As employers are increasingly striving to build diversity in their workplaces, recruiting for diversity is taking center stage. Having a diverse workforce as a goal requires making sure hiring managers and recruiters are committed to the organization’s objective.
Top companies across the country recently made a pledge to educate their employees and share best practices with each other in an effort to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. More than 150 CEOs have committed their organizations to participate in the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative. Those organizations include Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, […]
Eight pivotal differences between Millennials and Generation Z that will impact organizational structure, workplace communications, employee training, and more.
by Dan Oswald If you’re going to hire someone, why not hire someone made in your image? Let’s face it—you’ve been successful. You’ve climbed the management ranks. You must be doing something right. So, who better to add to your team than someone just like you? Someone who acts like you. Someone who thinks like […]
According to new survey findings, nonprofit organizations have been hiring more aggressively than for-profits for the last several years and will continue to do so in 2017, however the survey indicates that the gap is now narrowing.
In early August, Google seized national headlines by firing software engineer James Damore for publishing an internal memo in which he argued that women are inherently worse at technology jobs than men for “biological” reasons. In addition to the important societal issues Google’s action implicates, it raises interesting labor and employment law questions about how […]
It’s an employer’s nightmare. An employee shows up in a video making the rounds on social media taking part in a protest that includes violent clashes and racist insults. The employer wants no association with such actions and decides to cut ties. Will there be legal trouble if the employee is fired? Possibly, according to […]
Earlier today, Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC, agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle a lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that alleged Bass Pro discriminated on the basis of race in its hiring and recruiting practices at its retail stores and then unlawfully retaliated against employees who opposed those practices.
In the coming years, we’ll continue to see changes in recruitment methods as we are anticipating new or evolving recruitment trends in different areas.
Is unconscious bias impacting international assignment opportunities in your organization? We all have unconscious biases in one form or another—they are impossible to consistently avoid.