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The Effects of Workplace Racism and Sexism
One day it's a covert statement to a mother returning to work after maternity leave. Another day it's a lingering gaze at an employee enjoying a culturally rich meal. These microaggressions (or sometimes macroaggressions) can take an employee from a confident, high-performer to one that feels insecure being themselves at work. Your employees engage with people with different ideas and feel most comfortable and valued when they can work without losing their cultural, racial, and gender identity. While most employers know this, why have workplace racism and sexism often been neglected?
Tightening the HR budget in 2023
With the state of the economy still uncertain, 2023 is expected to be approached with much anticipation. Human Resource leaders have many concerns, including how they will manage to accomplish their goals with budget belts already getting snug. Let’s look at some of the factors that the new year is projected to bring for HR and how to prioritize budgets to reach human capital objectives.
Why is Non-Verbal Communication Really Important?
In a world where words and phrases rule daily communication, you may wonder why non-verbal communication is important. Whether you realize it or not, you communicate more with nonverbal actions than you do with verbal communication. When you interact with your peers, people are reading your body language, facial expressions, voice, and many other factors that help fill in blanks that words can't fill.
Making Hybrid Work More Efficient
Covid was a catalyst for change in the work environment. Keeping people safe and helathy was the initial goal for employers, but the unintended result was the considerable demand in remote work. Now, onsite work has been dramatically altered to remote work, which is now transforming into a combination of the two: hybrid work.