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Interested in pursuing a career in fashion once you’ve completed education? From a career in fashion-related finance, to discovering a role in communications, the opportunities are varied. Join us as we take a look at the diverse range of opportunities available, considering some careers you might not have thought of. . . A garment technologist is a role that you might not have considered, yet its highly important in the fashion world. Fashion illustrators .

Fashion Forward and Hiring Trends

Recruiting Daily

Fear of side pony-tails, daisy dukes and other fashion trends of the 80’s and 90’s that leave us feeling like a spectacle or some character from an “old” movie. We quickly try to explain to our children using standard phrases like “that was the fashion at the time” and “we were cool!” Which, by the way has already been fashionable at one point in my lifetime (see Nirvana era). Fashion Forward.


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How Diversity Fuels Innovation

Glassdoor for Employers

There’s been a lot of attention lately on the topic of diversity: in society, in the workplace, in business, and—particularly for women—in the technology industry. A perfect example is MICA (My Intelligent Communication Accessory), a connected bracelet designed for the socially connected woman in partnership with Opening Ceremony—a leading fashion house and retailer. The business case for diversity. Why diversity makes a difference.

The Best Diversity and Inclusion Videos

Stories Incorporated

Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance.” Here are the best diversity and inclusion videos. This metaphor is often used in the diversity and inclusion space. Often, organizations create “diversity content” using stock photos, EEO statements, and broad messages from leadership espousing the importance of creating a culture where all ideas and people flourish. Here are the best diversity and inclusion videos.

Diversity Double Dutch, Jump In


With sexism, racism, homophobia, xenophobia, and all forms of bigotry and hatred so prevalent today, there is a need for organizations to address diversity and inclusion in a meaningful way. Organizations will be challenged to boldly approach, discuss, and manage diversity and inclusion issues instead of the tentative fashion in which they’ve found comfort. The first step is to make a deliberate effort to hire diverse talent. Advice An HR Observation Diversity

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Your Company

Linkedin Talent Blog

Following widespread protests against police brutality and systemic racism, companies around the world are taking a hard look at their diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs and policies. Explicitly request a diverse range of referrals. Create a diversity scholarship program.

The Value Of Having A Diverse Workplace


In a recent poll, 20% of HR departments felt that attracting and retaining diverse talent, was one of the main hurdles that their organization is faced. It’s not that surprising that it would be a legitimate concern, considering the different benefits of having a diverse workforce. Diversity and inclusion have been hot topics in the Human Resource industry for years now. Here are some of the ways a diverse workplace can be beneficial: More Productivity.

What is inclusive leadership?


We live in a diverse business world. There’s not just variability in our workforce, there is also diversity in the customers we want to attract, in the messages we share or consume via various platforms, and the markets we plan to expand to. Why is inclusive leadership important?

Your Organization Is On A Political Rollercoaster, Hold on Tight

Fistful of Talent

While a political or diversity discussion among employees can be healthy and informative, when does it become a liability and how can it be managed and measured against one’s constitutional rights to freedom of speech?

Celebrating Black Barbie’s 40th Anniversary and a Workplace D&I Victory

Recruiting Daily Advisor

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Mattel’s very first black Barbie ® , which debuted in 1980 and was designed by fashion pioneer Kitty Black Perkins, a native of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Perkins’ hard work and determination made her not only an icon of the fashion world and Mattel’s first African-American designer but also a champion for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond. Barbie Breaks the Diversity and Inclusion Barrier.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. To help companies get started today, I’m excited to share over 50 of the ways we’ve invested in diversity and inclusion at Lever. State your commitment to building a diverse and inclusive culture in your job descriptions and careers page. Diversity

Diversity hiring might not be that hard.

Recruiting Blogs

The past month’s news brought yet another cautionary tale about what happens when companies deprioritize diversity. While we all claim that diversity matters, we put it on the backburner while we focus on revenue growth and product innovation. However, a new report from Lightspeed Ventures about startup recruiting trends suggests that hiring a diverse team might be easier than we think. Four tactics we can try to hire more diverse teams.

How to Talk About Race with Employees

Glassdoor for Employers

In spite of employers increasing investment in diversity and inclusion, a Glassdoor survey reveals that 61 percent, or about three in five U.S. The 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Study was conducted online by The Harris Poll among over 1,100 U.S. Acting ethically and in a morally sound fashion includes a responsibility to speak up and act up when we see injustice. Related: Diversity & Inclusion Research Roundup: Top Studies You Need to Know.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

the word on fashion (@word_on_fashion) September 8, 2015. 4 of Tech’s BIGGEST Companies are Currently Seeking “Heads of Diversity”. Each and every one of the four large tech giants are currently seeking to hire heads of diversity. A role Airbnb refer to as “a big job”, and one which should “embed diversity and inclusion” into “day-to-day operations, practices, processes and employee development” according to Dropbox.

8 Recruitment News Stories the Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 31st August 2015

Social Talent

It means that hiring managers might hire people who have similar hobbies, experiences and sense of fashion as they have. If you would like to learn more about how to tackle unconscious bias in your recruitment strategy, ask our Sales team to show you the Diversity Hiring module as part of the Black Belt in Internet Recruitment. In the news this week: NEW LinkedIn Recruiter Search Insights Surface Valuable Talent Pool Data.

Have You Engaged Your Millennials Today?

Fistful of Talent

Focus on results, not fashion. Communication Diversity Employee Development Employee Engagement Engagement and Satisfaction Generations Uncategorized Boomers GenX mentor old William Wiggins YoungI encountered an employee of the Millennial persuasion in the copy room in a state of panic. He was working feverishly to reduce and scan a near mural-size floor plan that had been requested by an executive who sat two floors above ASAP.

Break the Student Barrier: Solving the 1 Percent Problem

Recruiting Daily

This is true of diversity in every space from tech to construction or indeed inclusion from fashion to entertainment and pay disparity from legal […]. If we’re being honest: every industry has its issues. Those unique, deep-seated challenges that seem nearly impossible to uproot, no matter which way the disruptors and agitators approach the problem.

Which Industry Is More Favorable for LGBTQ Hiring?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

As Anne-Valérie Hueschen—Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Voxbone— recently discussed , having a diverse workforce creates smarter teams. Hueschen says, “Diverse workforces reflect more of the world as a whole, which encourages multiple solutions to problems and fosters new ideas.”. As more workforces continue to recruit diverse employees, there is one “protected class” of workers that may be getting overlooked: the LGBTQ community.

150 Famous Transgender People


We found many famous transgender people as part of our research on successful diverse people. Isis King (model and fashion designer). Teddy Quinlivan (fashion model). Lea T (fashion model). Nathan Westling (fashion model). Diversity and Inclusion

7 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Start August – 4th August 2015

Social Talent

Thursday saw LinkedIn’s Q2 earnings beat analyst expectations in dramatic fashion, sending the stock up as much as 14% in extending trading. Pinterest is Working with a Startup Called “Paradigm” to Foster Diversity. Diversity is a hot-button issue, and an issue that many tech companies can’t seem to figure out how to solve. Paradigm works with fast-growing companies to help them identify where the biggest barriers to diversity are coming into play.

8 Shocking and Thought-Provoking Recruitment News Stories this Week – 29th August 2016

Social Talent

We can see if we can generate business the old-fashioned way. In an unusual but welcome step towards improving diversity and inclusion, Apple has requested male and female variations of 5 new professions be added to the next Unicode update — an artist, a firefighter, a pilot, an astronaut and a judge. Diversity LinkedIn Recruitment News Social Media Twitter USA diversity email emoji monster recruiting news.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Strive for diversity. Next on your list of recruiting resolutions should be to make diversity a priority—as a recruiter, you are in a unique position to increase diversity within your company. A study published in the Harvard Business Review revealed that diverse companies were 45 percent more likely to experience growth in market share, and 70 percent more likely to capture a new market than non-diverse companies.

EEO vs. affirmative action


Generally, organizations should look at EEO, diversity, discrimination and affirmative action more holistically, and consider everyone’s point of view. So we shouldn’t be talking about affirmative action vs equal opportunity but rather, how equal opportunity and affirmative action principles can be applied in complementary fashion to improve the balance of our workplaces and society in general. HR terms What's the difference Compliance Diversity & Inclusion

Forging a Path to Gr8nss in Utah


Tanner’s Influence Gr8nss conference in Park City, Utah, where I had the chance to spend some time with the lovely and talented Tim Gunn—keynote speaker, fashion consultant, and star of the hit television program Project Runway. Diversity & Inclusion Human Resources Talent & WorkforceI have just returned from O.C.

A 12-Step Action Plan to Combat Workplace Ageism

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Are you guilty of the same misstep the fashion and beauty industry made when it ignored the “real women” of the world? Companies and organizations have made a conscious effort to show diversity when it comes to gender and race, but we’re not seeing anywhere near the same conscious effort to show diversity when it comes to age cohorts. Do you address age issues as part of your company’s diversity and inclusiveness efforts?

How I Landed My Dream Recruitment Marketing Job at Hubspot

Rally Recruitment Marketing

I often wrote about the Black diaspora in respect to curly hair, new product launches that were created by small minority business owners, the lack of diversity during New York Fashion Week and so many other important stories. Hi, Rally community!

Entelo Spotlight Series: Ginno Bergunio


Customer Success Manager, I help our customer meet their diversity goals. We’re helping companies find talented, qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds from underrepresented minority groups. Meet Ginno Bergunio. He appreciates a pressed oxford shirt.

Why I Hired A _: Recruiting Strategies to Tap Unique Backgrounds


Seeking out candidates with diverse backgrounds and life experiences is one of the best recruiting strategies to add variety and fresh sets of eyes to any team. Incorporating diversity of thought into your recruiting strategy can help teams solve problems by looking at them through a different lens. When the phrase “fast fashion” comes to mind, you might not picture a barista, a gas station attendant or a janitor. 08/03/2018 // TALENT ACQUISITION.

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4 Techniques to Decrease Age Discrimination During Recruiting


According to Dice’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report , a depressing 76% of respondents believe ageism exists in technology. Research has found that this discouragement might even start from the job description: wording used in job postings may be a barrier for attracting a diversity of candidates. Include age-related diversity in your employer branding.

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Text Recruiting Stats You Need to Know

ClearCompany Recruiting

80% of people are now using text messaging for business in some form or fashion. Considering that they prefer calls to email and text, it’s still in your best interest to maintain a diverse recruiting plan. It’s no secret that engaging qualified candidates is more difficult than ever. With low unemployment rates and job openings on the rise, talent acquisition professionals need to be looking for new tools to help them stay ahead of the competition.

How Managers Can Support Working Parents

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Managers shouldn’t discount the utility of a good old-fashioned pep talk. She currently leads Aerotek’s Leadership, Talent Management, and Inclusion and Diversity teams to help the company’s people reach their full potential personally and professionally.

Forging a Path to Gr8nss in Utah


Tanner’s Influence Gr8nss conference in Park City, Utah, where I had the chance to spend some time with the lovely and talented Tim Gunn—keynote speaker, fashion consultant, and star of the hit television program Project Runway. While I am still wading through the 146-page report, some early highlights include the following statistics on diversity and culture 1 : Employees who feel their company fosters an inclusive culture are 3.2x Posted by Peter DeBellis on October 11, 2018.

Recruiter Real Talk: How to Improve Candidate Engagement Using AI


Besides, a better candidate experience attracts more applicants and naturally improves the diversity of talent. There will come a time when all recruitment professionals leverage AI, machine learning, and other technology platforms, so an old-fashioned mailer may help you stand out in the crowd. What Is Candidate Engagement? Candidate engagement is a lot like customer engagement — it centers on an organization developing an ongoing relationship with an individual.

Staffing News of the Day, April 3, 2014

Staffing Talk

From boilermakers in Indiana to fashion designers in NY, this map shows the most unique job in each state [Slate]. News Above the Law B Daily Economist ERE Financial Times Fox Business How to incorporate diversity infographic Huffington Post Canada Insurance News Net Linkedin Lufthansa Market Watch NY Post Peoplelink Staffing Solutions Randstad U.S. jobless claims rise to 326,000 – a one-month high [Market Watch]. Is the phone book next?

Get a Jumpstart on Hiring New College Grads


Sending recruiters to a good old fashioned career fair or diversity conference is still effective, as is sponsoring campus events. Graduation may be half a year away, but it’s never too early to reach out to the next wave of college graduates. This past May, when the class of 2018 was marching to the tune of Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance,” an Entrepreneur article noted that a full 20 percent of the class of 2019 already had jobs lined up.

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Talent Connect | Everything You May Have Missed

Social Talent

Keynotes included Elaine Welteroth (former editor, Teen Vogue), Jeff Weiner (CEO, LinkedIn), Carla Harris (vice-president & managing director, Morgan Stanley) as well as a host of experts on diversity & inclusion, management, TA and privacy. Glint’s employee engagement tools have helped businesses and organisations implement feedback in a streamlined fashion, saving time and money in the process. Did LinkedIn host some kind of conference this week?

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How to Build an Employer Brand Budget

Proactive Talent

nursing specific job boards, diversity job boards, etc.), Technology/Tools Establishing a specific budget for the tech stack you use is very important – it helps you understand what parts of your strategy you can automate and make more efficient and what parts you may have to do the old-fashioned (manual) way. In my opinion, there are two groups of companies out there who have yet to put together a formal budget for employer branding: 1.

6 Types of Unconscious Bias in Hiring and How to Combat Them


It is especially important to examine unconscious bias in your hiring process, as this is one of the biggest blockers to building a truly diverse and inclusive work environment. You will end up with a much more diverse interview pool if the only factor you’re assessing is a test score.

9 Tips for Building Trust in the Workplace

Achievers - Recruiting

By prioritizing workplace trust, you can also build a diverse and inclusive culture where your employees will feel a sense of belonging and be more connected to their team. Perhaps most importantly, follow through with your action plan in a timely fashion.

5 Innovative Ways to Source Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

There is no substitute for old fashioned phone calls and direct conversations” explains Papanicholas. Develop relationships via the old-fashioned industry standards-the coffee klatch, the happy hour, the meet and greet. RELATED: 4 Diverse Candidate Pools You Might Not Have Considered (But Should!). When you’re a recruiter, success hinges on your ability to hear you clients and to understand what they need from their next critical hire.