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.
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.
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.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
Being Out And Proud at Work
While there is no blueprint for designing a career or a workplace that is universally inclusive, there are guiding principles we can embrace to orient ourselves in the right direction, whether as an employer or employee.
By Mark Weyland in Candidates
5 Ways You Can Help Create an Inclusive Workplace for Your Employees
Diversity is not synonymous with inclusivity. This is a critical distinction that is often lost or overlooked. So, what can we do to make sure that our employees feel comfortable, stimulated, appreciated, and part of the team? How do we foster inclusive working environments?
By Sarah Schultz in Companies
Finding the balance between working hard and self-care as a founder and CEO
As business leaders, we have the opportunity to not only lead by example but to help shepherd our employees through these uncertain times. It takes trust, discipline, and confidence as a founder to actually disconnect, not check in on slack, and have faith that your team will be OK without you. (Spoiler: They will be).
How to Mitigate Employee Anxiety During Uncertain Times
Here are a few ways that I manage employee stress and anxiety during periods of uncertainty that (IMO) are particularly relevant to today’s challenging climate.
6 Tips to Ensure Strong Company Culture Despite Working Remotely
Having a strong corporate culture is important to ensure overall employee happiness and productivity is crucial, even in the best of times, but it just might also be the key factor that helps us pull through during COVID-19 as well.
How to Create Community at Your Work
From initiating department or company-wide events and competitions to simply asking a few coworkers to lunch, there are so many ways to improve the sense of community at your company.
By Janine Perri in Candidates
Tighten Up Your Hiring Process To Bring In Top Talent
Finish what you start – lessons from Camp
For a weekend, I got to be 16 again. And I realized that lessons I learned at camp, I was using today as a CEO.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Candidates
Make Room For a Chief Talent Officer in Your C-Suite