Incorporating size diversity into your company’s culture is fundamental to fostering inclusion. Here are 3 areas where your organization can begin to cultivate a size-inclusive culture right now.
If you read our post earlier this year on How a Diversity Calendar can Transform Your Workplace Culture, you know that there are many ways for organizations to utilize our Diversity calendar.
And while big moves like making holiday, vacation and personal time off policies are ideal, if you’re not in a leadership position or working in HR, you may not have the power to make changes like this.
But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do.
Creating training on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) topics can be challenging. At MT Consulting Group, we use existing research to inform our content delivery and facilitation style. Below are 3 strategies we use that can help make your next DEI session memorable.
Neurodiversity is one of the latest frontiers of workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. Organizations all around the world are recognizing the importance of different ways of thinking and doing work, especially with the unique talents that neurodivergent people bring. Awareness is the first step, but how do we take action on this? Read our suggestions for small changes that can have a big impact.
In January or February of each year, communities across Canada celebrate Chinese New Year loud and proud. Signalling the start of spring and the end of winter, this holiday is one of the most important times of the year for Chinese families. The parades, red decorations, dragon dances, and large meals are all part ofContinue reading “Chinese New Year vs Lunar New Year”
Organizations have become increasingly more aware of the valuable strengths neurodivergent people bring to the workplace.
What do employees want in 2023? As the year comes to a close, there are many predictions for the future of work in 2023. Although we can’t claim to know the future, we want to share 3 DEI trends that will impact organizations in the long and short term. Flexible Work Arrangements In a surveyContinue reading “DEI Trends for 2023”
In October, many organizations and provinces celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). It is a time to recognize the 1 in 5 Canadians who experience disability and the incredible contributions they make to our labour force. Despite the positive outcomes associated with inclusive hiring, approximately half of Canadians with disabilities are underemployed or unemployed (which is about 10x the national average).
Many of us spend most of our days working, whether that be remotely or in the office, so it is not particularly a surprise that much of our mental health is influenced by our workplaces. Although often viewed as a taboo topic to discuss in the workplace, employees do want to talk about mental health. A study in 2018 found that over 70 percent of employees want their employers to prioritize and champion mental health and well-being (Kohll, 2018). Employees want that shift and are asking for it.
Take a break! Today we are announcing that we will be taking a brief break from our work — including our blog — for the month of July. We believe that rest is paramount to work-life balance. As activists and scholars like Tricia Hersey aka “The Nap Bishop” say, rest is revolutionary in a capitalistContinue reading “Take a break!”