Elon Musk is paving the way for luxurious electric cars and leisurely space travel, but even his companies are behind the times when it comes to addressing hostile work environments.
Tag: workplace diversity
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 […]
Are the holiday blues a diversity issue? At first thought, the busyness and stress of the holiday season doesn’t seem directly related to workplace diversity, but delve a little deeper, and the connection becomes clear.
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.
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?
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.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and Starbuck’s mandatory unconscious bias training day, organizations have become more and more concerned with and focused on offering more diverse and inclusive work places and inclusive work spaces.