5 Reason Diversity Matters to Your Career
JANUARY 19, 2017
When you’re searching for a career, touting your diversity is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, now is the time to show potential employers just how much your diversity matters, and that it matters more now than ever. Career Diversity and Inclusion Diversity
Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1
Hiring Technical People
DECEMBER 8, 2014
In the blogosphere and in the press, there is an increasing notice about the lack of women in technical fields and management positions. Here is some data: Why women leave tech: what the research says by Sue Gardner. Read Visualizing Silicon Valley’s Lack of Diversity.
4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
Ms. Career Girl
MARCH 20, 2017
The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. There are laws against discrimination and penalties can be huge if a company is found discriminating based on breaking equal employment laws , including: Race. Image credit: Diversity.
Top Five: Diversity in Tech
AUGUST 14, 2015
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. Are tech companies committed to employee growth or are these hires looked at as a convenient, disposable solution to a thorny PR problem.? .
Ep 109 – Diversity Recruiting with American Heart Association
MARCH 22, 2017
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. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.
5 Things Possessed By Successful Women In IT
MAY 11, 2015
With organizations and communities dedicated to supporting women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) careers, the opportunities for women to break into the IT field are increasingly plentiful. Related: 4 Things Veterans Need In A Company To Succeed.
Tech Bootcamps Better at Recruiting Diverse Students than Higher Ed
OCTOBER 26, 2015
For-profit coding bootcamps have a more diverse student population than traditional colleges and they produce better career outcomes for these diverse students. Even more importantly, they’re better at graduating diverse students and getting them jobs.
The Desperate Need for Women in the Tech Industry
Ms. Career Girl
AUGUST 16, 2016
The post The Desperate Need for Women in the Tech Industry appeared first on Ms. For this reason and several more, tech needs women. Unfortunately, women remain woefully underrepresented in tech fields. Tech Jobs Provide Features Women Like. Tech Wants Women.
Closing the Gender Pay Gap
JANUARY 12, 2016
This show is packed with practical and powerful advice to help women to level the salary playing field. here are a few highlights from our discussion: Payscale’s latest study shows that women are make 74 to 78 cents on the dollar compared to men. Women should not offer salary history.
6 Sessions On Diversity You Can’t Miss at #SHRM16
MAY 30, 2016
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. Creating more diverse teams requires more than setting up and maintaining a diversity program ( itself a bigger challenge than it might at first seem ). Synthesizing Diversity and Inclusion: A Critical Business Imperative.
Why Affirmative Action is Not a Synonym for Diversity
JANUARY 20, 2015
The topic is an important one for myself as a women but also as someone who has been responsible as an HR leader in creating and developing affirmative action programs and plans for many years in my HR career. A hiring requirement or quota that forces you to hire only women and minorities.
6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite
AUGUST 4, 2016
Despite research showing that professional women have the same leadership aspirations as men and plenty of evidence that companies with female CEOs outperform those led by men, only five percent of S&P 500 companies’ CEO slots are, in fact, filled by women.
THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.
JUNE 4, 2014
People who chase math and science (and are world class) get rewarded with careers at companies like Google. Here''s some stat magic from the blog post at Google: "There are lots of reasons why technology companies like Google struggle to recruit and retain women and minorities.
Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative
MARCH 28, 2013
Goldman Sachs pioneered the idea of returnships in 2008 and maintains the program under their diversity and inclusion page. Marissa Mayer explained that her quick return to the workplace was a demonstration that women do not need to sacrifice upward mobility for child rearing.
STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy
JANUARY 25, 2016
The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF). It is not good news for women. HR diversity education for girls hiring STEM women in tech
VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce.
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
Take a look, interesting stuff from Salesforce as they seek to change the narrative from Diversity to Equality. There’s a lot of companies across America that struggle with Diversity hiring. After all, not everyone wants to work for your company.
Women in Leadership
DECEMBER 22, 2011
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. From the work I do, there needs to be a richer diversity at this level, to encourage and ensure more choice the further up the ladder you move.
Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery
MAY 6, 2013
His opinion, “Women are a major reason we will do so well.” So he’s confident the country will prosper as more women excel in the workforce. The number of women supporting families is increasing- approximately 41% of mothers are primary breadwinners.
Ladies: It’s Your Right to Define Leadership on Your Terms
Ms. Career Girl
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
As a female executive who has been through her fair share of triumphs and trials, I have a burning passion for cultivating strong women in the workplace. 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.
Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2
Hiring Technical People
DECEMBER 18, 2014
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. When I asked about diversity, I kept hearing, “We only have young white people to offer you.” An insular company can work for a while.
Snapchat’s “Anime” Filter Belies its Commitment to Diversity
AUGUST 11, 2016
” As with the “Bob Marley” filter controversy, the company has again declined to comment in detail, saying only that the “anime” filter was meant to be fun. Diversity programs require concrete data, planning and commitment.
How to Hire for Cultural Fit Without Becoming Insular and Mediocre
Hiring Technical People
AUGUST 6, 2014
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. 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. They have more diverse ideas.
Disability Rights, Gender and Race Pay Equality
OCTOBER 25, 2016
Similarly to pregnancy, you’re not required by law to share your disability while interviewing with the interested company. Black women can file against unfair pay through the Equal Pay Act, black men must use Title VII (Civil Rights Act, 1964).
My forbidden fantasy: Voting for Trump
OCTOBER 12, 2016
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. For example, corporate governance is more effective with women : companies that have female board members make more money.
Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience
Ms. Career Girl
APRIL 1, 2015
How to Use It: Many companies, especially multinational ones with customer call centers, have a constant need for people who can speak multiple languages. Be More Culturally Diverse. The post Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.
Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
It’s also good for your organization to employ international workers, both men and women, those of different faiths and of different ages, ranging from Millennials to Seniors. Why is all this diversity so important?
I think Marissa Mayer has Asperger Syndrome
OCTOBER 14, 2012
She is a powerhouse in Silicon Valley and she was on the cover of the most recent Fortune Magazine 50 Most Powerful Women issue. Microsoft was one of the first companies to provide insurance coverage for Aspergers treatments, and the company did it because so many people at Microsoft have it, and the disability is genetic , so employees were having to pay for their kids’ therapies. Men as a group have fewer social skills than women. Diversity
Top Five: Doing Business Differently
JANUARY 22, 2016
” Innovation for All: Companies are Now Making Innovation Everyone’s Job. Innovation, says HBR, is moving out of the C suite and into, well, the rest of the company. Black Women VCs Are Challenging The Culture Of The Investment Industry.
Hiring for Diversity, Pt4: “Overqualified People” | Hiring.
Hiring Technical People
AUGUST 18, 2010
Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged diversity , hiring decision , job analysis. Yet these were companies with annual turnover in the 25% range anyway. Lots of companies do not explicitly train their managers, however.
If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources
APRIL 26, 2016
But some management teams and companies are bloated and unstrategic, too, and I think it’s rare to find a terrible HR department in a company that isn’t otherwise struggling. The work that HR does has so much impact on company culture and success. The company.
Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry
MAY 10, 2016
The new non-profit, which recently brought on board tech leaders Ellen Pao , Tracy Chou (Pinterest) and Y-Vonne Hutchison (ReadySet), tracks diversity at tech companies and provides resources and training materials. Project Include wants to really and radically diversify tech.
How to Set Big Goals And Break Through The Glass Ceiling
Ms. Career Girl
JUNE 28, 2016
Will there ever be a day when women in business are recognized as just business leaders? After 22 months of being a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of a start-up athletic training products company, there is only one secret I am confident will be revealed.
Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?
JUNE 15, 2016
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. violence against women. It’s also true that the gender pay gap affects different groups of women to varying extents.
Friday Five: Election 2016, Entrepreneurs and Verizon’s Yahoo Purchase
JULY 29, 2016
“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 YahooYou’ve been following the Republican and Democratic conventions, right?
19 Female Founders & CEOs Working in HR Technology #HRTech
JULY 29, 2014
Practitioners are most likely working in a human resources capacity are women. In the last six months half a dozen Silicon Valley companies have released their staffing and diversity data further exposing the hiring and industry gaps when it comes to tech. To help increase the number of women in technology, Google created a coding education program for women. Called Women Techmakers , the program is no longer accepting applications due to its popularity.
Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist
OCTOBER 27, 2009
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 Del.icio.us Women like receiving flowers. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. The women they know are the exception to the rule. women? Is this your first time here?
What is Affirmative Action Anyway?
JANUARY 12, 2015
We deliberated how imperative it is, in this day and age, that women be adequately represented in senior leadership positions, on boards of directors and in advisory roles, particularly within the HR and recruitment technology industry, where I work and consult.
5 Career Narratives You Heard but Must Rewrite
DECEMBER 31, 2016
I chose these five as I’ve heard much of the bad advice given recently: Men and women must act gender appropriate in their careers. Women are expected to take lesser roles. As men, we unfairly assigned these behaviors to women.
WHAT HE SAID: Celebrating Apple While We Draft Negative Press Releases About Great American Companies.
JANUARY 30, 2012
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.
20 Resume Tips from a Hiring Manager
Ms. Career Girl
MARCH 28, 2010
Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. During the last seven years I’ve reviewed an estimated five thousand to ten thousand resumes while hiring or promoting fifty people for three different companies. Research the position and company to ensure a reasonable chance of a good fit.