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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.

4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. Image credit: Diversity. Career Girl.

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Ep 109 – Diversity Recruiting with American Heart Association

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It seems a week doesn’t go by that the topic of workplace diversity isn’t in the global or national news. Diversity is an important topic of discussion for employers who are government contractors. It seems a week doesn’t go by that the topic of workplace diversity isn’t in the global or national news.

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Career Lessons from 2016’s Most Inspiring Women

Ms. Career Girl

The post Career Lessons from 2016’s Most Inspiring Women appeared first on Ms. Let’s be honest, 2016 hasn’t been the best year for women.

2016 61

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.

Don’t Forget that Age Is Part of Diversity

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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.

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech

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I and many others are eager to hear more stories being shared by women and minorities. Why Slack Is Making Diversity an Early Priority.

Tech Bootcamps Better at Recruiting Diverse Students than Higher Ed

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Even more importantly, they’re better at graduating diverse students and getting them jobs. Business HR diversity in techfemale.

Life and Jobs Matter for Women Ex-Offenders

Competitive Resumes

This week, Donna Rojas shares the significance of life and career training to women ex-offenders. Do you need coaching or instruction?

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The Evolution of Women’s Working Conditions in the UK

The Undercover Recruiter

women workers represent the 47% of the workforce, but this fact does not mean that they are treated equally and paid the same. In the U.K.,

The Desperate Need for Women in the Tech Industry

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Desperate Need for Women in the Tech Industry appeared first on Ms. For this reason and several more, tech needs women.

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

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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.

Why Affirmative Action is Not a Synonym for Diversity

Blogging4jobs

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

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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#SXSW Conversations: Barriers Women Face in the Workplace

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Women. Diversity. HR Work barriers to women diversity female SXSW women women in the workplaceEquality. These are three topics of importance that have been on my mind these last few weeks. I’ve been reflecting and thinking about the problem, a solution and the challenges.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

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

2016 30

Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative

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Goldman Sachs pioneered the idea of returnships in 2008 and maintains the program under their diversity and inclusion page. Photo Credit. .

Why Wonder Woman Was the Best (If Flawed) Spokesperson for Women’s Rights

Evil HR Lady

At a time when issues such as gender parity in senior roles and the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse of women and girls is at the top of the United Nation’s agenda, including the “He for She” campaign, this appointment is more than surprising. Here is an excerpt from the petition. The bold is in the original.

STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy

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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. Job Losses.

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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THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

For example, women earn roughly 18 percent of all computer science degrees in the United States. I think not. For real.

Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery

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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

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They’ve repeatedly demonstrated their blasé attitude towards issues of diversity, inclusion and representation. pic.twitter.com/sgpW4AFPsE.

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

I’ve had the awesome privilege of working with some of the most inspiring women in the tech industry. Career Girl. Her bio follows. Morag Lucey.

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. I thought that was strange.

Tech Managers: Time to Grow Up and Manage Like Humans

Hiring Technical People

Among the women who join the field, 56 percent leave by midcareer, a startling attrition rate that is double that for men, according to research from the Harvard Business School. Did you read Here are all the quantifiable reasons you should hire more women ? More diverse teams have a lower turnover rate. I guess not. Hello?

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Hiring Trap: Don’t Hire Anyone Older Than…

Hiring Technical People

They hired women, as well as men. If you are creating products or solving problems, consider hiring people who have some differences, so you get idea diversity. Some might look different than you imagine (women, black, Asian, and many more combinations). When I was a young developer, my employers were hungry for talent.

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How to Hire for Cultural Fit Without Becoming Insular and Mediocre

Hiring Technical People

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. Anita Wooley says you need women in Defend Your Research: What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women. On the other hand , diversity can act as a risk.

Disability Rights, Gender and Race Pay Equality

Competitive Resumes

Black women can file against unfair pay through the Equal Pay Act, black men must use Title VII (Civil Rights Act, 1964). Attorney.

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Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10

Ms. Career Girl

The post Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The IBC.x Career Girl.

Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work

Blogging4jobs

Why is all this diversity so important? Instead, save money and create a diverse and discrimination-free work environment.

Top Five: Doing Business Differently

Blogging4jobs

Black Women VCs Are Challenging The Culture Of The Investment Industry. This week we’re looking at big ideas.

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My forbidden fantasy: Voting for Trump

Penelope Trunk

When you read about how important diversity is to a company , you never read that it makes people happy. I like the diversity. Diversit

2016 27

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.

2015 97

Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry

Blogging4jobs

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

2016 14

If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources

Blogging4jobs

At Motherboard, Julianne Tveten says that HR often comes last at startups and this has dire consequences for women. Oh great! Compliance.

2016 32

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.

What would you have done in Nazi Germany?

Penelope Trunk

For example, I had a boss who, during meeting said, “She was a good candidate, but she’s gay and I hate working with gay women.”

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