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Archive: Casually Caffeinated
- April 4, 2022
Lessons Earned in Diversity EP 5 | Karrah Herring, JD, State of Indiana
Karrah Herring, JD, leads the charge to implement targeted strategic initiatives and partnerships for the State of Indiana’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunity. She discusses her role in this episode of Casually Caffeinated, Lessons Earned in DEI.
- December 27, 2021
Lessons Earned in Diversity EP 4 | Jimmie McMillan, Penske Entertainment
Building a culture in the workplace that strives on diversity and inclusion requires everyone to be on board and communicating. Penske Entertainment Chief Diversity Officer Jimmie McMillan understood that, and it’s why he and others at Penske were able to …
- December 17, 2021
Lessons Earned in Diversity EP 3 | Keisha Underwood, Kittle Properties
Have you witnessed an uncomfortable situation in the workplace, but weren’t sure what to say to stop it? It’s called the Bystander Effect, and Keisha Underwood of Kittle Properties and Indy SHRM talks with Apex DEI Officer Brooke Salazar about …
- December 13, 2021
Lessons Earned in Diversity EP 2 | Elias Serrano, MS-IL Staffing
We hear the word inclusion, but do we know what that actually means? MS-IL Staffing & Pro Talent Group CEO Elias Serrano digs in with Apex DEI Officer Brooke Salazar about the topic of inclusion, what it means and how …
- December 6, 2021
Lessons Earned in Diversity EP 1 | Brian Richardson Jr., Indianapolis Colts
One of the most difficult parts of diversity, inclusion and equity is starting the conversation. That’s what Indianapolis Colts Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Brian Richardson Jr. discovered when he started his job.
- November 29, 2021
Casually Caffeinated: HR Conversations Unscripted | Lessons Earned in DEI Intro
Apex Benefits’ DEI Officer Brooke Salazar, JD, introduces a brand new Casually Caffeinated series titled, “Lessons Learned in DEI: Conversations With.” In this series, Salazar talks with local leaders in diversity, equality and inclusion and the lessons they’ve learned along …
- May 7, 2021
Casually Caffeinated: HR Conversations Unscripted | Apex Benefits | EP 23
It’s a Mother’s Day Special Edition of Casually Caffeinated! Apex HR Consultant Brooke Salazar is joined by VP of Administration Stephanie DiBlasio and Advisor Julie Hawes to talk about the importance of employee benefits like paid parental leave after a …
- January 20, 2021
Casually Caffeinated: HR Conversations Unscripted | Apex Benefits | EP 18
Our HR Consultant, Associate Counsel and DE&I Officer Brooke Salazar and Director of Kinetiq Health Sarah Michaels, RN discuss what will be covered in our upcoming webinar.
- December 18, 2020
Refilling Your Cup for 2021: Light Your Fire: Beyond Burnout | Casually Caffeinated | EP 17
Brooke Salazar and Ali Harris are reminding us of key topics and ways to refill our cup for the new year on this final episode of our Light Your Fire: Beyond Burnout series.
- December 4, 2020
Behind the Mask: Light Your Fire: Beyond Burnout | Casually Caffeinated | EP 16
Masks are used as a safety precaution for us against COVID-19. While that’s an obvious health benefit to wearing one, there are downsides as well.
- November 20, 2020
Empathy Meets Employee Discipline: Light Your Fire: Beyond Burnout | Casually Caffeinated | EP 15
Employees have things going on in their lives outside the workplace, and the COVID-19 pandemic is only compounding those struggles. That can lead to less production — even from your best workers.
- November 6, 2020
The Top 10 Lies We Tell Ourselves: Light Your Fire: Beyond Burnout | Casually Caffeinated | EP 14
Sometimes we tell ourselves things just to get through the workday or the week. Sometimes those things we tell ourselves are just flat out lies, but we may not even know it.