Tag: diversity hiring

Driving Inclusion—and Then Diversity

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become critical priorities in corporate America in recent years. Organizations are embracing this terminology across a wide spectrum, from those only “paying lip service” to what they recognize is an important issue for employees to those that are serving as leaders in the area of D&I and role models for […]

Helping the Business Community—and the Community at Large—Tackle Issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have increasingly become key areas of focus for businesses across the country and around the globe. Businesses are increasingly recognizing the importance of DEI to their bottom lines. Diverse and inclusive companies tend to be more creative, better understand diverse markets, and avoid some of the costly PR blunders that […]

The Rubber Meets the Road—Time for Diversity 2.0

It’s 2021. We’re emerging from a pandemic that has disproportionately sickened and killed underrepresented communities and people of color, we’re passing the 1-year anniversary of the biggest racial justice movement in modern American history, and we’re dealing with a labor market in upheaval in a hiring landscape where talent has more power than ever before. […]

4 Ways Companies Can Increase Diversity in the Workforce Today

Since last summer’s protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, many of the biggest public companies in the United States have pledged to increase black and minority representation. Yet a recent diversity study of the technology industry found companies that made statements in support of Black Lives Matter had 20% fewer black employees […]

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Get Ready for the Return of the Candidate-Driven Market

If you thought the candidate-driven market was a thing of the past, think again! As the vaccine slowly starts to lower COVID-19 rates and the economy begins to get back on track, hiring is also expected to pick back up, which means employers should start planning for the return of the candidate-driven market.

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Practical Methods for Implementing Diversity During Hiring

There is well-documented research about the value of a diverse workforce, from driving innovation through input from multiple perspectives and backgrounds, to overall organizational success.