Social media is dramatically reshaping today’s hiring landscape, says Professor Patricia Hewlin. With the accessibility of LinkedIn and other platforms like Instagram, communication between candidate and employers or hiring committee has become more casual and informed, potentially creating a less daunting job application process.
When “work from home” ceased to be a moniker and became a long-term reality for countless professionals around the globe, workplace wellness also took on a new meaning. Professor Patricia Hewlin points to authenticity as the root of personal wellbeing in every aspect of life.
Aliénor Armand-Linot (MBA’17) was building her career in investment banking on Wall Street when she made the decision to join McGill’s MBA program in 2015.
Following the unprecedented resignation of Governor General Julie Payette after allegations of a toxic work environment at Rideau Hall, Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin stresses the importance of authentic leadership skills in the workplace. Effective leaders rely heavily on the ability to connect to people meaningfully and with empathy, she argues.
According to McGill University’s Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin, today’s socio-political climate has placed diversity and inclusion at the forefront, revealing the depth to which psychological safety has been absent in many workplaces.
As the world faces an uphill battle against the pandemic and social injustices, Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin is calling on educators to ensure a focus on authenticity, emotional intelligence and race, equality and inclusion is present in their conversations on leadership.
As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to shine a light on systemic racism, many companies are committing to “listening and learning” to the lived experiences of underrepresented groups through open dialogue sessions to help make concrete plans that will advance equity, diversity and inclusion. Despite the well-intentions, these sessions have been subject to criticism.
Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin, together with Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts of the University of Virginia, has penned an open letter addressing the unique experiences that Black women scholars are facing during the “double pandemic” confronting our society.
At a panel discussion on “Antiracism, Allyship, and Authenticity: Building Internal Capacity for Institutional Change” hosted by University of Michigan’s Center for Positive Organizations in its Ross School of Business, Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin addressed various diversity measures taken by organizations.
Despite the pressure to perform, Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin’s research shows that being authentic and showing your true self in the workplace leads to higher work satisfaction.
The Globe and Mail has curated a list of books recommended by seven business leaders, with Professor Patricia Faison Hewlin recommending Awakening Compassion in the Workplace by Jane Dutton and Monica Worline.
New research from Prof Patricia Hewlin explores how a boss’s integrity affects whether an employee is being true to her/his own identity, even when there’s a disconnect with the group’s values. If there were a boss who demonstrated integrity—who was consistent, trustworthy, and fair—would employees feel more comfortable being their authentic selves?
Professor Patricia Hewlin joins CBC News to discuss the new phenomenon of workplace ghosting.
According to Professor Hewlin, recent years have seen a shift in power dynamics between employee and employer. Employees are more determined than ever to find the most suitable workplace culture fit, leaving some employers that don’t make the cut in the lurch.