Designing Diversity – the monthly sarcastic magazine for DEI professionals (January 2022 edition)

Every month I take all the sarcastic thoughts I have or articles I have written and turn them into a cover of a fake magazine.

Santa Claus

Get marginalised employees to write their DEI wishes to the North Pole!

I wrote a resource titled “Resource: What does Santa Claus have to do with Diversity and Inclusion?”. This is because it is very tough to have a real conversation about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace. It is akin to telling a child that there is no such thing as Santa Claus.

You can read about it here.

Trade morals for power

… and 9 other ways to conform to existing power structures to get to the C-suite

I wrote an opinion piece called “Why C-suite level leaders struggle to change their culture, especially in DEI” where it was based on a tweet someone mentioned about how a C-suite leader had changed as they went up the organisational ladder.

You can read about it here.

Shift the blame

How to highlight underlying health conditions to victim blame your employees

This was based on a tweet that I wrote about how we use the term “significant underlying conditions” to dehumanise COVID deaths. It really is awful.

Losing staff to COVID?

How to recruit child labour to fill in those gaps and save money!

Within 24 hours, I saw two tweets that talked about using teenagers to fix the supply chain shortages in the United States of America and the lack of forklift drivers in Australia.