Diversity Articles

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    LinkedIn Data Shows Women Are Less Likely to Have Strong Networks — Here’s What Companies Should Do

    March 11, 2020

    Co-authored by Deanne Tockey.  You’ve heard about the gender pay gap — but there’s another gap that’s nearly as important, though much less discussed: The network gap.  A weaker network means less access to job opportunities. It also means companies may be missing some of the best candidates: Those who have the right skills, but lack the right connections.  It’s...

  • Cartoon of young people entering tent of village elders. It reads: "The village wants to add some younger elders."

    Boomers Can’t Learn, Millennials Are Lazy, and 6 Other Myths About the Multigenerational Workforce

    March 10, 2020

    By now, most talent acquisition and HR professionals know stone-cold the business case for diversity. They understand the value that comes when a company is able to tap into the perspectives and life experiences of people of different genders, races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations. But what about age? Do you work for a tech company loaded with young...

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    6 Meaningful Ways Companies Welcome Moms Back from Maternity Leave

    March 5, 2020

    “Working mothers.” The phrase is very much in vogue these days, but it’s still an odd coinage — moms have always worked, whether in the home or, increasingly, in the office. With International Women’s Day rolling out on Sunday, we’d like to salute working mothers everywhere, whether the change management they’re leading focuses on organizational overhaul or...

  • Open Your Doors to Working Moms Who’ve Taken a Career Break...

    March 2, 2020

    This coming Sunday marks International Women’s Day, an important time for us to celebrate working mothers everywhere. As a working mom...

  • NASA research mathematician Katherine Johnson is photographed at work at NASA Langley Research Center in 1980.

    The Remarkable Life of 'Hidden Figure' Katherine Johnson — ...

    February 27, 2020

    The sky was never the limit for Katherine Johnson. Instead, it was merely the starting point, the playground for a 33-year career as a...

  • The 3 Most Common Reasons Generations Clash at Work

    February 20, 2020

    Baby Boomers. Generation X. Millennials. Generation Z. With four generations now making up 98% of the workforce, age diversity is on...