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2014-09-23 16:30:31

Research conducted in partnership with innovative Silicon Valley tech companies and law firms moves beyond traditional pipeline solutions to increase levels of diversity at senior levels SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent Advisory Board, an independent diversity & inclusion research firm, has released its fifth annual research study, Diverse Silicon Valley Attorneys Drive Innovation Through Emotional Intelligence, in conjunction with a meeting of the best practice law...

2014-09-23 16:29:57

Newly-published book showcases Sodexo Chief Human Resources Office Gerri Mason-Hall and the company's commitment to developing the next generation of STEM leaders GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations, and its Chief Human Resources Office, Gerri Mason-Hall, have been recognized by STEMconnector®, the one-stop for "who is doing what" in STEM education and careers,...

2014-09-22 12:20:46

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing today named Michael C. Ford its vice president of Global Diversity and Employee Rights (GDER), effective October 17. Ford will be responsible for enhancing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives and for ensuring compliance with anti-discrimination laws, such as Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws in the United States. "Michael's extensive experience promoting diversity, inclusion and compliance in...

2014-09-17 08:33:47

Custom Job Boards Launched to Connect Employers to Top Candidates CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (Nasdaq:IPDN) announced it has been selected as the exclusive diversity recruitment solutions provider for several leading organizations targeting women, Hispanic and African American professionals, veterans and people with disabilities. As part of each agreement, Professional Diversity Network will develop custom online career centers that...

2014-09-15 12:24:08

Top executives to be honored at Chicago United's annual Bridge Awards Gala CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 18, Chicago United will honor Robert L. Parkinson, Jr., chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc. and Jonas Prising, chief executive officer of ManpowerGroup as its 2014 Bridge Awards recipients. The award is given to companies that demonstrate and model a holistic approach to advancing corporate diversity and inclusion. The executives will accept the...

2014-09-02 23:03:26

Hiring Managers Gain Access to New Sets of Candidates Spanning Cultural and Professional Backgrounds San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 SmartRecruiters, the company that empowers the new way of hiring, today announced a new partnership with Equality Magazines that gives hiring managers access to four new job boards through the SmartRecruiters platform, including Hispanic-Today, Women in Business & Industry, The Black Perspective and Veterans Enterprise. The addition of these...

2014-08-27 23:14:20

iHire was recognized for their innovative workforce and family-friendly practices as the “Most Creative Workplace” in Frederick, a new category in the 2014 Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 iHire was recognized for their innovative workforce and family-friendly practices as the “Most Creative Workplace” in Frederick, a new category in the 2014 Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards. Held at the Delaplaine Visual Education Arts...

Apple Employee Diversity Report
2014-08-14 04:20:55

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has become the latest of the large tech companies to release data on employee diversity. The figures reflect a lack of diversity already seen in previous reports by the likes of Google and Yahoo. In his message introducing Apple’s Diversity Report, the company’s CEO Tim Cook said, “I’m not satisfied with the numbers on this page. They’re not new to us, and we’ve been working hard for quite some time to improve...

STEM careers for women
2014-08-13 12:23:24

Dawn Fuller, University of Cincinnati New research shows the importance of social support for women preparing for STEM careers. As a national push continues to recruit talented girls and young women into math- and science-related careers, a new study underlines the importance of mentoring and other social support systems for women pursuing those research professions Mary Jean Amon, a doctoral student in the University of Cincinnati’s psychology program, presented her findings at the...

Facebook Releases Current Employee Diversity Figures
2014-06-26 08:10:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media giant Facebook claims to have more than a billion users worldwide, so there is likely a lot of diversity among those who connect through the social network. There is not the same amount of social diversity at the company however, and Facebook announced it has plans to change and become more diverse. Facebook's newly released employee diversity report revealed that 69 percent of its employees are male, which isn't...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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