SOURCING DIVERSE CANDIDATES IS CHALLENGING! Diversity and Inclusion is a popular conversation topic in Corporate America these days due to social awareness and bottom-line benefits. It has been well-established that companies with talented employees from a multiplicity of backgrounds consistently
This podcast is the second in a series of "Ask Me Anything" podcast events featuring Greg Fontus and a special guest.Today Greg is speaking with Chief Diversity Officer - Dr. Theresa R. Horne, CPTM, CSM, SHRM-SCP. Topics discussed in this episode include the following: Why is the DEI
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 diversity
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 excellent.
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