Diversity Articles

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    Stop the Blame Game: How Hiring Managers and Recruiters Can Partner to Improve Diversity Efforts

    November 19, 2020

    As a part of my consulting business, I do diversity recruiting training programs for both recruiters and hiring managers. My most favorite reaction from participants happens when I make this bold statement during orientation: “In diversity recruiting, recruiters are accountable for the diversity within the candidate pool and hiring managers are accountable for...

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    6 Diversity and Inclusion Leaders Share Their Reading Recommendations

    November 12, 2020

    Do you have anyone on your holiday gift list who has made a commitment to exploring the causes of systemic injustice or becoming a better ally? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We asked six highly regarded diversity and inclusion leaders for their personal D&I book recommendation. Their suggestions tap into critical topics such as the history of systemic...

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    Top Ways Companies Are Measuring Their Diversity and Inclusion Progress

    November 11, 2020

    As companies continue to elevate and prioritize their diversity and inclusion efforts, they have increasingly looked for ways to use data as both a meter and a motor, a tool to track improvement and to drive it. This isn’t easy work and there’s no consensus yet on the absolute best approach. Gathering information around certain types of diversity — gender, race,...

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    5 Steps Your Company Can Take to Combat Veteran...

    November 11, 2020

    When service members leave the military, they may refer to it as “separating” or, in the case of the British Royal Navy, “going...

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    What Would Your Hiring Managers Say if Candidates Asked...

    November 4, 2020

    I’m excited. Excited because — despite everything that’s challenging about 2020 — my team and I are seeing many more companies move...

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    Why LinkedIn Sees Equipping Managers to Be Inclusive...

    October 26, 2020

    October is Global Diversity Awareness Month — a time to celebrate the positive impact diverse voices can have on a company, its...