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Universities Develop Unique Programs That Level the Playing Field for Educational...

Higher education presents life-changing opportunities for students from underserved backgrounds —opening the door to new experiences, successful careers, and much more. For many of...

Rochester Institute of Technology Hosts ‘Reverse Career Fair’ to Connect Diverse...

In February, the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) hosted its biannual Affinity Reception, providing dozens of corporate recruiters a unique opportunity to network with...

While Supreme Court Weighs LGBTQ Equality, Some States Are Ahead on...

The United States Supreme Court is currently in the process of deciding whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 — which...

Interview with an Expert: How PricewaterhouseCoopers Recruits Diverse Students

With a global workforce of more than 250,000 employees, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the fifth largest private company in the United States, according to Forbes....

Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Argos for Autism at the...

Celebrated every October since 1945, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, (NDEAM) affirms the contributions of workers with disabilities and advocates for an increasingly inclusive...

Defining, Mitigating, and Reducing Harassment in the Workplace

You do not have to look very long or hard lately to find cases of harassment in the workplace. Employees are increasingly coming forward...

New Hiring Policy at UC Requires Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

In an effort to ensure future faculty and staff who support its mission, the University of Cincinnati (UC) is now requiring that all job...

INSIGHT Announces New Partnership with HERC

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is proud to announce its partnership with the nonprofit Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). HERC was launched in Northern California in...

Keeping Up with OFCCP Compliance Changes

If you are a federal contractor or subcontractor — who is required to abide by affirmative action regulations under the jurisdiction of the U.S....

Corporate Partnership Eases Transition for Female Veterans

Nonprofit organization American Corporate Partners (ACP) says it will provide a minimum of 500 free, personalized corporate mentorships to post-9/11 female veterans as they...

College Students Express Increased Concern Over Career Preparedness, Study Shows

A mere 40 percent of college seniors report feeling that their college experience has been very helpful in preparing them for a career, according...

Attracting Diverse Employees Requires Improved Access to Cultural Amenities

When I was studying for my master’s degree, one of my professors reiterated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s statement that Sunday morning is the...

INSIGHT’s Diversity Virtual Career Fair Attracts Diverse Employers and Job Seekers

The first-ever national diversity virtual career fair, hosted by INSIGHT Into Diversity via virtual recruiting platform CareerEco on February 23, attracted nearly 60 employers...

Diversity, Inclusion, and Compliance: Similarities, Differences, and How They Can Work...

When one hears the words “diversity,” “inclusion,” and “compliance,” similar ideas may come to mind. However, although these words have related associations, they each...

Report Reveals Inconsistency with Apple’s Workplace Diversity Claims

Apple Inc. recently released its latest Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO-1) report, showing only a slight increase in the diversity of its workforce from year...

Who Is an Online “Applicant”? How to Minimize EEOC and OFCCP...

When you are an employer, knowing who is defined as an “applicant” matters. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal...

EEOC Mourns Loss of Former Chair Jacqueline A. Berrien

Jacqueline A. Berrien, former chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and civil rights activist, passed away Monday, Nov. 9. Berrien, a native of...

What If You’ve Hitched Your Wagon to a Falling Star?

Our executive search company works almost exclusively for higher education, so when a big player in the field goes belly up, it’s major. That...

Advocates Work to Improve Opportunities for Job Seekers with Disabilities

In 2014, the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities was 64.6 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Labor Force Characteristics...

Help Wanted: STEM Professions Offer Growth and Opportunity

In the U.S., occupations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) currently make up more than one out of every 10 jobs and pay...

Americans with Disabilities Struggle to Gain Employment 25 Years After the...

This past Sunday, July 26, marked the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by President George H. W....