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It’s Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

It’s Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

Bentley's president explains how corporate America can become more actively engaged in promoting diversity.
How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias

How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias

Training of leaders can include awareness of micro aggressions, inequities or indignities.
What Obama's Order Banning Gay Discrimination Means for Businesses

What Obama's Order Banning Gay Discrimination Means for Businesses

Many entrepreneurs may be surprised to learn that federal laws have not addressed sexual-orientation or gender-identity bias inside private companies.
Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination

Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination

A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out.
Tinder Suspends Co-Founder Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Tinder Suspends Co-Founder Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Whitney Wolfe, former vice president of marketing, says she was repeatedly called a whore by top Tinder execs, and that her status as a co-founder was revoked because she was female.
GitHub Co-Founder Quits Following Harassment Allegations

GitHub Co-Founder Quits Following Harassment Allegations

Tom Preston-Werner's departure comes a month after an employee publicly stated that she was harassed by members of GitHub's leadership team.
Tech Startup Co-Founder Suspended After Allegations of Harassment

Tech Startup Co-Founder Suspended After Allegations of Harassment

Employee takes to Twitter to announce resignation and air her grievances with her company's leadership team.
Richard Branson on Why Diversity Is an Advantage

Richard Branson on Why Diversity Is an Advantage

Hiring people who are just like you will lead to less creativity and ultimately less profit.
Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, would add costs and complications to businesses that have already shown they are far more enlightened than the government, writes Ray Hennessey.
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's COO says there is a bias in the business world that women are too aggressive.
3 Employee Mistakes That Cost Businesses Big Time

3 Employee Mistakes That Cost Businesses Big Time

Managing employees comes with hidden costs. Find out how to protect yourself from situations that can emotionally and financially devastate a business.
Avoid These Interview Mistakes

Avoid These Interview Mistakes

Employees can make or break your success as a small business owner. Here's how to make better hires.
How to Make Your Business a Multicultural Success

How to Make Your Business a Multicultural Success

Big companies do a lot to promote diversity. But there is plenty small companies can do to make sure they're welcoming to all employees, too. Here are five ideas:
Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination?

Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination?

Many women-led business owners still spar in a battle of the sexes. Here are three of their stories.
Protect Yourself Against Common Discrimination Mistakes

Protect Yourself Against Common Discrimination Mistakes

These 20 hiring and firing errors--and the suggestions for avoiding them--should help you steer clear of discrimination lawsuits.

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