A World Full Of Bias And What To Do About It

Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.
 

Stop Defining Employee Engagement as Discretionary Effort

Working harder and working better often mean working more, especially in our current workaholic, cult-of-busy culture. If employers want employees to do their best, stop looking at “discretionary effort” and start looking at factors employers actually can influence and control.
 

5 Links: Unconscious Bias

This week, we talked about conscious bias in Discrimination v. Reality. Here are five links that talk about unconscious bias in hiring, leadership, algorithms, and culture.
 

Discrimination v. Reality

Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.
 

Religious Expression and Discrimination

Legal Editor Heather Bussing looks at an LGBT case at Ford where they fired an employee for violating their sexual orientation policy while the employee claims religious discrimination for being fired.
 

Religion v. Law

Marriage is one of those places where law and religion cross, and both have strong interests.
 

5 Links: Equal Pay for Women

Topics: Discrimination, Diversity, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
April 14 is Equal Pay Day. In 1963, Congress passed the Equal Pay Act. Not much has changed.
 

It’s Not a Confidence Problem

Topics: Discrimination, Diversity, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
So the women who are 100% qualified are still underrepresented. They don’t need confidence. They need a penis.
 

5 Links: Women and Work 2

Topics: Discrimination, Diversity, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing has five new links about women and work.
 

Thoughts on Discrimination

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here is the Diversity series we did this past year.