How pronoun badges support gender identity in the workplace

Equality is high on most workplace’s priorities. Employers are keen to make sure their workers are comfortable and happy in order to be more productive, therefore equality and inclusivity are high on any workplace’s priorities. However, according to totaljobs, 60% of transgender employees have suffered workplace discrimination. The same study revealed over half of trans workers felt they had to hide the fact they are trans from their co-workers.

On the other hand, 51% of those asked said they felt that acceptance of transgender workers had improved recently, thanks to media coverage. Yet, there is still work to be done, as totaljobs’ report found that transgender workers felt the biggest challenges remaining in the UK workplace are:

  • No support
  • Misgendering
  • Discrimination
  • Lack of awareness
  • Transphobia
  • Rejection
  • Fear


This article highlights issue of transgender support in the workplace, and how employers can implement measures to ensure their company truly has … Read more

What Happens to Customers Most Brands Exclude?

In 2012, I quit my corporate career to start my own business. Leaving that job to work on my dream also meant leaving my health insurance. I liked all my doctors and wanted to continue seeing them, so I applied for the same insurance with the same company I’d had for the previous nine years.

My application was denied almost instantly. During the course of my nine years of employment, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder. Even though I was in remission and healthy–I’d completed a triathlon the prior year–my pre-existing condition was grounds for the company to tell me “you don’t belong here.”

That insurance company wasn’t the only one to deny me. To them, my differences were something they didn’t want to be bothered with. So they turned me away. Unable to pay the high cost of my medications without insurance, I eventually was no

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HRIS Basics: How HR Software Delivers Intelligence from Hire to Retire

Today’s most successful companies know their greatest asset is their people. If you’re ready to truly invest in your organization’s talent, it is time to upgrade to a human resources information system (HRIS) — a digital solution for HR management.

An HRIS allows your HR team to gather, manage, and disseminate all of your company’s core HR operations. Think of the HRIS as a digital library of employee information. Instead of spreading important insights across spreadsheets, email threads, and paper documents, you centralize information in one hub.

Key features of an HRIS

An HRIS enables your team to see the big picture of the entire employee lifecycle — from recruiting and onboarding to payroll, performance appraisals, and benefits administration to offboarding. Today’s best solutions also offer employee self-service functions.

At its finest, an HRIS also features functionality such as talent management and human capital management (HCM) options. Talent management includes … Read more

Mark Cuban Keeps Talking About This 1 Simple Productivity Habit That Divides Successful People From Everyone Else

Also, being a billionaire. 

But if there’s one other thing he’s known for, and has been highly consistent about over the years, it’s a productivity habit that he’s articulated again and again.

It comes down to this: Fewer meetings, more emails. 

“No meetings or phone calls unless I’m picking up a check,” he told Thrive Global in 2016. “Everything is email.”

“I’m not big on ‘Let’s go eat lunch” meetings,”he told in  in 2014. “The only way you’re going to get me for a meeting is if you’re writing me a check. Same with phone calls. They’re a waste of time.”

“Yes,” he said in a highly meta video last year, in which he referenced his Inc. interview while editing his own Wikipedia page to reflect his anti-meeting mantra. “I hate meetings. Nobody likes meeting expect the people who bring the donuts and the people who like

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A Winning Combination: ATS and CRM

With the growing technology, the recruitment process is also evolving rapidly. It can be tough for us to keep up with the emerging platforms and trends gaining ground every day. Nowadays, the software is efficient enough to deliver expected results. With a single recruitment platform, organizations branch into discrete tools for different recruitment funnel stages.

All from other recruitment tools, two of them are typically taking the central stage, i.e., Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Candidate Relationship Manager (CRM). These two might seem identical because they both deal with incoming data of candidates. But under the hood, both have a specialized role to play in the recruiting process.

Let us check out the purpose of these tools and see if you can use one without the other.


What Do They Mean: ATS and CRM?

Applicant Tracking System is a workflow automation tool that tracks applicants in their entire recruitment journey. … Read more