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Feb 13, 2017
Committing to Gender Pay Equity
More than 100 employers have signed on to the White House Equal Pay Pledge, but will it actually move the needle on the issue?
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Jan 12, 2017
The Ongoing Reinvention
As in years past, the 2016 HR Tech Conference illuminated the changing role technology plays in transforming the way employees -- including those in HR -- work.
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Nov 3, 2016
Culture-Change Agents
Microsoft CHRO Kathleen Hogan got a big assignment from CEO Satya Nadella last year: help develop a "growth mind-set" at the tech giant. Here's how she and her team have tackled the challenge.
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Sep 19, 2016
The Trouble with Diversity Training
New research finds mandatory diversity training sends the wrong message to employees. Instead, experts urge HR leaders to make such training voluntary, and to take different approaches such as integrating diversity-related content into existing programs.
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Aug 8, 2016
Tackling Systemic Discrimination
A recent report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims the agency now addresses and handles systemic-discrimination cases in improved ways. Legal experts weigh in on HR's role in ending systemic bias in every industry.
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Aug 2, 2016
'Googling' Your Managers
In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Brian Welle, director of people analytics at Google, talks about how hard numbers -- when used properly -- can uncover the key attributes that make people better managers and team members, when used properly.
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Jun 28, 2016
In Pursuit of Diversity
Building a more diverse workforce continues to be a major challenge for many companies. But thanks to a number of specialized hiring tools that have emerged in recent years, employers aren't without options.
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Jun 2, 2016
Surprising Data on Hiring Bias
New research finds companies may be committing less racial bias in hiring than before, but some experts are skeptical about the results.
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May 11, 2016
Hidden Bias
Some employers are implementing training programs that address employee biases head-on -- to everyone's benefit.
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Apr 8, 2016
A New Approach to Diversity
Recent protests on college campuses have focused attention on micro-aggressions, a subtler form of discrimination. A number of employers are already taking steps to address the issue.
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Jan 5, 2016
Tech's Trouble with Diversity
One of the problems with diversity training in STEM fields is that it may actually elicit backlash that can lead to reductions in diversity in upper-management jobs, experts say.
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Aug 11, 2015
HR and the Search for Bias Blind Spots
New research finds we're not nearly as unbiased as we think we are, and experts say HR needs to improve at identifying bias blind spots within their own ranks in order to improve recruiting efforts.
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Jul 6, 2015
On Guard Against Ageism
Experts say HR needs to ensure older workers are not overlooked when resources become scarce, as recent studies reveal that younger employees are favored over older ones when budgets get tight.
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May 11, 2015
Winning the War Against Bias
A string of recent racist and sexist incidents serves as a stark reminder that HR still has an important role to play in helping to dispel the subconscious biases people bring to the workplace.
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Mar 16, 2015
Driven by Data, Diversity
Jun 9, 2014
Focusing on Family-Caregiver Discrimination
While a steadily growing number of working Americans report they are caring for elderly and ailing parents, the number of employees claiming they were treated unequally because of their caregiver status rose by nearly 400 percent in recent years. What can HR do to ensure organizations avoid such discrimination claims?
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Feb 10, 2014
The Pros -- and Cons -- of Parenting Skills in the Workplace
Though much has been written about the strengths good parenting bring to management positions, a recent executive survey by Korn/Ferry Institute puts an impressive number with that notion.
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Sep 2, 2012