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A New Breed of Ageism

October 10, 2008
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Generational stereotyping can cause more problems than it solves because offering the wrong motivators to individuals sends a message that you don’t understand their needs and goals.
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Overcoming Isms in Your Workplace

October 3, 2008
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Commentary: What I have seen—and what I’ve lived—tells me that many people in our culture face hardships in their lives and workplaces not because they lack talents and skills, but because others don’t make the effort to really see them or allow them to succeed. When others define you by your slanted eyes, it limits your potential. But it limits their potential too, and that’s the message I bring to businesses. In organizations overrun by racism, sexism and other rampant ‘isms,’ everyone loses.
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Diversity Challenges in Japan

August 27, 2008
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Retaining key talent, regardless of gender, has become more important for companies as Japanese workers have become more mobile, and thus more likely to job hop.
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C-Suite July

August 19, 2008
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C-Suite July
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C-Suite June

July 23, 2008
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C-Suite June
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Appeal for Diversity

July 18, 2008
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To better serve their multicultural customer markets, corporations are putting pressure on the law firms they hire to diversify. But advocates say minorities have made only moderate gains in the legal profession.
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Law Students Seek Diversity at Legal Firms

July 18, 2008
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It’s not just corporate clients pressuring law firms to increase the diversity of their staffs. It’s also the law students whom they will hire as associates one day—or maybe not be able to hire if they fail to diversify.
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Steering Minorities Toward Patent Law

July 18, 2008
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Anand Sharma was a panelist at a National Bar Association meeting a couple years ago, discussing ways to increase the number of African-American lawyers practicing patent law. During his flight from Detroit back home to Washington, the intellectual property lawyer came up with an idea on how to help achieve the goal.
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Special Report Talent Acquisition--The Culture Connection

July 18, 2008
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For companies such as Herman Miller that opt to outsource recruiting, finding a partner is easy. The harder part is teaching a company’s corporate culture to an outsider so they can find candidates who will be a good fit.
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