Diversity Articles

  • Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract More Women

    August 12, 2019

    A job post is much more than a solicitation for applications. It’s often your company’s chance to say hello and make a strong first impression. A job post can send powerful messages to would-be candidates. Those messages are conveyed both by what you say (and don’t say) and how you say it. And if you’re trying to improve your diversity — and productivity — by...

  • How to Create a Diverse Talent Pipeline: 4 Tips from Shopify, PowerToFly, and Vrbo

    August 7, 2019

    Despite lofty promises to improve workforce diversity across every industry, progress has been slow — and fatigue seems to be setting in. In a survey of tech workers, Atlassian found that only 23% of respondents engaged with company leaders in 2017 about how to create a more inclusive environment, down from 56% in 2016. And the number of participants who said...

  • Here’s How Your Word Choices Could Affect Hiring Gender-Diverse Talent

    July 31, 2019

    Currently, over 50,000 job descriptions on LinkedIn include the word “aggressive.” Whether to highlight sales goals, describe the workplace, or suggest the kind of attributes they’re looking for in a candidate.  New research from LinkedIn shows that using “aggressive” could discourage almost half of women from applying to your job. That’s right, language matters...

  • Why — and How — Your Company Should Embrace Older Workers

    July 17, 2019

    More than half of Americans over the age of 50 are being pushed out of their jobs, long before they’re ready to retire, according to a...

  • The Head of NIH Will No Longer Participate in “Manels” —...

    July 9, 2019

    Dr. Francis Collins knows difficult. He led the Human Genome Project and he now heads the U.S. National Institutes of Health. His...

  • 3 Ways to Promote Gender Diversity in the C-Suite

    June 27, 2019

    We recently reviewed thousands of company profiles on LinkedIn and one finding made us pause.  According to the data, companies with...