McDonald's Hires Diversity Chief Amid Corporate TurmoilChicago-based McDonald’s fired its former CEO Steve Easterbrook last November after he admitted sending explicit text messages to an employee. The company’s former human resources chief, David Fairhurst, was also fired. Capozzi was hired in March.
Glassdoor Rolls Out New Diversity, Inclusion Features For JobseekersOn Monday, we looked at a new tool that can help jobseekers and find companies that prioritize diversity and inclusion.
City Council Approves 6-Month Moratorium On Demolition Permits Near The 606 TrailMayor Lori Lightfoot is supporting the 6-month demolition moratorium, after originally opposing a longer version of the ordinance.
GumboFit Focused On Diversity In The Running Community"We really want to make sure that black people, specifically in Chicago, feel like there's a space where they can come as they are and feel welcomed."
Parents May Have To Pay For Pre-K In Lincoln Park"I think this school is lacking diversity. I hope the plan they're putting in place will increase diversity."
UIC Offering Degree To Help Students Become Art TeachersBecause UIC has a large number of diverse students, the hope at the school is that it will be able to help fill the need for more teachers of color in Illinois and throughout the country.
Retailers, Fashion Brands Struggle With Racial InsensitivityExperts say many of these fashion companies live in a sort of bubble and lack the diversity in their staff that could vet their fashions.
Prank Poster Put Up At McDonald's Is Still There Eight Weeks Later"McDonald's is a worldwide corporation so we wanted to make the biggest impact if possible."
Nearly Half Of LGBTQ Americans Haven't Come Out At WorkFostering a culture of inclusion has direct effects on workers' output and productivity.
Royal Wedding Photographer: Meghan Brings 'Breath Of Fresh Air'The photographer believes the bride will have a "huge" impact on attitudes toward diversity.
"Next Gen Ken:" Mattel Releases New, Diverse Ken DollsMattel announced Tuesday the expansion of its "Fashionistas" line with 15 new Ken dolls, as part of an ongoing development to diversify both Barbie and Ken.
How Minority-Owned Businesses Attract Fortune 500 ContractsTitanium Worldwide Founder Robyn Streisand explains why minority-owned businesses offer strategies as diverse as the communities they reach.
Oscar Nominations Hold Much Diversity Compared To Last YearCBS 2’s Jim Williams has more on how this year’s nominations are an inspiration to local actors.
Now Hiring: 4 Tips For Attracting Female Applicants And Increasing Balanced Leadership Within Your BusinessFlashFunders Director of Marketing & Brand Strategy Meaghan Carlson shares best practices for retaining and hiring talented female candidates.
Desmond Clark, School Join Sides To Promote DiversityClark said he and his wife met Tuesday night with school administrators and the District 128 school board, and while Clark refused give details, he said the two sides have agreed to work together to provide better diversity education.