Investing in Diversity: How to Make the Case to Your Boss

I run a startup that builds diverse talent pipelines for corporations. Recently, a recruiting manager at one of the world’s largest companies told my team he was struggling to build a case for investing in more diversity-focused initiatives. His employees were questioning why their company would be spending money on diversity recruiting campaigns, including events,…

Why You Should Make Room for Uncomfortable Conversations in the Workplace

Are you passionate about starting a conversation in your workplace about diversity and inclusion (D&I), but you’re not quite sure where to start? Or maybe you’ve tried to start that conversation, but for some reason or another it’s fizzled out, raised eyebrows or gotten uncomfortable. By now, it’s common knowledge that companies that prioritize gender…

4 Reasons Why Hiring Bilingual People Will Help Your Business Succeed

In an increasingly multicultural America, a bilingual/multilingual employee can be an invaluable addition to your workforce. People who speak more than one language often have impressive communication skills and may have traveled the world and been exposed to different cultures! On top of that, hiring bi/multilingual employees is something many of your competitors are likely…

4 Reasons Company Diversity Issues Persist and How to Resolve Them

In 2014, Google released their employee diversity statistics for the first time, revealing that only two percent of their employees were African Americans. It was upsetting to realize that a powerful company that has been branded as representing innovation and information sharing does not hire more African American technology professionals. While Google benefits from minorities…

Why Now is the Time to Become LGBTQ Inclusive (And How To Do It)

Corporate trends in diversity and inclusion show 2018 is the time to make your organization LGBTQ inclusive. Google, General Electric and Boston Consulting Group are among the 600+ companies that earned a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index in 2018, while data from Glassdoor shows one in three hiring decision makers…