Diversity encompasses the qualities and characteristics that distinguish individuals from one another. Some common characteristics that signify diversity in the workplace might include gender identity, race and sexuality—but there are many more characteristics and experiences that people can bring to their work that employers and HR teams should be aware of.
The Center for Changing Our Campus Culture provides the latest research, sample campus policies, protocols, best practices, and information on how to access training opportunities and technical assistance.
Safe In Our World is challenging all companies within the video games industry to unite and commit to change. The worlds we create are a refuge for many, but we must consider our teams and the impact our industry has on their lives. We’re asking the entire video games industry to #LevelUpMentalHealth within their workplaces, ensuring that the environment is safe and supportive for their team’s mental health at all times.
Last week we revealed the Best Places To Work in the UK: a timely reminder that not all games developers are suffering. Within those group of winners, a large proportion of them boasted about “zero-crunch policies” and “avoiding crunch at all costs”. So we asked a few of them if they’d be willing to share with the world their advice on preventing crunch from happening.
Family-friendly policies, such as paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and childcare, are not a reality for most new parents around the world.
Parents need time and support to give their children the best start in life. So what can business do? Here are 10 ways businesses can help create a more family-friendly workplace.
If you look at teams that are happy, engaged, and doing their best work, they typically have one thing in common—they work in a healthy and supportive work environment.
But the opposite is also true, and a toxic work culture can not only cause serious issues for your team—but serious issues for your business.
Discrimination complaints can be particularly costly to a small business, which is not always equipped with the legal resources to deal with such issues. Defending a formal charge of discrimination involves a significant amount of time, expense and attorney fees and can damage the company’s reputation, affecting your ability to recruit talent in the future. Your small business can prevent these incidents by implementing policies to prevent discrimination at all levels of the organization and promptly investigating any allegations of discrimination.