Diversity & Inclusion

You’ve committed to increasing gender diversity on your board. Here’s how to make it happen

February 20, 2019

After years of asking corporate directors about the importance of diversity in the boardroom, we’ve got some good news: the vast majority see value in including more women and minorities. Nearly 95% of directors agree that diversity brings unique perspectives to the boardroom, while 84%..

Diversity without inclusion is useless

February 13, 2019

Under Armour (UA) CEO Kevin Plank gave an exclusive interview to Footwear News on Thursday, addressing the company’s missteps and claims of a toxic work culture. The company recently let go of two long-time executives, Ryan Kuehl and Walker Jones, following a report that UA..

How to foster workplace belonging through successful employee resource groups

February 12, 2019

For companies today, diversity and inclusion are often listed as top organizational priorities. It is great that more companies are investing in diversity and inclusion efforts, however many have yet to grasp the complexity and scale of the practices that should guide this focus. Efforts..

Labor trends that will impact your company’s diversity

February 7, 2019

Glassdoor.com recently released their list of the best jobs in America for 2019. The report reveals the 50 best jobs based on a job score that was determined by analyzing job earning potential, median annual base salary, job satisfaction scores and the number of job..

How to get the diverse workforce you need

February 5, 2019

So much has been written about workplace diversity that it’s easy to forget the most-practical reason for being all in: the red-hot competition for talent. Just ask your HR department, and if you need further encouragement, check out BG’s Gender Diversity Research, “By The Numbers”…

Labor trends that will impact your company’s diversity

January 28, 2019

Glassdoor.com recently released their list of the best jobs in America for 2019. The report reveals the 50 best jobs based on a job score that was determined by analyzing job earning potential, median annual base salary, job satisfaction scores and the number of job..

Employees who don’t trust their business on diversity ‘three times more likely to quit’

January 22, 2019

Employees who do not believe their workplace is committed to diversity and inclusion (D&I) are three times more likely to leave than those who do, research has revealed, prompting calls for businesses to go beyond ‘one-size fits all’ strategies. A poll of more than 2,000..

Board diversity push leaves out women of colour

January 21, 2019

Last week [3 Jan], the Bank of England appointed two new external members to its Financial Policy Committee. The addition of Colette Bowe and Jayne-Anne Gadhia marks another milestone on the road to gender equality in Britain. But a critical examination of recent gender diversity..

Here’s why we need way more women in healthcare leadership

Women are the primary healthcare decision makers, often labeled the “chief medical officer” of their homes and beyond. In fact, they make 80% of all buying and usage decisions. Not to mention, they also constitute over 70% of the healthcare workforce. And yet women are..

How to enhance engagement in a diverse workforce

January 14, 2019

Gone are the days of one size fits all, especially when it comes to talent engagement and development. Valuing diversity is an important component of engaging any workforce, it is essential to recognize and appreciate differences between people and value them for who they are…