by Caroline Moreno
LatinX Heritage Month is a time to honor our culture and achievements, but it's also a reminder of the hurdles we face in the workplace. From language barriers to feeling like an outsider, LatinX professionals deal with a lot in the day to day.
by Jeff McClellan
The phrase “not a good fit” continues to echo in the halls of workplaces and interview rooms, often leaving employees and candidates questioning its true meaning. But what does it truly mean to "fit"?
by Ryan Williams
While there is much to discuss regarding affirmative action's impact and potential failings, as CEO of Jopwell, I want to express a simple sentiment: we stand with you.
Now that Juneteenth is a national holiday, corporations have been jumping on board, and giving the holiday the recognition it deserves. Here are some ways employers are celebrating Juneteenth.
In honor of Pride Month, let's celebrate three activists of color who challenged societal norms and changed the makeup of the LGBTQIA+ movement forever.
by Britney Peart
When possessing multiple marginalized identities, bringing your whole self to work can be risky for professionals of color. Embrace these values to create a sense of belonging and advance racial equity in the workplace.
Jopwell is joining True Platform companies AboveBoard and True Search in mission to address diversity at every stage of the recruitment lifecycle.
This Women’s History Month, we honor the Black women who paved the way for civil and women's rights throughout history. Their work inspires women today to continue the fight for their place at the table.
by Shaniqua Blossomgame
There is no doubt that Imposter Syndrome is real, especially for Black professionals. Here are three things you can do to help maintain a healthy mental state in the workplace.
by Marcus Miller
Rarely do we hear about these 3 business moguls and entrepreneurs who opened the economic doors of opportunity for future generations of Black folk.
by Surayya Walters
DEI isn’t just for large businesses, it’s for everyone. As a DEI entrepreneur, these are my tips for those navigating DEI in small businesses and startups.
by Kayla Botelho
Making the jump to a new company is exciting and rewarding. But how do we know if a company actually practices DEI before we accept a new role?
by Lyrica Fils–Aimé
Black Excellence pushes our culture to strive for a high level of achievement and success. Often we lean into this, but at what cost?
by Dr. Devon Lee
On July 5th, 1852, Frederick Douglass described July 4th as a reminder of “the gross injustice and cruelty” that defined Black existence. Douglass’ words alluded to future freedom being fraught with conflict, struggle, and a need to heal.
by Margot Elise
At its core, Twilio strives to foster a culture rooted in DEI and seeks to empower its employees—also known as Twilions—to bring the best and most authentic version of themselves to work.
With such an important mission set out Jopwell founder, Porter Braswell asked David Steeplemen, Co-Founder of Sixth Street, to share his journey from journalism to law, and now to Sixth Street.
by Porter Braswell
It’s been two years since the murder of George Floyd, and I’m wondering: how are we all feeling? Does it feel like we’ve maintained the energy that exploded across the country after May 25, 2020?
Through the Juneteenth looking-glass, we are able to see the pomp and circumstance of intergenerational trauma and subjugation.
Merriam-Webster recently expanded the definition of racism to include systemic racism. Allyship has inherited the evolution that reflects the history that has been made in a post–Breonna Taylor and George Floyd era.
LinkedIn developed its first pronunciation tool that allows users to share how their name is pronounced on their profile. Led by former LinkedIn Product Manager, Joseph Akoni, this simple feature enables brings inclusive practices to the next level.
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