The past few weeks have been riddled with unconscionable incidents of anti-Black racism and police brutality against Black people. Most notably, George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed Black man, died after being arrested by police outside a store in Minneapolis, Minn. The incident was caught on video and circulated online, sparking protests in major cities across the
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Seattle – May 31, 2020 – In response to the escalated racial tensions following the death of George Floyd, i4cp’s Chief Diversity Board, which represents leaders from dozens of major U.S. employers, invites all interested parties to join an open call for Diversity and Inclusion on Tuesday, June 2nd at 1pm ET / 10am PT.
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Violence and racism towards Black communities in Canada and the United States is nothing new. And these communities have always been vocal about the anti-Black racism they experience on the daily. But non-Black people haven’t always been vocal enough around holding others, institutions and themselves accountable when it comes to tackling oppression, experts and advocates
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Takeaways from Weekly Talent Acquisition Action Calls: COVID-19 Response 5/27/2020 Kristen Weirick, global head of talent acquisition and chief diversity officer at United Airlines, was the Q&A guest for this week’s Talent Acquisition COVID-19 Response series call, where talent acquisition leaders from companies such as Axogen, Federal Reserve Bank, Signant Health, and many more discussed
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From air travel to restaurants and mom-and-pop shops, businesses relying heavily on the in-person customer connection have been hit hard by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Shopping malls are no exception. Retail futurist Doug Stephens ends an interview trying to sound positive about the retail industry. But he acknowledges it’s not easy to be upbeat. “We
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It takes strength not to abandon yourself. Sometimes you feel so alone, hurt, angry, disappointed, or frustrated that you just want to get up and run away forever. You put yourself down to feel so low that you question whether or not you will ever rise again. In those times, you’ll think about other people and how
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“Sometimes it takes an overwhelming breakdown to have an unbelievable breakthrough.” ~Unknown I had hit rock bottom. Now that means different things to different people, so let me explain what my rock bottom meant. I’ll start with my physical health. I was underweight, about twenty-five pounds. My face looked gaunt and scrawny. I was hypertensive,
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