Top 4 Signs a Company Values Diversity in Its Culture

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Census data shows that minorities make up over 1/3 of the U.S. and that this population is only increasing in size…do you know how to identify if a company values diversity in its culture? We at Professional Diversity Network have Continue reading Top 4 Signs a Company Values Diversity in Its Culture

July ’14 Diversity Jobs Report Shows Decrease in Employment for African Americans

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Each month, Professional Diversity Network publishes the Diversity Jobs Index and Report to provide a monthly summary of the current trends within the marketplace for diverse Americans like yourself, as well as an index number that represents these overall conditions for the Continue reading July ’14 Diversity Jobs Report Shows Decrease in Employment for African Americans

Top Five Tips for Making Your Black Career Network Profile Standout

You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top Five Tips for Making Your Black Career Network Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

A recent study by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, cited in the Huffington Post article, “The Job Market Discriminates Against Black College Grads,” indicates that the 2013 unemployment rate for recent black college graduates is over twice that Continue reading As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity

Has our country advanced beyond affirmative action? This question was at the crux of last summer’s Supreme Court decision, which ultimately reaffirmed the use of race in college admissions. The historic case of Fisher v.Texas underscored the importance of educational diversity Continue reading The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity

The 14% Conundrum: Raising the Minimum Wage

During his State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama called on Congress, business owners and local representatives to take action to raise the national wage floor.  The magic number?  $10.10.  Or rather, a 14% increase from the Continue reading The 14% Conundrum: Raising the Minimum Wage

The Power of Words and the NBA’s Silver Lining

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Current and former players, coaches, NBA sponsors and corporate partners applauded Silver for taking swift and decisive action. “Sentiments of this kind are contrary to the principles of inclusion and respect that form the foundation of our diverse, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Continue reading The Power of Words and the NBA’s Silver Lining

7 Tips on How to Work It Like a Pro In Person

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get out and about to build your professional network. Networking behind a screen is great, you can chime in on conversations on your own terms and make comments without feeling intimidated, but sometimes there is Continue reading 7 Tips on How to Work It Like a Pro In Person