Diversity

  • Older workers discriminated against, worried about super by

    A new survey has found that older workers are more likely to experience some form of discrimination at work, including being made redundant before others, fewer training and development opportunities, inflexibility towards health and physical needs, and even verbal abuse.

  • Larger waistline, lower pay check; facial flaws not countenanced by

    Research has revealed that higher numbers on the bathroom scalesresult in lower numbers on the pay check, and unconscious bias can mean candidates with facial flaws don’t even get a look in.

  • Blokes still getting paid more by

    A lingering gender based pay gap has been identified in the financial services industry – new data has revealed some 56% of those in the industry have experienced unequal remuneration practices.

  • Racism rife in Aussie workplaces by

    A new survey of Australian IT and Finance workers has revealed that a majority of employees feel racist attitudes remain prevalent in the workplace, and continue to play a role in hiring decisions.

  • Bosses: battle of the sexes by

    A recent survey has shown fewer workers than ever before care whether their boss is male or female, but among those that do have a preference male bosses get the vote.

  • New addition to the C-Suite: the CDO by

    In order to show that workplaces are really walking the talk in terms of ensuring diversity, adding a new member to the C-Suite – the chief diversity officer (CDO) – is becoming all the rage.

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