Articles by Natasha Nicholson
6 workplace trends for 2023 and beyond
Let’s take a deep dive into the latest workplace trends, as we prepare for the year ahead, and beyond.
Prioritizing mental health in the workplace? It starts with harassment prevention
Talent leaders must protect employees from harm and embrace harassment prevention as one of the key ways this can be accomplished.
The forgotten people: DEI and socioeconomic class
Socioeconomic class must be addressed as a critical part of an organization’s DEI efforts. Here are a few strategies for including it in your DEI planning.
Managers can make or break your DEI strategy: Here’s how to engage them in success
Above all others, managers are in a pivotal position to make DEI work. Here are a few pre-emptive actions you can take to position managers as an asset to your DEI strategy rather than a detractor.
Managers and their unique DEI needs
Follow these seven basic strategies to empower managers to play a central role in the DEI journey.
How to make hybrid meetings more inclusive
Meetings are key interaction points that require special care and attention—and achieving success can be particularly tricky in a hybrid environment.
Reshaping the employee experience to attract and retain talent
Employee well-being and work-life balance have become important parts of an inclusive culture — and can serve as key differentiators for attracting and retaining talent.
Understand and address microaggressions in the workplace
Organizations can and should prevent and dismantle microaggressions, helping to build a foundation of trust and inclusivity that makes teams more productive while increasing retention.
6 steps to creating inclusivity in the hybrid workplace
The rise of the hybrid workplace offers an opportunity for organizations to recommit to an inclusive work environment and address the special challenges that this new workplace model may pose. This article offers guidance to help you put the focus on inclusivity and equity to make the most of your hybrid workplace model.
Observer, ally, advocate: Seizing the moment and committing to DEI
In part two of this series on DEI, we’ll explore how organizations can make enterprise-level changes to demonstrate advocacy in their community, the nation or even on the global stage.
Observer, ally, advocate: The journey of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion
The journey to advance DEI applies both at the micro-level and the macro-level. In part one of this series, we’ll explore how individuals can support each other and contribute to an inclusive culture.
DEI: Why hiring alone isn’t a magic fix
While hiring practices are a critical component of a DEI program, to be successful, they must be flanked by other efforts, including a comprehensive plan that creates a culture shift toward a more inclusive, diverse and equitable workforce.