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If you’re serious about hiring a diverse staff, try actually posting your job

Last week, Emily Bell wrote a column in The Guardian examining the diversity (or lack thereof) in the hiring at high-profile digital startups like Vox, FiveThirtyEight and the First Look verticals. She noted that in setting off on their own to build new visions of what the industry could be, the likes of Ezra Klein and Nate Silver were just repackaging a lot of the same problems that have plagued our industry for years in terms of adequate newsroom representation of women and journalists of color. ...

Diversity in the Workplace: Benefits, Challenges and Solutions

Diversity in the Workplace: Benefits, Challenges and Solutions

Workplace diversity refers to the variety of differences between people in an organization.


That sounds simple, but diversity encompasses race, gender, ethnic group, age, personality, cognitive style, tenure, organizational function, education, background and more. ...

7 Careers that Exemplify Patriotism

You know that you love your country, but you're not sure where that love is going to take you. Politicians, lawyers, and police officers all play their part in furthering or protecting American interests; can there be other professions that accomplish the same? This article details the top 7 occupations for individuals who can't get enough of that red, white, and blue. ...

How to Make the Most of your Non-Dream/Temporary Job

Are you working a job that you just can't stand, but a better opportunity hasn't come along yet? Is the job a stepping stone that you must take before you start your real career, or is it just the best existing option that puts food on the table?
The American dream is a beautiful concept, but oftentimes you'll come across impediments that must be conquered before it can be fulfilled. ...