Emma Watson Takes Stand for Gender Equality With “HeforShe”

Today, most news stories about celebrities aren’t exactly casting their actions in a positive light. Luckily, there are some very glowing exceptions, such as Emma Watson. Not only was the former Harry Potter star recently named as a U.N. Women Continue reading Emma Watson Takes Stand for Gender Equality With “HeforShe”

How to Deal with Gender Discrimination at Work

Though we all try to avoid it, sometimes gender discrimination at work 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 Continue reading How to Deal with Gender Discrimination at Work

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

Are You Being Punished for Promoting Diversity?

Earlier this month, at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting, researchers presented their findings on the impact of the glass ceiling on minorities and woman.  It seems that even though women and minorities have become the dominant force in workplace, Continue reading Are You Being Punished for Promoting Diversity?

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

The Confidence Code: Closing the Confidence and Pay Gap

Imagine you’re a hiring manager who is about to interview two prospective candidates for a very high level position. The first candidate has an extremely impressive resume and years of experience, while the second has less experience and a decent Continue reading The Confidence Code: Closing the Confidence and Pay Gap