Articles for tag: Diversity Training, Federal Employment

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Affirmative Action Practices: Non-Discriminatory Hiring in the Workplace

Equal Opportunity employment is more or less the law of the land. One says “more or less” because there are still some pockets of resistance. However, most human resources managers now are very careful to use some form of “Affirmative Action” in their hiring process. Just what is the definition of Affirmative Action? “Affirmative Action ...

Intra-Racism Vs. Inter-Racism in America

In today’s America there are more immigrants than the majority Caucasian race and the races are becoming mixed. Apparently, there are four distinct races: Caucasoid, Negroid, Mongoloid and a combination of the three: Indian. The distinctions are made through biological traits that adapted to environmental (climatic) factors over time, and as a result of migration. ...

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The Office: U.S. Versus British Version – Which One is Funnier?

Many fans of NBC’s hit show The Office have heard the following at least once: “The British version is much better.” But is it? I recently got the opportunity to watch the British version on DVD, and here is my official comparison of the two, broken down by character: Michael Scott (Steve Carell) versus David ...

Bloomingdales Job Application

Bloomingdale’s one of the most respectable and recognizable names in the retail business is hiring. What does this mean for you? You are given yet another chance to find that working in retail may not be as bad as some might think. With long hours and low pay on the chopping board Bloomingdale’s offers value ...

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Using the Hofstede Dimensions to Your Advantage in Business

Expanding the management staff to include people from other cultures living in their home environment requires sensitivity and plenty of research to accommodate the different values and principles these individuals may support. Cultures work in the same way as a persons DNA; although individuals may look the same on the outside, there are internal factors ...

How to Apply Diversity Skills in the Workplace

The world is a different place from the time before the Civil Rights era of the early 1960s when many businesses would not hire people of a different race. Back then, minorities were nonexistent in many companies. If minority workers were hired, employers rarely used or even thought to consider diversity skills. All companies have ...