DiversityOctober 28, 2014
Trends in Diversity Recruiting: U.S. Employers Weigh In
Upon reaching out to several companies for this post about campus recruiting, it’s clear the nation’s top companies are seeking diverse talent pools. Technically, we’re all diverse. Is anyone completely defined by a box? Executives' approach to recruiting and ramping up their numbers – whether it’s women in tech roles, veterans, disabled or multiracial employees and more – isn't much different than recruiting as a whole: Hire the most qualified candidate. Diversity recruiting strategies, in turn, boil down to finding the best, most qualified candidates.Read the full article
October 15, 2014
Next Stage:Another View of the Michael Brown Story
Are you tired of hearing about the killing of Michael Brown in Fulton Missouri like the woman I overheard last week complaining to her friend. She went on to say, that she didn’t understand why it was such a big deal, “he stole something from the convenience store anyway.” Did he? I think there is some question about that accusation and certainly taking a candy bar does not equate to murder.Read more...
July 15, 2014
Next Stage:Chosen Family
We were in the emergency room in the middle of the night. The admitting nurse told my spouse to stay in the waiting room as he motioned me into an examining room. I had awakened with my shoulder screaming in pain.Read more...
July 15, 2014
Five Ways Companies Celebrated LGBT Pride Month
President Barack Obama issued this year’s proclamation declaring June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. The proclamation says, in part “we celebrate victories that have affirmed freedom and fairness, and we recommit ourselves to completing the work that remains.” Many companies have taken the time out to support LGBT employees and customers alike. The following are some of the ways that companies are supporting LGBT Pride Month.Read the full article
February 26, 2014
Next Stage: Using Mandela's Inspiration to Find Truth and Reconciliation
“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.” Nelson Mandela’s famous ‘Speech from the Dock’ on 20 April 1964.Read more...