A push for gender equality in the workforce often has difficulty reaching the C-suite and boardroom. We wanted to get a female perspective from each on these topics: getting a seat at the table, the value of female leadership, and the HR industry as a whole.
Tag: gender diversity
Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry.
Apparently, I’m an X-ennial.
A new report—recently released Entelo, a recruiting automation platform that modernizes hiring—found staggering gaps between the numbers and roles of women in tech vs. men, gaps that were consistent across the country. Further, the data showed a 50% drop in representation from women when comparing entry-level to executive roles within the technology industry.
Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. Harvey Weinstein. Google. Uber. Silicon Valley. SoFi. Bill O’Reilly and Roger Ailes of Fox News. A whopping 310 accusations against filmmaker James Toback. Mark Halperin. Taylor Swift allegedly being groped by radio host David Mueller. And for real, our 41st […]
Employees are more likely to report sexual harassment they witness at work when there is a zero-tolerance policy in place, according to a new Florida International University (FIU) study.
Editor’s note: Many organizations want to improve diversity and inclusion, but they don’t know where to start. The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is one such organization, and members of the organization’s in-house committee have provided this report on the first year of their program in the hope that other organizations can learn from their […]
A number of well-intentioned corporate executives—with their eyes squarely on the bottom line—are taking action to increase gender diversity at all levels of their organizations. Confident they’ll see a payoff, those top managers are making sure women’s ideas contribute to their organizations’ strategic thinking. Despite strong efforts, though, recent research notes a lack of progress. […]