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
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
What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? For some companies it is a voluntary commitment to do public good whereas for others, it is a chance to virtue signal. CSR efforts are often met with criticism and scrutiny. Did the company do the right thing out of an altruistic impulse or to simply
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
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 about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. 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
The Year of the Woman was a popular label attached to 1992 after the election of a number of female Senators in the United States. The term has also been used with respect to the 2018 House elections, in which a record 103 women were elected, 90 of whom were Democrats. Some have proclaimed that