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    Name-calling doesn’t solve the problem (Chicago Lawyer, 09/2014)

    by Dr. Arin N. Reeves

    I had a language-arts teacher in high school who abhorred adjectives. One of her oft-quoted principles of excellent writing (attributed to Voltaire) was, “Adjectives are the enemy of the substantive.” Download here to read more.

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    Ready, set, recruit (Chicago Lawyer, 07/2014)

    by Dr. Arin N. Reeves

    The bad news: In the past few years, several groundbreaking studies have demonstrated the extent to which unconscious bias can impact how we recruit and who we hire regardless of our conscious commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    The good news: Once we recognize that unconscious biases creep into our recruiting and hiring practices without our knowledge, we can tweak our practices with simple changes that can reduce the impact of bias on recruiting and hiring decisions. Download here to read more.

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    Diversity in Practice: Use the Right Equation to Solve Y (Chicago Lawyer, 05/2014)

    by Dr. Arin N. Reeves

    Talking about generational differences is all the rage in workplaces these days. Much is written and said on Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y and how they all relate (or don’t) to one another. I’ve done my own share of researching, writing and speaking on this topic over the past few years, and I’ve watched and listened in frustration as the dialogue on this topic has slowly devolved into a diatribe against Gen Y. Download here to read more.

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    Yellow Paper Series: Written in Black & White – Exploring Confirmation Bias in Racialized Perceptions of Writing Skills (Nextions Original Research, 04/2014)

    by Arin N. Reeves

    This research study was developed and conducted by Nextions to test whether confirmation bias unconsciously impacts how supervising lawyers evaluate legal writing by minority attorneys. Download to read more.