You already know not to judge people based on their accent, skin color, gender and so on. But there’s a more insidious form of prejudice that’s harder to detect: judging employees by the department in which they work. Examples: Jean in accounting is just a number cruncher, so she doesn’t know about marketing, or Greg’s a systems nerd, so he can’t see the forest for the trees. Aside from the fact that these stereotypes are often wrong, they promote a closed-minded environment where individuals are pigeonholed based solely on their narrow job roles.
If you’re flying solo in your HR department, you feel pulled in a million different directions at once. How can you navigate to meet the needs of all your internal customers, play a more strategic role in your organization — and keep yourself sane?...Click here to find out more.