How to Manage the Aftermath of Elections

Ballots have been cast, polls are closed, and election results are nearing completion. If workplace culture is a microcosm of what is going on in society at large, then a divided nation equals a polarized workforce. The days after an election is a time for reflection and celebration for…

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AWE Founder & CEO Meiko Takayama on The Pavilion Podcast

Podcast host Brandon Barton interviews AWE Founder/CEO Meiko Takayama Recently, AWE Founder/CEO Meiko Takayama was on The Pavilion Podcast, part of the “Is This A Good Time?” series hosted by Brandon Barton. Meiko sat down with Brandon to talk about her background in art history and recruiting and why she shifted her focus to advancing…

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Are Meetings Actually Costing Your Company Money?

If you’ve ever felt that sitting in on meetings was derailing your productivity, turns out you were right. Transcription company Otter.ai partnered with Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg, Professor of Organizational Science, Management at UNC Charlotte to research “how companies can save time and money when it comes to meeting…

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Quiet Quitting — Much Ado About Nothing?

  By now you’ve heard the buzz term. But what is ‘quiet quitting’ and why is everyone talking about it? Popularized on TikTok by Gen Z, ‘quiet quitting’ is the idea that employees are opting to do just enough to meet their job requirements. As reported by Entrepreneur, the pandemic has shifted people’s relationships with…

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3 Must-Haves For Every Employee

The workplace is no longer just a place to work. Organizations need to evolve their approach and recognize employees as individuals with varying needs. Below are three must-haves for every employees to feel supported and happy to go to work every day. 1. A corporate culture that offers psychological…

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Women, make non-promotable tasks a non-starter

Non-promotable tasks. Thankless tasks. Dead-end work. Unrewarded work. NPTs. Whatever you call them, they should be non-starters for women at work. “The No Club” In the new book, “The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work” by Linda Babcock, Brenda Peyser, Lise Vesterlund and Laurie Weingart, they…

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The Model Minority Myth

  Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, or AAPI Heritage Month for short, is observed in the United States during the month of May. Heritage months are periods within the year that are designated to celebrate the accomplishments of various ethnic and marginalized groups. And while Asian and Pacific Islanders have…

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Why Pay Transparency May Help Close The Gender Pay Gap

According to the National Women’s Law Center, when an employer asks job applicants what their salary expectations are without providing applicants any information about the pay for the position, women are the ones who lose out. They go on to explain that disclosing salary ranges levels the…

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