An important component of job interviews is keeping the candidates calm and at ease — and ready to show their true selves. Setting is an important factor in establishing this rapport.
People who are trans have more visibility than ever before. And it’s only a matter of time before you welcome a trans employee to your workforce – if you haven’t already. To learn about the steps a company can take to avoid inadvertently discriminating against transgender candidates, we spoke with Stan Kimer about boosting inclusiveness to attract top talent.
What sort of challenges do gender-nonconforming people face in the workplace? And what can you do (as a co-worker) to create a culture that’s inclusive and affirming to people of all stripes?
To find out, we spoke with Aaron Rose, head of training and curriculum development at Translator, a New York startup that works with companies to implement the values of empathy and equality.
Since its start in 2012, California startup Whisper – maker of an app that lets users send and receive messages anonymously – has grown from two employees to over 80. We spoke to Michelle Hart, Whisper’s head of people operations, to learn how they set themselves apart to draw top talent.
We spoke with Dr. Waj Hoda of Totum Life Science’s chiropractic clinic in Toronto — an expert in workstation ergonomics — for tips on how to give your body the support it needs.
To find out what it takes to set up a productive, professional, and comfortable home office, we spoke with Toronto interior designer Jane Lockhart.
It’s 3 o’clock … your eyelids are getting heavy … work is piling up but you just can’t seem to focus. Sound familiar? Sooner or later, everyone can benefit from the afternoon pick-me-up of a good nap.
As workforces become increasingly blended with a range of full-time, part-time, contract, and remote workers, many companies are looking to unassigned workstations to make the most of their office space.
Food for thought: your floor plan can impact your company’s success. Even when things are going smoothly at the office, it’s worth looking at how a few small tweaks to your office set-up can affect the intangibles that impact your success: worker happiness, efficiency — even how prepared you are to face the future.