3 Fun and Significant Ways to Celebrate Diversity

Happy Black History Month!  It’s great that this honoring of African American heritage and achievements is celebrated in February because it can serve as a warm-up for celebrating diversity all year long. Celebrating minority milestones and holidays in the workplace is celebrating diversity itself.  It demonstrates an inclusive culture and also shows employees how to…

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How to use recruiting variety to hire the best

Using a variety of recruiting strategies to find the best hire.

What do commercial fishing and hiring have in common?  You get better results when you “cast a wide net!” Every supervisor and manager wants to improve their chances of hiring a person who brings in more business, reduces costs, has innovative ideas, and takes full responsibility for their work. By using a variety of recruiting…

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How Diversity Plans Provide Opportunity for a Powerful Edge

Business leadership discussing their diversity and inclusion plan at a conference table.

In 2017, hurricane Harvey laid waste to much of the Texas coast and devastated swaths of Houston. Texas-based grocery chain H.E.B. was running disaster relief stations, mobilizing its extensive supply chain and funneling resources to those in need – right alongside the Red Cross and Salvation Army. Why was a grocery chain running emergency logistics…

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How to Celebrate Women’s History Month at Work

HR consultants celebrating Women's History Month in Michigan.

The U.S. recognizes March as Women’s History Month.  It’s a time to celebrate women’s contributions to American history. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced”. As explained by The National Women’s History Alliance, they are “determined that the important roles of multicultural suffragists and voting rights activists continue to…

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