Aug 2014 Diversity Jobs Report: Women Make Up 46.5% of Workforce

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 why Continue reading Aug 2014 Diversity Jobs Report: Women Make Up 46.5% of Workforce

Top 4 Signs a Company Values Diversity in Its Culture

professionals-rainbow-thought-bubbles

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

Professional Diversity Network and National Association of Professional Women Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

NAPW-logo

We are proud to announce our new merger with the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)! NAPW will integrate an expansive online and off-line network of over 600,000 professional women and nearly 300 local chapters with our existing family of targeted networking Continue reading Professional Diversity Network and National Association of Professional Women Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

5 Ways to Take Self-Sabotage out of Your Workplace Vernacular

frustrated-woman

Perform a Google search of “Ways women self-sabotage themselves at work,” and you’ll find everyone from Oprah Winfrey to Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg weighing in on this issue. As Emmy Award-winning television producer and author Helene Lerner states in Continue reading 5 Ways to Take Self-Sabotage out of Your Workplace Vernacular

The President’s Plan to Make Life Easier for Working Families

Working_Families_Summit

On June 23 2014, President Obama, along with the White House Council on Women and Girls, the Department of Labor, and the Center for American Progress, hosted a Summit on Working Families. The goal of this summit was to find Continue reading The President’s Plan to Make Life Easier for Working Families

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”

July 2014 Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows 3.46% Decrease in Demand for Diverse Talent

Screen Shot 2014-07-07 at 5.12.09 PM

Each month, Professional Diversity Network publishes the Diversity Jobs Index and Report to provide a monthly summary of the current trends within the marketplace for diverse Americans like yourself, as well as an index number that represents these overall conditions for the Continue reading July 2014 Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows 3.46% Decrease in Demand for Diverse Talent

Top Five Tips for Making Your Women’s Career Channel Profile Standout

You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top Five Tips for Making Your Women’s Career Channel Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

hire-me-main

According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Hannah Paramore: A NY Times Profile

Hannah Paramore, President, Paramore Digital

A few weeks ago, Adam Bryant of the NY Times, sat down with Hannah Paramore, President of Paramore, the digital agency, to discuss her thoughts on leadership and management. Hannah Paramore founded the digital agency that bears her name almost Continue reading Hannah Paramore: A NY Times Profile