As the workplace becomes more global, many companies are recognizing the importance of hiring more diverse candidates. An American Express Open Forum article noted that in a 2012 study, sixty-three percent of senior executives believed that having diversity and inclusion Continue reading The Right Way to Identify Yourself as a Diversity Hire
Though we all try to avoid it, sometimes workplace discrimination still occurs. When this type of situation happens, it can leave you feeling uncomfortable, traumatized, anxious, and at a loss as to the why and how. However, before you take Continue reading How to Deal with Workplace Discrimination
At some point in your career, you may find yourself wanting a salary increase. But do you know the right way to ask for a raise? According to Mercer’s 2014/2015 US Compensation Planning Survey, the average raise in base pay Continue reading The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?
When it comes to job searching and interviewing, there are a lot of rules; from your cover letter and resume to accepting an interview and negotiating a salary. Depending on the company you’re interviewing with, it can be hard to Continue reading Can You Use a Tablet in a Job Interview?
You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only the Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must Knows
You’ve made a list of jobs your experience is perfect for, you’ve gone through the tedious process of applying for all of them, and now your excitedly awaiting the calls. But wait…a week goes by, then two, and now three, and still Continue reading Getting Your Resume Noticed with Résunate
Language is powerful. And strong communications skills are critical to building and maintaining a successful business. If you are a bilingual or multilingual job seeker – particularly if you’re fluent in Spanish – speaking a second language can help your Continue reading ¿Hablas español? Being bilingual can give job seekers an edge.
The billionaires of Silicon Valley are at it again. This time, they are trying to divide California into six states. In fact, venture capitalist Tim Draper, recently announced that he has enough signatures to put the initiative on the California Continue reading A Silicon Valley of Shame
Earlier this month, at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting, researchers presented their findings on the impact of the glass ceiling on minorities and woman. It seems that even though women and minorities have become the dominant force in workplace, Continue reading Are You Being Punished for Promoting Diversity?
In this month’s DJR, we shift the focus to veterans. Can understanding how the Federal Government has implemented workforce diversity initiatives offer the private sector new insights? This month we highlight the employment situation for veterans and hone in on why Continue reading Aug 2014 Diversity Jobs Index: Hispanics Make Up 22.6% of Labor Workforce