Category: Diversity

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Diverse Hiring: Cultural Fit Could Backfire

Birds of a feather flock together, which means that people who are similar to each other, or share similar interests, tend to spend time with each other. In the business world, this could be likened to “cultural fit.” While many companies want to hire based on cultural fit, this could end up backfiring. A diverse and inclusive workplace […]

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The Benefits of Recruiting Workers with Autism

Most employers and HR professionals are familiar with the basics of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including the workplace, and requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for disabled individuals.

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How to Handle Tough Topics During the Hiring Process

From Google to Uber and everywhere in between, company scandals have been filling the headlines lately. As a result, jobseekers are more concerned about a company’s values. They want to work for an employer that aligns with what they believe is just and right.

New Rating Site Focuses on LGBTQ Employees

A new site, OutBüro, aims to fill the void in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer working and professional community by offering a Glassdoor-like service where LGBTQ employees can rate their employers.

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2018 Catalyst Award Winners Receive Honors

Last month, Catalyst, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and business, honored recipients of the 2018 Catalyst Award at its annual awards conference and dinner in New York City.