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Toxic Masculinity in the workplace: Why it’s time address it

  According to Oxford Languages, toxic masculinity is a ‘set of attitudes and behaviours stereotypically associated with or expected of men. It is regarded as having a negative impact on men and on society as a whole.’ These attitudes and behaviours may present themselves as a person who suffers pain in silence, has no needs, …

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Tackling socioeconomic class bias in your company

While gender and race are critical components in conversations surrounding diversity in the workplace, according to Columbia Business School Professor and Advanced Management Faculty Director Paul Ingram in his article “The Forgotten Dimension of Diversity,” social class is a key element of diversity that has long been left out.  What is Classism?  Whoops! Looks like …

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Best Practices For Hiring Inclusively

Inclusive recruitment is the process of connecting with, interviewing, and hiring a diverse set of individuals through understanding and valuing different backgrounds and opinions. Inclusive recruiting should be intersectional and consider more than just gender or race. An overwhelming amount of research suggests having a diverse team will positively impact and shape an organisation. According …

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Strategies for discussing bias

“…the binary mindset often positions good intentions and biased behaviour as mutually exclusive. However, it’s possible to act with good intentions and still perpetuate systemic bias.” Unconscious, or implicit, biases are the attitudes, preferences, and assumptions that any person holds toward another individual or group of people. These beliefs—centered around a wide range of characteristics, …

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