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Workplace Diversity Initiatives May Mask Discrimination

Workplace diversity initiatives might actually create a false sense of fairness, leading people to overlook lingering discrimination, a new study shows. ... More>


Does Your Sexual Orientation Shape Your Career Plans?

Many gay professionals believe their sexual identities will at some point encumber their careers, and this expectation may influence their actual career choices. ... More>


Can Having a Foreign Accent Hurt Your Career?

People who speak English as a second language are generally passed over for top managerial jobs, studies have shown. New research reveals the factors underlying this glass ceiling. ... More>


Why Apple May Struggle to Diversify Its Board

In addition to the societal barriers blocking women from reaching the upper echelons of business, there may also be an intrinsic motivation: Their aversion to ethical compromises. ... More>


Science Reveals the Benefits of an Aging Workforce

The over-65 set is not only increasing in numbers (by 2030 the percentage of people age 65 and older is expected to increase from almost 13 percent to almost 20 […]... More>