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Workplace Diversity

Best Practices for Writing Inclusive Job Descriptions

The goal when hiring for an open position should be finding the best person for the job. However, many companies shut the door on what could be some of their most qualified applicants by using non-inclusive language in the ads they create, which we talked about in our previous post. If you aren’t practicing awareness and...

5 Reasons Your Job Descriptions Are Turning off Diverse Candidates

Your company is actively working to build a diverse and inclusive workforce, but you find that despite your best efforts, somehow, the majority of applicants who respond to your job postings remain white and male. You know there are talented, qualified candidates who don’t fit that box out there, but you’re just not attracting them.  Bring...

Choose ‘Culture Add’ Over ‘Culture Fit’

As your company grows, adding new employees to the mix will present an ongoing challenge. “Company culture” seems to be the buzzword on every recruiter’s lips, but what kind of culture are you really promoting? You want a workplace that is diverse and inclusive, but you also need a team that works well together and...

The Story of The Whether -> Mentor Spaces

They say sometimes you have to take the wrong turn to end up in the right place. I feel like, as a company, we are exactly where we need to be at the perfect moment in time. We are ready to help fulfill our vision to make all workplaces diverse, inclusive and equitable while advancing...

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Recruitment and Hiring

@Bias at work can create a ton of challenges if you want your team to value diversity and inclusion. Let’s narrow our focus and create an in-depth look at how unconscious bias impacts work because this form of bias can present some unique challenges for employers trying to create an inclusive environment. While there are many...

What Can Technology Do for Your D&I Initiatives?

You can nurture genuine diversity and inclusion by leveraging technology to enhance your organization’s hiring processes. Many of today’s business leaders accept the idea that diversity improves organizational performance. However, they struggle with finding a way to create a culture of true diversity and inclusion. There’s no single change or practice that will make your...

3 Best Practices For Growing Diversity/Inclusivity at Your Organization

Growing diversity and inclusivity awareness and its implementation within your organization requires more than a press release and the launch of a new “initiative.” While a statement of intent is a good starting point, many corporations fall short in the follow-through phase, leaving a gap between their word and their action. Help your company evolve...

3 Steps to Reduce Bias in Your Minority Hiring Practices and Boost Workplace Diversity

With such an intense focus on diversity from some of the smartest, most adaptable, cash-rich, and influential companies in the world, one has to take a step back and analyze why a solid D&I strategy continues to evade them. There are plenty of credible studies and resources about why diversity and inclusion should be considered...

4 Ways Gen-Z Will Change Company Culture

This article was originally published by Entrepreneur.com and features The Whether CEO, Chris Motley.Written by Deep Patel. Move over, 9-to-5ers — an alternative working model is on the rise. According to a survey by Upwork and the Freelancers Union, the freelance economy now includes 55 million Americans (35 percent of the total U.S. workforce). We...

Purposeful Diversity in the Workplace

Back in 2017, our Founder & CEO, Chris Motley shared his thoughts on holistic diversity as a guest writer for Culturati Magazine: A diverse company shouldn’t be diverse simply for the sake of diversity. A company’s diversity contributes to its overall success. To succeed is to innovate, and to be truly innovative, companies need clear...
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