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. This week’s top five is about increasing diversity in tech in the long term. Pinterest Makes Hiring Goals Public in Diversity Push.

Ways to Overcome Cultural Barriers in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

As the world moves ahead, diversity in the workplace will continue to grow and evolve. While this may be the new norm, the possible challenges of diversity cannot be ignored and should be recognized early on. Overcoming Cultural Barriers.

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What Does Corporate Diversity Really Mean?


In part 3, we are focusing on corporate diversity and what does it really mean? DEFINING DIVERSITY AND OUR DIFERENCES. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary provides two definitions for diversity, both of which are entirely applicable in this situation.

Diversity at Twitter Is About More Than Hiring


With Miley’s departure, Twitter is now without a single black engineer in a leadership role. Miley was deeply disappointed in Twitter’s lukewarm commitment to diversity in tech, saying, “my time at Twitter is over. HR diversity diversity in tech Twitter

The View of Today’s Job Search from a Diversity and Inclusion Recruiter

Competitive Resumes

More and more, people are considering culture and value above other reasons for the job and career he or she desires, especially for those of you who envision working for a company promoting diversity and inclusion (D & I). Diversity and inclusion look different in different states.

Top Five: Workforce, Work Culture, Work Relationships


This week we’re talking team building, corporate culture, and leadership. Take Culture Off Your To-Do List. Melissa Fairman says that HR cannot change a company’s culture without the support of senior leadership — so don’t try!

3 Tips for Managing Workplace Diversity & Your Bottom-line


Workplace diversity is good for business and gives companies a distinct advantage. A Forbes survey of 300+ large global enterprises (>$500 million in annual revenue) revealed that 85 percent agreed or strongly agreed that diversity is crucial to fostering innovation in the workplace.

Emphasizing Cognitive Diversity: Can It Be Taught?

Water Cooler Wisdom

A few years ago, I worked with The Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) and The Deloitte University Leadership Center for Inclusion on a survey that sought to provide modern context around the notions of diversity and inclusion. It might not come as a surprise that most baby boomers and even X-ers (read: the chronologically older people in the workforce today) think representation and assimilation when they consider the notion of diversity.

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

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ladies: It’s Your Right to Define Leadership on Your Terms appeared first on Ms. 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. Create a more compelling diversity story in our workplace.

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HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom

Ms. Career Girl

The post HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom appeared first on Ms. HR has evolved to meet the demands of businesses that are diverse yet increasingly interconnected. If you want to share your own tips on HR and culture, get in touch in the comments below.

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Culture Breeds Commitment: The Truth about Talent Loyalty


Company culture seems to be reserved for small start-ups with everything to gain or large Fortune 500 companies with nothing to lose. Perhaps cultivating a diverse and friendly company culture will spark the fire of employee trust and commitment. Commitment, Loyalty, and Trust.

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Happiness at Work ~ Truly Human Leadership

Position Ignition

Mr Chapman believes in a culture that validates each and every individual and that value must be created for all stakeholders, not only shareholders. Stephanie’s diverse career in the helping profession spans two continents.

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. 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.

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. There’s a lot of companies across America that struggle with Diversity hiring. Turns out the answer isn’t more DIVERSITY, it’s more EQUALITY.

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Collaboration with Strangers


They’re a marketing and branding firm far from the comfy confines of human resources, recruiting, and leadership spaces where I call home. One might say that collaborating with strangers forces diversity of individuals, backgrounds and ideas. Diversity of life.

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Changing the Culture On A Big Scale

Learning Voyager

Lately, there is a lot of chatter in the blogosphere about changing corporate culture. But every so often, someone comes along and says he is going to lead a change in organizational culture on a very big scale. Expand your thinking about leadership and develop leaders at all levels.

How to Succeed As A Leader [4 Leadership Lessons]

The Undercover Recruiter

The Conference Board , a non-profit, independent organization that conducts research on business and leadership issues, identifies Master Strategist as an important leadership competency in the 21 st Century. How to Succeed As A Leader [4 Leadership Lessons]. By: Moyan Brenn.

Culture Change by Design

Learning Voyager

Many are thinking about changing their organization's culture to make it more innovative, more customer focused, even more healthy. But can you really change the culture? Experts on corporate culture have differing views. Where does culture come from? The culture of an organization is the way it is due to the history of the company, stretching back into the past. The way a culture is now is because of the way things have been done.

Seven Elements in Organizational Culture

Learning Voyager

Often I am asked by my clients to help strengthen or even change the culture of their company. While there are many entry points for such an effort, it helps to have a model of organizational culture in mind. C = Customer, Commercial, Commitment, Conflict, Creativity, & Communication : The letter "C" carries the most weight in this model of organizational culture. L = Learning, Leadership & Listening : The letter "L" also carries a lot of weight.

Top Five: Doing Business Differently


If it sticks, Pencils Down will represent a dramatic shift in the firm’s culture of overwork and high achievement. Black Women VCs Are Challenging The Culture Of The Investment Industry. She says that women in leadership have a responsibility to mentor and support younger women.

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Veterans Build A Foundation For Success At Power Home Remodeling Group

Career Realism

By the end of 2015, Power Home Remodeling Group was a growing company with a strong culture that had just been named as the best place to work for millennials by Fortune Magazine. One summit focuses on women, another focuses on diversity and inclusion, and the last one focuses on veterans.

Friday Five: Power, Responsibility and Real Leadership


Too, she says that achieving gender parity at the executive level was possible because the company culture, which welcomes and prioritizes diversity, because Lucasfilm recognizes the strength it brings, particularly in a global market. HR CEO pay diversity leadership pay gap

Hard Work And Ambition Are Rewarded At Drift

Career Realism

Drift is the fastest-growing technology company in Boston, but it remains committed to fostering a company culture of openness and teamwork. But, when you hire the right people, the culture often follows suit, according to Dena Upton, vice president of people at Drift.

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Bro-tastic vs. We Care: A Quick Review of Uber's Current and Past Corporate Values.

HR Capitalist

I'm always fascinated by the choices that companies and leadership teams make when they create company values. . Leadership teams can do a great job of making company values actionable and representative of culture, but the words can mean too much - at times justifying negative behaviors. .

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6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


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.

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Does Your Business Stand Out? Become A Work It Daily Warrior!

Career Realism

Workplace Culture Warrior - This is for the company that works hard but also knows how to create an inclusive and fun environment for employees. Company Leadership Warrior - Are you the proud leader of your company, or does your company leadership inspire you every day?

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: IBM Finds Profit in Diversity (1/1)


IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. TOPIC: IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. Editors Note: Like many companies, IBM took big strides to eliminate discrimination by attempting to ignore cultural, racial, and other differences among its vast worldwide workforce. IBMs diversity task forces benefited from all four. Demonstrate leadership support. IBM Finds Profit in Diversity. Be our Friend.

Does Your Business Stand Out? Become A Work It Daily Champion!

Career Realism

Workplace Culture Champion - This is for the company that works hard but also knows how to create an inclusive and fun environment for employees. Company Leadership Champion - Are you the proud leader of your company, or does your company leadership inspire you every day?

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WORKPLACE ARTIFACTS: "Patient Zero" Drives Dress Norms at Your Company.

HR Capitalist

Before joining your company, your employees had a much greater degree of diversity in the way they dressed. Change Communications Culture Employee Relations Leadership TalentEver notice that everyone in your company pretty much dresses the same? Me too.

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Beyond the Job Description…


Often times you’ll surface several candidates with exceptional leadership skills , desired core competencies, a strong personal brand, but are missing the three to five years of related industry experience. Assessing Culture Fit. Executive Presence and Thought Leadership.

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Encourage Employee Resource Groups to Leverage Social Media


In addition, organizations are leveraging internal networks to unleash a new theology of solving problems, executing with agility and creating an innovative culture. Many companies leverage ERG talent to create go-to market campaigns that capture cultural nuances of targeted demographics.

How to cope with diversity | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to cope with diversity Posted to: Diversity June 21st, 2010 I used to think diversity was my best friend marrying a black guy. Real diversity requires real patience.

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


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. A new study says that women are particularly averse to working at tech startups, citing obvious and more subtle sexism, and the cultural bias against, well, having a life outside the company. Jesse Jackson: The Civil Rights Leader’s Battle for Diversity in Tech. TGIF, friends!

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Could Job Shares Help You to Build a More Inclusive Talent Pipeline?

The Undercover Recruiter

Through our Women’s Leadership Programme we support businesses to develop more inclusive cultures which can create a more diverse talent pipeline.

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How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the tech industries have a serious diversity problem in general. There are multiple movements which encourage the rise of women who code, and present us with valuable, diverse role models. Industry Leadership. Their work is changing lives, and shaping culture.

Dealing with Workplace Harassment – A Simpler Approach

Ms. Career Girl

It is no revelation that workplace culture needs a facelift given the infuriating world of sexual harassment and workplace improprieties by supervisors, CEOs, and power-trippers. Take all of this together and a company increases the bottom line – all due to a culture shift!

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C-suite Executives and Social Media: Are You Resistant or Engaged?

Executive Career Brand

They use social channels to provide context for business decisions, address brand issues, showcase company culture and most importantly, demonstrate thought leadership.” Here are some of the survey results: Question: CEO participation in social media leads to better leadership.

SeatGeek Is In The Front Row Of The Ticket-Selling Business

Career Realism

Having such a unique and diverse workforce under one roof is something that SeatGeek takes pride in. In order to encourage collaboration, networking, and foster an environment of diversity and inclusion, the company has both Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and affinity groups.

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Five Tips for Improving Your Online Presence


Earlier this month, I attended the 2012 National Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference in Washington, DC. It has connected me with many diverse people and has opened so many doors – I would have never dreamt social media to be so powerful!

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5 Post-Election Steps for Every Business


That’s why your diversity initiative is so important right now. If You Value Diversity, Say it Loudly Today and Every Day. If you want a diverse workforce and an equitable workplace, leave no doubt — say it loudly, proudly and often.

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The Value of Succession Planning


Executive leadership often fails to realize the serious opportunity costs waiting to be gained when such a plan is in place. Company culture and loyalty are inspired and nurtured. The Cost of Growth.

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Linking Career Advice & Authenticity


Thus, it’s critical to promote workplace authenticity and bring out the best in employees’ creativity and work ethic within the framework of your organization’s culture. “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You!” Dr. Seuss.

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Forcing Managers to Interview Minority Candidates - Necessary or Pure Bureaucracy?

HR Capitalist

Named after the Pittsburgh Steelers' owner Dan Rooney, chairman of the league's diversity committee, the rule was created in the hopes of increasing the number of minority head coaches in the league. . Leadership Managing Recruiting

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