On Privilege

I just read a great book called Bad Feminist: Essays. Written by Roxane Gay—writer, blogger, professor, feminist—she explores all sorts of funny and interesting stuff from feminism to dating to… Get the Rest

3 Things HR Looks For In An Employee

Have you guys seen all of the selection tools that are out nowadays? It's crazy.  You can select employees based on almost any personality trait, level of intelligence

Condi Rice…Breaking Another Glass Ceiling That Shouldn’t Exist

Before I begin my rant this morning, I should print a disclaimer.  My alma mater does not have a football team.  We have an awesome basketball team that

HR Pros Rejoice – Thanksgivukkah!

One of the toughest times each year for HR Pros has to be the holiday season. It's the one time each year that our support for diversity really

Changing The Tech Gender Ratio One CS Student at a Time

For quite some time now there has been increased attention on the comparative lack of women in technology companies and in technology roles across most companies generally. This

Chivas USA: Is It Ever OK to Transform an Incumbent Organization Into One Classified By Race/Nationality?

There are obviously plenty of organizations where members are identified by their race, national origin, gender, and age. I don't have to list them here - you know

What Sustains You?

We see the word sustainability a lot today.  Mostly focused on environmental issues but I’m seeing it more and more being played out as a “human” issue –

You’re a Sourcer…are you also the Bias Police?

This actually came up as a statement and not so much a question in one of my team calls over the last month.  Our sourcing team has somehow

Need a Diversity Recruiting Initiative? Watch Glee.

As I sit here curled up in my bed watching past seasons of Glee on DVD (secretly dreaming I could have lived out my childhood in a song

HR's Dirty Little Secret – We don't like to hire Vets

You know what I learned really early in my career in recruiting? Companies really don"t like to hire folks coming out of the military. Yeah, I just said