How to Use Your In-Person Events to Foster Diversity and Inclusion

Meeting harassment is far more common than many of us realize or want to admit. In a recent survey we conducted, about 60 percent of the survey participants reported experiencing harassment or bullying at a meeting. Although the survey sample was not random, this percentage is comparable to the incidence of street harassment. In multiple surveys in several countries, 80 percent or more of the women responding report experiencing harassment on a regular basis.

19 Tips for Making Your Job Posting So Amazing, Unicorns Will Weep Tears of Joy

We need to talk about a serious problem that’s been ignored for a long time. No, not the lack of gel pens given out by vendors during conferences. (Seriously, vendors, get better pens! Ballpoint is so cliché!) I’m talking about job postings—they suck. They have sucked for a long time. I bet when aliens dig up remnants of the human race, they’ll encounter our job postings and go, “……” which is alien telepathic language for “these documents suck; no wonder their civilization collapsed.”

We’ve been using the same format, the same tired language, and the same archaic requirements. We need to do better.