Community Voices Articles

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    How Capital One Holds Itself Accountable on Diversity and Inclusion

    April 12, 2021

    When Shavonne Gordon, pictured above, took the job as head of Capital One’s diversity recruiting in 2014, it was a time, she says, “when the tech industry got called to the carpet for not having enough Black and Hispanic workers.” Shavonne knew the tech world. She started her career with Capital One as a systems and database analyst. Now, as vice president of...

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    3 Key Insights on the Future of Work from LinkedIn’s Virtual Event

    April 1, 2021

    Energy was in the virtual air on Tuesday as thousands of talent professionals from around the globe joined Forward, a LinkedIn Live event focused on the future of work. We were honored to hear a dozen industry leaders share insights across three key topics: skills-based hiring and internal mobility; diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity; and flexible work....

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    How to Tune in to Forward: LinkedIn's Virtual Event on the New World of Work

    March 29, 2021

    There’s no feeling quite like the one you get after attending a particularly inspirational conference. You know the one — you feel ready to tackle any challenge and have a hundred ideas you want to implement right away. If you’ve been craving that feeling lately, LinkedIn’s Forward can help you recapture it from the comfort of your own couch or bed (no judgments...

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    Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Strategies to Help You...

    March 11, 2021

    Globally, 77% of talent professionals say diversity will be very important to the future of recruiting. They recognize the integral...

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    5 Reasons Why Empathy Is an Essential Recruiting Skill,...

    March 9, 2021

    In the Global Talent Trends 2020 report, released in January of last year, we predicted that empathy would reshape the way employers...

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    How My Intersectionality Informed a Winning Hiring Strategy

    March 2, 2021

    As a New Yorker, I’ve found the last few years in the San Francisco Bay Area quite interesting. Professionally, I’ve led programs...