Diversity Articles

  • This Navy Officer-Turned-Recruiter Has 8 Key Tips for Hiring Veterans

    November 8, 2018

    The fighting in World War I ended 100 years ago this Sunday. The Armistice of Compiègne officially ended the hostilities between Germany and the Allies at 11 a.m. (Paris time) on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. In the United States, November 11th is Veterans Day, an annual holiday to celebrate all military veterans, living and dead. (In many other...

  • A Diversity Hiring Platform's CEO Shares 4 Tactics for Building More Diverse Teams

    November 1, 2018

    When Porter Braswell and his cofounder, Ryan Williams, first launched Jopwell, a career advancement platform for black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals, they recognized they had a unique diversity challenge: they needed to increase the number of white employees working there. As they've grown, building a diverse team continues to be a...

  • How One Mom Caused a Sensation by Bringing Her Baby to Work—and What It Means for Women

    October 1, 2018

    Like many working mothers, Jacinda Ardern struggles with the competing demands of her job and her role as a new mom. Only her job happens to be running a country — she is the elected leader of New Zealand. So last week, the 38-year-old prime minister brought her 3-month-old daughter, Neve, to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York City. At a time...

  • 3 Myths About Working Women That Are Hurting Your Diversity...

    August 20, 2018

    Changing our speech patterns. Adopting a power stance. Swapping out so-called "unempowered" clothing choices. There’s a lot of advice...

  • 3 Ways Companies Are Fighting Bias in the Workplace and...

    July 23, 2018

    On May 29, Starbucks customers across the U.S. had to find an alternative source for their caffeine fix as the company closed 8,000...

  • You May Be Overlooking One in Three Candidates—Here’s How...

    July 16, 2018

    73.5 million people in the U.S. alone have a criminal record. To put that in perspective, that’s one in three working-age adults,...