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

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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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. Talent Management Series.

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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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Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits?

The Undercover Recruiter

We know that diversity and inclusion is a mainstream business issue that speaks to a firm’s culture and conduct, so how about hiring to fit your culture? […]. Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits? Talent Acquisition 10eighty cultural fit Liz Sebag-Montefior Misfits

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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


Miley was deeply disappointed in Twitter’s lukewarm commitment to diversity in tech, saying, “my time at Twitter is over. “ I want Twitter to be a place where all employees feel comfortable raising questions about diversity. HR diversity diversity in tech Twitter

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.

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech


Despite its push for greater workforce diversity, Intel has announced that it will no longer support the Science Talent Search program it has sponsored since 1988. A Talent War… Or Just a Skirmish? Want to find the best talent for your organization? Ellen Pao Drops Appeal.

Hiring for Diversity, Pt4: “Overqualified People” | Hiring.

Hiring Technical People

I know of a very talented mid-level manager who decided she wanted to be a technical writer again, and get out of management. A talented program manager decided he wanted to write code again, not manage projects.

The Great Divide: Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience


Diverse Audience Among Digital Natives. The Dividing of the Talent Pool. While the whole idea of talent community is nice, for the sake of simplicity, we’re not going there right now. Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience. Know your audience.

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!

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.

Asains FTW: The 2018 Google Diversity Report.

HR Capitalist

The latest Google Diversity report is out. I'm looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger. Change Culture Economics Employee Relations Innovation Managing Talent Workplace

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

The Undercover Recruiter

Exploring the potential of job sharing, especially at senior levels, is one option available to organizations looking to build a more inclusive talent pipeline. Could Job Shares Help You to Build a More Inclusive Talent Pipeline?

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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.

9 Faces of HR Book Update: Is Salesforce Making Progress on Diversity Since Hiring a Chief Equality Officer?

HR Capitalist

Since 2016, are you aware if Salesforce actually improved in terms of diversity in the aftermaths of naming a "Chief Equality Officer"? The year by year numbers are hard to find - but you can find the Salesforce and Google diversity numbers in the links below for the last reporting period.

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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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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.

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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Is The Impact of Asian Diversity Undervalued in American Workplaces?

HR Capitalist

I alluded to this in a post awhile back called " Thank God for Asians - Google Releases Workplace Diversity Numbers ". Here''s a taste of how he responds to critisim that the tech workforce isn''t diverse enough : The critique of Silicon Valley is also that it isn’t very diverse.

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. 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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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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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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Collaboration with Strangers


One might say that collaborating with strangers forces diversity of individuals, backgrounds and ideas. It offers up a different side of workplace diversity that what the EEOC or your HR department might think. Diversity of life.

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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.

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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

Capitalist Note - I originally posted this a couple of weeks back over at Fistful of Talent. 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.

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4 Ways to Attract Millennial Talent


With about one-third of the workforce being comprised of Millennials, it’s time for employers to learn how to attract Millennial talent to their organizations. Another great way to attract Millennial talent is to give them the opportunity to have a mentor.

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

The Undercover Recruiter

Is your company culture vibrant and engaged? Does it draw in talented people from different backgrounds, minorities and age groups, to out-think and out-perform competitors? 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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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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The Four Rules of the New Talent Game #recruittrends


This is important when it comes to the business of talent, which by nature is fundamentally the business of connecting. Go beyond gadgets and we get human devices – talent with deep knowledge, diverse perspectives and creative instincts that are seen in true form within their natural habitat.

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Hiring Trap: Don’t Hire Anyone Older Than…

Hiring Technical People

When I was a young developer, my employers were hungry for talent. 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 They hired women, as well as men. Of course, my first employer wanted to know what birth control I used, which was an illegal question at the time. I told them so.

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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. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing.

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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.

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How to Build an Edge: Develop Your Talent Stack

Personal Excellence Blog

Talent stack is a concept created by Scott Adams , creator of the Dilbert comic. Understanding how a talent stack works is important. Normally, people think that success comes from developing talent in one skill. More Examples of Talent Stack. How a Talent Stack Works.

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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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3 Ways TeleTech Reveals Its Talent Brand To Applicants

Career Realism

To account for the change in job seeking behaviors, companies should identify and emphasize the culture as it really exists. The goal is to create resources and experiences that allow job seekers to determine if the company culture and the life of an employee is a fit for them.

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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.

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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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Chipotle Serves Up Extra Month Of Pay With New Employee Benefit

Career Realism

Many businesses offer comprehensive and unique benefit packages as a way of attracting and maintaining top talent. They're also more likely to remain loyal and stay, according to Jamie Viramontes, president of talent at Chipotle.

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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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