Everyone has biases, some are conscious and some are unconscious. What makes unconscious bias such a challenge in the workplace is that, by definition, people aren’t aware of it. And regardless of whether unconscious biases are positive or negative, making snap judgments about certain people or groups that are based on stereotypes can undermine efforts to improve diversity and inclusion. While you can’t completely eliminate unconscious bias, there are strategies and steps to minimize its impact on organizations and their employees, applicants, customers and clients. Read On
Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training and diversity training, today announced it ranked No. 13 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America, now in its 26th year. Traliant’s revenue grew 16,059% from 2016 to 2019.
Traliant’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Mike Pallatta credits the company’s growth to its modern, engaging approach to compliance training and a laser focus on building strong customer relationships.
The term microaggressions has come into the mainstream as HR leaders seek to improve diversity, equity and inclusion and cultivate a sense of belonging among all employees. Microaggressions in the workplace are subtle slights, snubs or insults — whether intentional or unintentional — that communicate hostile, derogatory or negative messages about a co-worker’s race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, weight or other characteristic. Read On
Seasonal hiring is in full swing as employers add hundreds of thousands of temporary workers in preparation for the holiday rush. If your business is hiring seasonal or part-time workers for the busy shopping season, don’t forget to provide them with the same level of compliance training as regular, full-time employees. It’s not only a smart business practice, it may be required by law. Read On
Veterans Day, observed every year on November 11, is a national holiday to honor and show appreciation for military veterans. Hiring veterans as part of your diversity and inclusion strategy is one of the best ways to recognize the contributions of service members and benefit from their wide range of talents and experiences.Read On