Tag: Recruiting

HR Professional

New Study Reveals Diversity Slate of Job Applicants Increases by 118% When Women or POC Oversee Hiring and Recruitment

If your company or organization is looking to increase the diversity of its workforce, studies suggest putting a woman or someone from an underrepresented demographic in charge of hiring. According to the Journal of Applied Psychology, when women and/or people of color head hiring committees, it can have a significant…

executive boardroom

Black Corporate Board Membership Grew by 32% in the Last Year, but Major Gaps Still Exist

The murder of George Floyd galvanized the need for racial reform and equity in the U.S., and boards have been listening. Data from the consulting firm ISS Corporate Solutions reveals that between July 2020 and May 2021, 32% of individuals newly appointed to the corporate boards within the country’s largest…

Best Practices in Recruiting Diverse Vendors

During the second session of DiversityInc’s 2020 virtual event, “Supplier Diversity: New Trends, Innovative Solutions,” panelists discussed best practices in recruiting diverse vendors. National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) co-founder and president Justin Nelson; Disability:IN president and CEO Jill Houghton; and INROADS president and CEO Forest Harper participated in the…

PwC: The Future of Recruiting

Originally published on PwC.com. What do job seekers want? Your recruiting practices could be driving candidates away. Giving every applicant a great experience can change that. Imagine finding the candidate of your dreams—great skills, deep experience, and a terrific cultural fit. You’ve spent weeks getting to know them, talking to…

Comcast Recruits Veterans at Fenway Park

Comcast NBCUniversal (No. 19 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) believes that service matters and that’s one reason why the company iscommitted to hiring 10,000 veterans by the end of 2017. As part of that commitment,Comcast NBCUniversal participated in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes job fair…

DiversityInc Conquering Recruiting Challenges Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Carolynn Johnson pr@diversityinc.com DiversityInc’s Fall Conference Conquering Recruiting Challenges Learn how to attract, hire and onboard the most diverse workforce and stay ahead of the competition. Princeton, N.J. (Aug. 19, 2016) DiversityInc is tapping the nation’s top diversity and inclusion thought leaders from AT&T, Cox, Marriott, Monsanto,…

Innovative Tactics to Recruit Women in Tech

By Tamika Cody There is still a perception that the field of technology is a male dominated industry. However, KeyBank, a subsidiary ofKeyCorp(number 49 on the DiversityInc Top 50), makes it a point to keep the male to female ratio in its technology divisions in proportion. Amy Brady Amy Brady,…

The Connection Between Corporate Values and Talent

By Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc Over the last year we’ve seen how corporate influence and leadership was exerted in Missouri and Indiana. In the case of Indiana, CEOs of both Cummins and Eli Lilly and Company (DiversityInc Top 50 companies) were very clear that Governor Pence’s anti-gay legislation was…