Hairstyle discrimination is real. And while in theory it might be covered by Title VII. In practical application in the courts it is not. That's why laws specifically prohibiting hairstyle discrimination are both reasonable and necessary. Click photo for link to my video.
I recently had the opportunity to attend a fabulous workshop on “Transgender Dynamics in the Workplace” with Gina Duncan, the Director of Transgender Equality for Equality Florida. As I sat…
It’s the same thing with declaring your neutrality when you see something for which you should be saying something. Being neutral disconnects you from your morals and values. And no matter how much you profess those morals and values, it means nothing because your thoughts can’t translate into action when you are Switzerland.
When HR sets out to improve employee experience and engagement, it can be daunting. A positive employee experience is linked to competitive pay and benefits, a supportive workplace culture and more.
When we wait for everyone to act, we just keep waiting. We want to believe if we see something, we will say something or do something. But the more people there are, the less likely we are to help someone in need.
On November 3, 2018, I had the privilege and great pleasure of presenting my first TEDx talk at TEDx Ocala (www.tedxocala.com). I say first because I hope it won't be my last.
It was a packed house at the Georgia World Congress Center for the HR Star Atlanta Conference. Kelly debuted her new book “ACE Your Workplace Investigations” and gave two important and informative talks on “Workplace Investigations” and “Unconscious Bias.”
I know that people make this statement all the time. It usually happens in defense of being called racist or feeling that they are being accused of racism. But I'd like to tell those who make this proclamation, that statement affords you no such vindication.
Has your organization had a #METOO experience? Do you have employees complaining about discrimination, bullying, retaliation, or other workplace misconduct issues.
In December 2017, I embarked on a new adventure to write my first book. I had a leg up because my book was based on a topic I know well - conducting effective workplace investigations. So off I went.