inclusion

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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Creating a healthy, vulnerable, inclusive team environment

According to McKinsey, ‘Companies have increasingly begun to regard diversity and inclusion as a source of competitive advantage, and specifically as a key enabler of growth“. Although companies have acknowledged the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, it appears that most are only solving half of the problem. Diversity initiatives have helped employers …

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How to have difficult conversations at work

Conversations about race, gender and social issues can be challenging, especially knowing what to say and when and how to say it. When thinking about inequalities at work, many avoid conversations out of fear of being misunderstood or judged for expressing vulnerability at work.  The hesitation is understandable, but when not addressed, the lack of …

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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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Inclusive Language in the Workplace

According to American publishing platform Medium, Inclusive language is designed to avoid excluding people on the basis of gender, sexual preference, age, race, ability, and avoids offensive language, and aims for social justice.  Creating an inclusive environment will ensure employees feel more welcome, included and are more likely to thrive due to the landscape being …

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