It’s Time For Tech to Come to Terms With Its Inclusion Problem

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Seema Lakhani is head of product and head of Wattpad Labs at Wattpad.

As a woman of color in a leadership role in tech, I can tell you what is scarce in today’s tech industry … Read more

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What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

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Engineering faces a serious gender-based retention problem. Despite all the efforts encouraging women to study engineering, over 40% of highly skilled women who enter the field end up leaving. Much has been written

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Acknowledges Sexism Reports, Claims Company Has Progressed

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Amid continued calls for greater diversity and less discrimination in tech, Snap Inc. on Tuesday became the latest major tech company to come under scrutiny for its company culture.

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Five Workplace Challenges for Employers in Changing Times

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[Co-author: Alyssa Muñoz – Law Clerk]

As Gordon Gekko famously pronounced in the 1980s classic movie Wall Street, “The most valuable commodity … is information.” Those words have never rung truer than in today’s world … Read more

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Why diversity creates a better company culture, and ultimately a better business

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TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson talked with Praful Saklani, CEO and founder of commercial relationship management firm Pramata. According to a report by the company, organizations that do not foster an inclusive environment eventually lose out by … Read more

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How to talk about the awkward topic of sexual harassment and discrimination

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How to talk about the awkward topic of sexual harassment and discrimination

This post has been bumping around inside my head for a long time now. I haven’t written

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Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

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Culture is often referred to as “the way things are done around here.” But to be useful, we need to get more specific than that. The best companies recognize that there are three

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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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Legislators, investors call for Silicon Valley giants to diversify their boards

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U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, along with several other members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with several major Silicon Valley technology companies earlier this month to press them to address their diversity problem.

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