Things NOT to Say
"Have you ever killed anyone?" Find out the most inappropriate questions to ask former military service members in your workplace.
Click here for an up-to-date round-up of Donald Trump's hateful rhetoric and insults toward individuals, groups, ethnicities, religions and others during his presidential campaign.
Here are some words to avoid and some ways to support and be inclusive of transgender colleagues in the workplace.
Despite growing acceptance of LGBT employees, offensive comments and stereotypes still persist in the workplace. Our experts reveal the phrases you should avoid.
Before you make that “harmless” little comment to the woman in the next office, take a look at things women leaders tell us are absolute no-no’s in the workplace.
A list of things NOT to say to American Indians, both in and out of the workplace.
Don't be afraid to say "Merry Christmas," just know when the situation is right. Here are six tips.
At the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we offer this cultural-competence lesson in helping Latinos feel welcome and valued at work by avoiding common missteps. A simple lack of understanding can easily be misconstrued and damage office relationships.
Find out the most inappropriate things to say to and do around Blacks, and the reasons these words and actions are offensive.
Just introduced to an American Indian colleague? Take a look at the things you should avoid saying if you don't want to offend your coworker.
What are some things that you should NEVER say to an LGBT colleague?
What are some things you should NEVER say to people with disabilities?
These phrases should be kept off-limits when speaking to Asians.
How can you adopt a vocabulary that's inclusive and respectful of everyone? This Ernst & Young exec, an advocate for people with disabilities, shares her insights.
Black execs from Kraft and Wells Fargo tell you how to turn these offensive encounters into opportunities for cultural-competence education.
‘How Do You Go to the Bathroom?’ ‘Can You Still Have Children?’: Things NOT to Say to People With Disabilities
How do you avoid stereotypes and cultural incompetence when dealing with people with disabilities? Get some lessons from executives with disabilities and hear their horror stories.
Want your CEO to become your diversity champion? Here are the pitfalls you need to avoid.
Do you have a coworker who just recently came out of the closet? Here's what leading experts from PwC and GLSEN suggest you SHOULDN'T say.
Pretty sure you'd never make a stereotypical comment to an Asian American in your office? Read what seven things these Asian-American executives hope you never say.
If you have a friend, relative or coworker with an illness or disability that isn't obvious, you may think you're doing the right thing by saying he or she "looks so good." You can't even tell the person has a disability, and that's a good thing, right? Wrong.
"I didn't know you were Arab." Find out what other culturally insensitive comments people make to colleagues of the Islamic faith.
Our article"5 Things NEVER to Say to Muslim Coworkers" has readers talking--about religion in the workplace, customs, attitudes and accommodations. Read a sample of these comments here.
Looking to make small talk in the office? Tread carefully. Here are 10 things you should never say to a Black coworker.
Readers can't stop e-mailing us about "10 Things NEVER to say to a Black Coworker." What's getting them so riled up? Here's what one reader has to tell you.