Tag: Holidays

PwC's 2017 Holiday Outlook: Young Gen Z

PwC (No. 4 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) conducted a separate survey this year of 301 young Gen Z consumers (aged 13-16) to analyze similarities and differences from consumers aged 17+. The vast majority of these young consumers choose stores (81%) as their single most preferred way to…

Six Simple Steps to Avoid the December Dilemma

By Joyce Dubensky, CEO, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding The “December Dilemma” is coming. It’s that time of the year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, when multiple religious (and secular) holidays collide. It’s a time for celebration but also a time when people with good intentions often find themselves…

Holidays at Work: Culturally Competent or Offensive What You SHOULD Know

While seasonal festivities and office holiday parties are common this time of year, companies continue to grapple with the most appropriate way to include everyone. As the workplace becomes increasingly diverse, how can companies ensure their employees’ year-end festivities don’t offendor lead to discrimination chargeswhile maintaining the importance of religious…

Ask DiversityInc: How Does Your Company Handle Religious Holidays

Q: How do other organizations allow their employees to handle holiday decorations and celebrations We want to allow people to tastefully decorate/celebrate and we also want to make sure that we are not offending people. A:Before we answer this question directly, we’d first like to address the issue of religion…