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Diversity in the Workplace

Gerry Smith

Actually, Minority Workers Are Everywhere In Silicon Valley -- They're Just Not Treated As Well

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.27.2014 | Technology

Despite what you may have heard, there are actually many black and Hispanic workers at tech companies. They're just not paid much, and they mostly don...

Urban Outfitters' Resistance to Diversity Is as Outdated as Bobby Socks and Parachute Pants

Denise L. Nappier | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Denise L. Nappier

Visit an Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie or Free People clothing store, and you're likely to think, "They know their market." Yet Urban Outfitters, which owns all three stores, has leaders who are so out of touch that for years they have refused to have a policy to even consider having women and minorities on its board of directors.

Diversifying The Inner Circle: Why It Matters To Your Workplace, And How It's Done

Patrick Finn | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Patrick Finn

I truly do believe that the significance and benefits of embracing a business culture of inclusion and diversity has been heard loud and clear, and that the reasoning behind the push to diversify the workforce is supported. But somewhere between that realization and making it a reality in our workplaces and in the boardrooms, the dots are not aligning.

How to Embrace Ethnic and Spiritual Diversity at Work During the Holidays

Jessica Miller-Merrell | Posted 02.11.2014 | Religion
Jessica Miller-Merrell

Take a look at these three ways to embrace ethnic and religious diversity at work during the holidays.

Binders Full of Everyone

Paul Schmitz | Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact
Paul Schmitz

Diversity and inclusion require commitments to action. They are not passive words to put into mission and values statements, but actions one takes that demonstrate the commitment.

Memo to The New York Times: The Public Editor Needn't Wear a Bow Tie

Jerry Lanson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Media
Jerry Lanson

I confess. I am a man of words and thus, increasingly, a dinosaur. The New York Times' public editor, conduit to America's most influential news organization, should be more.

Getting Past Stuck With Diversity & Inclusion

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

I fear that leaders of the business world today are like Moses and the Israelites. Wandering the wilderness for 40 years, going around and around the ...

My Bright Orange Suit

Nellie Borrero | Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices
Nellie Borrero

Twenty-five years ago I was an ambitious young Latina starting a new job, wanting to make a great first impression. I planned the outfit I was going to wear so I would stand out and be noticed.

Diversity Programs Don't Stop Mad Men Sexism

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

For the health of our companies, the economy and our daughter's futures we need to do something about the inequalities women face in corporate America.

Workplace Stereotyping: A Silent Productivity Destroyer

Susan Wilson Solovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Wilson Solovic

Is stereotyping harmful in the workplace? Quite simply, the answer is "Yes." Stereotyping results from making assumptions about an individual with little or no personal knowledge about them.

How Law Schools Could Improve Law Firm Diversity

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Natalie Holder-Winfield

As law firms claim to look for new and innovative ways to increase racial and cultural diversity, it seems obvious to me where the disconnect in skills and knowledge occurs: law schools.

White Males Still Earn Considerably More Than Women, Minorities

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At a time when Americans are congratulating themselves for having a diverse field of political candidates, its business leadership still doesn't equal...