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Timely blog posts by HR and Recruiting consultants responding to every day questions, hot topics and compliance-related news as it relates to attracting, engaging and retaining talent.

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Diversity & Inclusion | DEI

By: Samantha Melendez
April 13th, 2023

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) is becoming something companies can’t ignore any longer. Candidates can now check an employer's DEI ranking on Glassdoor before they apply for a vacancy, which means DEI is not just internal—it’s part of your public employer brand.

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By: Megan Cowman
December 6th, 2022

We have all heard of the glass ceiling, the invisible barrier that prevents equal opportunity. But what is the Paper Ceiling, and how does it affect your Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEI&B) strategy?

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Diversity & Inclusion | Business Management & Strategy | COVID-19 | DEI

By: Andrell Forelien
May 19th, 2022

Like many other knowledge workers, my sister has been working remotely for the last two years. The organization she works for has suddenly decided to ditch its remote-work model and has communicated to its employees that they "will no longer support remote work or hybrid program." Employees will be expected to return to the office pre-pandemic style now.

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By: Ber Leary
November 24th, 2021

Most companies like to think of themselves as meritocracies, a place where anyone can get ahead if they work hard enough. But when we look at the current employment landscape, we see that this is not always the case.

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Employee Relations | DEI | Organizational culture

By: Ber Leary
October 22nd, 2021

You can tell when a company has a great culture. There's an unmistakable buzz in the office, as an energized group of people work together to do amazing things. Everybody just clicks. 

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Best Practices | Employee Relations | DEI

By: Kathy Albarado
August 10th, 2021

American gymnast Simone Biles made headlines during the Tokyo Olympics by unexpectedly withdrawing from several events because of concerns about her mental health. Earlier in 2021, tennis star Namoi Osaka pulled out of the French Open, also citing mental health concerns.