Holiday Gifts Diversity in 2020

Winter is here, and that means one thing – the holiday season is upon us. You can always buy traditional gifts like a new coffee mug for your favorite uncle or a sweater for your sister. This year, why not do something different and buy a unique gift that will also – make a difference … Read more

How Diversity Improves Business Performance and ROI

Most people usually equate diversity to race, age, or gender, ignoring the less visible but equally important dimensions such as political beliefs or even communication style. The truth is that diversity comes in many shapes and sizes. Other attributes such as religion or sexual orientation are just as relevant and meaningful when it comes to … Read more

AI Often Adds To Bias In Recruiting—But There’s A New Approach That Could Change The Game

Hiring

Original Source: Brandon Metcalf, Chief Strategy Officer, ThisWay Global. Most people aren’t trying to be biased, but bias is inherent—it influences how we view any situation, often unconsciously. When you think of bias, characteristics like race, gender, and religion likely come to mind. But there’s a much broader context of what bias can actually be. … Read more

Diversity of Thought – What Is It & Why Does it Matter?

Diversity of Thought

Original Source: Newton Brown, Business Development Representative, ThisWay Global. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” — Albert Einstein Here at ThisWay we’ve created technology that uses artificial intelligence to remove bias from the hiring … Read more

Women Of WBENC

Women in business, at least those who attend the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s Annual Conference, know how to dress. There is a diversity to the business attire, with one thing in common — they act and dress well.  If you are wondering how you should dress for your next conference take a tip from … Read more

WBENC Capability Statement Tips

Each attending business, whether certified or not, should develop their Capability Statement. This document shares your firm’s capability in a two-page document that generally includes the following details: 13 Requirements For Capability Statements Company Logo: Image Business and DBA Name What you do: clear statement of what you do, in plain language, not jargon Value proposition: very brief … Read more

Preventing human and AI bias when recruiting

Author: Victor Assad Source: Preventing human and AI bias when recruiting Many pundits and HR leaders are raising legitimate concerns about bias in Artificial Intelligence platforms used for recruiting. These concerns are well founded, but let’s not forget a hiring bias that’s even more pervasive: the biased hiring decisions humans unwittingly make every day. We … Read more

LGBTQ+ Hiring

There are many benefits to increasing diversity in any workplace. Companies that employ a diverse workforce experience 35% higher financial returns than the national average.