5 Concrete Actions to Foster an Inclusive and Supportive Work Environment
With over 3,800 hate crimes targeted against the AAPI community in this last year alone, this past week's event in Atlanta serves as a glaring reminder of how much work as a country we have to do to create a safe and inclusive space for all.
13 Questions you should ask to understand if a company cares about diversity, equity, and inclusion
Here are the top questions (plus a few tactical must-do’s) you should bring to your next interview to probe on an organization's dedication to providing an equitable and inclusive environment for its employees.
Hire the talent you need by getting your company’s brand right
Your company's brand is a critical component of closing top talent in today's competitive jobs marketplace.
Surprising nuances of building an inclusive culture (how I’m still learning)
As a leader, I had been acutely aware of making sure that no one felt marginalized based on their race or ethnicity, but I hadn't been as consistently deliberate about how socioeconomic differences, among others, might also impact how people feel and relate to each other day-to-day.
Future of Recruiting Series: Recruiting for a Remote Workforce
Planning for and executing a permanent remote strategy involves coordination across all departments and teams, from payroll and HR to tech and the executive office, and can involve a variety of considerations.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
What Rosh Hashanah reminded me about team dynamics
This evening is the beginning of the Jewish New Year, otherwise known as Rosh Hashanah. Growing up, the holidays in my house were festive and important. We took time off from school and work, we gathered together in large groups of family and friends over multiple course meals, and we also got dressed up.
How to run an internal pay equity audit (and why you should)
Despite the passage of major legislation and an arduous fight for parity in the workplace, women still make less than their male counterparts. Why women make less is clear: unfair systemic policies prevent women from reaching their fullest potential. What’s less clear is how we can unravel decades-long disparities in the workplace -- and how we can implement equitable policies for all employees.
By Sarah Schultz in Companies
Secure top talent for the long haul by investing in their professional development
Millennials are forecast to make up nearly 75% of the global workforce in the next five years are more loyal to companies that invest in their future leadership potential within that organization. Ready to offer your team developmental benefits but not sure where to start? Read on.
By Team Scouted in Companies
A Strong DEI Policy Will Help You Outperform — Here’s Why
You would never trust your assets in only one type of investment, so why would you hire a homogeneous team to lead your company? Just as diversified investments are smarter and reduce risk, the same goes for diversified teams. Simply put: representative teams, make better teams.
7 Lessons I Learned as a Remote Manager
At the beginning of March when the entire Scouted team moved to remote work, I faced learning an entirely new facet of management: not only were my employees remote but I was now also remote and learning to work from home in real-time.
By Sarah Schultz in Candidates
A Practical Lesson I Learned During My Hedge Fund Days
It took me a while to realize this, but when all our meetings are in front of a screen, it creates fatigue that is different from when we are all together in person.
Scouted Spotlight: Cynthia Madu: The lasting impact of non-inclusive workplaces.
In college, at Dartmouth, on several occasions, I was called the “affirmative action admission” or the “token Black girl”; my friend and I, still to this day, chat about the various times we were told, in one fashion or another, that we did not get into Dartmouth on our own merits but rather, because we met a “Black, inner-city kid” quota.
By Cynthia Madu in Candidates
Scouted Spotlight: Allie Fleder’s journey to owning her sexuality in the workplace
The idea of having a seat at the table, not despite one’s sexuality but rather because of it, felt like a completely foreign concept. It sparked something in me that began to shift the way I thought about sexuality and the workplace.
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