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Managing Diversity in the Workplace - A Supervisor's Guide

By:  Dianne ShaddockIf you were to take a snapshot of the American workforce now, it would look very different than it did just two generations ago. Today's workplace features a variety of employees, from women to immigrants, from Millennials to Boomers. ...
Feb 6



How to Effectively Communicate in a Diverse Workplace

by: Paul VannThe United States of America is one of the most diverse countries in the entire world. With a population of over 309 million people, it is becoming more diverse by the day.With the diversity of people from different cultures its eventually going to transition to the workplace, therein lies the challenge. ...
Feb 6



Education For Diversity - What Should We Have in Our Programs?

by:  Ken LongSo, you're a new manager at a new job and you've determined that to improve your organization's performance, you need to conduct training and education on diversity for your people. They seem genuinely interested in supporting the new program and are looking forward to training. ...
Feb 6



The Advantages of Diversity in the Workplace

By:  Alex F. Gray
How diverse is your workplace? While there are many people who think it is best to surround themselves with people that think like they do, studies have shown that there are actually many advantages of having diversity in the workplace. ...
Jan 26



3 Powerful Motivational Quotes To Embrace Diversity At Work

By:  Alexis Washington
Different experiences shape everyone's individual point of view. This is very apparent in the workplace, which bring together all of types of people from all different walks of life. But diversity is nothing to be feared and different perspectives bring fresh ideas; which is very important in the business world. ...
Jan 26



Is Diversity in the Workplace Still a Priority?

By:  John Campellone
Does it still have the same level of importance in this economic time?It should! And, possibly, it might even be more important than it once was. Allow me to offer an explanation.Every company appears to be cutting costs, reducing staff and doing anything possible to lower its operating costs, as if they are in total survival mode. ...
Jan 19



Diversity in the Workplace: Benefits, Challenges and Solutions

By:  Josh Greenberg
Workplace diversity refers to the variety of differences between people in an organization. That sounds simple, but diversity encompasses race, gender, ethnic group, age, personality, cognitive style, tenure, organizational function, education, background and more. ...
Jan 19



Diversity in the Workplace

By:  Judith Lindenberger
As you look around your office, is everyone just like you? Probably not. The demographics of the American workforce have changed dramatically over the last 50 years. In the 1950s, more than 60% of the American workforce consisted of white males. ...
Jan 19



Diversity in the Job Interview Process, "The First Impression"

By:  Lila Kelly
"You never get a second chance to make a first impression." In my last 15 years of teaching interviewing techniques, I've used this phrase often with people in job transition. After conducting research on diversity in the job interview process, where I interviewed over 70 people of diverse backgrounds about their job interviewing experiences with twin city organizations, I can say that this phrase goes for interviewers as well. ...
Jan 19



Discover the Benefits of an Age Diverse Workforce

By:  Ruth Williams
Whatever your industry, a diverse workplace has nothing but advantages for both your business and your team. This should involve people from all races, religions and ethnicities, as well as gender, sexuality and age.At a time when young university graduates are struggling to find work, employers should be considering the benefits of an age diverse workforce. ...
Jan 19