11 Archived posts matching:"diversity”

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    ‘Be the Change’ to Host Second Virtual Job Fair in Partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    Be the Change Job Fair, an initiative led by Cara Bertone, Philana Bouvier, Lia Jones, and Rania Zayyat, in partnership with Diversity in Food & Beverage and Lift Collective announced that registration for beverage alcohol employers is now open for the second virtual job fair. The virtual event will take place on April 22, 2021, […]

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    9 Black-Owned Alcohol Brands Creating Positive Change

    The alcohol industry has historically lacked diversity, especially when it comes to senior leadership and executive roles. But that doesn’t mean that progress can’t be made, nor does it imply it isn’t being made. The social justice events of the past year have helped further propel diversity and inclusion efforts within the space. From initiatives like Diversity […]

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    Actionable Ways to Reduce Bias in the Hiring Process

    When you’re trying to build a diverse and inclusive work culture, it’s natural to look to the hiring process as a way to make a measurable impact. After all, successfully hiring for diversity can help you change the whole makeup of your workforce. However, bias in the hiring process can be the one thing that […]

    • ForceBrands
    • February 16, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    How to Sustain Diversity Hiring Throughout the Year

    Diversity hiring is (and should be) important to companies in the CPG space. Many companies talk about it and many even put plans into action to get the process started. The problem becomes, these programs often fail to produce the long-term results that were intended. Like so many New Year’s resolutions, diversity hiring starts with […]

    • ForceBrands
    • January 20, 2021
    • Tim Crean
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    Watch Highlights From the ‘Be the Change’ Roundtable Focused On DEI in the Wine Industry

    Be the Change Job Fair, a joint initiative between Diversity in Wine & Spirits, Wonder Women of Wine, and other industry leaders, took place on December 2-3. The two-day event brought together like-minded companies including job technology industry leaders Brazen and ForceBrands’ specialized beverage hiring division BevForce, to enhance and diversify the wine industry. The […]

    • BevForce
    • December 4, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
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    How ‘Project Potluck’ Is Cooking Up a More Diverse CPG Community

    It’s no secret that the teams powering today’s consumer brands do not reflect the diversity of American consumers. This disparity is largely attributed to the inherent bias in hiring, lack of access to capital for diverse founders, and “the networking gap,” just to name a few. Enter Project Potluck, a professional community founded by People of […]

    • FoodForce
    • October 29, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
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    4 Ways Executives Can Improve Diversity Hiring

    From better morale to a better bottom line, Forbes Coaches Council reports that there are several major benefits for businesses that increase diversity and inclusion in their organization. Although this initiative is long overdue, organizations may still not always know where to find the resources they need to succeed. As the development of a more […]

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    ‘Black Is Beautiful’ Beer Initiative Backed By Breweries At Home and Abroad

    Driven by recent events, the beer industry is answering the call to support equality and inclusion — and breweries stateside and across the world are getting involved. Black is Beautiful, a collaborative effort to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face on a daily basis, was created by Marcus Baskerville, Founder & Head […]

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    Inside the Natural Products Industry’s Need for Diversity and Inclusion and the Collective Powering Change

    Inclusive teams build more powerful brands. And despite this fundamental fact, many consumer brands have a lot of work ahead. Dedicated to raising awareness and driving real change in the natural products industry, the OSC² J.E.D.I. Collaborative is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion within the industry. “As an industry of innovators and leaders in […]

    • ForceBrands
    • June 10, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
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    5 Stats That Prove the Value of a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

    When it comes to talent management, diversity and inclusion remain top priorities among many employers. According to new data from the leading B2B ratings and review firm Clutch, more than three-quarters of HR professionals (79 percent) believe their company is diverse. As many employers weather the COVID-19 pandemic, 57 percent of employees say their company […]