What is your organization doing to encourage (and help!) your technical staff find mentors who can advise them on how to deal with challenges and advance their careers?
Dress codes, time-management styles, “cultural fit”–expectations of American professionalism often leave talented workers from minority cultures behind. Does your organization enforce an implicit white supremacy?
Does your organization put more faith in its CEO than it should? Research by Institutional Investor calls into serious question the “great man” theory of corporate leadership. If we put the CEO on a pedestal, what are ignoring?
You’ve probably learned that personal and organizational success require you to step outside your “comfort zone.” But is your organization doing the same to build a culture of inclusion and equity?
We are in a moment of cultural change. Is your organization sitting it out, rising to the occasion–or maybe just trying to “talk the talk” without a serious effort to “walk the walk”?
Recently, Elastic gave a panel of Black employees the chance to share their experiences with their colleagues. Please read the reflections of the panelists about this worthwhile event.