Tag: Target

Women in Tech: 'The Culture is the Problem'

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs available in computing related fields. Graduates in the United States are on track to fill 29 percent of thosejobs. Women are on track to fill just 3 percent. These estimates are according to Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization founded by Reshma…

No. 22 | Target | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST KEY RESULTS Latinos in Total Management: 82.4% higher than the Top 10 and more than double the Top 50 average Promotions for Latinos into Management: 71.3% higher than the Top 10 and more than twice the Top 50 average Mentoring by Third-Level Senior Managers: 43.5%…

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies Endorse Equality Act

60 businesses, including numerous DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and 25 Noteworthy Companies, have publicly endorsed the Equality Act of 2015, a bill that would put an end to workplace discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation and gender identity which is still currently legal in most states. According to…

Engaging Middle Management in Diversity and Inclusion

By Michael Nam Middle managers in any organization are vital to executing a diversity strategy. Companies seeking to improve diversity and inclusion can engage middle management by creating programs they can engage in, instituting goals and consequences, and ensuring that managers feel like part of the process. When discussing the…

Target Wins Right to Sell Rosa Parks Merchandise

Target (No. 25 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity) won a lawsuit last week against the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute, allowing the company to continue selling Rosa Parks merchandise. On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested when she refused to give up her seat on a bus…

Stereotype-free Halloween Costumes for Kids

By Sheryl Estrada The Disney Store’s line of Halloween 2015 costumes for kids is titled “I Am Awesome.” It’s estimated that 68 million Americans will dress up for Halloween this year and will spend a total of $950 million on children’s costumes. Companies are beginning to respond to the criticism…