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Remote Work

3 Essential Productivity Tips for Remote Workers

March 31, 2020

How to maximize your productivity while working remotely and flexibly.

Remote Work

6 Excellent Resources for Managers of Remote Teams

March 26, 2020

Grappling with how to implement efficient remote work policies and practices? These six resources for managers can help.  

Talent Management Practices

Coronavirus Layoffs Could Erase Many of Women’s Workplace Gains

March 26, 2020

Research suggests women are more likely to lose jobs in layoffs. Here's why, and how to prevent it.

Remote Work

Managing Remote Teams Inclusively: Our Best Tips

March 25, 2020

Catalyst experts discuss tips and leading practices on managing remote teams and work inclusively.

Inclusion

Why Inclusive Workplaces Matter in a Time of Crisis

March 24, 2020

More than ever, inclusion is required as we face unprecedented challenges, writes Catalyst President and CEO Lorraine Hariton.

Remote Work

I’ve Worked from Home for 12 Years. Here’s What I’ve Learned.

March 18, 2020

For employees being thrust into remote work for the first time, here are some tips.

Catalyst Award Winner

2020 Catalyst Award Winners: A Road Map to Inclusion

March 12, 2020

Now, more than ever, inclusive workplaces are essential. Deloitte, Medtronic, and Unilever show us how to get the job done.

Unconscious Bias

Abrasive–or Assertive? How Unconscious Bias Affected My Career

March 4, 2020

Catalyst CEO Lorraine Hariton on how unconscious bias has affected her -- and all women.

Sponsorship and Mentoring

New York Philharmonic’s Deborah Borda on Building Diverse Teams

February 13, 2020

"If we have more women in leadership roles, we’ll have a broader talent pool and better music," says Deborah Borda of the New York Philharmonic.

MARC

5 Ways Every Man Can Challenge the Toxic Culture of Masculinity

February 5, 2020

Masculinity isn't toxic. The culture around masculinity is. Challenge these cultural constrictions and model what masculinity can be.

What Everyone Was Talking About at Davos 2020

January 29, 2020

When I returned from the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos on Saturday, I had one overwhelming emotion: Exuberance.

Future of Work

So Many Diversity & Inclusion Conferences. Why This One Matters in 2020.

January 22, 2020

An interview with the two employees who led the selection of the 2020 Catalyst Award winners.

Future of Work

Top 10 Workforce Trends to Watch in the New Decade

January 8, 2020

Catalyst's CEO shares the most important changes and trends transforming our workplaces in 2020 and beyond.

Unconscious Bias

11 Harmful Types of Unconscious Bias and How to Interrupt Them

January 2, 2020

Gender bias is just one type. Learn about others as well as how to interrupt them.

Top Resources

8 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019

December 19, 2019

Catch up over the holidays with our recommendations for podcasts on inclusive leadership, books about women leaders, and more.

Working Parents

Catalyst CEO Interviewed by AP About Paid Parental Leave

December 18, 2019

President & CEO Lorraine Hariton's take on a proposed federal policy that would extend paid parental leave for federal employees.

Future of Work

11 Trends Shaping the Future of Work for Women

December 12, 2019

Empathy will become a critical skill and other surprising takeaways from Catalyst's Women and Future of Work Symposium.

Inclusion

Why I’m Still Learning to Be an Inclusive Leader

December 3, 2019

Catalyst CEO Lorraine Hariton on what she learned about becoming an inclusive leader from Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson.

Engaging Men

I Went to a Conference on Engaging Men. Here Are Four Things I Learned.

November 20, 2019

Catalyst's Ludo Gabriele spent a day listening to men discuss gender equity and gained some insights about the nature of allyship.

Future of Work

Highlights From the 2019 Catalyst Canada Honours — In Photos

November 11, 2019

See what you missed from the 2019 Catalyst Canada Honours Conference and Dinner in Toronto with these great event images.