Effectively Talent Sourcing Diverse Specialized Talent

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Let’s be honest. In today’s competitive job market, finding the right talent for specialized roles can be a daunting task. As an employer, you often face the challenge of identifying and attracting diverse candidates with unique skill sets to fill these positions.  However, with strategic talent sourcing techniques, businesses can overcome this hurdle and build […]

Embracing Cultural Competence in Diversity Recruitment

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Given globalization’s profound impact on society, perpetually ushering in change, workplace diversity stands as an increasingly vital necessity. As businesses strive to attract top talent from diverse backgrounds, employers must develop cultural competence – the ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across different cultures.  Taking into account findings from a CNBC […]

Strategies to Advance Inclusivity at Senior Levels Through Black Allyship

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When exploring the lack of black allyship in the workplace, more specifically challenges faced by women of color in advancing to senior-level positions, stark disparities are revealed in representation and pay. Despite comprising 7.4% of the U.S. population, Black women hold only 1.4% of C-suite positions and 1.6% of senior vice-president roles and earn 69 […]

How To Hire Diverse Talent for Open Roles

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Through thoughtful recruitment practices, business leaders who hire diverse talent can maintain future company readiness and relevance. By implementing the strategies shared in this article, you can create environments where diverse talent thrives, driving innovation and business success.  In a hurry? The Key takeaways include: You’re encouraged to look beyond resume credentials and consider candidates’ […]

The Ascendance of Black Women In Leadership

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Over the last handful of years, there’s been a remarkable ascent of underrepresented professionals in workplaces across industries. Notably, one group that has been increasingly making strides are black women in leadership roles. Their journey reflects the triumphs achieved and the ongoing quest for greater inclusivity and equity in the workforce. Notable Wins for Women […]

Building Your Business with Inclusive Design Principles in Mind

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Inclusivity, more specifically the integration of inclusive design principles, has proven to be a notable driver for business success in today’s ever-evolving society. As highlighted by Fortune’s, “Expanding Equity Retrospective Report,” 80% of companies are reaffirming their commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). By prioritizing inclusivity, businesses can strengthen their brand reputation, attract top […]

Celebrating One Year of Talent Infusion

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For the past seven years, AfroTech has been dedicated to amplifying the presence of Black technologists, fostering community, and advocating for representation within the tech industry. Last year marked a significant milestone as AfroTech introduced its first-ever software as a service (SaaS) product, Talent Infusion. This innovative platform builds upon AfroTech’s mission by connecting employers with […]