Helen Grantis

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Accessible Design: What We Learned From Fixing Our Own Website

June 13, 2017 | Damon van Vessem<p>Adventures in Accessibility: What We Learned from Fixing Our Own Website<p>The benefits of the web are not evenly …

UX Design

The subtle ways tech job listings exclude women and minorities

It's no secret the tech industry is largely white and male. Anyone who doesn't "fit the mold" faces challenges, from recruitment to the hiring …

Books to Breeze Through This Summer

Nothing about 2017 looks familiar, not even its lineup of hot summer books. Who could have predicted that the season’s most gossipy read would be about a presidential candidate, not a movie star? That the standard ideas of espionage that fuel most spy thrillers suddenly seem out of date? That one …

Seven Powerful Ways to Use Tech to Overcome Recruiting Bias

Sometimes bias creeps into hiring processes without anyone even realizing it. When you favor a white male candidate over a non-white or female …

How To Improve Your Workplace Diversity Using Hiring Metrics

Achieve workplace diversity and equality by using workforce analytics and big data to improve your company's hiring outcomes.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Achieving workplace diversity is a hot topic in hiring trends. It's a goal that requires a careful …

Human Resources

Minorities in the US who “whiten” job resumes get more interviews

Minority job applicants are “whitening” their resumes by deleting references to their race with the hope of boosting their shot at jobs, and new research shows the strategy is paying off.<p>In fact, companies are more than twice as likely to call minority applicants for interviews if they submit …

Employment

The UK's First Face Equality Day Raises Awareness Of Facial Diversity

Classic top American villains are more likely to have a dermatological problem when compared to their rival heroes, a recent study found. A team of …

Cross-sectional Studies

Wells Fargo’s Monica Cole: Banks should rethink diversity training

In a midtown hotel in New York, 220 female bankers from the countries biggest institutions including Bank of America, PNC, and U.S. Bank gathered on …

Wells Fargo

How design can help with inclusion

If we really want to make an impact on people’s lives, let’s start being more inclusive.This post is part of the journey of the team at uxdesign.cc …

eBay’s First Chief Diversity Officer on Humanizing Diversity and Inclusion

Damien Hooper-Campbell is on a mission to generate more authentic, effective conversations about diversity and inclusion. Here's how you can join …

Depression in the Workplace: How to Help Offset the Staggering Emotional and Financial Costs

The effects of depression in the workplace cost more than you may know, both financially and emotionally. Here's what you can do to make a difference.<p>It's likely that at least one in eight of your employees or co-workers is suffering from depression. Since there remains an unfortunate stigma around …

Mental Health

Blow-Up Your Diversity Approach and Maximize Business Results With Customer Reflection Diversity

This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about diversity Why Your Firm Needs to Target Diversity in Sales, Service, & Product …

A simple combination of data and language tweaks is helping recruit more diverse police officers

UK and US researchers using behavioral economics to improve police recruitment are starting to attract attention from police chiefs struggling to diversify their workforce.<p>Almost half a century ago, the US Commission on Civil Rights wrote (pdf) that racial disparity and tense race relations had …

Civil Rights

Government looking for ways to improve job prospects for disabled Canadians, minister says

The minister tasked with crafting laws to make Canada more accessible to people with disabilities says employment will be a key focus of her …

Canada

Yoga Pilates

Aug 18, 2017<p>If you’re running with a “pain in your butt,” find relief by trying these moves.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>​You might be able to shelve your meds afterwards.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>Holding these moves for minutes at a time releases tension in the body and the mind.<p>Jul 5, 2017<p>Burnout is a problem for anyone trying …

Yoga

22 Cozy Slow-Cooker Casseroles That Make Life Easy

Slow-cooker season is in full swing, and these cozy casserole recipes are here to warm your soul. You'll be glad you won't have to bother with the …

Cute and Fun Christmas Crafts For Kids

Sometimes the only reason we even put up a Christmas tree is because of the little ones. Sure, it’s fun to decorate the tree and the house and to go …

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book

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Writing

Spartan Race Training Plan & Workout: How To Prepare

Whether or not you’re a runner, you’ve likely heard of increasingly popular obstacle races like the Spartan Race series.<p>Obstacle course races are a …

The best running headphones 2018 for gym, exercise, running and sport

By Duncan Bell<p>Although people tend to search for 'running headphones' (or 'headphones for running'), what follows is also a list of the best …

Consumer Tech

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The Top 10 Workout Songs for March 2016

<i>Flickr: Stuart Grout</i><p>This month's top 10 list draws heavily from the Top 40 chart and club scene. While this reliance on pop tunes and big beats might make the list seem one-dimensional at first, there are just enough curve balls to keep it interesting.<p>On the pop front, you'll find new singles from …

Let’s Discuss Narcissism: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Good Morning Dr. Ramani Durvasula! First, I’d like to introduce you to our readers, then talk about how narcissism intersects with bipolar disorder, …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …