diversity & inclusion

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Post date: September 26, 2016
The world is your job market, thanks to the ability to work remotely, and a far more globalized landscape. There’s a wealth of interesting and purpose-filled opportunities to pursue.   For managers, that means it is also easier than ever to lose your best people. It’s a mistake to overlook the...
Post date: August 25, 2020
In the name of anti-racism, an overtly racist theory has penetrated pop culture and cascaded into corporate HR departments. According to this theory, white people are so entitled to feeling comfortable that they ooze “fragility”—defensiveness, tears, even vitriol—when conversations about race need...
Post date: March 6, 2018
The loudly proclaimed assertion by corporations that they are a meritocracy is a myth. In a true meritocracy, what you do, and not who you are, matters--therefore those who “make it” do so because of their excellent ability. However, in looking at how Latinos are doing, meritocracy is not...
Post date: January 16, 2020
Efforts to reduce workplace bias and inclusion have become widespread, yet the demographics of leadership positions at most organizations remain unchanged.  Research demonstrates that organizations with diverse representation and inclusive practices perform better. Last year The Wall Street Journal...
Post date: July 30, 2020
Rob Chesnut is a former federal prosecutor who has spent the last 20 years of his career as a legal and business leader in Silicon Valley tech companies like eBay, Chegg and Airbnb. Most recently, he spent over four years as Airbnb’s General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer and started the company’...
Post date: June 17, 2020
In these days of high emotion and polarization, it's hard to know how or even whether to address the feelings of anger, despair or frustration that may be percolating among employees at the workplace. But it would be a mistake for company leaders and managers to stay silent, said Eric Ellis, a...
Post date: August 18, 2016
More than 70 percent of people with disabilities in the United States are unemployed. For a community that represents 20 percent of the entire American population, people with disabilities are far underrepresented in the workplace—a reflection of one of the biggest problems we face in today’s...
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: 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...