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Fast Company deputy editor Kate Davis takes listeners on a journey through the changing landscape of our work lives and explains what we need to build the future we want.

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Fast Company deputy editor Kate Davis takes listeners on a journey through the changing landscape of our work lives and explains what we need to build the future we want.

    This is One of the Most Overlooked Elements of Diversity at Work

    This is One of the Most Overlooked Elements of Diversity at Work

    Kate Davis speaks with Hiren Shukla, the founder and global leader of Neuro-Diverse Centers of Excellence at EY Global, about how neurodiverse persons are so often marginalized in the workforce.

    Read more on fastcompany.com:
    https://www.fastcompany.com/40421510/what-is-neurodiversity-and-why-companies-should-embrace-it
    https://www.fastcompany.com/90424650/too-often-neurodiverse-hiring-efforts-overlook-female-job-seekers
    https://www.fastcompany.com/90543909/how-companies-can-support-neurodiverse-employees-who-choose-to-come-out

    • 30 min
    Nearly 30 Years Since the ADA, Employers Are Still Failing Disabled Workers

    Nearly 30 Years Since the ADA, Employers Are Still Failing Disabled Workers

    We take a look back at the history of disabled workers rights legislation over the past century and how there are still loopholes and gaps that employers can exploit to discriminate.
    See full text of the ADA here

    • 15 min
    How to Make the Hiring Process More Equitable for Disabled Workers

    How to Make the Hiring Process More Equitable for Disabled Workers

    Kate Davis talks with Lydia X. Z. Brown about how disabled workers have to go about disclosing disabilities at work and what companies should be doing to make their hiring processes more equitable. Lydia is a scholar and advocate in disability studies and technology policy and also the Policy Counsel for the Privacy & Data Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology.

    • 32 min
    How the U.S. Almost Had Universal Child Care....Twice

    How the U.S. Almost Had Universal Child Care....Twice

    Kate Davis takes a look back at two moments in U.S. history when our government nearly had universal childcare, but failed to follow through.
    Fast Company has been reporting on the recent attacks on AAPI people and ways you can get involved and help, from places you can donate and volunteer to how you can help build a more inclusive workplace for everyone. Here are links to those stories:
    https://www.fastcompany.com/90616185/these-groups-are-fighting-anti-asian-violence-in-america-heres-how-you-can-help-them
    https://www.fastcompany.com/90622433/how-to-support-asian-owned-businesses-yelp-just-made-it-easier
    https://www.fastcompany.com/40590269/asian-americans-on-being-likable-in-the-modern-workplace
    https://www.fastcompany.com/90201530/heres-another-reason-why-the-model-minority-myth-is-so-damaging

    • 15 min
    The Motherhood Tax and the Fatherhood Bonus

    The Motherhood Tax and the Fatherhood Bonus

    Kate Davis talks with author, speaker and podcast host Claudia Reuter about the penalty women face when they decide to have children.

    • 27 min
    The History of Women Being Pushed Out of the Workforce

    The History of Women Being Pushed Out of the Workforce

    Fast Company reporter Pavithra Mohan explains the history of women being pushed out of the workforce going back to the beginning of the 20th century.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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84 Ratings

84 Ratings

The fastes runner sonic ,

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Ok you just do one on Donald J Trump!! He’s not even doing anything through the PANDEMIC He does not care about us PS BEST PODCAT :)

NerdyGirlFashion ,

I’m unsubscribing.

I really loved this show when it was Secrets of the Most Productive People. The new change doesn’t interest me, but I would’ve preferred a spin off show called The New Way We Work instead, and go back to the original topics for the original show. If you want a show similar to the pre-Covid format “How to Be Awesome at Your Job” is a good alternative. I’ll probably listen to old episodes now and again, but definitely unsubscribing and probably not tuning into the new episodes.

dandimit ,

Better than the FC website, which seems to be leaning more toward politics, and not in a good way.

This podcast seems to stay on the topics of business and productivity instead of the seemingly 40% of Fast Company articles online that are about anti-capitalist Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (DIE). I hope they stop with the politically correct authoritarian BS, because it’s not good for anyone’s business.

Keep Fast Company a business media outlet.

“Get woke, go broke”.

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