct themselves in today’s workplace? It’s a question I’ve

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Creating a Culture of Workplace Accountability – EEOC EXCEL Conference

Creating a Culture of Workplace Accountability We live in tumultuous times. With so many examples of flagrant misbehavior and mistreatment of others making headlines, it becomes increasingly difficult to maintain a professional workplace culture. The tug of war between the culture organizations say they have and the one that “shows up” creates unnecessary conflict and disruption. Resource limitations, changing political agendas, and a social culture shaped by

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Operationalize Civility at Your Agency – EEOC EXCEL Conference

Operationalize Civility at Your Agency Agencies that are looking to change behavior should not focus on stopping illegal behaviors to create a civil workplace culture. Leaders must also focus on reducing inappropriate and unprofessional behaviors to positively impact the overall agency culture and mission. The EEOC has recognized that to effectively eliminate the bad behavior and incivility in a workplace, an agency must link daily

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