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CEOs have to show they’re serious about diversity for their human resources managers to do so. That could involve tying compensation to diversity targets. (Shutterstock)

If CEOs want to promote diversity, they have to ‘walk the talk’

How human resources managers assess their CEO’s true intentions on diversity are crucial to understanding whether an organization’s diversity agenda will be followed.
Demonstrators gather June 25, 2021, on University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill, N.C., to demand that the university offer tenure to award-winning investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. AP Photo/Jonathan Drew

Trustees’ handling of Nikole Hannah-Jones’ tenure application shows how university boards often fail the accountability test

University trustees are among the least-studied groups in higher education. Increasingly, they’re making news – as the focus of a crisis. That raises the question: To whom are they accountable?
The contradictory responses to the recent attack of a Black teenager in an Edmonton school demonstrate the urgent need for more equitable practices in schools. (Shutterstock)

Anti-Black racism is not a ‘consensual schoolyard fight’

The recent attack on a Black teenager in an Edmonton school demonstrates that much more needs to be done to address racism in public institutions.
The hesitancy of companies towards distance can lead to situations that are detrimental to the well-being and performance of teleworkers. Shutterstock

To demonstrate their commitment, teleworkers are making themselves more available than ever

In a context where physical presence is still highly valued, employees are extending their working hours to gain the trust of their superiors.
Men are still sitting pretty when it comes to pay in the workplace. iStock/Getty Images

The gender pay gap that no one is paying attention to

Equity-based awards can form a large part of an employee’s overall pay. A new report shines a light on how women are being left behind when it comes to stocks and options.
Co-working spaces have become an innovative way to work away from a central office without necessarily being alone at home. (Shutterstock)

Co-working demystified: Behind the working world revolution

Co-working spaces have become popular since they were created in 2005, allowing self-employed workers to have a professional space outside an office and avoid isolation. But does it really work?

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