Inclusion goes beyond diversity by not just identifying differences, but celebrating and integrating them into daily work life.
If organizations truly want to retain diverse employees and have them be successful, they need to make consistent and sustained efforts to support inclusion.
Sometimes job duties evolve between the time when an employer decides to hire someone and the actual hiring itself.
A recent study about hiring practices sheds light on why some jobs change between when a decision is made to hire someone, and the actual hiring process itself.
The pandemic made many people more aware of the impossibility of severing work from life.
Two new studies highlight the importance of social connection in the workplace and illustrate why working from home may not be the optimal workplace arrangement.
It’s not always easy to raise one’s hand in the workplace.
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Research shows that workers rarely call out unethical behavior or even just operational problems, in large part because they fear serious consequences.
The 1994 movie ‘Clerks’ was one of many ‘Slacker films’ that were made in the 1990s.
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A range of films spanning different eras confronts viewers with the same question: ‘What if all that hard work isn’t really worth it?’
Despite numerous high-profile cases of workplace bullying in recent years, bullying and harassment remain widespread.
It’s clear the current workplace health and safety framework isn’t stopping people from getting bullied. It’s time to treat bullying as a public health issue and address the problem more effectively.
Although well-intended, sometimes employers can unintentionally undermine the agency of refugee employees by victimizing them.
Managers can play a key role in helping refugee employees thrive in their new workplaces, instead of robbing them of their autonomy.
A revised movement on the backs of young workers?
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Public support for unions is at a near 60-year high. Meanwhile, self-organizers at major American chains are spearheading a new movement to mobilize.
More than money or social prestige, it is the desire for freedom and independence that drives female students into entrepreneurship.
A new French research collective, Orelig, set out to answer the question.
One in five people do not take their full annual leave entitlement.
Taking time off work is important, but many people don’t take their full holiday entitlement. Here’s how to make the most of time off
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Gossip has a long history in forming social bonds, and can be an important part of the workplace.
A better way?
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Performance reviews were always a challenge, but even more so in the age of hybrid work, when some employees are in the office more often than others.
A long-brewing dispute?
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A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint over instances of anti-union practices at Starbucks. And that was before the company’s boss threatened to withhold wages.
Are you a bystander?
The majority of people who witness workplace bullying do nothing about it.
Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leave a media scrum before the release of the federal budget on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on April 7, 2022.
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For Canadians hoping to emerge from the pandemic with better jobs, a stronger economy and reduced inequality, employee ownership combined with employee participation is a promising way to get there.
Managers who abuse their employees may be suffering from a perceptual bias.
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About 1 in 7 workers say their managers are abusive, whether it involves ridicule or a failure to provide credit when it’s due.
To end racism we must directly engage with workplaces to discuss racism in a way that can deliver solutions.
Racism in Australian workplaces often goes unaddressed. The Diversity Council Australia’s report provides some strategies to address these issues in workplaces.
Creative sentencing uses funds to promote better workplace safety, like better industry training, instead of paying punitive fines.
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While a workplace fatality is a great tragedy, an even greater tragedy is not learning from it.
Many employers are encouraging staff to return to workplaces after two years of working from home. For some, this means returning to racist work environments.
Many workers are stressed out.
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Two years of pandemic have put a severe strain on the mental health of America’s workers. Employers with a plan in place will be best equipped to help them cope.