I’m a huge fan of Oregon Ducks football. I’ll just put that out there for anyone who doesn’t me yet. So I was doubly interested to hear Hall of Fame safety Chad Cota join the “Recruiting with Andrew Nemec” radio show to discuss, well, recruiting. As Cota described, coach Willie Taggart faces hiring challenges that aren’t much different than those we confront every day. “There are two generations that any coaching staff really has to ingratiate themselves to when they get started,” Nemec[...]
October is historically an exciting and busy month, with a variety of colorful celebrations taking place across the globe. It’s a diverse month. It’s also a month for diversity. In less than a week, Chicago will welcome the National Minority Supplier Development Council’s 2016 Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange -- an event we hope to see you at on October 23. For all the talk of diversity, however, we know that challenges and biases persist. We hear them in shocking political[...]
Diversity isn’t just a staffing industry topic. It’s taken center stage during this polarizing election season -- more than economics, job creation, the military or taxes. The groundbreaking and inspirational events of recent weeks demonstrate that a person’s capabilities, skills and worth have no cultural, intellectual, gender or racial bounds. We know that promoting gender equality plays a vital role in retaining top talent. So why must we still make the “business case” for inclusion? It’s[...]
As we’ve written before, promoting gender equality plays a vital role in retaining top talent, boosting bottom line profits, attracting consumers to your brand, and embodying a conscientious, fully human work culture. It isn’t just good for business, however. As McKinsey Global Institute’s new study demonstrates, gender parity will dramatically improve the economy.