Inclusion Begets Retention in 2019

Diversity matters. So does inclusion. But many employers struggle to properly address both so that one agenda doesn’t push the other aside — and it’s costing them talented players, productivity, and revenue. What’s the difference? Simply put, diversity is often used to put people in seats, and inclusion helps to keep them there. Of course,…

How to Show Candidates You’re Diverse

If you’re like most industry-leading organizations, you’ve already revamped your website and policies to be more inclusive and you’re working hard (and having hard conversations) to make sure you’re addressing any deficiencies in diversity within your company. So, why go the extra step to highlight your diversity and inclusion efforts in your interview process? It’s…

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…