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

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.

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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Top Five: Diversity in Tech

Blogging4jobs

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.

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech

Blogging4jobs

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Blogging4jobs

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

My forbidden fantasy: Voting for Trump

Penelope Trunk

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. I like the diversity. Diversity

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Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work

Blogging4jobs

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?

Top Five: Doing Business Differently

Blogging4jobs

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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If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources

Blogging4jobs

The work that HR does has so much impact on company culture and success. ” All companies, small or large, have human resource challenges — and these can’t be eliminated by building the perfect company culture or team, or having the right package of HR/legal software.

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Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry

Blogging4jobs

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.

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?

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.

Get Creative: 10 Reasons Why You Must Install Art in the Office

Ms. Career Girl

From the aesthetic to the psychological, the benefits of including art in the workplace are numerous and diverse. In a recent study conducted by Exeter University, it was discovered that 92% of women and 71% of men agreed that their wellbeing improved with an art-filled workplace.

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3 Reasons Why Pandora Is A Poppin’ Place To Work

Career Realism

It’s focused on building a workforce as diverse as its music selection. Pandora is on a mission to build diverse workforce. Want to showcase your company’s culture? Culture Showcase: Fashion, Fun, And Bagels With The CEO. Company Culture Is Important To Hiring Managers.

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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.”

Five Tips for Improving Your Online Presence

Blogging4jobs

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

Blogging4jobs

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!

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?

A Comprehensive List of Work Roles White People Should Never Be Selected For.

HR Capitalist

Leadership positions with Diversity titles in Corporate America. has become the epicenter in a growing movement to call out white people who profit off the culinary ideas and dishes swiped from other cultures. Of course, I'm kidding with that title.

How To Communicate With A Young Gun

Tim's Strategy

Most of us have heard of the famous John Gray book Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. One of the overarching ideas within is that men and women fundamentally think differently. Diversity is a great thing.

Tech Pioneers Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Blogging4jobs

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

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

An Open Letter to CEOs: Treat Employees Like Adults

Ms. Career Girl

Want more diversity? Consciously put more women, more people from different cultures, ages and perspectives, into senior and mid-level leadership. CEOs and C-Suite leaders get a lot of advice, often from highly-paid consultants and coaches.

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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.

Read the Inspiring Story of Real Career Girl, Danielle Wilson, CEO of Aero Jet Medical & United Medivac Solutions

Ms. Career Girl

Additionally, my job stays fulfilling because the health care industry is extremely diverse – each day brings something new and different so I love the changing landscape. What is the biggest advice you can give to women who want to find balance in their work and personal life?

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6 Intangible Skills That Can Get You Hired Today

Career Realism

We’re already seeing this in corporate America with the emergence of women and multi-ethnicity. Want to get hired ? Of course you do! Employers are and will be looking for a more holistic group of skill sets in hiring people.

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