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3 Questions the Working World Needs to Ask About LGBTQ+ Pride

Pride Month is here—an explosion of rainbows around your business, from Zoom backgrounds and notice boards, to email signatures and social media profile pictures. But when all of this Pride paraphernalia departs on July 1st, what will be left for your LGBTQ+ employees and customers? Alasdair James Scott, Senior Inclusion & Diversity Consultant at PDT [...]

2022-06-17T10:44:14+00:00June 17th, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Questions the Working World Needs to Ask About LGBTQ+ Pride

Our Angela Peacock speaks to the worrying trend of anti woke in the world today – and its impact on diversity work 

The question posed by HR Magazine was: Are anti-woke companies on the rise? Over the past two years, many social causes have compelled businesses to make political statements. But not everyone has been supportive. In May, US entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy launched a $20 million anti-woke investment fund to back companies who shy away from taking [...]

2022-06-17T08:18:04+00:00June 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Angela Peacock speaks to the worrying trend of anti woke in the world today – and its impact on diversity work 

3 Reasons Why Your Organization Needs a Wider View of Diversity

So you’ve finally done it—50% of your leadership are women and you have an LGBTQ+ CEO. You’ve finally crossed the finish line for diversity, equity and inclusion… right? In this article, Alice MacDonald, a consultant at PDT Global, examines why having representation across all levels alone won’t create long-term, sustainable change and shouldn’t be the end-goal [...]

2022-05-30T12:11:18+00:00May 20th, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Your Organization Needs a Wider View of Diversity

An Introduction to the 4 Key Strategies Every DE&I Program Needs

The perfect DE&I strategy doesn’t happen overnight. While the best strategies account for the needs of an organization’s culture and people, there are well-defined areas that need your attention. We believe there are four key strategies that are essential to DE&I success—here’s what you should know to get started on each of them. If we were tasked [...]

2022-05-06T14:26:18+00:00May 6th, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Introduction to the 4 Key Strategies Every DE&I Program Needs

Read Our Highlights From the Future of DE&I 2022 Report

What is the state of play for DE&I in 2022? The recent Affirmity-sponsored HR Research Institute study, ‘The Future of DE&I 2022’, surveyed HR professionals on how diversity, equity, and inclusion are executed in their organizations. In this blog post, we’ve picked out some key highlights that help underline how much remains to be done—and some of [...]

2022-04-20T15:41:40+00:00April 19th, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Read Our Highlights From the Future of DE&I 2022 Report

Why Safeguarding Inclusion Is the Key to Riding Out the Great Resignation

by Nicole A. Simmonds-Jordan Your people thrive in an employee-centric environment, a fact unchanged by pandemic-based disruption. In fact, the call for truly inclusive workplaces and the growing impatience with those that fail to deliver them are among the many factors fueling the Great Resignation. Nicole A. Simmonds-Jordan, Global Account Director at PDT Global, a part of [...]

2022-04-08T16:08:57+00:00April 8th, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News|Comments Off on Why Safeguarding Inclusion Is the Key to Riding Out the Great Resignation

5 Things Your Resource Groups Need In Order to Truly Drive Inclusion

by Angela Peacock Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are often touted as a key tool in the battle to create a truly inclusive workplace, but many organizations leverage them with only limited success. Angela Peacock, Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion at PDT Global (part of Affirmity), considers what can be done to ensure that resource groups drive inclusion in [...]

2022-04-19T15:32:03+00:00March 30th, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News|Comments Off on 5 Things Your Resource Groups Need In Order to Truly Drive Inclusion

Why “Bring Your Whole Self to Work” Is a Lie We Must Stop Telling

March 22, 2022  by Angela Peacock Organizations of every shape and size use the phrase “bring your whole self to work.” However, failing to stand by this statement may be causing untold damage to your diversity and inclusion programs and the reputation of your organization. In this article, Angie Peacock, Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion at PDT [...]

2022-03-30T10:23:02+00:00March 25th, 2022|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why “Bring Your Whole Self to Work” Is a Lie We Must Stop Telling

6 Disability-Inclusive Best Practices for Your Recruitment Process

by Eleanor Goichman Brett Is your organization doing everything it can to be an attractive employer for disabled candidates? You may be unknowingly turning away highly talented employees with any and all aspects of your recruitment process. From studying your diversity analytics to improving the language in your job specifications, read on to discover six best practices. One [...]

2022-03-30T08:48:51+00:00March 14th, 2022|Blog, PDT in the News|Comments Off on 6 Disability-Inclusive Best Practices for Your Recruitment Process