ramadan

Ramadan: How to Support Your Muslim Employees

It’s that wonderful time of year again! No, not Thanksgiving or Christmas. The holy month of Ramadan begins April 2, 2022 and ends May 1, 2022. Muslims worldwide observe 30 days of fast from dawn to sunset, abstaining from food and water, maintaining a pure mind, and dedicating oneself to prayer, God, and donating to…

Women Working to Create Change

As a celebration for Women’s History Month, we want to recognize the amazing work that women are currently doing to improve the workplace culture and create an equal opportunity for everyone. These women are just a few of many that are dedicating their work to change the workforce for the better.  Cindy Pace: Moving the…

How Purpose Leads to Workplace Success

How Purpose Leads to Workplace Success

What is “the purpose?” That’s the question that Emmy Negrin believes every organization should prioritize in order to have proper motivation and overall business success. In our latest episode of #AlwaysLearning LinkedIn Live Emmy Negrin, Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Purpose at Discord and Dr. Leann Pereira, Senior Director of Organizational Psychology at Emtrain discuss…

Recognizing Diwali in the Workplace

There are many factors involved in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. One important aspect is by recognizing and celebrating holidays of other cultures and religions. You’re showing that your company respects employees’ beliefs, making them feel accepted and welcomed. This allows for employees to feel more comfortable collaborating and sharing their…

Recruiting Employees with Disabilities

Employers are facing the toughest labor market in decades for finding talent and filling available roles. At the same time, we have a large talent pool that is not being optimized or included in the workforce. That large talent pool refers to individuals with disabilities and Less than 20% of individuals with disabilities were employed…

disability inclusion

Disability Inclusion : Building into Your Company Culture

Disability inclusion in the workplace is often overlooked. Disability Pride Month and National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October) creates awareness for people with disabilities to embrace and accept their disabilities, show allyship, and create a positive influence. For employees with disabilities, allyship and attention can start in the workplace.  Disability inclusion means enabling and encouraging…

disability inclusion

Disability Inclusion: Enabling People of All Abilities

At Emtrain, we’ve been hard at work building a framework for measuring and scoring indicators of Inclusion, Respect, and Ethics and providing research and benchmarking to help companies be more intentional in their efforts. As we teach and gather insights, we also collect learner stories, and we’re always touched by the workplace situations they choose…

Disability Pride Month

How to Celebrate Disability Pride Month

When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become a wiser, more inclusive, and better organization. – Pat Wadors, Chief People Officer, Procure Technologies  What is Disability Pride Month? In 2015, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared July as Disability Pride Month to celebrate the ADA’s 25th anniversary. Disability Pride…

How to start a DEI committee

DEI Committee : Start in 3 easy steps

Since 2020, after Black Lives Matter gained momentum, organizations have been ramping up their Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (DEI) efforts across the workforce. It can be intimidating when you don’t know where or how to start a DEI committee. Companies have created ERGs, strategize inclusive hiring, launched training, increased diverse headcount, and more. But there’s…