diversity & inclusion

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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: 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: 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: November 5, 2019
As an HR leader in the technology sector, Whitney Bennett has been able to apply her personal experience as a female leader in shaping company policies. Her tips on reducing bias in hiring are rooted in this blend of HR knowledge and first-hand experience.  HRPS: What parts of the hiring process...
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...
Post date: November 17, 2016
According to research conducted in 2013 by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, 21 of the Fortune 500 CEOs were women. Two years later, the Washington Post reported that figure has only grown to 24—a meager 5 percent of the total number of Fortune 500 CEOs. We are now in 2016...
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: March 3, 2016
Since 2002, when former Walgreens senior vice president of supply chain and logistics, Randy Lewis, advocated for hiring more individuals with disabilities in without sacrificing profitability and efficiency, more companies across the U.S. and other nations have been exploring the bottom-line...
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: September 24, 2020
According to a recent Glassdoor survey, 42 percent of U.S. workers have witnessed or experienced racism at work. Whether you are aware of it or not, racial, ethnic and cultural barriers likely exist at your organization and within your teams. These obstacles are often deeply seated, unconscious and...