About Gobinder Gill

Futurist in Diverse Workforce. Assisting businesses how to Recurit, Retain and Inspire staff for productivity and profits. And focusing on Cultural Awareness Training. Recently publisihed a book called, "Achieving Prosperity through Diversity" now available at the Amazon and Chapters

Racism on a World Stage: Where is the Common Sense?

  Diversity in any organization or society usually brings strength because it allows different points of views to flourish instead of narrow minded thinking. This is more vital today than ever before due to globalization. While many business leaders believe that diversity is beneficial, but it does not help the world move forward when one [...]

By |2018-01-15T03:04:46-07:00January 15th, 2018|Organization|Comments Off on Racism on a World Stage: Where is the Common Sense?

Diversity Needed in Film and Television

  Diversity Needed in Film and Television   In recent months Hollywood has been rocked by sexual allegations by various male and female actors, which includes prominent icons such as Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow. One time powerful Hollywood men, such as Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey who were untouchable are now being crushed by [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:23:06-07:00January 8th, 2018|Organization|Comments Off on Diversity Needed in Film and Television

Stereotyping in the Workplace has Severe Consequences

Stereotyping is a bias, an inflexible belief about a person, group or culture. Apparently one of the biggest underlying elements that can tear-down the cohesiveness's in a diverse multicultural workforce is stereotyping. Another definition provided by Stedman Graham in in his book Diversity Leaders not Labels suggest a stereotype might be an exaggerated image or [...]

By |2017-11-14T03:30:16-07:00November 14th, 2017|Businesses|Comments Off on Stereotyping in the Workplace has Severe Consequences

Advantages of a Diverse Workforce

At one time, many organizations tried to reflect the changing society by having a diverse ( multicultural) workforce because it was a right thing to do. I remember working at one radio station where they were pressured by various institutions, including the CRTC to have more female broadcasters. And they eventually did by hiring just one [...]

By |2017-07-26T16:56:29-07:00July 26th, 2017|Organization|Comments Off on Advantages of a Diverse Workforce

Diversity Training is Necessary to Avoid Lawsuits

It is a fact that many organizations in North America now have a workforce that comprises of different ethnic backgrounds, different religions, people with disabilities and the LGBT group. To avoid misunderstanding and cultural clashes in the workplace, diversity and cultural sensitivity training are a must. And this should be done on a regular basis. [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:34:16-07:00July 14th, 2017|Employement|Comments Off on Diversity Training is Necessary to Avoid Lawsuits

Removing Toxic Work Environment

Many of us at one time or another have worked in a toxic environment that result in feelings of being unwanted and unappreciated. Such work environment is neither beneficial for the employee or the company, especially when it comes to cultural harmony, productivity and profits. Toxic environment could refer to many elements in the workplace, such [...]

By |2017-07-05T23:37:20-07:00July 5th, 2017|Businesses|Comments Off on Removing Toxic Work Environment

Lack of Loyalty in the Workplace

One of the keys to having a thriving and prosperous organization is to have a dedicated and loyal staff. This is easier said than done because many employees will argue that there is very little loyalty on the part of the businesses. Since I spent so time much in the ethnic and mainstream media, that [...]

By |2017-06-21T19:03:14-07:00June 21st, 2017|Organization|Comments Off on Lack of Loyalty in the Workplace

Retaining a Multicultural Staff

Organizations  understand that keeping valuable staff is critical to the success of their company, particularly when the make-up of the North American workforce is becoming increasingly multicultural. The benefits of retaining a multicultural staff are endless. Organizations that achieve a higher retention rate require fewer resources to hire and train new employees. According to the [...]

By |2017-06-07T17:32:03-07:00June 7th, 2017|Businesses|Comments Off on Retaining a Multicultural Staff

Making Diversity and Inclusion a Priority

Your organization’s success and ability to compete at home and abroad depends on your ability to embrace diversity, and realize the many benefits. Any form of diversity initiatives starts with ceos, top-level managers, supervisors and then trickles down to include each and every employee. It is about changing policies and procedures to support diversity in [...]

By |2017-05-03T23:37:53-07:00May 3rd, 2017|Organization|Comments Off on Making Diversity and Inclusion a Priority

Culture Clash in a Business Setting

Sometime ago I was at one of the largest Canadian banks depositing a cheque when I noticed a conflict erupted between an employee and a long time valued customer. At the entrance, a bank employee was greeting and handing out customers a wrapped toffee from a large candy dish. The bank employee, a young lady [...]

By |2017-04-19T23:56:02-07:00April 19th, 2017|Organization|Comments Off on Culture Clash in a Business Setting