HuffPost and Blogs by Jeffery



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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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Over 2 Million Women Just Spoke, Is Corporate America Listening?

Jan 24, 2017

Women in droves are asking for two things, one is workplace equity and the second is pay equity. On Saturday, January 21st, over 650 women’s marches were held in major cities around the globe. In Washington D.C. alone over 500,000 women gathered but in other major metro cities, the number of participants was also overwhelming. While…

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Women at the Tipping Point. Is Corporate America Ready?

Jan 15, 2017

Women’s voices are rising.  Are we at a flashpoint address workplace inequalities? The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. – Malcolm Gladwell The Start Since 2000, women have been actively working to advance in the workplace — building on the…

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Jeffery Tobias Halter on what a Trump victory means for women's advancement in corporate America

What a Trump Victory Means for Women’s Leadership Advancement

Nov 14, 2016

One of the first reactions of a Trump victory will be the question will hurt or even hinder women’s leadership advancement in corporate America and was Hillary’s loss in part because the country is not ready for a female president. While the pundits will analyze this election for years, as a corporate gender strategist I do…

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Fantasy Football, Women and Networking

Aug 31, 2016

FACT: Women now account for more than 20% of all fantasy football participants. On a recent flight, I was re-reading Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean-In, when I glanced at the women next to me and she was reading ESPN’s Fantasy Football Preview. We shared a laugh that she was reading about football and I was reading about…

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Gender Pay Equity, This Bud’s for You

Jul 2, 2016

#PayEquality #CheersToEqualPay It’s not often that my job is done by an advertisement. But this week, the folks at Bud Light stepped up to the microphone to talk about gender pay equity. As many of you know, I’ve been encouraging men to step up and get involved in the conversation about advancing women in the…

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