diversity & inclusion

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Post date: October 20, 2016
Many recent studies validate the business case for increased gender diversity in leadership. Most recently, a comprehensive 2016 report of 22,000 publically traded companies in 91 countries by Peterson Institute for International Economics and Ernst and Young reinforces the fact that an increase of...
Post date: February 6, 2017
Talent acquisition is always a prime area of focus for companies and HR professionals. With an improving economy and subsequent labor market, finding the right people for the job and retaining them will be an increasing challenge. Identifying expanded sources of labor to fill this gap is imperative...
Post date: March 6, 2018
The loudly proclaimed assertion by corporations that they are a meritocracy is a myth. In a true meritocracy, what you do, and not who you are, matters--therefore those who “make it” do so because of their excellent ability. However, in looking at how Latinos are doing, meritocracy is not...
Post date: August 18, 2016
More than 70 percent of people with disabilities in the United States are unemployed. For a community that represents 20 percent of the entire American population, people with disabilities are far underrepresented in the workplace—a reflection of one of the biggest problems we face in today’s...
Post date: August 13, 2020
America’s higher education institutions have a consistent response to addressing race scandals—they throw a diversity hire at the problem. In the face of mounting racial tension, or in the event of a discrimination reproach, college and university leaders look to carve out space at their leadership...
Post date: July 21, 2020
Creating a diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy is not only a matter of compliance or the right thing to do, but it can also increase a business's bottom line to the tune of 19 percent. The simple mandate—creating more diversity and inclusion—has proved to be challenging for many industries....
Post date: March 3, 2016
Since 2002, when former Walgreens senior vice president of supply chain and logistics, Randy Lewis, advocated for hiring more individuals with disabilities in without sacrificing profitability and efficiency, more companies across the U.S. and other nations have been exploring the bottom-line...
Post date: June 25, 2020
After serving in various business roles across the globe, Justin Hastings brings a wide range of experience to his role as Chief Human Resources Officer of Experian North America. Here he discusses how Experian supports diversity and inclusion and how the organization is innovating despite the...
Post date: January 21, 2020
Gender Inequality in Energy and in Africa  The energy sector is notorious for its struggle to attract female employees. Women in the oil and gas industry face an array of challenges—inadequate (or nonexistent) maternity leave, a lack of female mentors, pay inequality, higher rates of sexual...
Post date: November 22, 2017
It’s impossible to read the news and not think about its implications for HR. From Hollywood to the tech sector, it’s clearly time to establish new norms for the workplace. Creating an inclusive workplace is an obvious starting point, but also a gargantuan task. While some companies are endowed...