All Blog Posts Tagged 'diversity' (38)

Five Ways to Address Hiring Bias

It’s no secret that diversity is advantageous to business development. Large corporations invest millions of dollars to address a lack of diversity in the form of training programs, diversity goals, and recruiting incentives. Even with all of these resources at their…

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Added by Susy McNeil on August 1, 2017 at 2:37pm — 1 Comment

How do companies benefit from gender diversity and female leadership?

Notwithstanding different regulations such as quotas, companies themselves have learned that gender diversity helps them achieve better results. Various scientific studies, at the university level and in various consulting and accounting firms, have begun examining this topic over the past 3 years. One of the most recognised is the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington,…

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Added by Daniela Berakova on May 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

7 Eye-Opening Statistics About Women and Minorities in Tech

It’s not a secret that the technology sector has massive gender gaps between men and women, even though women make up the vast majority of the working force, the gap is nowhere near closing. It doesn’t appear to be an education issue either, as women hold more Bachelors and Graduate degrees than men. Many…

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Added by Pete Jay DuCharme on February 24, 2017 at 12:20pm — No Comments

What Civilians Say About The Military Transition Conversation - Part 1 Of 3

I FEEL SO BAD FOR THEM, THEY’VE DONE SO MUCH AND THEN IT’S SO HARD TO COME HOME AND BE NORMAL AGAIN.

WHY ARE WE EVEN HAVING THIS CONVERSATION? WHY DO WE HAVE TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN…

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Added by Jean South on February 22, 2017 at 8:33pm — No Comments

How To Avoid Gender Bias In The Hiring Process With Technology

Make a game about time travel and talking lizards, nobody objects. Make a game about the gender gap, “This is unrealistic!” — Mauro Vanetti

The amount of hate Mauro Vanetti received for his…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on June 3, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

How is writing about millennials still a thing?

In fact, how was it EVER a thing?

If I had a dollar for every time I've read or heard something along the lines of the following, I'd be able to afford lots of lunch items not listed on the Del Taco "buck and under" menu. 

"For the first time in U.S.…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 4, 2016 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

Bias Leadership: When Reverse Discrimination is the Problem

What happens in an organization where minorities are in leadership and the majority is subject to discrimination? Before we set out on this road to explore “reverse discrimination” let us be clear on a few things:

1)     Reverse discrimination is not equal to racism. Racism is more than a…

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Added by Janine Truitt on October 20, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

DIVERSITY KEY IN FILLING TECH ROLES

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There is a high demand for individuals in STEM fields. Even conservative estimates assume that for decades to come there will be many more tech jobs available than there will be qualified applicants to fill them.

Many big tech companies are thinking ahead and doing anything they can to boost the number of people necessary to perform work in a technical role.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on May 14, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Video Interviewing and Your Recruiting Strategy

Let's be honest, if we took a look at the technology you're using to interview even 5 years ago, I bet it would look almost the same as it does today. Maybe a new platform or two but essentially the same sh*t, different year, despite the blogging community and a ton of startups who have spent…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on March 26, 2015 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Diversity Programs aka The Big Illusion and Implicit Bias

Everywhere you turn lately, you seem to come across another article on diversity (including this one which might just piss you off). It's interesting to see companies highlight their programs to the media in an effort to save face. Unfortunately, the inefficiencies of their diversity programs and the…

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Added by Chris Bell on October 13, 2014 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

How Large Is the Ethnic Diversity Gap in STEM?

I recently shared data on gender diversity in STEM (science, tech, engineering, and mathematics) jobs. This time, I'm examining ethnic diversity for these fields. How ethnically diverse is US's STEM candidate supply? Below are the percentages of qualified people in the US workforce for each STEM field, broken down by ethnicity.

Ethnic Breakdown of…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 5, 2014 at 10:10am — 2 Comments

Have You Ever Noticed: Startup Age Discrimination

Have you ever noticed how few people over 30 or so get hired at early-stage startups, and while age discrimination is sometimes discussed, how rarely (if ever) you hear of startups being cited or working to age-diversify their early-stage hires?

 

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Added by Keith Halperin on May 13, 2014 at 3:57pm — 4 Comments

Where My Girls At?

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The philosophy of pursuitology is to change recruiting from the inside out. It is not enough to want diverse employees, you have to change your perspective on how you look at diversity and inclusion. In my “Must be Able to Drive a Zoo Vehicle” presentation at SourceCon, the audience and I…

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Added by Jackye on February 21, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ask Jackye: Three Million Networking Contacts and Counting

Please Note - This article was originally posted on Sourcecon.com in 2011.  I still feel it is relevant today so I am re-posting.

Ask Jackye: Three Million Networking Contacts and Counting

How do you source for high demand…

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Added by Jackye on February 18, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Dude Dressed Like A Lady, Now What?!

I was reading a trade industry article online and came across a question from another recruiter, I thought the question would spark a robust yet healthy dialogue. I would love to get your thoughts, read on….



Dear Staffing: Dude Dressed Like A Lady, Now What?!

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“I never, I repeat, NEVER thought that I would come across this issue in all my years of staffing but here I am and I haven’t the slightest what to do about it. I always told myself that it would not…

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Added by Tonie Snell on November 8, 2012 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Diversity Recruitment Problems Over Analyzed

Recently when I presented the “Secrets of a Successful Job Search” at the University of Utah, I asked the participants “How many of you feel you have been discriminated because of your age?” About a third of the people raised their hands.

When you read about diversity recruitment most people discuss systems and solutions but I have yet to see anyone discuss the root problem. Possibly the reason that you do not see the root cause is that most people who write on the subject are outside…

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Added by Bill Humbert on March 28, 2012 at 3:31pm — 1 Comment

Failure to plan



Its a typical Monday morning.  The staff comes in to work in the usual fashion.  The beginning of the workweek yet again, however, something is different.  Over the past couple of years, sales have been "OK" but you have seen better years in the past.  You have shrugged it off and blamed it on the bad economy.  Yes, it must be the economy.  The worst financial times since the great depression.... Right??

You check your year over year…

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Added by Tonie Snell on March 20, 2012 at 6:36pm — No Comments

An Intro to Diversity and Diversity Recruiting

An Intro to Diversity and Diversity Recruiting

I’m back from a trip to CA and a week of vacation...feeling pretty good.  I wanted to get started on a small series about Diversity and what Diversity recruiting means to me.  It’s an issue that is a real…
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Added by jeffreytmoore on October 21, 2011 at 7:37pm — 9 Comments

A Lesson for Recruiters, Corporate Gatekeepers/HR and Hiring Managers from Steve Jobs



A Toast “to the crazy ones,” by Steve Jobs

 

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with…

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Added by Valentino Martinez on October 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Rambling, disconnected thoughts from a recruiter on vacation...

Vacation ramblings.......

As many of you know, I’m on vacation this week.  I didn’t want to write a full post, did that already for the Google Students site.  BUT, I did… Continue

Added by jeffreytmoore on October 6, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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