diversity & inclusion

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Post date: July 10, 2018
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer defined as a “nice thing to do” but rather a key component of a company’s brand identity. Beyond contributing to charitable causes, corporations are looking for ways to make a difference, stand out, and become agents of change. If a corporation...
Post date: March 3, 2017
There are so many issues to unpack around this call for a merit-based immigration system that it is hard to know where to start, so I will just jump in. First, what is a “merit system”? The United States currently allocates visas based upon a preference system which essentially has three streams of...
Post date: November 15, 2018
This is part 2 of a two-part blog series on ageism in the workplace. Read part 1 on ways ageism impacts your business. Let’s discuss the various ways that you can proactively minimize the likelihood of ageism occurring in your business, better support inclusion, and help to create a thriving,...
Post date: October 20, 2016
Many recent studies validate the business case for increased gender diversity in leadership. Most recently, a comprehensive 2016 report of 22,000 publically traded companies in 91 countries by Peterson Institute for International Economics and Ernst and Young reinforces the fact that an increase of...
Post date: November 15, 2016
  It’s hard to argue that the IT industry suffers from an extreme lack of gender balance. What is up for debate is the reason—or reasons—why. Depending on who you ask, you’ll hear a multitude of varying, often conflicting, reasons for why this disparity exists.    The explanation that girls simply...
Post date: February 6, 2017
Talent acquisition is always a prime area of focus for companies and HR professionals. With an improving economy and subsequent labor market, finding the right people for the job and retaining them will be an increasing challenge. Identifying expanded sources of labor to fill this gap is imperative...
Post date: August 20, 2015
Most of us already know that there are three stages of adulthood: early adulthood, from 18 to 40 years of age; mid-adulthood, from 40 to 62; and mature adulthood, from 62 to 85. During the first two stages of adulthood, people are generally well-regarded and highly sought after employees. During...
Post date: May 19, 2016
In Korn Ferry Futurestep’s latest executive survey, the majority of respondents (63 percent) said having more women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers would have a “great impact” on their company’s bottom line. A number of research studies tying diversity to better...
Post date: February 21, 2019
As companies face a war for talent and a lack of qualified workers in many fields, individuals with disabilities are being recognized as a source of engaged, committed employees. According to the 2017 Disability Statistics Report from the Institute on Disability, nearly one in eight people in the U...
Post date: December 1, 2015
An estimated 11,000 people turn 65 each day in America according to the Pew Research C enter.1 As our workforce begins to retire and more directors and managers need to be sourced internally, it's crucial that organizations look at their succession management strategies in order to be prepared for...