Boo! 5 Ways to Scare Employers Away When They Google You

The ghost and ghouls may not be the only thing frightening this Halloween. Think about what could happen if a potential employer Googles you. Could the results send them running away with fear, or reassure them that you are the Continue reading Boo! 5 Ways to Scare Employers Away When They Google You

What can YOU do? A Campaign for Disability Employment

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Throughout the thirty-one days of October, employers are encouraged to promote the employment of people with disabilities. In support of this initiative, the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy has launched their Continue reading What can YOU do? A Campaign for Disability Employment

How to Deal with Workplace Discrimination

Though we all try to avoid it, sometimes workplace discrimination still occurs. When this type of situation happens, it can leave you feeling uncomfortable, traumatized, anxious, and at a loss as to the why and how. However, before you take Continue reading How to Deal with Workplace Discrimination

A Silicon Valley of Shame

The billionaires of Silicon Valley are at it again. This time, they are trying to divide California into six states. In fact, venture capitalist Tim Draper, recently announced that he has enough signatures to put the initiative on the California Continue reading A Silicon Valley of Shame

How Capital One is Building Innovation Through Diversity: An Interview with Tommy Blanchard

At Professional Diversity Network, we understand the value and innovation that comes out of workforces built on a foundation of diversity. Inclusive and culturally diverse environments bring collaboration to a new level with varying backgrounds and experiences coming together as Continue reading How Capital One is Building Innovation Through Diversity: An Interview with Tommy Blanchard

August 2014 Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows 4.61% Decrease in Demand for Diverse Talent

In this month’s DJR, we shift the focus to veterans. Can understanding how the Federal Government has implemented workforce diversity initiatives offer the private sector new insights? This month we highlight the employment situation for veterans and hone in on Continue reading August 2014 Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows 4.61% Decrease in Demand for Diverse Talent

Celebrating Disability Independence Day: Major Companies and Technology That Should Be On Your Radar

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Equality, Freedom, and Opportunity: these are the words that every American with disabilities experienced on July 26th, 1990 when the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. As noted informer President George H. W. Bush’s speech, the ADA Continue reading Celebrating Disability Independence Day: Major Companies and Technology That Should Be On Your Radar

Why Gay Workers Decide to Stay in the Closet

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It’s called eureka.  The “ah-ha” moment when a co-worker reveals that she has been managing through a serious personal, family or health situation.   Unbeknownst to you, she’s also been grappling with the impact of her potentially life-changing decision for quite Continue reading Why Gay Workers Decide to Stay in the Closet

Top 4 Signs a Company Values Diversity in Its Culture

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Census data shows that minorities make up over 1/3 of the U.S. and that this population is only increasing in size…do you know how to identify if a company values diversity in its culture? We at Professional Diversity Network have Continue reading Top 4 Signs a Company Values Diversity in Its Culture

Dear Silicon Valley: Here’s how to create more “IT Girls”

Although career opportunities in computing and information technology (IT) are on the rise, representation of women in this sector is actually declining.  That’s a detriment not only to women, but also to the tech industry and society in general.  After Continue reading Dear Silicon Valley: Here’s how to create more “IT Girls”