Diversity Articles

  • Photo of gold-medal winning Paralympian Liz Johnson

    Gold Medal–Winning Paralympian Shares 5 Tips for Creating a More Inclusive Workplace

    November 26, 2019

    Liz Johnson has a pretty good idea of just how much people with disabilities can do. Liz (pictured above) has cerebral palsy, which has left her right side much weaker than her left. She’s won gold medals in swimming at the Paralympics and the world and European championships and set world records in the 100-meter breaststroke. To top it off, she has a bachelor’...

  • 5 Steps Your Company Can Take to Combat Veteran Underemployment

    November 11, 2019

    When service members leave the military, they may refer to it as “separating” or, in the case of the British Royal Navy, “going outside.” Neither of the phrases makes clear the challenges of soldiers, sailors, aviators, and marines of all ranks becoming civilian employees of all stripes. It’s hard work. And as today is Veterans Day in the United States,...

  • 4 Important (and Sometimes Difficult) Steps Leaders Must Take to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Team

    November 5, 2019

    Creating a truly diverse and inclusive company isn’t just about hiring a broad range of people. It’s also about creating a culture in which every one of those people can bring their “A” game and contribute to the company’s success — and leaders play an integral role in that.  “The culture that you want starts with the leadership that you have,” says Uzo Akotaobi...

  • How the FBI Overhauled Its Hiring Process to Improve...

    November 4, 2019

    In 2016, former FBI director James Comey realized the organization was facing a diversity crisis in its special agent ranks. While the...

  • How a Diversity Scorecard Helps Salesforce Keep Equality...

    October 28, 2019

    Salesforce is best known for its ubiquitous customer relationship management (CRM) platform. But, increasingly, it’s making a name for...

  • Glen Cathey Explains Why and How Introversion Should be a...

    October 15, 2019

    Early in Glen Cathey’s career, the owner of the company he worked for announced in front of his peers that he was surprised hiring...