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Would You Invite the Creator of the Glass Ceiling Commission To Inspect Your Company

April 1, 1996
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Lynn Martin reflects on her past few years of work with Deloitte & Touche, and the status of working women in general.
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Testing at Odds with Diversity Efforts

April 1, 1996
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Fears that tests reflect language or cultural bias may prompt employers that are promoting workforce diversity to avoid pre-employment testing. If done properly, however, testing can be a valuable tool.
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Does Image Matter

December 1, 1995
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Appearance is a very personal area of human diversity-with many business implications. If you have image standards, whether hidden or overt,make sure they don't unfairly discriminate against employees.
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How To Help Managers Oversee New Inpatriates

November 1, 1995
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Give managers who will have responsibility for international assignees classes in cultural awareness, especially in ways that America may differ from the rest of the world.
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HR's Helping Hand Pulls Global Inpatriates Onboard

November 1, 1995
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As the number of foreign nationals employed by U.S. companies increases, HR professionals must learn how to meet their needs. Inpatriates aren't much different than U.S. expatriates. They require legal assistance, compensation and benefits, and support for their families' cultural adjustment.
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Do You Have the Right Approach to Diversity

October 1, 1995
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You can't just plug in a program, preach your support and hope that the whole diversity issue handles itself. Companies such as Avon, Bank of America and Gannett provide models of diversity done right.
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Unlock the Potential of Older Workers

October 1, 1995
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For too long now, we've kept mature employees in frustrating confinement. But business can no longer discount this group-HR will need to refocus its recruiting, training and retention.
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How To Ensure Your Company Is More Female Friendly

October 1, 1995
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Today's top women candidates are taking closer looks at potential employers to ensure they have a supportive culture. Don't just assume your company is female friendly-make sure it is.
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Fourteen Steps in Managing an Aging Work Force

October 1, 1995
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Understand the changing demographics.
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Grease the Gears of Equality

September 1, 1995
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Women often feel they're run over by the wheels of power and control at home. Could similar dynamics be operating at your workplace? If so, HR executives can become a change agent in creating a more collegial work environment.
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