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BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY Whether you’re looking for your first job or a new job, I bet you’ve got a shortlist of your choice companies to work for. These are the companies who are known for being “top employers”, “industry leaders”, or “best managed”. The best companies to work for might have official awards or they might just have an outstanding reputation. As a minority, you’re probably...
By EmployDiversity Diverse professionals have significant challenges while interviewing that mainstream candidates may never have to consider. A surprising tip that could help you ace your next phone interview is to smile. That’s right, for just a few minutes drop the attitude that’s developed after all the rejections and slights you may have suffered in the job market and drop your defenses. Even though you’re not...
BY EMPLOYDIVERSITY I recall many years ago listening to an interview with a Palestinian in the Occupied Territories neighboring Israel. She said something that has stuck with me ever since: “The Minority knows more about the Majority than the Majority knows about the Majority.” The Minority - whether it be gender-based, ethnic, religious or other - has to know more about its environment in order to survive, at a minimum....
Prepare for an interview by: Performing research on the company and position you are applying for  Spending time on the employer’s website and learning as much as you can about them Carefully examining and analyzing the job description  Confirming your qualifications meet the requirements of the job Preparing several thoughtful questions for the interviewer(s) Anticipating what questions, you might be...
Appzen is Committed to Diversity and Inclusion AppZen delivers the world’s leading AI platform for modern finance teams. Starting with business spend, we automate manual process, uncover problems, and optimize decision making for enterprises around the globe, including one-fourth of the Fortune 500. Our platform combines patented deep learning, computer vision, and semantic analysis with intelligence from thousands of online...
By EmployDiversity ✔ Update your resume When applying for a new job, update your resume, cover letter and professional networking information. Add your latest work history and any new skills you acquired. Updating this information will give hiring managers a complete idea of your most recent experience Things to keep in mind when updating your resume and cover letter:   Customize your cover letter for each application...
In March, Dino Barajas joined DLA Piper’s Finance practice as a partner in Los Angeles. He is  co-chair of the firm’s US Projects and Infrastructure practice and the Latin American Corporate and Finance practice. Barajas is handling domestic and international project development and finance for the firm, with particular emphasis on Latin American infrastructure projects, debt financings and mergers and acquisitions....
By EmployDiversity Considering a move in the near future? This month we are featuring the sunny city of Phoenix Arizona. Phoenix is not only the capital of Arizona, but it’s also the largest city and largest metropolitan area in Arizona.  It is located in central Arizona, in the southwestern United States. It is 20 minutes west of Tempe, and 20 minutes southwest of Scottsdale.  Phoenix is a bustling city in the middle...
Nashville Superspeedway, Dover Motorsports, Inc. announced that long time sports and entertainment executive, Erik Moses has been selected to serve as its next track President. He is the first African American to serve as track president in NASCAR history. Dover Motorsports announced the hiring before Saturday's Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway. Moses said: "Our partnership with NASCAR is for them to put on the race and...
XPO Logistics has announced that LaQuenta Jacobs will head the newly created position of chief diversity officer position.  She will start her new position on Aug. 3, 2020.  As an advocate of diversity, equity, and inclusion at XPO, Jacobs will be tasked with providing cultural leadership and strategic direction. Jacobs has 23 years of experience as a human resources executive. She joined  XPO in 2018 as head of...
 The Washington Post announced that veteran editor and reporter  Krissah Thompson has been selected to serve as it’s first managing editor for diversity and inclusion.  She is the first African American woman to become a managing editor in the Post’s 143-year history. She started at the Post as a summer reporting intern in 2001. Thompson most recently served as an assignment editor in Style, leading the...
Employers, you don’t want to miss this! Are you curious to know if you’re doing the right things with your candidate data during this particular time?  It’s been an interesting few months for the hiring space, and it wouldn’t hurt to hear how other organizations are working to maintain diversity and inclusion, effective targeted hiring, and efficient management of resources today.  Join the Hiretual...