Workplace Diversity

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Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year
Workplace Diversity

Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year

Raising the issue of job discrimination usually falls to those who are hurt most. Everybody else wants to change the subject.
Michael Welp
People are Slamming Facebook for Blaming Its Diversity Problem on a Lack of Talent
Facebook

People are Slamming Facebook for Blaming Its Diversity Problem on a Lack of Talent

The backlash comes after the social media giant revealed last week that it still mainly employs white men.
Jillian D'Onfro
Google's Diversity Efforts Show Scant Progress
Google

Google's Diversity Efforts Show Scant Progress

The company released its diversity figures for the first time in 2014 and sparked a conversation among Silicon Valley tech companies that led many of its closest competitors to follow suit.
Diversity Programs Often Make Workplaces Less Diverse, New Study Finds
Workplace Diversity

Diversity Programs Often Make Workplaces Less Diverse, New Study Finds

Sociologists have found that the diversity strategies companies most readily adopt end up failing. To start, don't use the word 'diversity' often.
Lydia Belanger
5 Ways to Overcome Cultural Barriers at Work
Culture

5 Ways to Overcome Cultural Barriers at Work

Find common ground where everyone can understand each other and respect cultural differences.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Sponsorship Has More Promise for Executive Diversity Than Mentorship
Radicals & Visionaries

Sponsorship Has More Promise for Executive Diversity Than Mentorship

There is a new way to promote diversity in the executive ranks.
Hugh Welsh
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's Manifesto
Radicals & Visionaries

Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's Manifesto

The greatest satisfaction for those who have broken business barriers is the pathways they have opened for those who follow.
Donald Thompson
Overcoming Unconscious Bias Is Key to Building an Inclusive Team
Inclusion

Overcoming Unconscious Bias Is Key to Building an Inclusive Team

HR pros recognize an unconscious bias as a driving factor underlying homogenous workforces.
Christi Downes
Snapchat Exercises Poor Judgment With 4/20 Bob Marley Blackface Filter
Snapchat

Snapchat Exercises Poor Judgment With 4/20 Bob Marley Blackface Filter

After sparking outrage with a truly stupid feature on National Weed Day, the media-sharing service hasn't gotten around to snapping an apology.
Lydia Belanger
The Case for Blind Hiring
Workplace Diversity

The Case for Blind Hiring

Blind hiring gets you the diversity you want, but what about the cultural 'fit' you need?
Heather R. Huhman
A Little Empathy Makes Good Leaders Great
Leadership

A Little Empathy Makes Good Leaders Great

Empathy helps entrepreneurs face down problems with a heightened awareness to inform their decisions.
Brian T. Anderson
Powerful Tech CEOs -- More Than Politicians, Advocates or Religious Leaders -- Are Driving the Debate Over LGBT Laws
Leadership

Powerful Tech CEOs -- More Than Politicians, Advocates or Religious Leaders -- Are Driving the Debate Over LGBT Laws

Salesforce came in and pushed the governor of Georgia up against a wall over a anti-gay legislation, and this week, Apple, Google and Facebook are among the companies putting serious pressure on North Carolina's governor over anti-transgender laws.
Catherine Clifford
Why Diversity In the Workforce Is Imperative
Workplace Diversity

Why Diversity In the Workforce Is Imperative

Workplace diversity ensures that there will be more than one way to look at a problem.
Gabriel Bristol
Meet the Executive Leading the Charge to Change Stereotypical 'Women at Work' Stock Photos
Women in Business

Meet the Executive Leading the Charge to Change Stereotypical 'Women at Work' Stock Photos

Pam Grossman, Getty Images' director of visual trends, breaks down how portrayals of women have shifted over the past decade.
Laura Entis