How To Benefit From Diversity During The Holidays

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 While the majority of people in the US celebrate Christmas, there are millions who don’t. That’s right. Tens of millions of Americans don’t celebrate Christmas religiously, either as followers of non-Christian religions s (Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus, Jews) or as individuals with no religious affiliation. Because many stores tap into the cash value of Christmas with their plethora of Santas, ornaments, and Christmas fanfare…

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For QSRs, the Culture of Inclusion Beckons [Expert Corner: Simma Lieberman]

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For QSRs, the Culture of Inclusion Beckons [Expert Corner: Simma Lieberman] Is your QSR adopting a culture of inclusiveness and diversity? Is this culture an ingrained mission supported by your restaurant’s highest levels or just something created out of necessity? This installment of Expert Corner is courtesy of Simma Lieberman, a speaker, trainer and consultant to the hospitality industry. This…

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How to Overcome Job Interview Biases

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Interview Bias Your job interview is tomorrow. You know your appearance will matter, so you polish your shoes and brush your hair. You realize your interviewer will have your resume in hand, so you’ve come prepared to explain every minute detail included on it. You’ve even done practice interviews and prepared your responses to all the trick questions. Are you…

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Celebrating Love, Diversity and Inclusion in the USA,

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We came together yesterday, in a circle of several hundred Jews, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, (even atheists.) talking, reading, singing, praying and sharing thoughts against bigotry, hatred and book-burning. We said “Yes,” to love, diversity and inclusion in the US, and “No,” to hate, bigotry, and intolerance. There were rabbis, ministers, imams and other religious leaders with us. It was especially…

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Three Ways to Be Seen & Heard in Your Organization

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One of my first jobs in high school, was standing behind a counter in Bloomingdales selling cards, ribbons, and hair accessories. It was really boring. My supervisor was a woman and her boss was a man. I had no idea how people became supervisors, managers, or even switched departments. When I had the highest sales rate for over four months,…

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Is Your Workplace an Exclusive Club? If not, maybe it should be

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Is Your Workplace an Exclusive Club? If not, maybe it should be What?? A diversity and inclusion expert promoting exclusion in the workplace??? Has she gone over to the dark side? There are still a lot of stressed out people going to work everyday. Some of them may be entering your workplace. They’re worried about the economy, health care, and…

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Are You Leveraging the Talent of Your LBOs?

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How much attention are you paying to your LBOs? Do your managers know how to spot LBOs? And do your employees know if they are LBOs or are they just waiting to be discovered? An LBO is the person in your organization who doesn’t fit the usual profile of a high potential. They may be in a job that is…

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Is it Racist to Talk About Race? Is Glenn Beck Really Out of His Mind?

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Is it Racist to Talk About Race? Is Glenn Beck Really Out of His Mind? Well, Glenn Beck on Fox News seems to think it is. He says that Obama is a “racist.” I don’t think Obama should have commented on the Gates arrest until he had all the information. That was a mistake. Does that make him a “racist?”…

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