Tag: Workplace Diversity

Amazon's Demographic Data: More of the Same

By Albert Lin Amazon became the latest technology giant to release its workforce demographic data, and the results, unsurprisingly, are not impressive. Overall, the company’s global workforce of nearly 150,000 is 37 percent women, with women making up just 25 percent of managers. In the United States, Amazon’s workforce is…

Apple's Diversity Data: Better Representation of Blacks, Latinos

By Albert Lin Apple on Tuesday became the latest Silicon Valley technology giant to release its diversity data, and when it comes to Black and Latino employees, the company’s numbers look better than those of Twitter, Yahoo! and Google. Of Apple’s United States employees, 55 percent are whitecomparable to Twitter’s…

In-Class Support: Survey Finds Teachers Lack in Diversity

By Chris Hoenig America’s teachers don’t reflect the diverse student bodies they teach, according to a new survey from the Center for American Progress. In fact, the percentage of nonwhite teachers is not greater than or equal to the percentage of nonwhite students in any of the 50 states or…

Workplace Diversity: Do White Men Really Need Diversity Outreach

Workplace diversity includes ALL employees. But how do you reach white men and make them understand that they are part of diversity Generating buy-in from white men is a challenge in some companies, especially for middle management. Even the DiversityInc Top 50 companies are split on strategies, with some choosing…

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Workplace Diversity Legal Advice: 5 Challenges of Work/Life Programs

Workplace diversity includes work/life balance, but can offering employees flexibility and other benefits get you in trouble? What are the pitfalls you need to avoid? Many employers are providing their workforces an environment that allows employees to better balance the competing demands of careers and personal lives. This is particularly…

Diversity Web Seminar on Work/Life: How Workplace Diversity Benefits From Flexible Work Options

Workplace diversity should includeflexible work optionsand for good reason.Research has shown that by helping employees manage their time for work and life goals, employers gain a more productive, satisfied and loyal workforce. But what are the critical best practices you need to run a successful work/life program In DiversityInc’s work/life…