Let’s face it: doing business today isn’t like it was even 30 years ago. Your customers are different, but what about your staff? In the new book “The Diversity Index” by Susan E. Reed, you’ll see how you can strengthen your workplace by letting go of certain archaic practices in hiring.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– African-Americans’ buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to The State of the African-American Consumer Report, released today, collaboratively by Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy, and The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers across the U.S.
You’ve achieved diversity. Now what? University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business professor, Martin Davidson, answers this question in his new book, “The End of Diversity as We Know It,” as well as, So what is diversity for? For that matter, what is diversity?
While economists and politicians debate about how best to solve the Black unemployment crisis, and people like Cornel West and Tavis Smiley demand satisfaction for the Black community, BET founder Robert L. Johnson has a theory of his own.
Phoebe Ash is a software design engineer at Microsoft Corporation. She joined the computing giant on graduation from Tuskegee University 12 years ago, starting as a software design test engineer for Microsoft Word.
Every year, during the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we usually bring out a series of statistics regarding the presence of Hispanics in institutions that shape the economic, political and social American landscape. It is then that we realize the “mea culpas” we give ourselves for the little we have advanced, and they are not few, especially in two areas that define the true power of a community: the politics and the corporative.
The economic livelihood of the planet is in turmoil: debt crisis, market instability, double-dip fears. In every government and political institution, across international conglomerates and NGOs, even among the sacred spheres of monetary and fiscal policy – what is absolutely crystal clear is that the old rules have changed. The past is no longer a good predictor of the future.
Today there are a number of small black-owned and inner city cooperatives, which exist in a variety of sectors. Through the concept of shared financial responsibility and production of product, these groups have been able to provide decent wages and benefits while also filling a need in a service or other resource.
Those who know UNC Charlotte senior Fabian Elliott say they are not surprised he was selected to intern at Google this summer.
With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) announcement Thursday of her three appointees to the bipartisan debt “supercommittee,” the panel’s 12-member roster is complete. It represents a broad range of ideological views, from House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (Tex.) on the right to Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) on the left. But the group’s membership is marked by a problem that has plagued Congress — a lack of gender and racial diversity.