Older workers are consistently discriminated against in job hiring — here’s how we can fix that

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There’s a lot of canonical career advice out there. Better to overdress than underdress, for example. Try to beat your boss to the office. Scrub your resume and cover letters of typos and unnecessary jargon. … Read more

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A Denver tech company became more diverse and had its best financial year ever. Here’s why that …

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2017 was a record-breaker for SendGrid, an anchor of the Denver technology region. Revenues passed the $100 million mark, growing 40 percent in a year. It added new customers at the same growth rate. And … Read more

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Uber Report: Company’s Diversity Effort a Work in Progress

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The percentage of some underrepresented groups working in technology at Uber Technologies—the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company—has increased slightly since 2017, according to the company’s second annual diversity report, released Tuesday.

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How Slack Got Ahead in Diversity

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Last week, Slack, the company whose popular, plaid-themed messaging app has simplified office communications and introduced custom fox emoji into our daily routines, quietly released its 2017 diversity report. Diversity reports, which list statistics

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Why Marissa Mayer fears #MeToo may discourage women from pursuing leadership positions

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Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is concerned about the impact she feels the #MeToo movement could be having on the next generation of female leaders.

In her first interview since leaving her role last year,

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Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield details approach to sustaining an inclusive workforce

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In light of the tech industry’s last year of one sexual harassment scandal after another, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield says the company has had active conversations about the issues. However, Slack has not made any … Read more

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Research: CEOs with Diverse Networks Create Higher Firm Value

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Research has shown that firms benefit when their CEOs have strong networks. A new study explored that idea by looking at whether the diversity of a CEO’s network affects their firm. Researchers used

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The founder of one of San Francisco’s hottest startups reveals how diversity is the key to building a …

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Published 9:30 am, Sunday, April 1, 2018

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  • Weebly, a San Francisco-based startup most recently valuated at half a million dollars, has a leadership and management team that is equally represented
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