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HUMAN RESOURCES

Coming out at work

By Lynne Curry “He’s talented but anti-social,” the business owner said of his accounting manager when he called. “At first, we thought the problem was that “Gene” was a finance type and kind of a geek. But there have been odd comments from others over the last two years,” explained the business owner as he asked for my help as an HR consultant. “The latest problem is he doesn’t want to attend our Christmas party. We’ve asked all the managers to make an appearance. We’d like to promote him to CFO and don’t want someone unstable in that position. Could you interview him and give us a read?” Gene sent me a Zoom link for the interview and was tight-lipped, so I invited him to meet off-site. Before we met,… . . . read more.

MANAGING STAFF

How to support an employee who chooses to come out at work

Supporting a staffer who has chosen to come out at work can be an important way to create a welcoming and inclusive workplace for all employees. Coming out of the closet, often shortened to coming out, is a metaphor used to describe LGBT people’s self-disclosure of their sexual orientation, romantic orientation, or gender identity. Here are some ways you can support an employee who has come out at work: Listen to the employee’s concerns and feelings and provide a safe and supportive space for them to share. Offer your support and affirm the employee’s identity. Let them know that you respect and value them as an individual. Educate yourself about the challenges and issues that LGBTQ+ individuals may face in the workplace and in society. This can help you better… . . . read more.


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