This article is a part of The Human-Centered Work Project, a hub of research-based insights and resources on redesigning work. The following insights come from research illuminating ways that white supremacy culture may be expressed in the remote workplace to provide tools and guidelines to help allies move forward with impactful cultural workplace change.

The Balancing Act: Online Representation in the Application Process for BIPOC Employees

The precarious balance between showing your identity and managing for the bias of recruiters places undue burdens on BIPOC employees. To learn more, read our article on this topic in-depth.

What stereotypes will impact how I'm perceived?

How do I want to be seen? 

How much of my authentic self should I reveal to get a foot in the door?

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*These statements and themes are taken from research conversations with BIPOC employees at Fortune 1000 companies.

Our diary study with BIPOC participants in Fortune 1000 companies uncovered a number of findings about how racism affects BIPOC individuals on career networking platforms. Read our in-depth findings.

The Human-Centered Work Project Resources

Tools you can use and customize to take action with your team, organization, or community.

Responsiveness Playbook
Guidance for communication, availability, and responsiveness to improve the remote work experiences for all employees.
Research Discussion Guides

Use this discussion guide to conduct listening sessions with your own BIPOC employees about their experiences.

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Flex Time Program

A framework to give employees more flexibility and autonomy over when they work to help balance work, life, and caregiving needs

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