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Vanessa Abrahams-John Takes On Adidas' North America Human Resources Team As SVP On Top Of Her Role As Its Global Head Of DEI

Adidas has a new human resources SVP that aims to keep employee engagement at the forefront.

Michelle Burk

Jan 24, 2024

Woman Claims Someone From Human Resources Googled Her Home, Then Asked 'Do You Rent Or Own Your Home?' After Hiring Her

How far is too far when it comes to questions asked by your fellow colleagues at your employer? One woman took to social media to share her personal experience of a work conversation that she says crossed the line.

Shanique Yates

Sep 27, 2022

Diddy Reveals He's Seeking 'Unicorn Executives' And Seemingly Sets Sights On Disney — 'I'm Going To ... Buy Disney For Us'

When DJ Khaled released his single “God Did,” no one likely thought Sean “Diddy” Combs would soon come out with an announcement about a call to do God’s work. Well, he did, and with a sense of conviction from his Instagram post, the Bad Boy Entertainment founder is on a mission to “save the Black race.” While what that exactly means is unclear, the most interesting thing about his mission and work is his declaration to buy Disney.

Josh Rodgers

Sep 12, 2022

Looking to Attend AfroTech 2019? Here's How to Justify Your Trip

AfroTech 2019 is right around the corner, and we’re excited to see everyone there. However, we’re aware that sometimes as an employee, you may struggle with getting company-approval, especially if you’re in a non-engineering role. Here are some arguments for attending business conferences, even if you’re not an engineer. Recruitment There’s no denying it; Millennials are visual creatures. So, if a company plans to recruit the best and brightest young talent, it needs a strong visible presence. Putting a strong foot forward at conferences like AfroTech will entice people to explore career opportunities at your company. Human resources (HR), sales, legal, or any other non-engineering departments need to attract strong talent just as much as engineering teams. Staying Informed Companies often use industry conferences to announce their latest and greatest projects and, if you’re not there, you’ll find out after everyone else has. Sending delegations to industry events can help companies...

Colleen Williams

Nov 1, 2019