Diversity Articles

  • 5 No-Nonsense Tactics to Make “Diverse Hiring” More Than a Feel-Good Phrase

    January 4, 2018

    Your company can say it wants more “diverse talent,” but you can’t leave it at that. While diversity sounds great and it’s easy to champion in the abstract, it can also be a fuzzy, feel-good band-aid that substitutes for more serious, uncomfortable conversations. Diverse talent can mean women, underrepresented ethnicities, LGBTQ+ people, veterans, different...

  • How Amazon Is Hiring 25,000 Veterans in 5 Years

    December 27, 2017

    “Why do you recruit?” asks Sean Kelley, Talent Acquisition Director at Amazon, speaking to an audience of recruiting professionals at Talent Connect 2017. “I know why I do it,” he says. “I do it to change lives, I do it to feel joy, I do it to make a difference, I do it to have an impact—and the point at which I feel most alive is when I do this on behalf of...

  • Reduce Bias in the Hiring Process By Taking These Courageous (and Sometimes Uncomfortable) Steps

    November 21, 2017

    “Privilege. Racial profiling. Transgender identity. Gender pay gaps. Glass ceilings. Working parents. Intersectionality. You can’t be a diverse organization without really talking about diversity,” says Yewande Ige, ThoughtWorks Global Recruitment Strategist. Talking through these issues was one of the four key steps that helped ThoughtWorks reduce bias in its...

  • Despite Increased Focus on Diversity and Inclusion, Expert ...

    November 13, 2017

    When it comes to true diversity in the workplace—of age, gender, race, ethnicity, orientation—we are still a lot further away than...

  • 2017 Veteran Insights Report: The Types of Veterans Who Are...

    November 10, 2017

    On November 11th, nations around the world observe Remembrance Day in honor of those who have given their lives in combat. In the...

  • How GoDaddy Increased Diversity at Every Level by...

    November 6, 2017

    GoDaddy had a lot to be proud of. In just a few years, it had reinvented its brand —gone were the racy commercials that had turned...