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Mosaic Marketplace

with Deborah Biddle — A blog for diverse business enterprises in and around Madison.

09/20/18

Preparing for workforce 2020

For at least 20 years, labor bureaus, demographers, census researchers, and statisticians have predicted the rise in population diversity and its impact on the workplace. Seeing the handwriting on the wall, proactive companies have already begun working toward diversifying their teams.

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06/12/18

Leading in the #MeToo era

With the recent news of allegations, convictions, and the continued spotlight or sexual harassment, many companies are closely examining their work cultures, reiterating and reinforcing policy, and requiring organization-wide training.

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05/03/18

How to become a more inclusive leader

As leaders, we often say we support diversity and inclusion within our organizations. We create core values espousing these beliefs. So, it is our job to be sure that our actions and our words are in line with these stated values.

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02/27/18

What can we do to hire a more diverse workforce?

The region’s workforce is 15.1% people of color, with 6.4% and 6.3% being Latino and African-American respectively, as well as a gender split of 46.7% female and 53.3% male. Based on this, it would seem that there might be some truth to the notion that it is difficult to find diversity.

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02/01/18

How to leverage multigenerational differences

I trained a group of leaders last week on improving work relationships and company culture by conquering hidden bias. During the workshop, we had a tangential discussion about generational differences in the workplace.

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