Tips to Make Your Business More Diverse and Inclusive

Ms. Career Girl

As a woman in business, you likely understand how diversity and inclusivity can strengthen and protect your brand. Harnessing inclusivity in the workplace is about more than simply hiring diverse people. Understand the Differences Between Diversity, Inclusivity, and Invitation.

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.

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Embrace Diversity or Face Adversity

The Undercover Recruiter

Forget naming, shaming and blaming; workplace diversity is everyone’s responsibility. When it comes to encouraging inclusive company cultures, it shouldn’t be about pointing the finger at the lack of diversity in an organisation and hoping the bosses will get what’s coming to them.

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. 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

Read Visualizing Silicon Valley’s Lack of Diversity. We know that diverse teams create better products. You have people who, while they fit the corporate culture enough, have diverse experience creating products. Recruit personally.

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5 Reasons Diversity is Better for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

Diversity isn’t a buzzword anymore. While most of us would agree that diverse hiring is a positive thing for both the economy and our clients, the reality for recruiters is often quite different. 5 Reasons Diversity is Better for Hiring Managers and Recruiters.

BUILDING CULTURE THROUGH RECRUITING #3: Assessment Platforms in Selection.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, "company culture" is a loaded phrase. So you're proud of your culture - cool!

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.

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. Name analysis, as Miley points out, is notoriously unreliable for determining ethnicity, and name bias is a persistent problem in recruiting.

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). He’s been a recruiter for more than 2o years.

What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace?

The Undercover Recruiter

When you think about diversity, what springs to mind? The first things that people usually think of are factors such as age, gender, race, cultural background, etc., What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace? Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

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. You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. At the time, I used external recruiters. When I asked about diversity, I kept hearing, “We only have young white people to offer you.” I told my recruiters I wanted to hire black and Asian people.

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How to Hire for Cultural Fit Without Becoming Insular and Mediocre

Hiring Technical People

Have you read The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture ? There’s more, but this is all done in the name of “meritocracy” and “cultural fit.” ” You can call it cultural fit, but it’s not. It creates an insular culture. 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.

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11 Videos Show How Diverse Employment Branding & Recruiting Really Is


As consumer use of video continues to grow, recruitment and employment branding teams are adding video to their existing job announcements, career sites and creating interactive employer YouTube channels. We’re Hiring… We Are Classy About Diversity and Inclusion.

5 Ways to Hire a Candidate that Matches your Company Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

Company culture is the DNA of your workforce, and is made up of the goals, vision and values of every employee. Depending on the culture fit of your next hire, they can either reinforce your company’s mission, or they can dilute it.

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7 Steps To Improve Workplace Diversity For Free

The Undercover Recruiter

A well-balanced, diverse workforce carries with it the advantage of a more creative, forward-thinking environment by drawing on experiences and opinions from different backgrounds, race, gender and sexual orientation. 7 Steps To Improve Workplace Diversity For Free.

4 Strategies to Hire for Diversity with Mobile


Diversity Strategies for Workplace Diversity. This means that having a mobile ready career page, website, and blog extremely important to be able to attract and recruit this minority audience. Social Networking, Texting & Facebook as Diverse Candidate Source.

The Great Divide: Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience


Diverse Audience Among Digital Natives. And while your mind may immediately jump to a consumer audience, the reality is that recruitment marketers must be in-tune with their job seeker audience in order to really connect and make an impact. Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience.

What Diversity Really Means

Water Cooler Wisdom

Lighthouse Research  Principal Analyst  Ben Eubanks  hammered home the importance of culturally embedded diversity and inclusion practices. According to Deloitte, employees that rated their employers highly for both  diversity and inclusion were 80 percent more likely to say their organization was high performing. Furthermore, companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to perform about average.

Minimising and Preventing the Influence of Unconscious Bias in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Here at Pure, we really value the importance of recruiting people who will be a great cultural fit for an organization but we also recognize the need to balance this with ensuring that unconscious bias does not mean a business unintentionally discriminates or misses out on employing fantastic talent.

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


Rooney’s performance and the design of his character are now infamous examples of “yellow face,” dressing up in stereotypes of Asian culture and appearance, in Hollywood. Diversity programs require concrete data, planning and commitment.

Why We Haven’t Fixed Our Diversity Problems

Water Cooler Wisdom

I’ll be the first to say I don’t have all the answers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Diverse organizations perform better, are more innovative, and have more engaged employees. Issue #1: We focus too much on recruitment. Most organizations understand the need to solicit talent from diverse sources and are successful at doing just that. What happens after these diverse hires start? Issue #2: We make D&I a program rather than a culture.

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The Role of Corporate Culture in Talent Acquisition


Ideally, hiring an employee who is the right cultural fit reduces the chances of conflicts that lead to their termination or resignation. Here’s why you should concentrate on the cultural fit of an employee before hiring them: Why Company Culture Matters. How to Remain Diverse.

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Interviewing for Culture, What's Rewarded | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

Read this post with the other two: Interviewing for Culture, How People Treat Each Other , and Interviewing for Culture, What’s Discussable and What’s Not , and you’ll have a great basis for understanding someone’s cultural preferences.

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THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

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. I''m looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger.

Recruiting Trends Columns About Culture Posted | Hiring Technical.

Hiring Technical People

Recruiting Trends Columns About Culture Posted Posted on November 16, 2007 by johanna My most recent Recruiting Trends column about culture is here. Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged recruiting trends.

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Hire for Diversity of All Kinds

Hiring Technical People

Using Social Media to Network → Hire for Diversity of All Kinds Posted on March 18, 2009 by johanna I read a bunch of blogs, and Evolving Excellence is consistently good. It’s too easy if you have insufficient diversity to achieve group-think without meaning to.

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Interviewing for Culture, What's Discussable and What's Not.

Hiring Technical People

In my recent talks about management, I talk about cultural fit. One piece of cultural fit is knowing what you can discuss and not discuss. The problem with culture is that it’s totally context-dependent.

2010 197

Five More Reasons Silicon Valley Needs HR


So here we are again with five more reads on silicon valley startups’ Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. HR company culture diversity diversity in tech sexism startup culture techSilicon valley again? Ugh, yes it’s true. A topic I cannot leave alone and, it seems, that no one else can either.

2017 87

White Middle-aged Men Can’t Call the Shots for Much Longer

The Undercover Recruiter

Is your company culture vibrant and engaged? White Middle-aged Men Can’t Call the Shots for Much Longer Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Company Culture Culture AMP D&I Diversity & Inclusion Jess Brook

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Building a Culture of Advocacy #sxswi #sxsw #advocate


I just attended a session at South by Southwest called “Cultures of Advocacy: People, Product and Change” and it was interesting to hear the perspective from big (and even global) brands like GAP, Southwest Airlines and agencies that have worked in similar capacities.

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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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Interviewing for Culture, How People Treat Each Other | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

I bet you’ve seen teams between or outside those two possibilities, too Each team is different, and when you hire for cultural issues, you need to address how people treat each other. Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged culture , interview.

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Stupid Recruiter Tricks

Hiring Technical People

→ Stupid Recruiter Tricks Posted on March 9, 2010 by johanna I like to work with recruiters. I just got off the phone with a recruiter. Stupid recruiter trick #1: Use a phone that makes someone unable to actually converse with you.

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Hiring Trap: Don’t Hire Anyone Older Than…

Hiring Technical People

I told the recruiter, I was open to engineers of all ages. If you are creating products or solving problems, consider hiring people who have some differences, so you get idea diversity. hiring process ageism cultural fit discrimination diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit technical skills value When I was a young developer, my employers were hungry for talent. They hired women, as well as men.

2014 263

12 Hilarious & Horrible Recruiting & Hiring Videos


Powerful Recruitment Marketing & Employment Branding with Video. Employment branding and recruiting is a moving target. The importance of video and the candidate experience has grown in importance since we published our 12 Most Best and Ridiculous Recruiting Videos last year.

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Recruiting & Hiring on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn by Country


The global economy presents a challenge for managers as they learn the cultural norms of their employees, employment laws, and expectations in this new global yet local context. LinkedIn: The Social Network Recruiting Standard. Recruiters & Recruiting on Facebook.

Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work


Why is all this diversity so important? Because it allows your company to reflect the world around you and makes your team better able to develop fresh ideas that will meet the needs of a diverse marketplace. Recruit a more qualified workforce.

2014 158

Top Reads of the Week: Workplace Equality


Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. HR company culture diversity inclusion workplace equalityNow that the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index is out, every organization in the top ten has been trumpeting their big win. But increasing workplace equality is about more. Join the resource revolution.

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Leveraging Professional Development for a Supportive Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Professional development is that perk within the organization that everyone knows they have access to but is still often not utilized in a way that can help to keep the company culture and support.

2019 77

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.

2016 133

Don't Assess Cultural Fit with Personal Questions

Hiring Technical People

Assessing cultural fit is important, and the questions you want to ask might be some of these: “Tell me about your greatest successes. Tweet This Post This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged culture , interview.

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