Annual Employer’s Holiday Guide

On November 3, 2014, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
If your company is short on funds this year, take the money you would have spent on a party and give it to the employees. There is nothing more demoralizing than going to a fancy lunch to learn there won’t be holiday bonuses this year.
 

Diversity: Why Laws Don’t Fix Discrimination

On July 14, 2014, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
What usually happens is that people just get more circumspect about how they discriminate so they don’t get caught. -Heather Bussing
 

What the Hobby Lobby Case Means

On July 7, 2014, in Benefits, Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
It is possible that this decision will increase the freedoms that the companies involved sought to restrict by demanding their own religious freedom. Freedom is tricky that way. -Heather Bussing Photo: “All the contraceptive pills are gone…” by Surija ‘Sray’ is licensed under CC BY 2.0
 

Diversity: Get Off My Lawn

On June 19, 2014, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
Over and over we set up the same dichotomy of Us v. Them. Pick your group, pick your label. Everyone else is excluded because they don’t know, don’t understand and have never been there.
 

Diversity: Voices of Discrimination

On June 16, 2014, in Discrimination, Diversity, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing curates a rather amazing collection of stories about discrimination, told from first-hand experience across all walks of life.
 

Diversity: Tampering with Certainty

On June 10, 2014, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
How do we change hearts and minds so that we can appreciate our differences instead of pretending they don’t exist?
 

How Real is Your Organization?

I find it very hard to take the “war for talent” seriously when I see so much talent that is already on the payroll being wasted.
 

Disruption, Learning and Curiosity

On February 12, 2014, in Discrimination, Employment Law, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
The real learning doesn’t come from struggling with your mind and body. It comes from being willing to get back up when you feel stupid and broken.
 

Our Glass Ovaries

On January 21, 2014, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
We have to quit trying to beat them at their own game, and stop trying to succeed in systems that don’t really work for anyone, including most of the men.
 

Employer’s Guide to the Holidays

On December 2, 2013, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
No matter how the financial year went, be sure to acknowledge the effort of the people who worked hard and cared
 
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