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Oct. 21, 2011

Hello ASHHRA and IFD Members:

The following webinars are available to you:

ASHHRA Webinar
Topic: ASHHRA Wellness Webinar: Use Stress to Your Advantage
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Date: Wednesday, Nov. 16
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IFD Webinar
Topic: Developing Affirmative Action Plans: Bridging the Gap to Successful Diversity Initiatives
Date: Monday, Oct. 31
Time: 10 a.m. PT, 11 a.m. MT, 12 p.m. CT, 1 p.m. ET
Duration: 90 Minutes
Speaker: Antoinette Green, MA, PHR
Price: Free for Institute members | $80 for non-Institute members.
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Fathers know best
Human Resource Executive Online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
New dads today are expected to — and want to — play a bigger role in helping to raise their children. Yet some companies still haven't gotten the message. More than ever, fathers are beleaguered by work/life issues, according to several recent studies. More

Study: Most US companies face language barriers
@Risk    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In a global economy where companies are setting their sights on even more international expansion, it's quickly becoming essential for businesses to communicate in foreign languages. But, does the U.S. workforce have the skills necessary to meet this kind of challenge? More than half (65 percent) of companies surveyed in a new report face language barriers that contribute to inefficiency, ineffective collaboration and low productivity, among other factors. More

20 years later, Anita Hill is 'reimagining equality'
NPR    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
On Oct. 11, 1991, Anita Hill told the Senate Judiciary Committee that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. Hill's testimony was part of a second round of confirmation hearings to appoint Thomas to the court. He was ultimately confirmed by both the committee and the Senate, and has held the post for the past 20 years. More

Are younger people happier at work?
Chicago Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Younger workers tend to be happier with their employers than their older counterparts — but they are also more likely to be looking for an exit. Those attitudes — culled from a recent survey by consulting firm Mercer of nearly 30,000 workers from a variety of industries worldwide — might seem contradictory, but they do make sense, says Bruce Tulgan, founder of Rainmaker Thinking Inc., a workplace consulting company. Twentysomethings may see a job in a "short-term, transactional way," he says. "They don't necessarily think 'Where do I fit in with this employer?' " More

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Not letting go: Companies hang on to their baby boomers
Fortune via CNN Money    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Fearful of losing skilled workers, some companies are looking to hold on to baby boomers who are either nearing or have already reached retirement age. Winning strategy or just delaying the inevitable? More

Degree gives edge in the workplace
The Vancouver Sun    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The market value of a bachelor's degree is something students, and their parents, want to know as they rack up expensive tuition bills and loans. It turns out it may not fully prepare them for the labor market as much as they thought. More

Why diversity professionals struggle to make the
business case for diversity

Diversity Best Practices    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As a challenging economic climate forces companies to closely scrutinize their business activities, diversity practitioners are being challenged to show how their work is impacting their companies' top and bottom lines. More

Prevent your Asian talent from walking out the door
Diversity Executive    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Why aren't more Asians getting to the top at U.S. companies? They ought to be: They're highly educated, graduating from top universities and graduate programs at rates exceeding those of their peers. They're also extremely ambitious, with 64 percent of Asians aspiring to top jobs, compared to only 52 percent of Caucasians, according to recent research report. More

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5 coaching suggestions for engaging millennials
American Express Open    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Millennials, digital natives born between 1981-1999, are accustomed to ongoing dialog and expect coaching in many different forms. In this knowledge economy, millennials know that learning is currency to be cashed in for other opportunities — whether with your company or another organization. Even in this challenging business environment, 56 percent of millennials surveyed by The End Result said they would leave a job if the workplace was hostile, even if they didn't have a new job lined up More

Claudette Christian's 10 tips for women in business
Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Claudette Christian is the co-chair of the board of the top-ranked global legal practice Hogan Lovells. Born and raised on the small island of St. Thomas, Christian has devoted her career to issues such as leadership, diversity and inclusion, and has more than 25 years of domestic and international commercial and corporate transactional experience. She shares insight for women who are striving to reach the pinnacle of their professions. More

6 ways to motivate Gen Y in the workplace
Business Insider    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In a world full of smartphones, texting, iPods, iPads, Facebook and Twitter, it is hard to imagine how today's young adults switch off their social lives and get serious about work. Today's adolescents want everything instantly and are not willing to be patient. More

The meaning of GLBT beyond its definition
The Kansas City Diversity Diva Blog    Share    Share on
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What GLBT stands for is "gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered." As with many things in the workplace diversity arena, there is what the term actually means and then there is what the term represents to the group most closely aligned with the term. More

Put the Workforce Diversity Discussion into Action

Learn about the workforce development solutions that nearly 500 hospitals have used to increase the number of minority employees in clinical and management positions.

For women, parity remains subtly steep climb
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Isn't it just a matter of time before women reach parity with men in the upper ranks of the corporate world? After all, women in the United States now collect nearly 60 percent of four-year degrees and they make up nearly half of the American workforce. More

The employee's bill of rights
Bloomberg Businessweek    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Actual employee rights in the U.S. are fairly limited. It's legal to fire people (or decline to hire them in the first place) because they don't belong to the boss' favorite political party or because they prefer Liszt to Chopin or root for the Cubs. It's legal to make hiring and termination decisions for random (nondiscriminatory) reasons. Most employers wouldn't make employment decisions on those flimsy bases, but a surprising number miss the mark in how they should treat employees in other ways. More

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