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Visier – SEC Requiring More Data On Diversity, Equity And Inclusion With Ian Cook

This episode of the RecruitingDaily Podcast is, for lack of better words, pretty darn great.  Today’s guest is Ian Cook, VP of People Analytics at Visier.  We’ll discuss SEC and its new requirements for more data on diversity, equity and inclusion. Ian walks us through what that means and why it’s happening.  As it turns out, not […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Tech, Recruiting, Analytics, HR, SEC, Hiring, Branding, Ian, People Analytics, Ian Cook, Blog Posts, Hr Technology

What’s Next for Programmatic Job Advertising? A Conversation with Terry Baker of PandoLogic

There’s a lot of talk in the talent acquisition space about hiring faster and hiring better. Words like efficient and effective get tossed around repeatedly without much explanation of what, where, when, why, or how. PandoLogic has been envisioning the answers to these questions for some time, which is one reason the programmatic job advertising […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, HR, Hiring, Branding, Terry Baker, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Diversity and Inclusion, PandoLogic

Professional Sports Give Us a Look into the Future of Selection

The UEFA European Championship (soccer) is currently underway. Contenders like Spain, Germany and Belgium have AI assistance based on performance data to help them with their starting eleven. Professional sports give us a great perspective on the future of selection.   Algorithms are Not Always a Straight Shot As we all know on the labor market […]
Tags: Featured, News, Company Culture, Tech, Recruiting, HR, Belgium, Candidates, Uefa, Ai, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Spain Germany, Blog Posts, Hr Technology

Live In Their World – Civility In The Workplace, What’s That With Dr. Robin Rosenberg

Today, we have a very special guest on the RecruitingDaily Podcast – Dr. Robin Rosenberg of Live In Their World, Inc.  This episode is particularly human and insightful, as we talk about and defining civility in the workplace in terms of DEIB and beyond.  We also discus solutions; how to train your team to be, well, […]
Tags: Featured, News, Podcasts, Company Culture, Recruiting, Employee Engagement, Healthcare, Branding, Robin Rosenberg, Blog Posts, RecruitingDaily Podcast, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion

Mentorship inspires Deyrel Diaz and future researchers

During his undergrad, Deyrel Diaz attended a VR hackathon where he tried out an aircraft training demo. While Deyrel, a computer science (CS) student, had experience with 3D modeling and coding, seeing the results in action was all new. “This was the first time I’d seen the two mediums interact on such an immersive level,” he says. “Seeing how this simulation was used for real world training and research...I wanted to be a part of that.” Today, Deyrel is a PhD student studying Human-Centered Com...
Tags: Education, Canada, United States, Clemson University, Google Research, Diversity and Inclusion, CS Research Mentorship Program, Student Programs, Cori Grainger, Deyrel Diaz, Deyrel

Season 3 of the ‘Founded’ podcast is here

In October 2020, Women Techmakers, in collaboration with Google for Startups, launched Founded, a podcast highlighting women entrepreneurs from all over the world. This week, the series returns with six new episodes, sharing advice and experiences from women who’ve lived the entrepreneurial journey. Ahead of the new season, we took time to chat with one of our podcast interviewees, Lateesha Thomas. Lateesha Thomas, Founder of Onramp What were you doing before launching Onramp?I spent...
Tags: Google, Stanford, Entrepreneurs, Harvard, Alice, Diversity and Inclusion, Google for Startups, Jen Harvey, Lateesha Thomas Lateesha Thomas Founder, Juvo Ventures

Transgender workers face unequal access to benefits at work. Here's how employers can change that.

Skye Gould/Insider Debbie Ferguson, the head of foundation engineering at Gusto. Courtesy of Gusto Transgender employees often face discrimination at work. Trans individuals are less protected at work, with less access to workplace benefits. Here are the steps employers can take to build more equitable workplaces for LGBTQ+ employees. This article is part of a series called "The Cost of Inequity," examining the hurdles that marginalized and disenfranchised groups face acro...
Tags: Careers, Trends, Strategy, Ferguson, Lgbtq, Trans, Health Benefits, Cnbc, Nordic, Debs, Lob, Diversity and Inclusion, Skye Gould, Dei, Special Projects, International Foundation of Employee Benefit

The LGBTQ+ community faces a bifurcated experience when it comes to investing. Experts explain where the investment industry is successfully breaking down barriers, and where it's still failing to create equity.

Skye Gould/Insider Parade-goers make their way down 5th Avenue during the NYC Pride March TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images LGBTQ+ consumer spend could be worth as much as $5.6 trillion, according to Credit Suisse. But the ability to build and maintain wealth can still be an uphill battle for the community. Experts explain the progress in removing barriers for the community, and challenges that remain. This article is part of a series called "The Cost of Inequity," examini...
Tags: Europe, Banks, US, Trends, Investing, Markets, Bank Of America, Credit Suisse, Equality, Lgbtq, HRC, Inequality, ESG, Daylight, Asset Managers, Iowa State University

Mary Two-Axe Earley's fight for equality changed Canada

Editor’s note: This post is guest-written by Kanien’keháka (Mohawk) filmmaker Courtney Montour. She is the writer and director of “Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again.” Today, the Google Canada homepage Doodle honors Mary Two-Axe Earley, a Kanien’keháka (Mohawk) woman who fought for more than two decades to challenge sex discrimination against First Nations women embedded in Canada’s Indian Act. The Doodle was created by Kanien’keháka (Mohawk) guest artist Star Horn. This post has also been t...
Tags: Doodles, First Nations, Canada, Bill, Quebec, British Columbia, Ottawa, Mary, Ken, Montreal Quebec, Parliament of Canada, Royal Commission, TSI, National Film Board of Canada, NFB, Google Canada

Meet the young women pursuing their dreams with Google's Code Next

Illustration by  Rose JaffeWhen Cassie Areff was a kid, she enjoyed spending time coding with her dad. "I liked making mini games in Scratch, and then I transitioned into programming my computer to play card games against me." Fast forward to today, Cassie is part of a cohort of students that just completed Google's Code Next, a free computer science education program for Black and Latinx high schoolers. We recently took some time to talk to Cassie, as well as two other student engineers — Jelys...
Tags: Google, Education, United States, Cassie, Diversity and Inclusion, Leah Drapkin, Rose JaffeWhen Cassie Areff, Jelyse Williams, BrookeLynn Acevedo, Jelyse, BrookeLynn

Supporting LGBTQ+ spaces on the road to recovery

When I first moved to the United States from India, I visited Chicago’s Northalsted area (also known as “Boystown”), an LGBTQ+ neighborhood. I was still in the process of coming out, and I was amazed to see so many businesses welcoming the LGBTQ+ community and building a space that felt safe. For the first time, I felt comfortable in my skin as a gay man and experienced the feeling of truly belonging.This past year, LGBTQ+ businesses and service organizations — that are at the heart of LGBTQ+ li...
Tags: Google, Small Business, India, San Francisco, Entrepreneurs, Chicago, United States, Lgbtq, Castro, London UK, Boystown, Diversity and Inclusion, Roxbury Massachusetts, Grow With Google, Google for Startups, Google for Startups Black Founders Fund

A safe space that’s made to measure

Finding a safe and welcoming space to create a bespoke outfit can be really challenging, especially when you have your own vision for your wedding day or another special occasion. While traditional tailors are great, they can sometimes fall short for people who don’t want the usual three-piece suit or long trailing dress. But luckily, there’s Orhan Kaplan. Orhan London Tailoring is an East-London based business that has carved a niche through its bespoke LGBTQ+ tailoring service. Having founded ...
Tags: Google, Maps, UK, Small Business, Britain, Lgbtq, East London, Stonewall, Denise, Diversity and Inclusion, Orhan, Orhan London Tailoring, Orhan Kaplan Orhan London Tailoring, Denise Orhan, Joseph Crouch, Orhan London

Pequity, a compensation platform designed for more equitable pay, raises $19M

Diversity and inclusion have become central topics in the world of work. In the best considerations, improving them is a holistic effort, involving not just conceiving of products with this in mind, but hiring and managing talent in a diverse and inclusive way, too. A new startup called Pequity that has built a product to help with the latter of these areas, specifically in equitable compensation, has now raised some funding — a sign of the demand in the market, as well as how tech is being harn...
Tags: TC, Enterprise, Funding, San Francisco, Tech, Diversity, HR, Compensation, Human Resources, Talent, Bay Area, Norwest, Knopp, Personnel, Diversity and Inclusion, Scribble Ventures

A nonprofit HR exec on the 2 things every company should consider when building an inclusive culture

BI Graphics Marsha Bonner. Marsha Bonner Marsha Bonner is VP of people and culture at NY-based nonprofit Urban Resource Institute. As a 20-year HR veteran, she says diversity and inclusion need to be looked at separately. Leaders and organizations should value the journey of creating a more welcoming culture. This article is part of a series called "Secrets of Success," which examines specific leadership tips from prominent business leaders. Marsha Bonner is vice president of...
Tags: Leadership, New York City, Trends, Strategy, New York Times, Nonprofit, Nordic, Crain, Bonner, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Diversity and Inclusion, Urban Resource Institute, Secrets Of Success, Edit Series, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019

The Use Case Podcast – Storytelling about Talenya with Gal Almog

Storytelling about Talenya with Gal Almog Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 93. This week we have storytelling about Talenya with Gal Almog. During this episode, Gal and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Talenya‘s diversity sourcing solution. Gal is an expert in the recruitment industry […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Tech, Recruiting, Automation, Candidates, Ai, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Passive Candidates, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion

Honoring Juneteenth at Google

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, is the oldest commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It marks the day when troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to establish Union authority and ensure that all enslaved people were freed — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. The following year, freed persons in Texas organized the first of what became the annual celebration of “Jubilee Day,” now known as Juneteenth. Today, it’s a time for reflection a...
Tags: Google, Texas, United States, New Orleans, Erykah Badu, Congo, Cleveland, Google Doodle, Detroit, Black, Galveston Texas, Lacey, Ruffin, Carl Mack, Juneteenth, Diversity and Inclusion

Ahead of Juneteenth, Atlanta Realtors Association apologizes for history of discrimination

The Atlanta Realtors Association issued the first apology in its 111-year history to members and the communities they serve for its history of discriminatory practices while making a commitment to supporting an inclusive community in the future.
Tags: Atlanta, Georgia, Radio, Agent, Discrimination, Industry News, Richard Rothstein, Diversity and Inclusion, Redlining, National Association of Realtors (NAR, Realtor Code of Ethics, Racism In Real Estate, The Color of Law, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance, Cynthia Lippert, Ahead of Juneteenth Atlanta Realtors Association

Our racial equity commitments, one year later

One year ago today, we announced commitments to build sustainable equity for Google’s Black community and beyond, and make our products and programs more helpful to Black users. Since then, we've been working to translate our commitments into lasting meaningful change. Today we’re sharing more updates on our progress.We’re announcing a $50 million grant to Historically Black Colleges and Universities to broaden access to opportunities for underrepresented groups in STEM, and an update on the mor...
Tags: Google, Europe, Atlanta, Canada, Dc, Black, National Urban League, HBCU, Google Pixel, NNPA, Diversity and Inclusion, Black Googlers, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Google News Initiative GNI, Atlanta Chicago New York, Melonie Parker

All In: Our inclusive marketing toolkit

Four years ago, our Chief Marketing Officer, Lorraine Twohill, asked my team to better understand how well we were reflecting the world in our marketing. Since then, we’ve been on a mission to ensure we take inclusion into consideration at every stage of each story we tell. As a Black and gay man who rarely saw myself reflected in media growing up, I know personally the potential impact this could have on others.When we started to study how inclusive our marketing actually was, we uncovered tren...
Tags: Google, Ad Council, Lorraine Twohill, Diversity and Inclusion, Raphael Diallo

$50 million for HBCUs to address the diversity gap in tech

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have stood as pillars of excellence for more than 180 years and continue to serve as havens for Black students in pursuit of higher education. Founded to provide Black Americans with a fundamental human right — the access to a full education, they have grown to produce some of the greatest leaders, thinkers and cultural influencers of our time. These institutions are actively shaping the next generation of Black leaders and are helping build a...
Tags: Google, Florida, University, North Carolina, Sundar Pichai, Wayne, Howard University, Lomax, HBCU, Claflin, UNCF, Thurgood Marshall, Warmack, Larry Robinson, Diversity and Inclusion, Melonie Parker

Companies should utilize real-time compensation data to ensure equal pay

Chris Jackson Contributor Share on Twitter Chris Jackson is the vice president of client development at CompTrak, a compensation management software provider based in Toronto. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives are often thought to be an issue that can be solved by intuition by some segment of the HR team. However, in reality, it needs to come from a data-driven approach that encompasses the entire workforce. Th...
Tags: TC, Column, Sexism, Toronto, Tech, Diversity, Canada, United States, Business Intelligence, Human Resource Management, Mckinsey, Mercer, Chris Jackson, Diversity and Inclusion, Institute for Women 's Policy Research, Dei

Funding Black founders with capital and community

In 2016, I met an inspiring entrepreneur named Jasmine Crowe who was looking for ways to expand her startup, Goodr, which helps eliminate food waste and food insecurity. Through my business relationships with the city, I helped her secure a contract with the Atlanta International Airport, a deal that was huge for her business’s growth and a big win for Georgia’s startup ecosystem. Since then, I’ve met with over 2,500 underrepresented entrepreneurs around the country and made it my life’s mission...
Tags: Google, Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Georgia, Black, Atlanta International Airport, Marcus Blackwell, Google Cloud, Diversity and Inclusion, Jasmine Crowe, Google for Startups, Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, Sonja Ebron, Brazil Europe, Kanarys, Goodie Nation

How the HR chief at Restaurant Brands International holds all of its executives accountable for diversity and inclusion

Insider Jeff Housman is chief people and services officer at Restaurant Brands International. Restaurant Brands International Jeffrey Housman is chief people and services officer at Restaurant Brands International. Housman has made DEI a priority. All senior executives are now held accountable for DEI goals. Food service overall has a diversity problem. People of color are often concentrated in lower ranks. This article is part of our "HR Insider" series about HR leaders and t...
Tags: Leadership, Trends, Strategy, HR, Retail, Starbucks, Human Resources, Restaurant Brands International, Nordic, Tim Hortons, HR Insider, Shana Lebowitz, Housman, Diversity and Inclusion, Dei, Burger King Corporation

Blendoor data lets you know if companies are living up to diversity pledges

Many companies talk the talk when it comes to diversity, but it’s harder to know if a firm is actually going the extra mile to hire more qualified people from underrepresented groups, or if they just make noise about it. Blendoor, a six-year-old startup, wants to put data to work on the problem by giving companies a score based on publicly available data to let the world know just how diverse a company actually is. Blendoor founder and CEO Stephanie Lampkin says that when she launched the compan...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Diversity, Governance, Black Lives Matter, ESG, Marc Andreessen, Floyd, Stephanie Lampkin, Blendoor, Diversity and Inclusion, Techcrunch Include, Lampkin, George Floyd, Sixty8 Capital

4 women in engineering discuss harassment, isolation and perseverence

Women engineers often face workplace and career challenges that their male colleagues don’t because they remain a minority in the profession: Depending on how you count, women make up just 13% to 25% of engineering jobs. That inequity leads to a power imbalance, which can lead to toxic working environments. One of the more infamous and egregious examples is Susan Fowler’s experience at Uber. In a blog post in February 2017, she described her boss coming on to her in a company chat channel on her...
Tags: Startups, Uber, Developer, Labor, Sexism, Tech, Diversity, Racism, Medina, Software Engineer, Bogota Colombia, Fowler, Chong, Susan Fowler, Roa, Diversity and Inclusion

Women in Tech, a Book for Guys With Eva Helén

Women in Tech, a Book for Guys With Eva Helén Today, we have Eva Helén and we’re gonna be talking about her upcoming book Women in Tech, a Book for Guys. We’ll also get into some of the themes and advice within the book, such as how men can be an ally for women in the […]
Tags: Featured, Networking, News, Podcasts, Trends, Company Culture, Tech, Employee Engagement, HR, Branding, Employee Retention, Blog Posts, RecruitingDaily Podcast, Diversity and Inclusion, Eva Helén

Using Preferred Pronouns: A Simple Change for Increased Representation and Inclusion in Communications

Let’s talk about pronouns. On a recent Zoom call, you probably saw a few attendees with a display name followed by their preferred pronouns in parentheses. Or perhaps you attended a gathering where you were invited to introduce yourself and include your preferred pronouns in your introduction. Instagram provided a new option for preferred pronouns to be added to your display profile. For some, talking about pronouns may be new or unfamiliar and, if the individual prefers “they/them” in the singu...
Tags: Washington, Diversity, Pr, Cnn, Maya Angelou, Thought Leadership, Merriam Webster, PRSA, Pronouns, Diversity and Inclusion, Pride Month, Crystal Borde, Vanguard Communications, DEI Committee

Twitch's chief people officer shares how the company took its strong in-office culture virtual amid the pandemic and rapid growth

Insider Lenke Taylor said she's cultivated a collaborative culture at Twitch by fostering a sense of "inclusivity, engagement, and community." Twitch During the COVID-19 pandemic, Twitch almost doubled its daily user base. Lenke Taylor, Twitch's chief people officer, details how the company adjusted its culture virtually. Taylor was named one of Insider's HR Innovator in 2021. This article is part of our "HR Insider" series about HR leaders and their noteworthy str...
Tags: Leadership, Trends, Strategy, HR, Human Resources, Taylor, Twitch, Nordic, Lenke Taylor, HR Insider, Diversity and Inclusion, Dei, Edit Series, HR executive, Aman Kidwai, Ultimate-kronos-hr-insider

drip, Drip, DRIP! The Talent Tsunami Has Begun

You’ve been reading about it for weeks: as the pandemic eases, a tsunami of people will look for new jobs. According to the recognition company, Achievers, more than half of employees will look for new jobs, way up over last year, mainly in search of better work/life balance and pay/benefits. A Microsoft study found that many workers […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Microsoft, Tech, Recruiting, HR, Guest Post, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Sourcing, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion

Funding Europe’s future with the Black Founders Fund

To cement our commitment to racial equity in Europe, last Octoberwe announced the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, a $2 million initiative to provide cash awards up to $100,000 to Black-led startups in Europe. These are non-dilutive awards, meaning companies won’t have to exchange equity for the funding, and are paired with up to $120,000 in Ads grants and up to $100,000 in Cloud credits per startup. The founders will be introduced to each other and a wider community of experts for leade...
Tags: Google, Europe, Small Business, France, Germany, Entrepreneurs, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Black, Diversity and Inclusion, Google in Europe, Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, Christian Facey, Wilfrid Obeng