DEI initiatives are important because they address underlying needs for equity in the workplace. This is generally what comes to mind when arguing for DEI plans in the workplace. A few statistics reveal that the American workplace overall has multiple issues to be addressed.
"Building an Authentic and Scalable DEI Strategy" is the first in a special series of podcasts for Founders, Talent Acquisition Leaders and HR Leaders who are in a rapidly growing and evolving organization and are constantly looking to elevate or even build their DEI strategy and
Juneteenth is almost here and it’s time to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the U.S. Although the holiday is celebrated every year on June 19th and is 156 years old, how to celebrate it is not common knowledge. Due to recent civil unrest following the death of George Floyd and
A conversation about the recent controversy over at Basecamp morphed into an intense debate over employer brand and what makes for a unique work culture in this post pandemic world? Eventually, we ran on a tangent of diversity as we asked ourselves, "Do companies really care about
Pandemics have had a profound effect on global populations and their respective economies. Historically, we have seen this benefit disenfranchised groups. For example, during the Bubonic Plague of the 14th century, the feudal system collapsed, and the surviving peasants and artisans became more
In this episode, Brittany King interviews Greg Fontus. Greg recently joined the Proactive Talent tribe and we are super excited to have him. Yay! Greg Fontus Bio Greg Fontus has over 10 years’ worth of knowledge and experience challenging and empowering others to be inclusively
A diversity and inclusion statement is a company’s pledge to build an open-minded and receptive workplace welcoming to people of all backgrounds. Much like a mission and values statement, the diversity and inclusion statement should be more than lip service. It should guide all hiring, employee
Sparked by social protests over systemic racism, the tech industry is laying out concrete plans to increase diversity and inclusion within their workforces. Although well intentioned, how do you recruit for industries where statistically, the talent pool of minority workers is low?