Post Tagged with: "Ask the White Guy"
While at work, you may hear completely offensive language. But the White Guy says you don't have to tolerate it.
The White Guy responds to a reader e-mail with a resounding answer that a person's orientation is fundamental to his or her whole being--and he says being able to be one's whole self at work is absolutely critical for true diversity.
Where do you draw the line between respecting religious beliefs and standing up for corporate values that demand equal treatment and respect of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people? The White Guy says there's no line to be drawn.
A DiversityInc reader asks advice about his plan to hold a diversity summit that includes a panel called "Ask the White Guys." Don't do it, advises the White Guy; you may end up doing more harm than good.
A reader asks if Blacks are stuck in the past because they can't "get over" color. No, says the White Guy, as well as another reader -- ignoring the past's impact on today is by far the bigger danger.
The White Guy responds to a reader's question of whether Sen. Barack Obama is facing opposition simply because he is a Black man.
The White Guy responds to a reader's comment and clarifies some points made in his previous post, "Are Traditional Christian Values Part of Diversity?"
The White Guy responds to a reader's comment that DiversityInc has ignored traditional Christian views.
The White Guy responds to a reader's question about the LPGA's recent requirement that all players must speak English in order to participate in tournaments.
Find out what the White Guy says to a reader who wonders if he has to lose the locks to interview for a senior-executive position.
A DiversityInc reader believes whites are the ones being discriminated against now--and that the only way to move forward is to "get over the color." The White Guy explains why these beliefs are proof of white privilege.
A controversial Ask the White Guy on religion in the workplace sparked a slew of responses from DiversityInc readers, one of whom asked how to respond to someone who says rejecting religious beliefs (such as Christian beliefs that trump the rights of LGBT people) is itself intolerant. The White Guy provides the answer: All civil and human rights are absolute.
A reader wants to know if younger employees, who are increasingly multicultural, will still find employee-resource groups useful. The White Guy explains why they are inclusive and very valuable to both companies and workers.
The same reader who asks the White Guy why the descendants of African tribal leaders shouldn't pay reparations for slavery also questions his racial/ethnic identity. What does the White Guy have to say?
When you have your eye on a job with a particular employer, is an MBA from an Ivy League school the only way to go? See what the White Guy has to say.
A reader thinks the White Guy was dismissive of the struggles of non-white job candidates. The White Guy, while not denying "the struggle," thinks not all candidates deserve to be hired.
A reader asks why companies that are known as diversity leaders sometimes seem to be biased in hiring decisions. Here's the White Guy's answer.
Ever heard someone tell a white person with a strong southern accent to "learn English?" Why do people view foreign accents and the accents of white southerners differently? The White Guy has the answers.
What happens when you support equal rights for everyone--except LGBTs? Read what the White Guy tells this active-duty service member about "don't ask, don't tell."
A reader wonders why African Americans are in disbelief over white people not wanting to pay reparations to descendants of slaves. Read the White Guy's answer that explains why the ramifications of slavery are very much still with us and how everyone benefits by leveling the playing field.
Why aren't there any oil companies in The 2007 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity? And why do they think having white women means they are diversity champions? The White Guy knows the answers.
Why don't most white people in corporate America understand the particular challenges facing blacks? Read what the White Guy has to say.
Should we use the word "diversity" or "inclusion" or neither? What is the best word? Does the White Guy think the name even matters?