Category: Diversity

Fewer Women Became CEOs in 2017

The rate of women taking over the role of chief executive officer declined slightly in 2017.

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Overcoming Challenges when Hiring Refugees

Yesterday we published our interview with Gideon Maltz, executive director of Tent—an organization dedicated to aiding the men, women, and children of the world who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries. Today we’ll explore some of the common issues with refugees, and how to address them.

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Hiring Refugees Comes with Many Benefits

Today we are joined by Gideon Maltz, executive director of Tent—an organization dedicated to aiding the men, women, and children of the world who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries. Tent recently released a guide to hiring refugees in the United States.

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Women in STEM Face Discrimination, Harassment

A new report from Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank, finds that women working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are much more likely than men to experience gender discrimination and sexual harassment at work.

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Record Number of Companies Earn Perfect Score from Human Rights Campaign

A record number of the nation’s major companies and law firms are advancing policies and practices to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workers around the world, according to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization.

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Did You Know That the ADA Covers Applicants Too?

In yesterday’s Advisor, we noted the fact that Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protections extend not just to employees but also to applicants. We started a list of tips for employers looking to avoid disability discrimination in the hiring process. Here are some more:

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How to Avoid Disability Discrimination in the Hiring Process

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it’s illegal to discriminate against an individual on the basis of his or her disability. This discrimination protection extends to anyone who is assumed to have a disability and also to those who associate with others who have a disability. This protection extends who not only employees but […]

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Race a Factor in Advancement in Silicon Valley

A new study finds that while the San Francisco Bay Area is home to one of the most heterogeneous populations in the United States, diversity in technology leadership roles has generally stagnated over the last decade.

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If You Want Diversity, Attract Diverse Candidates

Many employers are trying to increase diversity in their workplaces. It follows that recruiting for diversity offers a simple solution. Having a diverse workforce as a goal requires making sure hiring managers and recruiters are committed to the organization’s objective.

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