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Yesterday in San Francisco, I addressed a gathering of more than 750 diversity and inclusion leaders from companies and organizations throughout the country. For decades, these professionals have talked about and demonstrated how differing perspectives in the workplace can improve innovation and problem solving. 
 
October 24, 2017

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.

October 24, 2017

 
 
I’m in San Francisco getting ready for the SHRM Diversity and Inclusion conference that starts tomorrow, and I’m thinking about what diversity and inclusion mean.
 
October 23, 2017

 

Two of the most important skills the military gave me!

October 23, 2017
 
 
 
According to a new study there has been little to no progress in reducing racial hiring discrimination since 1989. Researchers from Northwestern University, Harvard, and the Institute for Social Research in Norway looked studies on resume and interview discrimination in the past 28 years, looking for trends in the data. And boy did they find one – little to no progress.
 
October 18, 2017

 

 


 

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.

October 16, 2017
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Kelley Cornish explains how diversity and inclusion help make a difference in an organization.

 

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September 26, 2017

 

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:

May 16, 2017

On May 3, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guests from the SHRM Foundation Beth McFarland and Ashlee Smith about Building a More Inclusive Workplace.

If you missed this informative chat, you can read all the tweets here:

 

May 3, 2017
 
 
 
Every year, I write a blog for SHRM on Holocaust Remembrance.    
 
This year, Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) is next week on April 24, 2017. 
 
April 18, 2017

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

March 28, 2017

 

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.

February 20, 2017

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.

February 10, 2017

    
     

 

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.”

December 17, 2016

 

December 8, 2016