Posts Tagged Diversity
Attending the SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference & Expo has truly been an amazing experience. I first must thank the Garden State Council SHRM (GSC-SHRM) for sending myself and my Co – Chair to this amazing conference. It has been nothing but a fantastic learning experience.
Two of the most important skills the military gave me!
There are 32 fully accredited tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in the US with over 30,000 part and full-time students. TCUs support students in the most remote and poorest areas of the country. There are 183 tribal K-12 schools in 23 states. According to the National Science Foundation, these schools - along with non-tribal colleges and universities - produce a total of about 4,000 STEM undergraduate and graduate students per year.
Kelley Cornish explains how diversity and inclusion help make a difference in an organization.
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It is Asian American Heritage Month. As we celebrate the many contributions of Asian Americans, let’s also bury the “model minority myth.” The myth hurts Asian Americans and here’s why:
As part of our coverage of the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition, each of the official bloggers is conducting Q&As with session speakers. As I scanned the list of speakers, one that caught my attention right away was Jeffrey Tobias Halter, president of strategic consulting company YWomen. His session is titled, “Why Women – The Leadership Imperative to Advanc
Research shows that when a company embraces diversity, it can become more innovative and competitive. These traits are especially important for companies who continue to experience exponential growth, expand their applicant pool and hire more talent.
I’ve recently been conducting research related to bias in interviewing and hiring and in doing so uncovered some excellent and surprising information on how to build a greater awareness of ones bias in the hiring process. This research has also unintentionally helped me develop a more acute awareness of the role of bias and its influence not only in hiring but also beyond.
Change is hard and can make us uncomfortable. That may be why 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail in the first week alone. But, change is upon us and it is here to stay.
Every year, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) adds hundreds of new words. This year, they added the term “gender-fluid.”