Glassdoor Recruit 2017 Recap

The first Glassdoor Recruit event gathered over 400 attendees in Chicago on September 19, 2017 – and over 7,000 tuned in to the livestream from countries around the world.

How to Conduct Effective Diversity & Inclusion Training Online

The pandemic has had an incredible impact on the world at large, and in many cases our work lives barely resemble what they looked like before. But nearly six months in - and with Black Lives Matter protests still surging -  it's high time we move our focus back to the core values espoused within […]

How Companies Are Bringing Social Justice Protests to the Workplace

Recent events have ignited nationwide protests and elevated issues surrounding social justice and racial inequities into the forefront of the national conversation. The increasing integration of public and corporate spheres means that many companies feel an obligation to speak out both to consumers and their own employees, who increasingly want leaders to weigh in and […]

3 Tips for Hiring for Diversity

Diversity is kind of a crazy thing - as it is one of those nouns that can mean so many things to so many people. Is it a goal of numbers? Is it a goal to increase sensitivity? Or more importantly, is it an awareness that developing a culture around valuing diversity makes a company […]

4 Diverse Candidate Pools You Might Not Have Considered (But Should!)

When thinking about diversity, too many companies make the mistake of solely focusing on race and gender. But the truth is, there are many more types of diversity than this - and if you only focus on a couple of dimensions, you are much less likely to reap the benefits of having a diverse workforce, […]

How I Lead a Diverse Team at Octagon

Diversity & Inclusion continues to be an often discussed topic and priority in many areas of life. We see it play out in politics, the corporate world and more specifically, in our sports and entertainment industry. As the Director of Talent Acquisition for Octagon, it’s my job to lead our Talent Acquisition team in attracting, […]

5 Keys to Avoiding Discrimination in the Hiring Process

At this point, many employers have already heard about the benefits of diversity, particularly how it can drive innovation and even boost profits. But despite the increased attention to diversity and inclusion, many organizations are still struggling to hire and retain a truly diverse workforce. While there are a number of different contributing factors, one […]

The Benefits of Hiring a Multigenerational Workforce

There is a never-ending and well-reasoned focus on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This is driven not only by societal interest, but by the business-minded ideal that diversity can drive innovation. When people think of the word diversity, traits like race, gender, ethnicity and education immediately come to mind. However, many people overlook the […]

24 Ways to Celebrate Your Black Employees During Black History Month

What are the best ways to celebrate your Black employees during Black History Month? We've rounded up the top 24 ideas we've seen from companies on the forefront of developing programming around diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging. No matter what you call your internal efforts to create an environment of acceptance - D&I (diversity & […]