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Organizations Recognize Importance of Diversity Education

New ATD research highlights the commitment, usage, and resources that organizations are devoting to DEI&B strategies and initiatives. (Alexandria, VA) September 8,2021—New research from the Association for Talent Development finds…

Equitable Hiring Practices

By identifying strengths and pitfalls of technology and people, companies can reduce bias and improve their hiring processes. By Portia Kibble Smith Interviews are incredibly intimate and vulnerable moments in…

LinkedIn Learning Sees Viewership Skyrocket

Online learning has long been an effective way to acquire new professional skills and galvanize career progression.  According to Dan Brodnitz, Global Head of Content Strategy at LinkedIn Learning, however,…

Getting Job Descriptions Right

Best practices for creating inclusive and unbiased job descriptions. By Debbie Bolla A major step in ensuring fair hiring practices is taking a hard look at the main place candidates…

Maintaining Transparency Around D&I

Data can help organizations hit D&I goals. By Debbie Bolla Diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives are at the forefront of many organizations’ talent strategies, and there is an abundance of…

Prioritising Diversity

Organisations are approaching inclusion with innovation. By Simon Kent Whilst it may be difficult to extricate the pandemic’s impact from the work of HR leaders, other challenges are emerging driven…

Documents Going Digital

As a hybrid workforce emerges, organizations would greatly benefit from a paperless workplace

By Brooke Bento

The employment landscape and how employees approach their day-to-day work lives have been completely disrupted this past year. From logistics to hiring to mental health awareness, the pandemic has accelerated change and given way to transformation.

Organizations are currently exploring hybrid working models, as 82% of employees say they want to continue working remotely at least once per week even after the threat of the pandemic is over. Even among smaller companies, workplace trends will continue to shift toward frequent—if not daily—remote work.