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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...

2014-06-25 12:27:30

Diversity MBA Selects the Company for "50 Out Front" List Third Year in a Row NORWALK, Conn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo has ranked an impressive number four on Diversity MBA's prestigious list of the best places in the country for diverse and women managers to work. This is the third consecutive year that Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization, has named Diageo to its list. Diageo is the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company. For the 2014 list, Diversity MBA...

2014-06-04 16:27:03

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource (NYSE:NI) today released its 2013 Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) Report, which highlights the progress toward advancing I&D as an essential part of the company's strategic direction and operational identity. The report details NiSource's commitment, ongoing strategy and achievements through four dimensions of I&D: employees, customers, communities and supplier diversity. The full report is available at...

2014-06-03 08:37:55

Professional Diversity Network report reveals lack of diversity not attributed to skills gap or education; Offers remedy to identify and recruit top minority talent CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (Nasdaq:IPDN) an Internet software and services company specializing in diversity recruitment resources for corporations, government agencies and job seekers, released today its Diversity Jobs Index (DJI), intended to serve as an indicator of the employment...


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