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Archived: Things to Say to Young Coworkers

Kirk Hudson has done pretty well for himself professionally. He’s a senior consultant at IBM, No. 10 on The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, a position he’s held for the past year and a half. Besides the extensive corporate travel that comes with Hudson’s job, what else…

Archived: Is Wearing a Tie a Nuisance

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…

Archived: Can Companies Survive Without a Concern for Diversity

Indications are that corporations will continue to increase their focus on diversity management.Participation inThe DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversityincreases each year: We had 587 companies in 2012, up from 535 companies in 2010 and 449companiesin 2009. There are macro trends that clearly favor increased attention to diversity management: 1….

Archived: NPR's 'Tell Me More' Features DiversityInc's 'Things NEVER to Say' Series

Keywords: NPR, DiversityInc, Tell Me More, Things Never to Say, Asian, LGBT, people with disabilities, Luke Visconti, Michel Martin, Anna Mok Luke Visconti, partner and cofounder of DiversityInc, recently appeared on National Public Radio (NPR)’s “Tell Me More” program, hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin, to discuss DiversityInc’s “Things NEVER…

Archived: What to Say to Biracial/Multiethnic Coworkers

Keywords: biracial, multiracial, multiethnic, diversity, DiversityInc, peer relationships, workplace, work force, diverse, what to say Along with the presidential candidacy of Barack Obama, who is half-Black and half-white, comes the question of the year: “What are you” It seems mixed-race or multiethnic people are being asked this question now more…

Archived: 7 Things Never to Say to People With Disabilities

We’ve all heard them. Culturally insensitive terms such as “handicapped,” “retarded” and “slow” used to refer to people with disabilities, or “compliments” such as “but you look so good,” directed at people whose disabilities aren’t obvious.While those using the terms may not mean to be insensitive, that doesn’t make the…

Archived: 'You Don't Look White,' Reader Tells White Guy

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…