Diversity & Inclusion
September 21, 2017
A study which was conducted between 2015 and 2016 by the Australian Centre for Leadership for Women (ACLW) to explore the underrepresentation of women in minority groups in leadership in Australia and to what extent is diversity inclusive of minority women in Australia, found a..
September 13, 2017
Deloitte has made the decision to phase out employee resource groups over the next 18 months. As you read that sentence, you’re probably wondering: “What’s the big deal?” It’s a move that doesn’t only affect its nearly 250,000 employees worldwide. It potentially affects hundreds of..
September 6, 2017
The topic of gender diversity is having a moment, with no more telling an example than the now-famous quote of our Prime Minister when asked about why he chose to build a Cabinet that was 50 percent women. His answer: “Because it’s 2015.” You could..
August 29, 2017
When activist investors target a company for a shakeup, they most often want one of two things — a return of capital to shareholders or representation on the company’s board. A new report from Bloomberg published Thursday reveals, however, that when activists do shakeup the..
August 23, 2017
We’re always hearing about the new kids on the block who, barely into their 20s, are making millions or even billions. Steve Jobs started Apple when he was just 21 and Mark Zuckerberg was already a billionaire by his 25th birthday. However, there are plenty..
August 16, 2017
More of us could be offered flexible working than ever before, if recommendations from the Equality and Human Rights Commission come into play. Fair opportunities for all: A strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain is published today. It calls on the government and businesses..
August 7, 2017
Imagine your organization is expanding into Texas, where your goods or services are needed but you have no footprint or name recognition. The population of the region is very diverse but largely Hispanic, specifically Mexican American. You are responsible for hiring the person to lead..
August 2, 2017
What is top of mind for the CEOs we work with? Recruiting talented experts of color – and more important – retaining them. These CEOs understand that the most vital resource of any company is talent. Bill McDermott, SAP’s CEO, underscores that viewpoint: “We’re a..
July 27, 2017
As women have taken on greater leadership roles in the business world, it’s paid off for both them and business. A study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics found that firms with women in the Csuite were more profitable. Meanwhile, the number of women-owned..
July 25, 2017
Things women should know about climbing tech’s career ladder Decades after women began entering the tech workplace, relatively few have made it into corporate management. What’s it take to reach the top? At a Monday night panel discussion at Lyft, hosted by a San Francisco-based organization of..