Types of Unconscious Bias that Could Impede Your Investigation

Types of Unconscious Bias that Could Impede Your Investigation

Recently, we published an article that touched upon unconscious bias and ways to prevent these biases during a workplace investigation. Here, we’ll take a deeper look at 12 types of unconscious bias in order to better understand how they may impede your workplace...
Diversity at Work: Gen Z

Diversity at Work: Gen Z

For employers, knowing what matters most to prospective employees when they are considering a job offer is crucial if they hope to attract the best and brightest. Historically, that meant offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For Generation Z, however,...
Implicit Bias in Investigations

Implicit Bias in Investigations

By definition, a workplace investigation should be an unbiased search for the facts of what happened. In reality, people who conduct investigations are susceptible to both conscious and unconscious bias. Better awareness of how your implicit bias could impact a...
Investigating Claims of Race and Sex Discrimination

Investigating Claims of Race and Sex Discrimination

Employers have a legal obligation to investigate claims involving a variety of different types of alleged discrimination in the workplace. Given recent events, claims of race and sex discrimination in the workplace are making headlines. If you are faced with a claim...
Common “Virtual” Workplace Investigation Mistakes

Common “Virtual” Workplace Investigation Mistakes

In the United States, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way many businesses operate by forcing them to transition to a virtual workforce. Many experts believe that this temporary shift will become a permanent one, even after the economy re-opens. Having...
Sexual Harassment Training Guidance for Illinois Businesses

Sexual Harassment Training Guidance for Illinois Businesses

As news of COVID-19 dominates headlines, the Illinois Department of Human Rights came out with its much awaited training guidance for Illinois employers who are now required to provide annual sexual harassment prevention training to all employees starting this year...