Digital Inclusion Articles

Caring for Your Employees: Cultivating Compassion Amid Cultural Disruptions

Cultivating compassion amid cultural disruptions is crucial for employee well-being. Learn how to navigate disruptions, identify problems proactively, and create a more compassionate company culture.

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Foster a Culture of Belonging & Inclusion in Your Remote Team

To create a remote team that embraces accessibility, inclusion, and belonging, you should adopt flexible work policies, implement ‘access checks,’ record all virtual meetings, use chat features judiciously, and recognize team members’ contributions.

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How to Communicate Your Disability Inclusion Plan Internally & Externally

When communicating about your disability inclusion plan, ensure it's accessible for all, integrated into your regular meeting structure, uses marketing collateral to inform, and is discussed consistently and frequently among employees and external stakeholders.

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Accessibility Founding Partner Salesforce Allyship

Supporting Professionals & Families With Intellectual Disabilities

Providing better support for professionals with disabilities and their families centers around challenging stigmas, prioritizing flexible work options, facilitating disability awareness events, creating affinity groups, offering parental support, and encouraging mental health days.

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Supporting Working Parents: Creating Family-Friendly Policies and Flexible Work Arrangements

Effective family-friendly policies and work arrangements can go a long way to addressing the challenges faced by working parents in balancing family and career.

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DEI Accessibility Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Salesforce

How Salesforce Became a Champion for Accessibility & Inclusion

Through a combination of grassroots affinity groups and committed leadership, Salesforce has become a major advocate for greater accessibility and inclusion in the tech industry and wider professional world.

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Diversity Inclusion DEI

Breaking Gender Stereotypes: Encouraging Participation in Non-Traditional Roles

Breaking gender stereotypes in the workplace enables others to grow their careers in ways they see fit, challenges the gender wage gap, encourages work-life balance, and generates greater innovation and creativity on your team.

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Inclusion

Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace: Fostering Inclusion & Cultural Understanding

Embracing religious diversity in the workplace fosters a more inclusive and harmonious culture for employees across an organization. 

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Inclusion Accessibility Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: #a11yTO 2023

#a11yTO is an annual conference with workshops and in-person meet-ups to share information and strategies for improving digital accessibility.

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Inclusion Hiring Accessibility Salesforce Allyship

How to Recruit Professionals With Disabilities to Your Company (& Retain Them)

To better recruit and retain professionals with disabilities, you should embrace accessible hiring practices, adopt inclusive interviewing processes, prioritize disability leadership representation, implement digital inclusion, and create an inclusive and belonging culture.

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Inclusion LGBTQIA+

Creating an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Workplace: Nurturing Acceptance & Celebrating Diversity

Learn how to create an LGBTQ+ inclusive workplace that fosters acceptance and diversity一including insights on leadership, education, recruitment, and more.

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Inclusion Design Accessibility

AI-Generated Content & A11Y

With AI-generated content proliferating, adaptive marketers and writers must refine what is produced to ensure accessibility and WCAG compliance.

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Accessibility

Event Spotlight: WP Accessibility Day

WordPress Accessibility Day is a free virtual event promoting inclusive and accessible best practices for WordPress-based platforms.

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Inclusion DEI

A Look at Race, Bias, Microaggressions & Representation In Today’s Workplace

Explore the unspoken realities of race, bias, and microaggressions in the workplace with insights from DEI expert Camille S. Edwards.

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DEI Founding Partner Disability Advocacy Fable Mental Health Events

Accessibility Event Spotlight: #id24

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free, virtual conference celebrating knowledge, ideas, and collaboration to help create a more inclusive digital world.

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Inclusion Salesforce Neurodiversity

How to Create Accessible Workplaces for Employees with Cognitive & Learning Disabilities

Create an accessible work environment that empowers individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities and promotes organizational success.

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Inclusion DEI Accessibility Salesforce Blindness/Vision Impairment d/Deaf + Hearing Loss

Mistakes Companies Make When They Think They’re Being Inclusive & Accessible

Implementing generalized accessibility strategies, asking employees to declare their disability status, and expecting HR departments to always lead out on accessibility are a few ways organizations mistakenly approach inclusion and disability issues.

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DEI Accessibility Salesforce Events Allyship

Disability:IN 2023 Annual Conference Highlights the Importance of Inclusive Language

Disability:IN 2023 highlighted the importance of inclusive language, approaching disability with authenticity, respecting others’ language preferences, being a better ally, and experiencing solidarity with other professionals with disabilities.

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Inclusion DEI Community Voice

Empowering Women in the Workplace: Strategies for Equality, Leadership & Career Advancement

To empower women in the workplace, promote inclusive hiring, mentorship, diversity training, pay transparency, networking, leadership buy-in, and flexibility.

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Salesforce Blindness/Vision Impairment

Challenges of Changing Careers as a Blind and Visually Impaired Professional

After becoming blind and struggling for years to find consistent employment, Strini Naidoo explains how Salesforce’s Trailblazer program has given his professional career a new life.

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Accessibility Disability Advocacy Salesforce ADA

How to Create Accessible Workplaces for Employees With Mobility Impairments

To make workplaces more accessible for employees with mobility impairments, companies should eliminate physical barriers, adopt flexible work options, provide assistive technology, modify specific policies, and foster a more inclusive workplace culture.