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September 22, 2020
We’re seeing an uptick in companies giving employees time off to vote and encouraging civic engagement. As communicators, we have an opportunity to not only give employees a voice in the companies in which they work but also outside the workplace as they use their votes and time to create a better world.
September 15, 2020
HR pros have a lot of work to do, but we also have the chance to make real progress. We interviewed Angie Hamilton, founder of the HR Chique Group, to explore how HR can move beyond checking boxes and become change agents for equity in the workplace.
September 2, 2020
2020 has been a real doozie. Instead of hitting snooze until 2021, why not cuddle up with a comfy pillow and watch some feel-good flicks? You'll laugh, cry, and give your stress and anxiety an outlet!
August 26, 2020
Whether you’re easing back into the office or still fully remote, employee onboarding matters. Port of Portland’s brilliant approach to welcoming new hires is packed with ideas for designing a more meaningful experience.
August 12, 2020
More than 50 years ago, Star Trek made its groundbreaking debut with a mission to “boldly go where no man has gone before” while breaking barriers and exploring themes that are especially relevant right now. Here are 6 lessons that Star Trek teaches us about how to lead in diversity, equity and inclusion.
August 5, 2020
Right now, we are seeing a lot of companies making public gestures to support Black employees but how do you go beyond and take action? We sat down with Michele Heyward, founder of Posi+ive Hire, to explore how companies can hire and, more importantly, retain women of color.