Catalyst's blog reflects the wide range of opinions, ideas, and experiences of Catalyst employees as well as industry leaders, experts, and academics committed to changing workplaces and lives around the world.






Catalyst Spills the Tea Pay Day Routines
Gender Pay Gap

Video: Catalyst Spills the Tea on Pay Day Routines

July 23, 2024

In this episode of Catalyst Spills the Tea, a video YouTube series, we spill the tea on "payday routines," a social media trend where influencers share best practices for saving money and living within your means.

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Future of Work

Episode 103: What Does Gen Z Want in a Workplace?

July 10, 2024

Remington Bennett, Content Writer and Producer at The Female Quotient talks about how a multi-generational workplace will shift workplace culture.

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Employee Resource Groups

7 Key Tips for Executive Sponsors of ERGs

July 8, 2024

Leaders from Catalyst, Granite Construction, and Rosendin share insights on the importance and impact of executive sponsors on ERGs.

Employee Resource Groups

10 Powerful Quotes from enERGize 2024

July 3, 2024

Hear from 7 leaders who spoke at enERGize, a virtual employee resource group conference that upskills ERG leaders and drives organizational innovation.

Employee Resource Groups

5 Ways to Strengthen ERGs in the Face of Pushback

July 2, 2024

Learn from Mita Mallick, Head of Inclusion, Equity and Impact at Carta and Wall Street Journal best-selling author.

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How to Build Genuine LGBTQ+ Allyship in Your Company

June 26, 2024

DEI experts from Loblaw Companies Ltd., EY, Vodafone, TD Bank Financial Group, IGM Financial, and Kyndryl share actionable insights.

Video: Catalyst Spills the Tea on Lazy Girl Jobs

June 25, 2024

Enjoy the inaugural episode of Catalyst Spills the Tea, a video series where we spill the tea on the trend, "lazy girl jobs."

Gender Pay Gap

Women Getting Paid the Same as Men: Hurdles, History, and How to Move Forward

June 14, 2024

Josie Cox teaches readers about the past, present, and future of women's struggles for economic equality in the US.

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Employee Resource Groups

5 Steps ERGs Can Take to Shape Inclusive Workplace Policies

June 12, 2024

Experts from TD Bank Group, McCarthy Tétrault, and Google shared tips at Catalyst’s event all about employee resource groups.


5 Takeaways From Men Who Engage in Gender Partnership at Work (Blog Post)

June 11, 2024

When are people committed to gender partnership most likely to remain engaged? When they join MARC by Catalyst.

Episode 101: Why The “Why” Matters

June 10, 2024

For this first episode of Breaking with Tradition, hosts Lucy, Victoria, and Erin sit down to set the stage and discuss both the Catalyst “why” and why it matters that we talk about it.

Episode 102: It’s Not All Doom & Gloom: State of DEI

June 10, 2024

Ruchika Tulshyan, expert, speaker and author on DEI and founder and CEO of Candour to discuss her predictions for our work this year and beyond.

Window to the Front Line: Break Room
Frontline Employees Initiative

What Companies Can Do to Retain Frontline Employees (Blog Post)

June 10, 2024

Employee well-being should be front and center for all organizations, especially those wishing to retain their best frontline talent.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

7 Actions Your Company Should Take to Overcome Bias Against AANHPI Women (Blog Post)

June 6, 2024

HR and DEI leaders: you are empowered to steer your organizations toward cultural changes that will support these valued employees.

Are You Energized for enERGize?

June 3, 2024

Elizabeth Creveling of Zoetis offers a sneak preview of this online event for employee resource groups (ERGs).

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Inclusive Leadership

Is DEI authentic? Caroline Wanga says we need a reframe.

May 28, 2024

"Our authentic self feeds our career, workplace, and interpersonal relationships. That is non-negotiable."

Gender Pay Gap

Time Is Ticking for the EU Pay Transparency Directive

May 23, 2024

A new landmark workplace law will reshape pay practices in the EU—and it’s about time.

DEI strategies panel during catalyst awards
Inclusive Leadership

What’s Really Causing the DEI Backlash — And How to Fix It

May 21, 2024

Why do some people misunderstand diversity, equity, and inclusion and falsely assert that it leads to discrimination, exclusion, and indoctrination?

Video: Dr. Claudia Goldin Talks Childcare and Greedy Jobs

May 10, 2024

Heather Foust-Cummings, Chief Research & Development Officer talks to lauded labor economist and 2023 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Dr. Claudia Goldin about her research and the significant impact childcare challenges have on women in the workplace.

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Multigenerational Workplace

7 Lessons From 4 Generations on Working Together (Blog Post)

May 9, 2024

A Baby Boomer, a Gen Xer, a Millennial, and a Gen Zer discuss leveraging differences to work better together.