The workplace is going global, even for small businesses. As a result, it’s not uncommon for managers to find themselves charged with supervising an increasingly intercultural workforce, whether it’s overseeing employees from a particular culture or working with a consultant from the foreign home office. So what does effective and productive intercultural management look like? […]
If you were to take a snapshot of the American workforce now, it would look very different than it did just two generations ago. Today’s workplace features a variety of employees, from women to immigrants, from Millennials to Boomers. But managing diversity in the workplace does present challenges. Employees come into the work environment with […]
That’s approximately how many discrimination in the workplace charges were leveled against employers in 2010, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Here’s a rundown of the group’s statistics on discrimination in the workplace allegations,…
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast 16: Retaining a Diverse Workforce, Part II Listen to the audio. In today’s article, I’ll share ideas on how to keep the diverse employees that you have. You’ll learn as I go over this information with you that many of these tips can easily be applied to all types of employees; and […]
Many managers and business owners understand the value of hiring a diverse group of employees, but aren’t quite sure of the steps that need to be taken towards reaching their goal of an inclusive and diverse workforce.
They cost too much money in salary. They’ll need more training to get up to speed. They’ll raise the cost of company-offered health insurance. When it comes to older workers, there’s a litany of reasons—often not articulated—that prevent employers from hiring them.
Many employers are uncomfortable with considering physically disabled candidates for job openings. It’s the one form of hiring discrimination that seems to be the hardest to overcome. I once heard someone liken being disabled with being an invisible minority.
ESBHR Podcast 18: Don’t Be Afraid of the Disabled Job Candidate It’s the one form of hiring discrimination that seems to be the hardest to overcome. I once heard someone liken being disabled with being an “invisible minority”. During this episode of Employee Hiring and Managing Tips hiring series, I discuss the “elephant in the […]
Transcript of ESBHR Podcast #17: The Advantages of Hiring Older Workers. Listen to the audio. The last few podcasts have focused on diversity hiring and recruitment. Today’s article will focus on the advantages of hiring older workers. Future episodes in my hiring series will cover: The recruitment and retention of employees with disabilities, How to […]
I love scouring the web for some of the most interesting employee hiring and management articles to date. Honestly, there were too many articles to include in this post, but the 3 articles highlighted below seemed very relevant to the issues and concerns many managers and…