Empowering LGBTQIA+ Employees through Inclusive Workplace Policies  

The key finding from survey data collected by UCLA in May 2021 highlights that nearly half of LGBTQIA+ workers have faced instances of unfair treatment in their professional environments at some point during their lives. These instances can manifest in …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Why Should Mental Health Be a Priority in the Workplace? 

Mental health has become an increasingly important issue in recent years, as people grapple with rising stress levels, anxiety, and depression. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that in 2019, 15% of working adults were diagnosed with a mental disorder. …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Gen Z In The Workplace: How Should Companies Adapt?

Every few years, a new generation joins the workforce, bringing with it its own set of qualities, traits, and values. For example, when searching for employment, Baby Boomers sought job security, Generation X sought work-life balance and professional progress, and …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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Empowering career advice from 6 women in leadership

Given that ~10% of Fortune 500 companies are being led by women, it’s clear that there are systemic flaws that make the path more challenging than it should be. However, time and again women have broken these barriers, and thus, …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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5 Ways To Improve the Representation of Women In Leadership Positions  

2023 is already shaping up to be a watershed moment for women in leadership. For the first time in the 68 years of existence of the Fortune 500 list, more than 10% of Fortune 500 companies are being led by …

By Vibha Sathesh Kumar
Vibha Sathesh Kumar
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And That’s a Wrap! A Look at Hire Hopkins 2022 Highlights

As the year approaches a close and 2023 comes knocking on our door, we’re overcome with reflections and gratitude for everything 2022 has brought us. In light of this, we wanted to take a look back on all that we’ve accomplished …

By Angel Odukoya
Angel Odukoya
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The Changing Generational Values

Examining Workplace Values from Baby Boomers to Generation Z

Today’s workforce consists of 4 generations: (ordered from oldest to youngest) Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z. These generations were raised in different social and political atmospheres and therefore, …

By Angel Odukoya
Angel Odukoya
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Neurodivergence at a Glance

The Inclusive Workplace Series

When considering diversity and inclusion in the workspace, oftentimes our first thoughts are towards racial, gender, or physical disability prejudice or discrimination. It’s easy to get caught up in the physical manifestation of diversity, but one …

By Angel Odukoya
Angel Odukoya
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The Benefits Women Look For

In 2020, the International Labour Organization and the United Nations published a comprehensive report in collaboration with the EU with specific recommended policies and practices for increasing gender equality at work.

There are five key themes, with recommended practices for …

By Alia Poonawala
Alia Poonawala Executive Director, Hire Hopkins
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