Wayfair Is Adding To Its Talented Team

Career Realism

The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and also has a European headquarters in Berlin, Germany. There are ERGs at Wayfair for disabled employees, Latino employees, Jewish employees, Black employees, South Asian employees, the LGBTQIA+ community, and women.

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

Hiring Technical People

Surely, in the Boston area, there must be non-white, young and older people looking for jobs. I was able to hire many Asian, Indian, and a couple of Latino-sounding engineers at several other jobs. 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.

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Race Matters in Hiring, No Matter How Nice The Cheshire Cat Grins

Competitive Resumes

And, a 2002 study in Boston and Chicago found that résumés of persons with names common among whites were 50 percent more likely to generate a request for an interview than equally impressive résumés of persons with names common among blacks. More times I have seen the “Cheshire Grin” given when an Asian-American, Latino American, or African-American has a name like, um, uh, “Mark.”. Race matters in hiring.

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.


Juan Cartagena, President of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, told the Commission that the Latino community also suffers the direct and indirect consequences of disproportionate rates of incarceration. The study is by Bullhorn, a Boston maker of. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles.

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coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

This isn’t just non-american accents, I recently read an article that a lot of people go to speech therapy to lose brooklyn or boston accents because they feel like there are certain stereotypes or stigmas attached to them. Reply Anonymous January 19, 2011 at 11:46 am Are several of your crew members really all Mexican or are they all Latino. Most non-Mexican Latinos are insulted if you stereotype them as Mexican.

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