Diversity Articles

  • Glen Cathey Explains Why and How Introversion Should be a Part of Diversity and Inclusion

    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 Glen had worked out. Why? Because Glen is quiet.  “It really felt like a slap in the face, publicly to be called out for that,” Glen recalls, as if you can't be successful employee if you're quiet. "Imagine if you filled in that...

  • Michelle Obama Shares the Key to Diverse Hiring

    October 7, 2019

    What was the thing Michelle Obama liked best about campus recruiting as a young lawyer? You mean, beyond the fact that it gave her a chance to visit her then boyfriend Barack Obama at law school?  She liked that it gave her a seat at the table, she said, to talk about diversifying her firm. She encouraged a Talent Connect 2019 audience in Dallas last week to use...

  • How LinkedIn’s Program for High Potential Youth Is Changing the Face of the Company

    September 30, 2019

    When LinkedIn’s former sales leaders Mike Gamson and Brian Frank launched the Business Leadership Program in 2013, they wanted to do more than create a talent pipeline for the sales organization. They wanted to hire the future leaders of the company. As ambitious as that sounds, the program appears to be delivering on its original vision. And BLP has, in its...

  • How Starbucks Achieved 100% Pay Equity by Following These 6...

    September 5, 2019

    A decade ago, Starbucks decided to tackle its gender pay gap, which was a large problem. No, make that a venti problem. In the United...

  • Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract...

    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...

  • How to Create a Diverse Talent Pipeline: 4 Tips from...

    August 7, 2019

    Despite lofty promises to improve workforce diversity across every industry, progress has been slow — and fatigue seems to be setting...