Even if the holiday isn’t (yet) official where you live, your organization can still choose to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Here’s how to do so respectfully and meaningfully.
Where Are the Black Head Coaches? The NFL’s Bias Barrier
Where are the Black head coaches in the NFL? A look at the NFL’s leadership selection process suggests bias in job interviews is the barrier impeding Black coaching candidates from making it to the top.
What is Unconscious Bias?
What is unconscious bias? Bias in hiring involves beliefs that are not always apparent. Learn how personality test data helps limit the effects of unconscious bias in talent management and promote diversity and inclusion.
Improving Diversity and Inclusion: Practical, Evidence-based Recommendations
The protests against systemic patterns of racism and police brutality following George Floyd’s death, the success of female heads of state leading their countries through the global pandemic, and the recent United States Supreme Court decision prohibiting workplace discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation are just a few of the topics that are… Read more »
Clones, Diversity, Innovation, and Personality
People sometimes ask whether using personality assessment for selection will create an organization full of clones, decrease diversity, and narrow the range of innovative thought available to solve company problems. Their concern is that if they hire people with similar personality characteristics, they will create a culture of groupthink. Some assessment providers have fostered this… Read more »
Supreme Court Rules Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Included in Sex as a Federally Protected Class
On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) delivered a monumental decision for equal employment opportunity in our country, resolving a legal uncertainty haunting the LGBTQ community since the enactment of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (1964). The result? SCOTUS made clear that Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating… Read more »
An Open Letter from the CEO: Hogan Stands Against Racial Injustice
During the past few months, we all have experienced heartbreaking events and challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the past two weeks, it has become impossible to ignore another crisis, which the American Psychological Association labeled a “racism pandemic.” Sadly, the racism pandemic has been and continues to be a much more enduring, primary,… Read more »
The Easy Way to Increase Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Organization
Diversity, equity, and inclusion. If you work in human resources, or a related field, you’ve heard these terms before and, odds are, you have some idea of what they mean. But just so that we are all on the same page, I’ll use the following, heavily borrowed, definitions for diversity, equity, and inclusion: Diversity includes… Read more »
Unconscious Bias, Real-World Impact
*This is a guest blog post authored by Melvyn Payne, Commercial Director of Advanced People Strategies. I was recently asked to support a successful senior leader – Chris – with some personal development insights from a recent 360 and set of Hogan Assessment results. Chris works in a fast-paced retail environment and has very high expectations… Read more »
Diversity and the Dark Side
Diversity in the workplace remains a top concern for HR professionals and hiring managers. Changing the hiring process is a necessary step in preventing discrimination and keeping ahead of the competition — a recent study from the Center for Talent Innovation found workplaces that ensure diversity enjoy more success and attract more innovative employees than… Read more »