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Want a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace? Work on Your Culture

Recent recommendations arising from an investigation into Uber Technologies Inc., amid allegations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior there, highlight how workplace culture can affect diversity and inclusion. The investigation by former U. ...




Four Reasons Why Gender Equality In The Workplace Is Closer Than You Think

The “queen bee” is dying. You’ve heard of her, right? She’s that senior businesswoman at the top of her field who didn’t help other women get ahead–or, worse yet, actively worked against them. Was she just a natural bitch? It’s easy to see her that way. ...




Workplace Safety: How Business Owners Can Prepare for Emergencies

While you don't know what type of emergency situation that your company will face, you can be sure that something will go wrong eventually. Therefore, you need to spend as much time as you can identifying and preparing for as many scenarios as possible. ...




How To Stay Motivated And Energized When Working Long Hours

It can be hard to take time for yourself.
In today’s world, it has become normal for many people to work after hours and not get enough sleep as a result. While most people would tell you to simply stop working overtime and go to sleep at a reasonable hour, that is not always feasible. ...




American Airlines celebrates inclusion and diversity during PRIDE month

American Airlines is celebrating our team members in June during PRIDE month through PRIDE Parade sponsorships, special social posts and continued giving to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations in the communities where our team members live and work. ...




The surprising interview tactic Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin use to vet job candidates

If you ever landed a job interview at Google with co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, you'd expect the questions to be difficult. You probably wouldn't expect to have to interview yourself.In a recent interview with Business Insider, AOL CEO and former Google exec Tim Armstrong described the unusual interviewing tactic used by Google's co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. ...




How to Get Job Candidates to Drop the Canned Answers and Open Up

Conference speaker offers tips for assessing applicants’ motivation and passion
CHICAGO—Carol Quinn is convinced there's a widespread conspiracy afoot in the world of job interviewing.Many interviewers' questions are so benign, she says—so accommodating—that there must be a posse of job seekers out there writing these queries themselves. ...




The First Wave of Corporate AI Is Doomed to Fail

Artificial intelligence is a hot topic right now. Driven by a fear of losing out, companies in many industries have announced AI-focused initiatives. Unfortunately, most of these efforts will fail. They will fail not because AI is all hype, but because companies are approaching AI-driven innovation incorrectly. ...




Facebook hiring 3,000 to monitor videos after murders, violence shown live

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says of videos posted on Facebook of violent crimes, "Those are all against our community standards. They don't belong there."(Photo: Martin E. Klimek, USA TODAY)Facebook will add 3,000 more people to its community team to review videos on the social network, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg, after several surfaced in recent weeks including a father livestreaming the killing of his daughter. ...




Clarify Your Goals and Intentions for Powerful Diversity and Inclusion Results

Crystalline clarity surrounding goals and intentions will help advance your initiatives for all employees and must come first.
So much potential, energy, talent, time, and money are wasted because we aren’t clear. When it comes to diversity and inclusion in particular, many of us lack clarity about our goals, the impact we want to have, or even our intentions. ...