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Employers Play Key Role in National Reckoning on Racial Disparities

The Black Lives Matter movement emerged in 2013 after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The recent killings of George Floyd and others have resulted in the movement expanding beyond the issues of law enforcement and race—they’ve resulted in a national reckoning on racial disparities in several regards, including income,

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Organizations: Stay True to Your Values

It’s very difficult for organizations to balance all of the things they have to do. They need to make money so they can hire employees and offer benefits. They have to make products and provide services that their customers will love. And they have to remain true to their values. It’s a sign of credibility.

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What Really Matters: Using Design Thinking to Elevate Your Employee Experience

According to The Predictive Index’s 2020 Talent Optimization Report, employee performance is a top concern for executives across industries. This speaks to a widespread awareness of the critical role employees play in delivering on business strategies and brand promises. Given how vital employees are to company success, the employee experience should be treated with as much care as

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Diversity and Cultural Inclusion In Nursing

Amidst the Black Lives Matter movement, healthcare organizations are finding it necessary to address something we had silently thought we had already addressed — treating all patients equally. But now we realize there may be even bigger gaps than we thought. Ignorance is not bliss; it is ignorance. Whether it is Black Lives Matter, Black

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3 Hurdles to Overcome When Coaching in a Virtual Environment

Remote work has become the “new normal” for many during the past few months, with some organizations going so far as to make the switch to remote work permanent. No matter how permanent virtual workplaces are, employees and leaders must adapt. Workplace coaching is crucial in a virtual environment, no matter how difficult or awkward

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A Diverse Board Starts with Diverse Recruiting Practices

Forbes magazine publisher Malcom Forbes once called diversity “the art of thinking independently together.” When it comes to having a diverse board of directors, Forbes’ words have never been truer. Boards thrive on diverse thinking, but this thinking only comes with diverse members. So how can you improve the diversity of your board? Here’s a hint:

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What Is Productivity Monitoring?

Productivity monitoring is a method for watching employee productivity levels throughout the workday. It has gained attention in recent months as a greater percentage of the workforce has begun working remotely, thus prompting employers’ desire to have more visibility into remote employees’ activities are during the workday. Employers want to implement productivity monitoring typically because

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