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Embrace: Valerie Lopez on the importance of employee-led resource groups

‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality.   Our guest today is Valerie Lopez, Vice President of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at Cision, leading global provider of earned media software and services. In her role, Lopez is responsible for providing vision and leadership to the diversity, inclusion, and equity program across Cision’s...

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Unique Careers: Jenn Labin on hiring entrepreneurs at heart

‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality. Our guest today is Jenn Labin, Chief Talent & Diversity Officer at MentorcliQ. Jenn has over 15 years of experience in talent development, training and design. Previously, she was the owner of TERP Associates which was recently acquired by MentorcliQ. Combining TERP's expertise with MentorcliQ's award-...

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Unconscious Bias: Denise Leaser on how resumes may lead to unconscious bias

‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality.   Our guest today is Denise Leaser, President, GreatBizTools.    Denise, what does diversity hiring mean to you? A lot is said about diversity ratios and making sure that all groups are represented. To me, it means hiring based on merit with special care taken to ensure your hiring...

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How to liven up your internal communications materials and make employees pay more attention to what you say

Efficient internal communication is closely related to employee’s engagement which in turn is key to high profitability. However, keeping the staff’s interest alive and engage the team in an on-going two-way interaction might be a challenge. Below are some suggestions on how to freshen up some of the notoriously tedious company documents.    Code of conduct   This one can be as exciting as watching paint dry. But worry not, most of the companies h...

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Ethnic Names: Katie Kern on how an ethnic name can impact your career prospects

‘’Diversity Hiring’’ series features world diversity and inclusion leaders and their thoughts on diversity recruitment, cultural diversity and equality. Our guest today is Katie Kern, Partner and COO of Media Frenzy Global. Katie has also served on the board of directors for YWCA of Greater Charleston and TAG Marketing society.   Katie, what does diversity hiring mean to you?   It’s about removing bias from the hiring process and providing e...