Cultivating Diverse Corporate Boards + Leadership Teams

November 28, 2021
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Cultivating Diverse Corporate Boards + Leadership Teams Public companies have been put on notice several times in just the last five years—most recently when Nasdaq’s rule went into effect this summer that requires it’s companies to have at least one woman and at least one individual from an under-represented community on their boards. The message […]

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How to Improve Company Culture (10 Ways)

November 11, 2021
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There is a lot of focus on the need to improve company culture in response to the racial reckoning following the murder of George Floyd, the “Great Resignation” impacting every HR leader I speak to these days, and the surge of employee burnout. The fact that all of these challenges exist at the same point […]

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Strengthening Company Culture Through The Pandemic + Beyond

October 28, 2021
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Strengthening Company Culture Through The Pandemic + Beyond Your company’s culture is your greatest asset to weather the perfect storm created by: a prolonged pandemic, the “great resignation,” and ongoing uncertainty around return to office timelines. Inspire welcomes HR, organizational psychology, and workplace culture leaders to explore evaluating and strengthening company cultures following 19 months […]

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Hybrid Workplaces: From Compliance to Culture

September 29, 2021
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Hybrid Workplaces: From Compliance to Culture As return to office dates shift later—often into 2022—it has become clear that the #1 criteria for a return to office or hybrid work plan is flexibility. But there’s so much more, too: from pay differentials based on geography, challenges hybrid work causes for diversity, equity, inclusion + belonging, […]

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Planning for Hybrid Work With So Much in Flux

September 28, 2021
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More companies are extending their return to office (RTO) and hybrid work target dates. The list keeps growing, now including: Apple, Shutterstock, Google, Lyft, Indeed…maybe your company, too? As of late August, 66% of companies surveyed by Gartner have delayed their RTO date. We are more than 18 months in and we are all feeling […]

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Inclusion in a Hybrid Environment

August 11, 2021
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Inclusion in a Hybrid Work Environment As you’re planning for the next phase of work and creating policies for a hybrid work environment, it’s critical to lead inclusively—incorporating feedback from throughout the organization, promoting mental health, recognizing the varying impact of the pandemic on diverse members of the workforce and more. It’s a lot. And […]

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Hybrid Challenges to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

August 10, 2021
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How to manage in a hybrid environment is the question dominating leadership and HR discussions right now. But, as we’re all focused on adjusting to the next phase of work, we can’t afford to lose sight of the work there is still to do regarding diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB)—particularly where the work is […]

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Return to Office, Work from Anywhere, Hybrid: Top Considerations

July 12, 2021
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Return to Office, Work from Anywhere, Hybrid: Top Considerations With vaccinations up and mask mandates down, every business and HR leader is thinking about what their future workplace will look like: RTO (return to office), work from anywhere, or hybrid. According to McKinsey, 68% of companies do not have concrete plans in place yet and […]

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Top Considerations for Return to Office and Future of Work

June 30, 2021
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It’s been well over a year since the world came to a screeching halt due to the COVID-19 outbreak—throwing HR and business leaders into months of reactive mode. Now, with the CDC reporting that more than half of people in the U.S. have received at least one dose of the vaccine, we’re all thinking about […]

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Inclusive Leadership: The C-Suite’s Role in DEIB

June 16, 2021
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Inclusive Leadership: The C-Suite’s Role in DEIB As various members of the team take on responsibility for diversity, equity, inclusion + belonging (DEIB), many HR leaders are wondering about the role of the C-Suite. Spoiler alert: DEIB starts at the top. Leaders set the tone, champion organization-wide initiatives, and ensure DEIB is a top level […]

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