How you think about and behave toward people from different age, sexual orientation, physical ability, economic, religion, ethnic and other groups affects your job and how well you work with others. Workers who do not respect people who are different from them, or do not treat all customers and coworkers politely are not likely to … Continue reading Diversity & Cultural Competence at Work
In addition to activities that all job seekers do -- creating a compelling resume and social media profiles, building a meaningful network of contacts -- job seekers from marginalized groups take extra care in finding workplaces that are respectful and inclusive to them.
African Americans, Native Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans adults are underrepresented in high skilled, high status occupations, such as management positions.
After seeing dozens of news reports from all over the U.S. about police officers using excessive force when arresting suspects, I no longer think a "joke" that blames the targets of excessive force is funny.
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.