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.

Understanding the Impact of Diversity in Your Organization

The Undercover Recruiter

In this week’s episode, we’re going to chat about Diversity & Inclusion, a hugely important topic, and how it impacts your organization’s employer brand. Understanding the Impact of Diversity in Your Organization Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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.

Job Seekers and Conversations About Diversity Issues in the Workplace

Competitive Resumes

This article was picked up by College Recruiters, who decided to host the webinar, “ Honest Diversity Conversations: Race Relations & HR.” The conversation about diversity issues in the workplace is needed. The conversation about diversity issues in the workplace is needed.

5 Ways to Amplify Your Diversity Recruiting Efforts


Diversity, in my mind isn’t just about race, being female or a military veteran , but it can be. Diversity can also be about diversity of life, experiences and points of view that drive change, engagement and drive us to do work differently. Diversity Job Boards and Forums.

3 Ways to Encourage Diversity in the Hiring Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Diversity continues to be a hot topic in the modern workplace, as organizations seek to establish and develop practices that ensure they hire employees with a wide range of professional backgrounds. Recruiting David Morel diversity hiring process Tiger Recruitment

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.

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech


Rava has a long history of bringing discrimination cases against organizations offering discounts or “special treatment” for women. Want to find the best talent for your organization? Why Slack Is Making Diversity an Early Priority. Ellen Pao Drops Appeal.

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.

Tech Bootcamps Better at Recruiting Diverse Students than Higher Ed


For-profit coding bootcamps have a more diverse student population than traditional colleges and they produce better career outcomes for these diverse students. Even more importantly, they’re better at graduating diverse students and getting them jobs.

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. And the advantage of all that experience to transfer to your organization.

Why Affirmative Action is Not a Synonym for Diversity


What Affirmative Action Is Not… A requirement to hire individuals in these classes into your organization over other more qualified talent. A suggestion and encourages you to reach, engage, cultivate relationships and encourage diverse candidates to apply at your company.

Why Building Diversity Into Your Intern Program Matters


Creating a diverse and inclusive work place is one of the most critical and challenging issues faced by HR professionals today. That said whether you are a Fortune 500 or a small business, building the right foundations for diversity within your team is important.

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.

Companies: Look To Regulations For Establishing Workplace Diversity Programs


When it comes to the topic of diversity, organizations are applauded or reprimanded for their efforts. HR diversity EEOC OFCCPThis article was originally published on Forbes. You can view by clicking here. However, there. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

How Not To Talk About Diversity/Inclusion - If you Want to Actually Recruit Diverse Candidates

HR Capitalist

Most of us have work to do related to optimizing the diversity/inclusion that exists in our organization. No organization is perfect. For some HR and recruiting pros, you may have the added challenge of recruiting diverse candidates to areas of the country that are.

Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative


Goldman Sachs pioneered the idea of returnships in 2008 and maintains the program under their diversity and inclusion page. Returnships in Your Organization? I am sure you have heard the story a thousand times before.

The Great Divide: Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience


Diverse Audience Among Digital Natives. This ever-shortening attention span of job seekers makes it increasingly difficult to market employer brand and draw them in to your organization. Adapting to a Digitally Diverse Audience. Know your audience.

Organizations Strive for a New Level of Inclusiveness


Traditionally, inclusion was pair with diversity (as in Diversity & Inclusion) and implied a sense of “feeling included’ regardless of skin color, origin, culture or sexual orientation.

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How to Make Your Hiring Strategy More Diverse [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

But a diverse team offers varying perspectives and a multitude of skillsets — often equating to better performance, a great brand image, and growth in an organization. How to Make Your Hiring Strategy More Diverse [INFOGRAPHIC].

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

Ms. Career Girl

Instead, he’s stuck with an un-diverse quote on the internet. If men at your organization say no; watch, learn, adapt. On the other hand, in many organizations the cultural norms have become harder on women thanks to evolutionary nurturer-by-nature behaviors.

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy Organic Foods

Ms. Career Girl

So last week I stopped into Whole Foods to pick up a cucumber and grapes, and since those are two items on the “Dirty Dozen” list of produce with the most pesticides, I opted for organic. That said, here are 10 reasons I strongly suggest buying organic food whenever possible.

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11 Videos Show How Diverse Employment Branding & Recruiting Really Is


The challenge for employers right now is how to stay true to the organization’s culture and values while creating videos that are engaging and attract not just attention but the attention of a qualified and targeted pool of candidates.

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


Although the helpfully conference organizes these sessions into six tracks I’m going to ignore this in favour of picking through the sessions magpie-like. 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. Synthesizing Diversity and Inclusion: A Critical Business Imperative.

THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

Among other things, since 2010 we’ve given more than $40 million to organizations working to bring computer science education to women and girls. I''m looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger.

Should Succession Planning Be Important to Your Organization?


A systems thinking approach to a business or organization means that the biz or org puts the cogs first – the wheel will follow successfully when the cogs are supported and in place. I just can’t stop thinking.

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HR Is One of the Most Important Functions in an Organization


While my technical colleagues followed the analytics path, I became transfixed by the social and group psychology of successful and dysfunctional organizations. What will differentiate successful organizations from the competition is how they attract, manage, and reward their talent.

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TASE ME FOR ART: More On Sheeple In Your Organization.

HR Capitalist

Something bad happens in your organization and there''s a collective panic, mainly because Sheeple run in packs, love to think the sky is falling and have an inability to think for themselves.

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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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Diversity Training at Target: It's Easy to Be Critical If You've Never Dealt With the Craziness.

HR Capitalist

A 49-page internal document obtained by HuffPost entitled “Diversity Scripts for Stores” sheds light on how the company is supposed to deal with potentially inflammatory workplace issues as it faces a discrimination lawsuit filed by three former employees earlier this month.

Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work


So it might seem a little unusual to work with a cross-dresser in the cube next to you, but it may be a good thing for your organization. Why is all this diversity so important? Instead, save money and create a diverse and discrimination-free work environment.

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Healthcare Organizations Lead the Innovation Charge

Water Cooler Wisdom

« Screw the Cover Letter | Main | 5 Success Tips for Gen Y » October 07, 2010 Healthcare Organizations Lead the Innovation Charge I recently learned that healthcare management and technologyis the fastest-growing field in the world right now.

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using unlimited time off to work a second job, a sexist conference organizer, and more

Ask A Manager

Speaking up about a sexist conference organizer. The conference is an annual affair, organized by a nonprofit that is the only professional society for this discipline in my town. It is well-known for being inclusive, collaborative, and diverse, and having an equal representation of men and women. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. Can I used my unlimited time off to do part-time nanny work?

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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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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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The Epilog of My Talk at UNG on Unconscious Bias

Competitive Resumes

I was asked to come to the University of North Georgia to talk about “Unconscious Bias” due to my Facebook postings on diversity and inclusion. If you would like for me to present at your organization or college, email me at

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4 Core Values That Every Organization Should Have

Career Realism

What about the other factors that play an important role in building a strong bond between the employee and the organization? A bond that is dependent on many diverse factors such as recognition, open communication, and team work. Here are four such core values every organization should have: 1. Many organizations across the globe adopt an attitude whereby the entire company interacts together like a close knit family.

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Your Organization Has A Responsibility to Call BS on Rejecting Candidates Based On "Fit".

HR Capitalist

Allowing rejections due to broad "fit" concerns is robbing your organization of all types of diversity - and increased performance. First up, let me say this - I''m a huge believer in using motivational fit as a legitimate way to evaluate candidates for any role. . Motivation Fit in my eyes is a match of what most satisfies and causes high performance from a candidate and what you can realistically provide in the job in question. They like freedom? You can''t provide it?

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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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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. Educate the team on the value of diversity.

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5 Post-Election Steps for Every Business


That’s why your diversity initiative is so important right now. It’s why reaffirming your commitment to it will show that your organization, and the employer brand you’ve worked so hard to build, can be trusted.

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Creating a Succession Plan for Your Technical Team

Hiring Technical People

You’re not getting diverse people. It was very interesting introducing change to that organization, especially to the managers. Resolve the criteria across the organization, so that your team is on par with the rest of the organization. hiring strategy attractive job diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit qualities succession plan technical skills title value We often think about a succession plan for managers.

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Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. Back when I was a hiring manager inside organizations in the ’80s and ’90s, I hired developers and testers. When I asked about diversity, I kept hearing, “We only have young white people to offer you.” In fact, there were, maybe not plenty, but enough that I could start to hire a diverse set of people.