Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1

Hiring Technical People

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.

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4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. 2) Addressing the Growing Numbers of Women in the Workforce. As a woman, you might not realize just how far this nation has come in the inclusion of women in the workforce.

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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.

How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the tech industries have a serious diversity problem in general. According to a 2018 report by the National Center for Women & Information Technology , women hold just 26% of technology-related roles. Their work is changing lives, and shaping culture.

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

Workology

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.

How to Shift Your Organization’s Culture to Become More #Equal

Ms. Career Girl

There is more uncertainty for women’s equality now than ever before. But this doesn’t mean we are helpless, it means we urgently need to participate in shaping our own work culture. Change your rhetoric and context to change your culture. Reset culturally normative expectations.

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We Want More Women!

Ms. Career Girl

The post We Want More Women! It’s a common complaint throughout the tech industry: there aren’t enough women–and the few who are there are treated terribly. It is important to know that the lack of women isn’t an isolated tech-world problem.

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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.

Diversity at Twitter Is About More Than Hiring

Workology

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

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech

Workology

But we have a long way to go, as women and minorities continue to make up a small fraction of the management at our most lucrative and productive companies.”. I and many others are eager to hear more stories being shared by women and minorities. Ellen Pao Drops Appeal.

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. 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.” You will definitely have a particular corporate culture.

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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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Career Lessons from 2016’s Most Inspiring Women

Ms. Career Girl

The post Career Lessons from 2016’s Most Inspiring Women appeared first on Ms. Let’s be honest, 2016 hasn’t been the best year for women. By recasting herself in big-brand adverts, she intends to raise awareness of how unjustifiable the lack of diversity in modelling is.

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4 Ways Savvy Women Can Break the Glass Ceiling

Ms. Career Girl

Women walking into a workplace today experience a very different environment than their mothers and grandmothers did. Even today, many women find that their professional growth is limited by the “glass ceiling.” Seek out opportunities to empower other women.

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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. Corporate boards with three or more women have 50 percent higher return on equity, and 40 percent higher return on sales.

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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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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The Desperate Need for Women in the Tech Industry

Ms. Career Girl

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.

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

Workology

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.

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. For example, women earn roughly 18 percent of all computer science degrees in the United States.

Marketers Fail to Understand and Reach Professional Women

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Marketers Fail to Understand and Reach Professional Women by Nicole Crimaldi on June 8, 2010 Yesterday I spent some time reading a white paper by Ad Age and published by Meredith called, “ The Reality of the Working Woman.”

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HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

HR Capitalist

This panel will focus on these critical issues facing HR leaders today and organizations can drive changes and build cultures where everyone feels safe and empowered. However, it has been unclear to as to who is perpetrating the mistreatment towards women at work.

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6 Sessions On Diversity You Can’t Miss at #SHRM16

Workology

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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Tech Managers: Time to Grow Up and Manage Like Humans

Hiring Technical People

Among the women who join the field, 56 percent leave by midcareer, a startling attrition rate that is double that for men, according to research from the Harvard Business School. Did you read Here are all the quantifiable reasons you should hire more women ? More diverse teams have a lower turnover rate. Teams with women have patents cited more often. They know how to interview for cultural fit. They can be women, men, young, old, whatever.

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Hiring Trap: Don’t Hire Anyone Older Than…

Hiring Technical People

They hired women, as well as men. If you are creating products or solving problems, consider hiring people who have some differences, so you get idea diversity. Some might look different than you imagine (women, black, Asian, and many more combinations). 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.

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6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Workology

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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How Students, Grads, and Young Careerists Can Mitigate Bias

Competitive Resumes

is the Advisor to the President on Diversity at the University of North Georgia. She is the eyes and ears for the University on all things for diversity and inclusion and reports directly to the President of the University. Diversity and Inclusion unconscious bias Bias Unconscious Bia

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Why Wonder Woman Was the Best (If Flawed) Spokesperson for Women’s Rights

Evil HR Lady

At a time when issues such as gender parity in senior roles and the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse of women and girls is at the top of the United Nation’s agenda, including the “He for She” campaign, this appointment is more than surprising. It is alarming that the United Nations would consider using a character with an overtly sexualized image at a time when the headline news in United States and the world is the objectification of women and girls.

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Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work

Workology

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?

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Tech Pioneers Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Workology

Coding is now thought of as a bit of a boys club, so much so that there are hundreds of bootcamps and workshops dedicated to getting girls and women into the tech education funnel and keeping them in the field years down the road. HR diversity tech women in tech

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Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Ms. Career Girl

Studying abroad immerses you in another culture, and often means you have no choice but to read, speak and understand a non-native language. Be More Culturally Diverse. There’s a big difference between researching cultural differences and actually getting first-hand experience.

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Are Women Catching Up To Men? Not Exactly.

Water Cooler Wisdom

Unfortunately, research demonstrates that there is still a large disparity in the number of high-paying positions held by women and men; and women haven’t made tremendous progress in the last six years in closing that gap. Less than one-fifth of companies had 25 percent or more women board directors. About one in ten companies had no women serving on their boards. Women held 14.1 Women held only 7.5

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Top Five: Doing Business Differently

Workology

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. HR collaboration diversity diversity in tech leadership work life balance

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

Ms. Career Girl

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.

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Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry

Workology

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.

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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 Del.icio.us 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

Workology

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. Tech Startups Are So Sexist They’re Losing Women Who Don’t Even Work There Yet. 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. TGIF, friends!

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all the party planning in my office always falls to women

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’ve noticed in my office that nearly all of the holiday planning responsibilities fall to women. This is in a traditionally male-dominated industry where there has been progress in hiring/promoting women, but we’re still generally underrepresented. However, in the party planning efforts, usually all, or all-but-one of the representatives are women. 2) Whose responsibility is it to ensure a diverse representation in these things?

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Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

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?

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The is a test to see if a girl or woman has Asperger Syndrome

Penelope Trunk

We are failing to diagnose girls and women on the autism spectrum at such an incredible rate that some scientists think there is not a large gap between the number of males and females with Asperger syndrome – we just need to start diagnosing more competently. Women laugh more than men.

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