Diversity

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Diversity Category Archive

Our diversity category archive page gives you access to all of our diversity blog posts brimming with insights on diversity recruiting, diversity talent acquisition initiatives, and diverse talent at the senior executive level by The Good Search blog author CEO Krista Bradford. Our Diversity blog post category page also serves up our posts detailing diversity best practices on ensuring equal opportunity for women executives, Black/African American executives, and Hispanic/ Latino executives, and other underrepresented professionals.

The Good Search offers deep diversity recruiting expertise at the board and senior executive level. We regularly conduct diversity engagements focused on building diversity talent pools and on initiatives focused on ways to boost inclusion. Moreover, as a woman-owned search firm, we have lived diversity.The Good Search has been named one of the Top 50 Connecticut Woman-Owned businesses on numerous occasions.

The Cost of Devaluing Women Executives

The Cost of Devaluing Women Executives Sallie Krawcheck has witnessed the cost of devaluing women executives first hand over the course of her storied Wall Street career. Ms. Krawcheck got her start on Wall Street in the late 1980s at Salomon Brothers. Today, she is...

The Silence Breakers Beget The Pay Raisers

The Silence Breakers Beget The Pay Raisers Equal Pay for Women 2018 will be the Year of The Pay Raisers. Equal pay is my wish for the New Year. It is an aspiration inspired by Time Magazine naming The Silence Breakers as its Person of the Year 2017. In so doing, Time...

Woman Speaker Mandate #LetHerSpeak

Woman Speaker Shortage Susan Danziger, the Founder and CEO of Ziggeo, offers up a frank observation in a recent blog post: Spotlighting Females at Conferences: A Mandate for Change. She noticed The woman that's brought you video technology that lets you record, curate...

Gender Equality and the C-Suite

Gender Equality and the C-Suite Gender equality and the empowerment of women does not begin in the C-Suite. It starts in childhood in the classroom. The Good Search is an executive search practice that helps companies boost their diversity at the senior executive...

Retained Search Firm Diversity Video

  Retained Search Firm Diversity Video [clickToTweet tweet="Does the lack of search firm diversity affect the diversity of the executives that they recruit?  " quote="It seems reasonable to wonder whether the lack of retained search firm diversity has a bearing on the...

When the Best Person for the Job Happens to Be Diverse

When the Best Candidate Happens to Be Diverse Companies seeking to boost executive diversity frequently will say that they want a top performer who "happens to be diverse". The phrase gets tacked on as a kind of afterthought, suggesting diversity plays no role in the...

Gender Pay Gap Stats

Gender Pay Gap Stats in Developed Nations Newsflash: there's a gender pay gap. Women make less than men in the developed world. (Okay, okay. We know this already. This is just my clumsy attempt at wry humor in face of the latest reminder that we female types have...

Silicon Valley Wants Black Coders. What’s The Issue?

Silicon Valley Companies Say They Want Black Coders Ken Chenault is not a coder. He has a B.A. in history from Bowdoin College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is the CEO of American Express. I had the good fortune to get to know him years ago. Our...

Executive Search Firm Diversity Matters

Why Executive Search Firm Diversity Matters I've been chewing on it a while.  I've had something I've wanted to say. Executive search firm diversity matters. I know it is impolitic to discuss issues with one's own industry. I am fully aware it is so much safer to...

Search Firm Diversity Impact on Executive Hires

Search Firm Diversity (or Lack Thereof) When I was a board member of the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruiters, I served on a committee that lined up speakers for IACPR events. As a former journalist, I was naturally drawn to hot topics --...

Women in Tech Infographic

Women in Tech Infographic The number of women in tech is rising. In fact, Zuzana Padychova of Potential, Coupofy, and the Potential Female Founder's Syndicate just put together the Women in Tech infographic. It finds that the number of women in tech is growing 238%...

Boston VC Firm Invests in Working Mother

Boston VC Firm Invests in Working Mother Venture capitalists are all about the money. I say this in a good way: they do the math. So when the founder of the boston venture capital firm OpenView Scott Maxwell lays his bets on a working mother -- a story reported by...

How to Support Women Colleagues Like Bradley Cooper

How to Support Women Colleagues Like Bradley Cooper Actor Bradley Cooper has a way of taking a woman's breath away. But now he's topped himself. LennyLetter is reporting How Bradley Cooper Is Helping His Female Co-Stars Negotiate Higher Pay. The newly launched...

A Lesson in Gender Diversity: 3 Women Who Saved Best Buy

A Lesson in Gender Diversity Best Buy offers us a lesson in gender diversity. The best man for a job is a woman, times three. Financial Officer Sharon McCollam, President eCommerce Mary Lou Kelley, and US Retail President Shari Ballard have architected the turnaround...

Make Your Next C-Level Hire a Woman

Make Your Next C-Level Hire a Woman More companies are committing to gender equality. That's the good news, according to McKinsey's Women in the Workplace 2017. The study was conducted in partnership LeanIn.Org and examines data from 222 companies with more than 12...

Unconscious Gender Bias in Executive Search

The Unconscious Gender Bias Within Unconscious gender bias at the senior executive level is real. In fact, it may be one of the primary reasons so many companies that want to be diverse have so few women at the senior executive level. I head a retained executive...

Google Shows Men Ads for Better Jobs

Google Shows Men Ads for Better Jobs Before I get to the study that found Google Shows Men Ads for Better Jobs, let's try an experiment. In an ideal world where women make up 50% of the population, every other CEO should be a woman. Of course, our world treats does...

SV 150 Gender Diversity Update

SV 150 Gender Diversity Update The lack of gender diversity at high tech companies in the Silicon Valley has been the subject of much debate, but little progress. Few could agree on the diversity facts of record because no serious research had been done measuring how...

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