Tag: Diversity Training

Why Paychecks Aren't Enough

Don’t be fooled by all their late nights and hard work: Your employees WILL leave you. And if they come from underrepresented groups, they’ll probably leave faster. With today’s average tenure of employees down to two years or less, employers need to take it up a notch if they want…

How Does DiversityInc Determine the Top 50

Read more Ask DiversityInc questions and answers here. Q: DO YOU REQUIRE: A certain percentage of women and people of color in management That the company has a diversity award program That the company has affinity groups That the company has mandatory diversity training for the workforce A: We analyze…

White Guy Responds to Transgender Appointment Hate Mail

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,…

Top Workplace Tips: Things To Say to People With Disabilities

If you’ve read our “7 Things Never to Say to People With Disabilities” article, then you’re well aware that there are a host of verbal landmines that could befall otherwise well-intentioned employees intending to interact with colleagues who have disabilities. Potential gaffes run the gamut from “How did you get…

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…