[ARCHIVED] Managing Unconscious Bias

At any given moment, our brains are receiving 11 million pieces of information. We can only consciously process about 40 of those pieces and to process the remaining 10,999,960 we rely on our subconscious, which helps us filter information by taking mental shortcuts. Unconscious bias refers to the information, attitudes, and stereotypes that inform our…

[Guide] Interview Questions Guidelines

The purpose of a job interview is to assess an applicant’s ability to perform the job. Yet, many companies ask inappropriate questions, questions irrelevant to the job, or approach valid topics in unacceptable or even illegal ways. In this interview questions guidelines resource, we explore common topics that employers may be inclined to ask about…

[Guide] Harassment and Discrimination Investigations

Employers have a legal obligation to conduct fair and timely workplace investigations. But the legal duty to investigate only tells part of the story. For companies committed to creating and maintaining healthy workplace cultures, having a reliable and effective cycle of receiving, investigating, and resolving complaints is vital. By approaching investigations as an opportunity to…