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6 Straightforward Strategies to Truly Increase Your Diversity in Candidate Sourcing

Yes, indeed: our talks on diversity and inclusion in recruiting here at The Intersect Group continue. We’ve discussed – and written about – how “looking” for “cultural fit” can lead to perpetuating unconscious bias in hiring, as well as looking at what inclusion really is and how companies can become more inclusive. Now it’s time …

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Is the “Great Resignation” Coming to Your Company Soon?

By The Intersect Group

Are you noticing that a greater number of your employees have started leaving you? If they haven’t already, they soon may start: just 30% of employees surveyed recently said they planned to stay with their current employers post-pandemic.   Why the potential exodus? Several theories have popped up. Many workers were quite unhappy with their …

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What’s Keeping CIOs Up at Night? New Customer Channels

By The Intersect Group

Steve Bates, principal and global leader at KPMG’s CIO Center of Excellence said that chief executive officers everywhere are facing an incredible amount of pressure brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic: the crisis has CIOs “stuck in a whack-a-mole environment,” one that’s proven incredibly hard to emerge from. Still, the pandemic has shown it’s critical …

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When Your Colleague Gets the Promotion You Wanted

By The Intersect Group

You’ve worked hard, done more than has been asked of you, thought “outside the box,” and came up with some great ideas that either saved your company money or made money. You’re a great employee, frankly! Your boss knows it. Her boss knows it. Your colleagues know it. There’s a great opportunity coming up within your company, and …

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Mentorship Programs to Increase Your DEI

By The Intersect Group

Mentorship programs have had somewhat of a makeover lately. Where once (the 1970s) they were used to develop young, male, middle class, largely non-diverse college graduates into corporate executives, they’ve since expanded, especially in recent years. Business owners, company executives, and HR managers have realized potential leaders are everywhere. In fact, many mentorship programs no …

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What’s Keeping CFOs Up at Night? Retaining Talent

By The Intersect Group

As the U.S. economy rocks and rolls toward recovery, one would assume that Chief Financial Officers might be breathing sighs of relief. And they are, most of the time. But as the economy continues to surprise us (the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 266K jobs added to payrolls in April while economic experts had predicted …

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How BRGs Can Benefit Your Organization

By The Intersect Group

Have you heard of Business Resource Groups (BRGs)? No? A BRG – sometimes also referred to as an Employee Resource Group, or ERG – is a “voluntary, employee-led group that fosters a diverse, inclusive workplace” while still maintaining alignment with an organization’s goals, mission, objectives, etc. BRGs pretty much started as ERG but have since …

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When You’re asked to Do Something That Doesn’t Sit Right with You

By The Intersect Group

Even great managers – wonderful managers – may sometimes ask you to do something that – while not actually illegal – feels “iffy” or “off” to you. As in unethical or immoral. It could be that it’s acceptable throughout the larger culture in which we all live, but it feels unethical in the one in …

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What’s Keeping CIOs Up at Night? Cybersecurity Issues

By The Intersect Group

If you’re reading this, chances are good you live in the South. You also may not have been able to gas up this morning. And it’s all because of a ransomware incident of the Colonial Pipeline system on May 7. (The company moves about 45 percent of all the fuel used on the East Coast. …

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