Gianna Driver doesn’t think of herself as a quote unquote human resources (HR) person. She thinks of herself as a businessperson who does HR. Driver started her career working in corporate insurance and then pivoted, taking a role at a small startup. Not long after, she gravitated toward many of the functions in HR. “I […]
Tag: DEI initiatives
Too many organizations still let their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts stall out at the “D” stage and assume good diversity numbers mean they’re doing a decent job. Through a commitment to empowerment and a data-driven approach to decision-making, our focus for this diversity leadership profile demonstrates a level of commitment to inclusion and […]
Studies by the World Economic Council confirm that equitable and inclusive practices in the workplace result in higher profitability, increased innovation, and greater employee engagement than those that disregard the issues. Decidedly, creating a diverse workforce where all employees feel they belong and can perform at their best is no small feat. It takes a commitment […]
Several factors are making hiring so difficult. First, the market favors jobseekers like never before. According to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 3.7% of jobseekers received four job offers between November 2021 and March 2022. Nearly 20% had at least one employment offer in the same period. The second factor is the […]
Jackie Cureton got her feet wet in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts not at work but as part of her role as a mother. Today, however, she is actively and diligently pursuing DEI in her professional life, as well, as VP of DEI at Bitly.