In a previous post, we discussed the findings of a recent LinkedIn report that looked at gender differences in the job application process. This report is important because even though women make up the majority of the U.S. population, they are underrepresented in many industries, as well as in leadership and executive positions in particular.
Tag: Diversity Inclusion
Diverse talent comes in many shapes and forms, but one community is standing out because there isn’t enough being done to recruit and retain this talent pool. Job board, Monster.com, recently released new poll findings that highlight how employers are focusing on recruiting members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community.
If you’re hiring talent based on cultural fit, you may be doing more harm than good. Some experts say that cultural fit does nothing to improve diversity and inclusion (D&I) and, in fact, just creates an echo chamber for like-minded individuals. If you want to create a diverse workforce, you must challenge the status quo.
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.
Diversity and inclusion are critical to the cultural and fiscal health of any organization, and there are multiple studies that show the advantages of active diversity and inclusion practices. But how many organizations are benefiting from such advantages?
Tech companies throughout the United States have reported fewer women in tech roles over recent years. This raises the all-important question: Is there a way to pipeline more women into technology careers?
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is not just a priority among consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies to attract and retain the best talent—it’s become an essential part of an organization’s hiring strategy and has become a fundamental pillar of any successful business. Now more than ever, D&I is the predominant subject matter of conversation among employers.
At the start of a new year, it’s common to make predictions about trends for the coming months. Predictions are based on emerging trends, sociopolitical and market factors, etc. Given that a new year isn’t usually that different from the previous year, these are often safe predictions.
If you’re looking to make your workforce more diverse and are considering recruiting talent outside of your city or state lines, you may want to think again—or at least take a different approach, otherwise, you run the risk of having a less diverse workforce.
As Anne-Valérie Hueschen—Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Voxbone—recently discussed, having a diverse workforce creates smarter teams. Hueschen says, “Diverse workforces reflect more of the world as a whole, which encourages multiple solutions to problems and fosters new ideas.”