September 3, 2019

Few companies consider alignment of employees’ beliefs and values with their culture beyond “fit”

during the hiring process. “Fit” is equally important for candidates when considering prospective or current employers. The bigger the gap between their personal beliefs an...

November 9, 2018

We often blame the lack of opportunities for women to assume top leadership roles on the thickness of the glass ceiling. Despite the fact that we have made progress, the ceiling remains firmly in place with few appreciable breakthroughs.

The question is how to dismantle...

July 5, 2018

Recently, the Boston Business Journal interviewed CareerAgility founder, Julia Geisman, and several other leading experts on workplace diversity and inclusion, for an article on tech companies and the gender gap. 

Geisman was able to draw on the more than 6000 survey re...

August 15, 2017

It’s a well-known fact in the HR and organizational development worlds that changing an organization’s culture in general is challenging. Now imagine the hurdles achieving a gender-diverse workplace faces. In essence, a gender-equal workplace challenges the existing po...

August 1, 2017

I was catching up on my reading the other day and came across a quote in Time Magazine that really struck me. It beautifully sums up the current gender equality conundrum: “The 2016 election is a referendum on what women can be – and what men can get away with”. Really...

July 31, 2017

What women want in the workplace and elsewhere? There’s nothing mysterious about it – the same treatment as white men: respect, opportunity, recognition, fair compensation, an equal voice, as well as physical and emotional well-being. Another way of putting it is commo...

July 24, 2017

As noted in Part 1, women just want the same treatment as what their white male counterparts enjoy:  respect, opportunity, recognition, fair compensation, an equal voice, as well as physical and emotional well-being. It’s really simple and requires only a change in one...

July 14, 2017

Women want the the same things in the workplace as their male-counterparts: respect, opportunity, recognition, fair compensation, a voice, as well as physical and emotional well-being. This blog outlines seven actions men and organizations can take to expand their coll...