How Workplace Discrimination Saps Employee Motivation

​Editor’s Note: SHRM has partnered with The Conversation to bring you relevant articles on key HR topics and strategies.  When people work for discriminatory managers, they put in less effort. That’s true both when... Read more »

Confront Ageism to Create a Workplace Where All Generations Thrive

​How long do you want to live? That’s the question Sonia Aranza, CEO and principal consultant at Aranza Communications, posed during a session on ageism at the SHRM INCLUSION 2023 conference on... Read more »

The Star Profile and DE&I

Former employment attorney and author Jathan Janove writes for SHRM Online on how to inject greater humanity into HR compliance. Jathan welcomes your questions and suggestions for future columns. Contact him at the email... Read more »

Why Many Black Workers Don’t Want to Return to the Office

As more companies implement return-to-office mandates, multiple reports show that many Black employees prefer to work remotely to avoid racial microaggressions in the… Read more »

DE&I Tech Leaders Mull Affirmative Action Decision

​Technology providers that support their customers’ diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts are thinking out loud about the best ways they can use their software and strategies to strengthen a diverse workforce... Read more »

Proposed Regulations for Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Issued

Members may download one copy of our sample forms and templates for your personal use within your organization. Please note that all such forms and policies should be reviewed by your legal... Read more »

America Is Getting Older. How Will an Aging Population Impact Employers?

​Federal data shows that the median age in the U.S. is rising and population growth is slowing—both of which could have business implications. The national median age jumped by 0.2 years to... Read more »

The Meaning of ‘Woke’

​It’s been three years since bystander footage went viral of a white Minneapolis police officer kneeling on a Black man’s neck for more than nine minutes. The ensuing outrage and empathy surrounding... Read more »

Resumes with They/Them Pronouns More Likely to Be Ignored

Job applicants who include gender-neutral pronouns on their resumes are less likely to be contacted by employers, according to a recent study by In the report, researchers submitted two phantom resumes... Read more »

Employers, Congress Advocate for Second-Chance Hiring

​At a time when employers are scrambling to fill thousands of open positions, Congress has formed the Bipartisan Second Chance Task Force to help returning citizens obtain employment, housing and health care... Read more »
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