Hiring Practices

Quotas Only Help One Type of Woman to Progress

July 30, 2018
The trend of publishing diversity figures is causing tech companies to recruit the same women again and again – falling into the ‘golden skirt’ trap. By: Harriet Minter

Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

July 26, 2018
The best companies recognize that there are three elements to a culture: behaviors, systems, and practices, all guided by an overarching set of values. A great culture is what you get when all three of these are aligned, and line up with the organization’s espoused values. By: Melissa Daimler

What Amazon’s Board Was Getting Wrong About Diversity and Hiring

July 26, 2018
Amazon’s board recommended voting against a shareholder proposal that would require the board to consider women and minority candidates for director positions. The company’s communications representative suggested that using such a policy, similar to the Rooney Rule, might create a “check the box” approach to diversity and not produce real change. By: Stefanie K. Johnson