The Damaging Myth Perpetuated By Male Leaders And Why They’re Wrong

The Damaging Myth Perpetuated By Male Leaders And Why They’re Wrong

October 27, 2016

Destructive myths stalling progress towards gender parity in the boardroom is a belief — held primarily by male directors — that there simply aren’t enough board-qualified women to fill available seats. The data tells us this simply isn’t true.

Investors Weigh Whether A Female CEO Matters To Market Returns

Investors Weigh Whether A Female CEO Matters To Market Returns

October 20, 2016

Some investors are finding that companies with more women in top positions outperform. Now they’re starting to wonder: How much does a female CEO add to market returns?

Six Things Millennials Need To Perform At Their Best

Six Things Millennials Need To Perform At Their Best

October 12, 2016

While much has been written about what millennials want in the workplace, little has revealed what it is that really brings out their best performance.

Why Brown Shoes Can Ruin Your Career in London Banking

Why Brown Shoes Can Ruin Your Career in London Banking

October 5, 2016

Recruiters seeking polished candidates who speak and dress a certain way often discriminate against applicants on the basis of details including shoe color and where they went to school, the report found.

Why Diversity Matters In Tech

Why Diversity Matters In Tech

September 30, 2016

Lately, there has been a rallying cry from all the biggest tech firms in the US for diversity in tech, yet very little has seemed to change since diversity became a hot-button issue.

Quick, What Share of Corporate Directors Are Women?

Quick, What Share of Corporate Directors Are Women?

August 26, 2016

It’s 26 percent for the FTSE 100, up from 12.5 percent in 2010—and not nearly enough for Brenda Trenowden.

Apple’s Diversity Report Reveals Problems, Risks and Opportunities Facing All Corporations

Apple’s Diversity Report Reveals Problems, Risks and Opportunities Facing All Corporations

August 17, 2016

Apple, like most corporations, is facing complex problems and risks as it strives to embrace inclusion and diversity.

Neurodiversity: The Benefits of Recruiting Employees with Cognitive Disabilities

Neurodiversity: The Benefits of Recruiting Employees with Cognitive Disabilities

August 15, 2016

Employers are increasingly finding fresh ideas and insights by recruiting workers with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other cognitive disabilities.

HR Must Work Hard to Root Out Unconscious Bias

HR Must Work Hard to Root Out Unconscious Bias

August 3, 2016

Unconscious bias exists in big and small ways in many workplaces, but there are strategies HR can implement to ensure that each employment decision is fair.

Black Americans in the C-Suite: A Look at Obama-Era Declines

Black Americans in the C-Suite: A Look at Obama-Era Declines

August 1, 2016

Just five companies in the S&P 500 are headed by African Americans, and that will drop to four when Ursula Burns steps down as chief of Xerox in the next few months.