Real Talk: Navigating hot-button world events in the workplace
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How do you reassure a nervous workforce during challenging times? Maintaining a culture of openness and inclusion requires participation from all levels, whether the issue is negative press or a spontaneous protest at your headquarters. In this presentation and interactive discussion you’ll learn how to foster community in a diverse workforce amid political and social uncertainty.
- Promote healthy dialogue within the organization with honest, open discussion at all levels
- Encourage engagement between executives and internal communities
- Help employees at all levels understand and implement your organization’s goals and values
- Handle current events and crises thoughtfully and enable your employees to perform at their best
Kate Hurowitz leads internal communications at Google. Her job takes in legal, public policy, Google.org, trust and safety, finance, real estate and workplace services, business operations, people operations and more. Before making the move to Silicon Valley, Hurowitz worked with a range of small nonprofits and large academic institutions in the United States and Latin America.