Fairygodboss: Why Every Company Needs A Chief Diversity Officer

Fairygodboss: Why Every Company Needs A Chief Diversity Officer

Recruiting, compensation, benefits, employee relations, leadership development, employee engagement, change management, and diversity and inclusion. These are the areas that comprise the human resources profession. Now that diversity and inclusion is a business imperative, the pressure is on more than ever for HR. But which position is responsible for the successful management of D&I? Is [...]

Fairygodboss: What it’s Like to Go on Interviews As a Woman of Color

Fairygodboss: What it’s Like to Go on Interviews As a Woman of Color

When I first started working in the early 1990s, it seemed like everyone who was in a position of power was the opposite of me: they were older, they were male, and they were white. Luckily, over the past 20 years, the demographics of those in charge have begun to shift. As an interview candidate [...]

Fairygodboss: 3 Ways Slinging Fried Chicken Led Me To A Successful Career In Corporate America

Fairygodboss: 3 Ways Slinging Fried Chicken Led Me To A Successful Career In Corporate America

As a teen, I craved freedom and a car. Neither came at a price I could afford. So as soon as I was eligible to work, I secured a job at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Working there during my formidable years helped me to gain relationship-building skills that I continue to apply daily, nearly three decades [...]