Gearing up to face the “new normal” at work

Work culture cannot and will not be the same after COVID-19. It is a truism that is almost universally acknowledged. The question is: precisely how […]

Fostering equality by embracing same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage is becoming the new norm in many areas of the world and accepted as something barely evoking any exceptional commentary. Symmetra lauds this progress […]

Understanding Woke-Washing

“A new pejorative term has imprinted itself in the corporate lexicon: “woke-washing “. This now goes beyond just superficial brand upliftment and extends to question the […]

The struggle against racism

In the long struggle against racism, in its various manifestations across the globe salutary acts is the removal of racist symbolism which is expressed in […]

Why being proactive on employee mental health is the new way forward?

Symmetra is finding with its clients across the globe that many more are recognising the imperative to proactively address employees’ mental well-being- an obligation heightened by […]

Why companies should evolve to meet employee expectations ?

What is the “great resignation?“ This is a phrase coined by Anthony Klotz of Texas A&M University. Initially, he observed as Covid-19 struck, that the […]

Better results and better decisions: How sound anti-bias training can help

Can we rely on scientific training to eliminate or at least reduce poor decisions resulting from unconscious bias? Apparently not. As our understanding of unconscious […]

2021 Census – telling Australia’s Story

This week, like most Australians, I participated in the National Census. We were told that participating is an important part of telling Australia’s story. Yet […]

Gentlemen’s Clubs – a necessity in today’s world?

On Tuesday, this week, the Australian Club on Macquarie Street in Sydney steadfastly refused to enter the 21st century by not admitting women as members. […]

The inequitable treatment of the LGBTQI community

A much-heralded decision of the US supreme Court last week has once again thrown the spotlight on LGBTQI rights. The case, Fulton v Philadelphia involved […]

How “noise” impacts decision-making at work

Humans are fallible. When making judgments or even when undertaking important decisions, we frequently haphazardly select information which suits our pre-dispositions. We easily rely on […]

Podcast: The Biggest Challenges in Implementing Inclusion and Diversity

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