As previous pieces I have written for this blog demonstrate, I am a huge track and field fan, so much so that I listen to multiple track-related podcasts, watch meets on television whenever I can, and once got embarrassingly excited when I came across sprinter Mike Rodgers DJing in an Austin bar during the weekend […]
Category: Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is an important and ongoing strategy of any HR plan. Ensuring that your company supports hiring, engaging, and retaining diverse workers with varied backgrounds will set your company up for long-term success and an increased bottom line. This topic offers the latest strategies for talent management, key insights from diversity leaders, case studys on D&I in the workplace, and more.
Achieving substantial change or progress requires pushing past the superficial and digging deep. As a business leader, this almost certainly comes with facing some difficult, distressing truths.
The technology industry is currently experiencing great success as major companies build new flagship locations, creating many new job opportunities for skilled tech engineers. However, as the industry continues to change and grow, one thing remains the same: the lack of underrepresented groups finding employment with tech companies. As tech leaders publicly address their efforts […]
Long before Veronica Calderon held a job with the words “diversity,” “inclusion,” and “equity” (DI&E) in the title, those concepts were part of her nature. She says she’s long been one “to champion the causes of the underdog and disenfranchised.”
Guest: Minal Bopaiah, Founder & Principal Consultant, Brevity & Wit It takes more than passion to create and/or maintain a successful diversity program. That is the topic I tackle in this episode with an expert dedicated to helping organizations improve their diversity and inclusion efforts. Minal Bopaiah, Principal & Founder of Brevity & Wit is […]
Inequality is a word that is often thrown around when it comes to workplace culture. And whilst we live in a world that continues to fight against it, we still find ourselves on a mission to close a whole host of gaps; age, gender, and ethnicity, to name but a few. But, as we transition […]
In recent years, we have seen a revolution in the cybersphere. An increasingly hyperconnected world has opened the doors to more malicious threats from hackers, inside and out. In response, companies of all sizes have begun taking their cyber defenses more seriously. Cybersecurity has advanced by leaps and bounds, with growing interest in the field […]
Is an employer liable for employee misconduct at “after-hours” gatherings? When a trial court adopted a narrow view of what constituted “the workplace,” an appeals court weighed in using a “totality of the circumstances” test.
Recruiters can be prone to unconscious bias during the hiring process. This inadvertently perpetuates discriminatory decisions, which can have a damaging effect for both the candidate and employer. But what’s more is that, for businesses, consistently hiring the wrong personnel can also be detrimental to financial performance.
In our series of features on chief diversity officers (CDOs) and those with similar titles, a common theme has been the fact that so many companies are demonstrating their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by adding CDOs and similar roles in the first place. Having a C-level executive specifically tasked with promoting those […]