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

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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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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.

Three Things Women Need to Be Successful in the Workplace

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Recently, I was asked to speak about how women can be successful in. Executive Leadership Senior Work diversity leadership womenBeing a woman in the workplace isn’t easy. There are a lot of uncertainties, pitfalls and other challenges to navigate. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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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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Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech

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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.

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.

How Can Recruiters Attract More Women to Tech Roles?

The Undercover Recruiter

Are employers doing enough to attract more women into tech roles? How Can Recruiters Attract More Women to Tech Roles? Recruiting Inclusion tech market tech professionals women in tech Workplace DiversityLet’s be honest, the stats aren’t great.

Google’s Leaked Memo and Diversity in Tech

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Women coder’s took us to the moon, helped fight wars, contributed in creating the first computers, and changed the world. Google’s Leaked Memo and Diversity in Tech. Employer diversity gender bias gender equality gender inequality Google tech world Workplace bias Workplace Diversity

Tech Bootcamps Better at Recruiting Diverse Students than Higher Ed

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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.

Tips To Dressing For Success For Women In Business

Ms. Career Girl

The post Tips To Dressing For Success For Women In Business appeared first on Ms. For women in high retail sales, wearing the brand being sold might seem like the right move. Build diversity and be a star in every workplace. Style Dressing For Success For Women

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Life and Jobs Matter for Women Ex-Offenders

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This week, Donna Rojas shares the significance of life and career training to women ex-offenders. She has received the Excellence Award from the Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation and the Montgomery County Maryland’s Diversity Award.

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5 Things Possessed By Successful Women In IT

Career Realism

With organizations and communities dedicated to supporting women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) careers, the opportunities for women to break into the IT field are increasingly plentiful. 5 Things Possessed by Successful Women in IT.

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The Evolution of Women’s Working Conditions in the UK

The Undercover Recruiter

women workers represent the 47% of the workforce, but this fact does not mean that they are treated equally and paid the same. The Evolution of Women’s Working Conditions in the UK. Career Management Life Skills diversity Womens right

Why Women Rock As Business Leaders & Simple Tips On How To Climb The Ladder Of Success!

Ms. Career Girl

Women make up half of the workforce, and in 50% of families, women are the sole or co-breadwinners. Women are moving into powerful roles in companies, taking their place at the helm and making their mark. Today’s business landscape is changing.

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How Students, Grads, and Young Careerists Can Mitigate Bias

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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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#SXSW Conversations: Barriers Women Face in the Workplace

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Women. Diversity. HR Work barriers to women diversity female SXSW women women in the workplaceEquality. These are three topics of importance that have been on my mind these last few weeks. I’ve been reflecting and thinking about the problem, a solution and the challenges. As a woman and a mother to a young sassy and smart woman, I have watched and waited to see how other advocates, […].

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

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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.

Why Affirmative Action is Not a Synonym for Diversity

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The topic is an important one for myself as a women but also as someone who has been responsible as an HR leader in creating and developing affirmative action programs and plans for many years in my HR career. A hiring requirement or quota that forces you to hire only women and minorities.

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.

High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Now apply these demands to men, and that’s where the problem lies; dress codes disproportionately target women. Discriminatory dress codes and specifically the case of forcing women to wear high heels have recently had the.

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Returnships: A Key Diversity Initiative

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Goldman Sachs pioneered the idea of returnships in 2008 and maintains the program under their diversity and inclusion page. Marissa Mayer explained that her quick return to the workplace was a demonstration that women do not need to sacrifice upward mobility for child rearing.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

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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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STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy

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The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF). It is not good news for women. HR diversity education for girls hiring STEM women in tech

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

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This show is packed with practical and powerful advice to help women to level the salary playing field. here are a few highlights from our discussion: Payscale’s latest study shows that women are make 74 to 78 cents on the dollar compared to men. Women should not offer salary history.

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

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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.

Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery

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His opinion, “Women are a major reason we will do so well.” So he’s confident the country will prosper as more women excel in the workforce. The number of women supporting families is increasing- approximately 41% of mothers are primary breadwinners.

THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

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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.

Women in Leadership

Position Ignition

Since attending the FT Women at The Top conference in November 2010, I ( Angi Silverston ) have been actively developing and working with individuals and businesses to recognise the lack of females in senior positions and support them in furthering their careers. From the work I do, there needs to be a richer diversity at this level, to encourage and ensure more choice the further up the ladder you move.

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

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“Even for those filters that aren’t as overtly offensive, they subtly reinforce white superiority and reveal the lack of diversity in the product’s creators. They’ve repeatedly demonstrated their blasé attitude towards issues of diversity, inclusion and representation.

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.

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.

Let’s Talk About Drag Queens at Work

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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?

4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace

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Despite the strides we have made in gender inequality, female workers still get paid less than their male counterparts, with women significantly underrepresented in senior management roles. Employer diversity equality gender inequality Maternity Leave paternity pay gap

Top Five: Doing Business Differently

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Black Women VCs Are Challenging The Culture Of The Investment Industry. Increasing diversity in tech is about more than hiring – it’s also about shifting the balance of funding and power. HR collaboration diversity diversity in tech leadership work life balance

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Disability Rights, Gender and Race Pay Equality

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Black women can file against unfair pay through the Equal Pay Act, black men must use Title VII (Civil Rights Act, 1964). Black men must show discriminatory intent, black women must show the pay disparity exists between men and women.

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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.” Diversity and our prejudices make us uncomfortable.

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. I’ve had the awesome privilege of working with some of the most inspiring women in the tech industry.

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 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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