D&I Best Practice Articles

creating a sense of belonging - emberin diversity and inclusion programs

Creating a Sense of Belonging in Your Organisation

Having a sense of belonging is an essential element of feeling included. But how do you ensure EVERY member of your team feels like they belong?   Just because YOU or someone else in the team feel included – doesn’t mean that this is how EVERYONE feels. And you may not know or even understand why someone doesn’t feel like they belong!  Creating a … Read More

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Characteristics of an Inclusive Workplace: Leaders need it simplified!

When it comes to leading a team that displays characteristics of an inclusive workplace, leaders are confused. There are so many theories on the best type of leadership and the best type of measures. Which one should they pick?  Let’s explore what it means to be inclusive, the benefits around, and the characteristics of an inclusive … Read More

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Understand Career Sponsorship of Women

Let’s talk about career sponsorship.   Career sponsorship is a long-term, hands-on commitment to encouraging, fighting for and creating advancement opportunities for high-potential individuals.  The Sponsor Effect, a research report published by the Center for Work-Life Policy notes that men are more likely than women to have sponsors throughout their career. As a result, they are likely to receive more promotions and career opportunities. By contrast, women often … Read More

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Making Money or Creating an Inclusive Culture?

I know times are tough and creating an inclusive culture may not be on the agenda for many organisations. Most are in the mode of restructure after restructure and redundancies. And there is constant pressure to meet budgets and make more money. It’s worth mentioning, though we won’t spend a lot of time covering it, … Read More