You might not be aware of the status you have -- or it might not seem like a big deal to you -- but you do have privilege.
Many economic, societal, organizational and individual factors contribute to unemployment. However, the cultural differences between organizations (employing companies) and individuals from non-White-American groups might be underestimated. The “culture clash” in the workplace and in hiring processes could be a more significant factor in employment disparities than previously assessed.
Dr. Algernon Austin, author of Uneven Pain and Economic Policy Institute researcher on race and employment, shares his findings and makes recommendations on how our region can build a stronger, more diverse and engaged workforce.
How can the second principle of Kwanzaa help you to find employment success?
Each day of Kwanzaa respects one of the seven basic values of African culture. These seven principles can help people of all cultures find career success.