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Age Discrimination in Job Postings

More than 40 years after the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 made age discrimination in employment illegal, age discrimination in job postings is still an unfortunate reality. “Everyone is looking to some degree for that idealized, young, energetic person who will take the company to the next level,…

How Can Corporations Better Support Black-Owned Businesses?

August 1 marked the start of Black Business Month, which is a month dedicated to celebrating, appreciating and supporting Black-owned businesses across the United States. The month of observance was created in 2004 by entrepreneurs John William Templeton and Frederick E. Jordan who understood the importance of Black-owned businesses to…

The Importance of Business-Community Partnerships

Businesses increasingly play a key role in building stronger communities. It’s something that people in the past few years have come to expect. It’s created not only a way to improve local communities, but also boost an organization’s employee morale, loyalty and brand reputation. One of the main ways businesses…

Educating Your Workforce on Juneteenth

Even as Juneteenth officially became a federal holiday in 2021, many employers likely have large portions of their workforce who remain unfamiliar with the details of the holiday. This month provides the perfect opportunity to explain the significance of Juneteenth not only for Black Americans but for all Americans. The…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: June 16

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Buffalo Supermarket Shooter…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: June 9

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Payroll Jobs Rose…

Navigating a Multigenerational Workforce

Today’s workforce is in a unique position where there are five generations working together, whether it be in-person, remotely or both. And while there are challenges to managing a multigenerational team, there are also opportunities. The five generations currently in the workforce include: Traditionalists (76 to 99 years old) Baby…