It's our update on top diversity and innovation reads.
Welcome to our weekly digest of stories on how the diversity gap plays out in the world - in business, education and culture.
TOP READS TO CLOSE THE INNOVATION AND INCLUSION GAP
Conversation • 3 min read • by Heidi Walker
Cornelia Davis, Director of Platform Engineering at Pivotal shares her thoughts on overcoming challenges to succeed in a career in technology.
Report • 8 min read • by Elizabeth Linos and
A head for hiring: The behavioural science of recruitment and selection
Recognising the ways in which our opinions and thinking systematically bias results is the first step to improving hiring decisions.
Television • 4 min read • by Daniel Boffey
Unsung heroes complain at being charged to apply to shows such as new-look Top Gear
News • 3 min read • by Jonathan Stempel
Hiring tests that disproportionately screened out candidates for various professional positions based on race and gender deemed inappropriate.
Workplace • 4 min read • by Patrick Butler
Some employers are reluctant to take on people with disabilities and too quick to write off and ignore employees who fell ill instead of helping them back to work.
Diversity • 5 min read • by Jillian Berman
There are basically no black CEOs in the Fortune 500.
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Each one of us sees the world through a different lens. That lens is defined by our cumulative life experiences, our gender and racial identities, our personal beliefs.
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