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How does a ‘Culture of Silence’ creep into the workplace?

Reading an amazing article by Dulini Fernando and Ajnesh Prasad on “How Managers, Co-workers, and HR Pressure Women to Stay Silent About Harassment” made me think of Kripa, the smart recruit, whose short stint in our team was marked with turbulence. Kripa was hired to provide Senior Management with daily operations numbers. To ensure that …

The power of collective complaints against sexual harassment

While climbing down the stairs at the office, a kind co-worker slapped a bug off my behind. He showed me the dead bug, and I profusely thanked him. Over the next couple of months, I stumbled upon stories of three other colleagues who had experienced an ‘altruistic’ co-worker crush a bug either off their shoulder, …

5 ways to enhance your company’s Anti-Sexual Harassment Training

At the beginning of a training program on Anti-Sexual Harassment, the trainer enthusiastically asked us ‘What do you expect from this session?’ Our group, noisy till then, miraculously turned silent in response. Each one expecting the other to answer. Finally, a senior employee salvaged the situation by providing a politically correct answer and appeasing the …

Is the Pence Rule running counter to diversity and inclusion?

My friend Madhav hosted a dinner for his foreign counterparts visiting India. As his millennial team had had no experience in attending formal get-togethers, he gently guided them to dress and behave suitably. To his pleasant surprise, the team outdid his expectations by dressing immaculately and appropriately engaging the guests, making the party a roaring …

Male silence on sexual harassment of women at the workplace

At the end of a glitzy office party, a few of us colleagues who were good friends continued the party at one of our houses. Taking a break from the regular boss-bashing, we instead, tore apart a senior leader who we noticed had got close to a female worker at the party. For, all of …

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KelpHR PoSH Awards 2020– The complete list of Winners

KelpHR hosted India’s first-ever award ceremony in Mumbai on 22nd January 2020 to recognize and reward the best practices of safety and inclusion at the workplace. With a huge turnout of small, medium and large organizations vying for the prestigious “PoSH Awards, (Prevention of Sexual Harassment Awards)” those who richly merited them for their initiatives …

KelpHR hosts India’s first-ever Award Ceremony to recognize and reward the “Best Practices in Prevention of Sexual Harassment”

KelpHR’s forte has always been – building safe and inclusive workplaces. As subject-matters experts on the prevention of Sexual Harassment, and armed by the experience of having helped an impressive number of clients across India achieve the same, KelpHR is naturally best suited to organize and host India’s first-ever Award Ceremony to recognize and reward …

The impact of smoking breaks on Inclusion

After a year of planning, our rather large team finally got together for a two-day outbound event. On day one of the team-building activity, the boss on his customary smoking break was eagerly joined by the cigarette-smoking members of the team. Witnessing the bonhomie evolve, many non-smoking members who could withstand the smoke, soon joined …

5 proven tips for Hiring Managers for Inclusive Hiring

5 proven tips for Hiring Managers for Inclusive Hiring

Awaiting our turn outside a ‘not-so-soundproof’ cabin, we overhear an irate Hiring Manager talk to his Recruitment counterpart saying ‘Let’s close the position with the candidate we interviewed yesterday. There is no time to lose in interviewing other candidates just to meet the Diversity and Inclusion criteria, especially when we are firefighting at a production …