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5 Reason Diversity Matters to Your Career

Competitive Resumes

When you’re searching for a career, touting your diversity is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. This is not the reality, however.

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Top Five: Diversity in Tech


Apple’s updated diversity numbers are out and while they’re an improvement from the tech company’s 2014 numbers, there’s still a long way to go.

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1

Hiring Technical People

In the blogosphere and in the press, there is an increasing notice about the lack of women in technical fields and management positions.

Diversity at Twitter Is About More Than Hiring


Miley was deeply disappointed in Twitter’s lukewarm commitment to diversity in tech, saying, “my time at Twitter is over. link].

Don’t Forget that Age Is Part of Diversity


In discussions of diversity and inclusiveness most people include gender, race, and ethnicity. We think in terms of whether we have enough women in technology positions or leadership positions. We think in terms of having more racial diversity, especially in higher level positions. Not Just Baby Boomers. Be Inclusive of Age.

6 Sessions On Diversity You Can’t Miss at #SHRM16


In this post I’ll direct your attention to sessions on diversity that offer practical advice for diversifying your workforce, or that get at the fundamental barriers that get in the way of creating more equitable and diverse workplaces. Synthesizing Diversity and Inclusion: A Critical Business Imperative.

5 Things Possessed By Successful Women In IT

Career Realism

Despite this growth, however, it can still be challenging for women to stand out in their field and land senior roles. Skill. Curiosity.

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Why Affirmative Action is Not a Synonym for Diversity


calculation that requires you to hire “x” number of women and minority employees or be fined by the OFCCP.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


Weatherhead’s executive education programmes for emerging and current women leaders help them understand the system and how to overcome it.

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Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative


Meanwhile, a large number of women who agree with that general sentiment still want to take more time off than 2-weeks.  Enter the returnship.

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Competitive Resumes

This show is packed with practical and powerful advice to help women to level the salary playing field. Women should not offer salary history.

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STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy


It is not good news for women. In the report they say that the job losses will have a greater effect on women than men. According

THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

People who chase math and science (and are world class) get rewarded with careers at companies like Google. MJ''s going to work at Google.

Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery


His opinion, “Women are a major reason we will do so well.” What’s Holding Women Back? This applies to both women AND men.

Snapchat’s “Anime” Filter Belies its Commitment to Diversity


“This is sort of the challenge, and I should have exact percentages for you but we just don’t think about diversity in terms of numbers that way.

VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce.

HR Capitalist

Take a look, interesting stuff from Salesforce as they seek to change the narrative from Diversity to Equality. Especially if you have money.

Women in Leadership

Position Ignition

Since attending the FT Women at The Top conference in November 2010, I ( Angi Silverston ) have been actively developing and working with individuals and businesses to recognise the lack of females in senior positions and support them in furthering their careers. There is still much debate on the forced quota issue for UK boards.

Ladies: It’s Your Right to Define Leadership on Your Terms

Ms. Career Girl

And as a woman who once served as a company’s only female executive VP, I know what it’s like to work in male-dominated cultures. Career Girl.

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

In Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1 , I wrote about the need to add women to your team, and what you could do. But just hiring women isn’t enough. You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. thought that was strange.

How to Hire for Cultural Fit Without Becoming Insular and Mediocre

Hiring Technical People

If not, it talks about hiring processes where companies. It’s a shame, because for any challenging product and knowledge work, you need diverse teams and diverse ideas to work together, to collaborate to create a great product. I’ve said it, in Great People Create Great Products. More Women. What do you do?

Disability Rights, Gender and Race Pay Equality

Competitive Resumes

Similarly to pregnancy, you’re not required by law to share your disability while interviewing with the interested company. Attorney.

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Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work


Why is all this diversity so important? Today’s companies are operating in a much different world than they were just 20 years ago.

My forbidden fantasy: Voting for Trump

Penelope Trunk

It’s the same as in companies. When you read about how important diversity is to a company , you never read that it makes people happy.

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Top Five: Doing Business Differently


” Innovation for All: Companies are Now Making Innovation Everyone’s Job. This week we’re looking at big ideas.

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Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Ms. Career Girl

Be More Culturally Diverse. The post Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Fortunately, it tends to pay off.

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If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources


The work that HR does has so much impact on company culture and success. The company. Oh great! I Some of it is our due. Compliance.

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Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry


Their online rescues include recommendations on how to set up and measure a diversity initiative, how to resolve conflicts and case studies.

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I think Marissa Mayer has Asperger Syndrome

Penelope Trunk

She is a powerhouse in Silicon Valley and she was on the cover of the most recent Fortune Magazine 50 Most Powerful Women issue. Men as a group have fewer social skills than women. So women with Aspergers will still appear to have more social skills than many men without Aspergers. DiversityThey can pass. Like design.

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?


Yesterday the White House held a summit on women’s issues that including talks, press announcements, a new final rule on discrimination against transgender people in the workplace , and the signing of an agreement by 28 major US companies, including Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and more, to work quickly to close the gender pay gap.

Friday Five: Election 2016, Entrepreneurs and Verizon’s Yahoo Purchase


“A lot of women don’t realize they can be business-minded early on. The deal turns the once great internet company “into a holding firm with no day-to-day operations.” HR diversity in tech election 2016 entrepreneurs minimum wage mobile advertising wage inequality women in tech YahooShe says.

Hiring for Diversity, Pt4: “Overqualified People” | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged diversity , hiring decision , job analysis. She did. She loves the writing.

19 Female Founders & CEOs Working in HR Technology #HRTech


Practitioners are most likely working in a human resources capacity are women. Called Women Techmakers , the program is no longer accepting applications due to its popularity. This fact alone makes me hopeful that women are finding success in whatever field they believe they need to be, technology included. billion by 2015.

How to Set Big Goals And Break Through The Glass Ceiling

Ms. Career Girl

Will there ever be a day when women in business are recognized as just business leaders? Career Girl. Her bio follows. Change Your Mindset.

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What is Affirmative Action Anyway?


Affirmative Action , and Diversity (though commonly affiliated) are not the same thing. What is Affirmative Action? ” Catchy, I know.

Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Why men should give women flowers Posted to: Learn to take advice | Office Politics October 28th, 2009 Women like receiving flowers. The women they know are the exception to the rule. women? That’s right. Thanks!

Friday Five: Tech, HR Tech and a Good Night’s Sleep


This week tech giant earnings reports dropped, so expect to see a fair bit of editorial on who’s winning, who’s losing and what it all means for HR and HR tech. I’m not much for market watching, myself, so I’ve gathered a handful of links on the related story that’s more interesting to me: diversity in tech.

5 Career Narratives You Heard but Must Rewrite

Competitive Resumes

chose these five as I’ve heard much of the bad advice given recently: Men and women must act gender appropriate in their careers.

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WHAT HE SAID: Celebrating Apple While We Draft Negative Press Releases About Great American Companies.

HR Capitalist

A reader writes in to respond to my post on Friday related to working conditions in China for the iPhone , and the inconsistency of celebrating Apple while you crush or wag your finger at American companies who come under EEOC scrutiny: "Excellent point Kris, if I understand it correctly. What he said.

20 Resume Tips from a Hiring Manager

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Research the position and company to ensure a reasonable chance of a good fit. 6. Font choice.

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The Real Truth About Recruiting & Hiring Veterans


Learn more about how to build a recruiting campaign focused on diversity and military veterans during our webinar on 2/13 at 11 AM EST. Worth 1.0