Happening on ERE: What Happens When an Employer Tries to Stay Out of Politics?

It’s an age-old question: Should employers wade into politics?

It’s also an irrelevant question — because it implies that your organization has a real choice. But it doesn’t. And really, it never did.

In his recent story on ERE, employer branding leader Bryan Adams tackles this topic, especially relevant not just because it’s an election year but because of Coinbase’s recent announcement that the company company will refrain from addressing broader societal issues, limit non-profit work to just 1% of corporate efforts, and never advocate for specific political causes or beliefs.

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Check out Bryan’s article to discover the many nuances and ramifications of such a stance. Head over to ERE to read “Can a Company Be Apolitical?”

Vadim Liberman is editor TLNT and ERE.net (the devil wears TJ Maxx) — a workplace renegade advancing how we think, work, and live. He has previously worked as a strategy consultant to HR and recruiting tech companies at The Starr Conspiracy, as a talent management professional at Prudential, and as senior editor of The Conference Board Review, a magazine for business leaders. Vadim loves to talk about all things HR, talent acquisition, and Bravo TV shows. Bring it!

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