Blog Category Archive

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.

If Barbie Were a CEO, She Would Crawl

Take a close look at Barbie and think about how warped her physical dimensions are. She is so thin that she’d be classified as anorexic. In fact, her dimensions literally would cripple her.

Why Women Are Rarely The Boss

Sandberg advises women not to lean back, but to lean in. She’s observed women internalize “messages that say it’s wrong to be outspoken, aggressive, more powerful than men. We lower our own expectations of what we can achieve. ” It is an empowering message for to women leaders to take note of our hesitations and to “lean in”.

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg offers insights worth considering on why women remain in the minority at senior executive levels, when numerically the balance should be 50/50. According to research by Catalyst, Women serves as CEOs in just 3.8% of the Fortune 500 and 4% of the Fortune 1000 companies. . . . Sheryl’s wants us to think about research that still suggests that the more successful a woman is the less she is . . . . liked.

Gender Diversity Dividend: More Women Yields More Success

There is evidence that suggest the more women a team has, the better. So forget about stopping when women reach 50% of a team’s total as the perfect balance of Venus and Mars. Instead, if an organization really wants to drive results, said organization should push women into the plurality to 60, 70, 80 percent or more. This shocking bit of research has taken diversity science and stood it on its head.

2018 Black Swan Predictions: Women Gain Corporate Power

If the unthinkable happens, if the “never has happened before” actually happens, that’s a Black Swan event. The Federal Reserve expects faster growth and lower unemployment in 2018 as the U.S. economy strengthens. That sets the stage for Black Swan disruption. 

Retained Search Industry Patriarchy

Retained Search Industry Patriarchy The retained search industry patriarchy remained in power at the leading retained search firms around the world. Yes, gender bias is alive and well at the largest and most powerful global executive recruiting firms. That raises the...

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