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August Blog: The Perspective

Life Choices Choices that are made in everyday life are what help dictate actions and paths that are taken. Life choices can range from what is decided for dinner, which movie to watch, where to go school, and what to study for a career. Some choices that are made can have a bigger impact on…

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August Blog: The Perspective

Stereotypes Stereotypes are convenient lenses in which people in our society view other people. Stereotypes are used to categorize people of all types of characteristics like race, gender, area of residence, profession, culture, and area of study. What makes stereotypes harmful is how they are taught within society. People learn about stereotypes within the society…

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July Blog: The Perspective

Religion Discrimination             An employee’s religion the set of values and beliefs the employee holds in their everyday life. The way the employee practices his or her religion is dictated solely on the employee no one else. The Office of Civil Rights states that when an individual is treated differently because of his or her religious…

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July Blog: The Perspective

Wage Discrimination Wage discrimination is when a company does not pay their employees fairly. Wages should be determined based on how long employees have been at the company, their position, and their performance as an employee. When wages are determined based on age, gender, or some other factor not work related, then wage discrimination has…

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July Blog: The Perspective

Judgement Errors Making quick judgements in the work place is a common error amongst coworkers. When an employee is seen doing an action or looks a certain way that portrays him or her in a negative way, a coworker is quick to make a judgement that isn’t correct. Because of the incorrect judgement, a coworker…

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June Blog: The Perspective

Lessons Generations can teach each other Generations are ways that help people obtain an idea on how different age groups grew up. Each generation is most defined by a major point in history or major change in societal norms. While each generation is artificially made, they are still helpful for understanding different age groups. Each…

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May Blog: The Perspective

New DEI Vice President at Old National Bank Dwayne Maddox joins the team at Old National Bank as the vice president and director of diversity, equity, and inclusion. During his time at Old National Bank he will be bouncing between both the Madison office and the Chicago office.  In the past, Dwayne has held marketing…

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May Blog: The Perspective

Northeast Wisconsin organizations devoted to racial and ethnic diversity There are many organizations in Northeast Wisconsin that are devoted to racial and ethical diversity. We found an amazing source from the Post Cresent that is easy to navigate. In this list, you will find a variety of organizations that are committed to being grounded by…

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April Blog: The Perspective

Mental Health Awareness Month Upcoming Events As April is coming to a close, we are looking forward to the spring months. And it just so happens that May is Mental Health Awareness Month where we are coming together as a community to show support to others. There are multiple organizations around Eau Claire that are…

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April Blog: The Perspective

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report 2021 The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has released its annual report for its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for the past year of 2021. They have taken efforts to embrace elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their everyday tasks as an organization, and it shows in their organizational…

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