4 Important Lessons on Diversity & Inclusion from Zootopia

Congrats to Zootopia for winning an Oscar for Best Animated Feature! We're guessing you've seen it by now - but if you haven't, rent it tonight. It's a lot of fun, and offers a few timely lessons and reflections on the current state of diversity and inclusion. There are places where it falls short; for […]

How CEOs Can Create Age-Diverse Companies

Age discrimination in the workplace has been illegal in the U.S. for more more than 50 years. But that hasn't stopped an epidemic of ageism in many aspects of work, from hiring to firing. While many workplace cultures would frown on stereotyping based on race or gender, negative perceptions about older workers persist, and many companies blatantly […]

How to Prioritize Diversity Recruiting

Have you given any thought to whether you have the right team in place to keep up with your competition, compete in the marketplace, innovate or propel your organization's future growth? If you take a look at your company's road map over the next few months (or years), chances are you'll be facing multiple product […]

The Blind Hiring Process: What It Is & How to Do It?

Having a recruitment strategy that promotes diverse hiring is not only good for society, but a strong business case can be made for ensuring your teams are inclusive. A survey by Mckinsey revealed that companies with gender diversity at the executive level were 21% more profitable compared with those without diversity. While the impact of […]

Facebook's Head of Diversity: There Should Be a Diverse Candidate for Every Open Role

"When we talk about diversity, we're not talking about ticking boxes." Cutting straight to the point, Facebook's Global Head of Diversity Maxine Williams knows full well the preconceived notions and hushed opinions of those who question corporate diversity initiatives. "We're not talking about doing things because we have to," says Williams, "we are talking about […]

Are Workplaces Getting D&I Right? It Depends Who You Ask, Glassdoor Study Shows

Employer efforts around diversity & inclusion have been in the spotlight for over a year, so before barreling ahead, it's a good time to take stock of what's working and what's not. Every company knows that strong diversity and inclusion is a powerful enabler of business performance, and that combined with profound racial injustice over […]

How Diversity Fuels Innovation

There's been a lot of attention lately on the topic of diversity: in society, in the workplace, in business, and-particularly for women-in the technology industry. As a woman who's made her career in tech, I've certainly felt a major shift in attitudes over the years-both in others and also personally. When I first started in […]

How lululemon's CEO, Calvin McDonald, Has Navigated the Pandemic to Date

With a purpose to elevate the world by realizing the full potential within every one of us, lululemon athletica - the technical athletic apparel giant out of Vancouver, Canada - has sought to live up to its values even in light of major widespread adversity in 2020. With a solid track record as an employer, […]

Inside the Winning Recruiting Strategy of Language-Learning App Babbel

Discrimination and intolerance in the workplace continue to be widespread. Babbel is a positive counterexample. There, diversity is understood holistically and is reflected both in the corporate culture and in the product. Diversity and inclusion also play a major role in recruiting at the company behind the language-learning app with the same name. We discussed […]