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Women in Automotive Conference 2017

Join Me at Women in Automotive 2017 – Why Women Keynote

Jun 26, 2017

New Keynote Speaker Jeffery Tobias Halter Rounds Out All-Star Lineup at Women in Automotive Conference Orlando, FL — June 26, 2017 — Women in Automotive (WIA) today announced the addition of Jeffery Tobias Halter, President of YWomen, to their keynote roster for its upcoming conference in Orlando, July 9-11. WIA is a collection of industry…

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A Father’s Day Gift To Our Daughters – Making The Connection

Jun 13, 2017

Dad’s is the workplace ready for your daughter? Most men today never make the connection that if we as men, as fathers of daughters, aren’t advocating for women’s advancement and workplace equity we are betraying our daughters of a better future. You see most men still lead very compartmental lives. For the most part, we…

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This Father’s Day Give Your Daughter the Gift Of A Brighter Future

Jun 6, 2017

Father of Daughter Initiative Many men never make a connection between advocating for women in the workplace and the impact this will have when their daughter enters the job market. Dads, if we aren’t working today to advocate for women, then by default our daughters will face the same bias and gender pay issues that…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter Sexual Harassment in the workplace 2017

The “No Spin Zone”: An Rx for Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

May 19, 2017

It’s time to stop mindful blindness in the workplace The list of companies entangled in sexual harassment or gender discrimination suits continues to grow. FOX and Uber have grabbed the most headlines but you can also see a growing list of companies that include Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, KPMG, Qualcomm, and Microsoft. What is disturbing…

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Men: This Mother’s Day Become an Advocate for Women

May 10, 2017

What a difference a year makes. For the past couple of years, I’ve been saying that women’s advancement is stuck and the needle isn’t moving. Well, the needle may be stuck, but women’s voices are rising. In January we witnessed record-setting crowds for the Women’s March and while the headlines aren’t always positive, women’s issues…

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Mother’s Day Initiative: Women Championing Women

May 9, 2017

The Critical Need this Mother’s Day for Women to Support Other Women From a full transparency standpoint, I do not think men should be talking about how women need to support other women. But since I’m often asked about this I’m going to share my thoughts. My business focuses on advocating for the advancement of…

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Join me at SHRM 2017 – Why Women Workshop

Apr 10, 2017

As part of the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition, each of the official bloggers is conducting Q&As with session speakers.  Jennifer Payne interview me about my pre-conference workshop – “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative to Advancing Women and Engaging Men” which will be held on Sunday, June 18th from 8 am – Noon (pre-registration is required). You can…

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Starting Gender Conversations in the Workplace

Apr 6, 2017

We’re at a tipping point. Early in your career, you are taught never to discuss religion, sex or politics in the workplace – ever! Today, things are shifting and your political affiliation, gender, and women’s issues are being talked about on a daily basis. Conversations are taking place from Washington D.C. to Silicon Valley and…

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Three Things Best-In-Class Companies Are Doing To Advance Women

Mar 27, 2017

During the past month, I have been fortunate to attend a number of events focused on breakthrough initiatives companies are implementing to advance women. The first was the 2017 Colloquium on Global Diversity with 50 major multinational companies, the second was the 2017 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner where 3M and Rockwell Automation were honored…

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What You Don’t Know About Gender Inequality (And What To Do About It)

Mar 8, 2017

Periodically, I blog for MARC (Men Advocating Real Change). Here is my piece for Women’s History Monday and International Women’s Day. Male engagement is critical to driving long-term advancement for women. I actually believe that upwards of 30% of leaders want to support women’s advancement. The challenge is giving them tangible actions they can take…

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Five lesson companies should learn from Uber about sexual harassment

Feb 24, 2017

Today the bull’s-eye falls on Uber and Silicon Valley but tomorrow it may be your industry or company. This post was originally published in the Huffington Post. It’s 2017 and Fortune 500 companies are still dealing with the issues of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. While recent high-profile lawsuits are still in the news Qualcomm,…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter on Audi Daughter spot and workplace inequities

It’s Time for Dads to Step Up for Our Daughters, and Audi is Showing the Way

Feb 7, 2017

Our daughters are counting on us eliminate workplace gender inequalities and the pay gap Audi tackled gender equality and the pay gap in their 2017 Super Bowl ad. The one-minute spot features a young girl participating in a coed downhill cart race. Narrated by her father as he watches the race, we hear him think…

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