Women in Consulting: A Q&A with Siobhan Byrne on Challenging Unconscious Bias

Women in Consulting: A Q&A with Siobhan Byrne on Challenging Unconscious Bias

This feature is part of a series highlighting the contributions and career paths of women at West Monroe. Especially in technology consulting, traditionally a male-dominated industry, it can be difficult for women to find role models and paths that work for them. The goal of this blog series is to communicate the unique paths and successes of women at West Monroe.…

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Eliminating Bias in Innovation: Supporting Good Ideas from Unexpected Places

Eliminating Bias in Innovation: Supporting Good Ideas from Unexpected Places

West Monroe invests heavily in innovation—just this year we welcomed Tyson Hartman, senior director of innovation and partnerships; announced a new Innovation Fellow career promotion for senior technologists; and launched the West Monroe Idea Hub, where employees can crowdsource and vote on new ideas for further development. Central to our approach is making innovation transparent and open to...

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Why We Focus on Values Alignment Instead of Fit During Interviews

Why We Focus on Values Alignment Instead of Fit During Interviews

When it comes to traditional styles of employee interviews, it’s fair to say that the formats haven’t shifted much over recent years. However, recruiting high-quality employees can be challenging in today’s competitive marketplace. Company perks and benefits are constantly expanding to lure and retain top talent in a tight market for employers and evolving to meet the needs and desires of a...

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Women in Consulting: A Q&A with Jayna Curran on Leading by Example

Women in Consulting: A Q&A with Jayna Curran on Leading by Example

This feature is part of a series highlighting the contributions and career paths of women at West Monroe. Especially in technology consulting, traditionally a male-dominated industry, it can be difficult for women to find role models and paths that work for them. The goal of this blog series is to communicate the unique paths and successes of women at WMP.…

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A Conversation about Inclusion and Diversity: Making it Real

A Conversation about Inclusion and Diversity: Making it Real

Over the past year, we’ve tackled several big issues as part of our Inclusion and Diversity article series: unconscious bias, equality of networking opportunities in and out of the office, the value of employee resource groups, and integration of talent at the senior level. Now, as we are into our third year of this conversation, I want to respond to one of the most common questions we hear...

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Providing Culturally Competent Healthcare for the LGBTQ Community: Talking With Channyn Parker of Howard Brown Health

Providing Culturally Competent Healthcare for the LGBTQ Community: Talking With Channyn Parker of Howard Brown Health

One of the best things about our profession is the opportunity to meet and collaborate with so many talented and interesting people at our clients and in the community. This blog series introduces some of the executives with whom we work and spotlights the ways they are leading and making their mark, both personally and professionally.…

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Perseverance For Women Leaders: An Energy Industry On The Cusp Of Great Change

Perseverance For Women Leaders: An Energy Industry On The Cusp Of Great Change

“Perseverance: Be Energized. Be Bold. Be You!” As a longtime member and supporter of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN), three representatives from our Energy & Utilities practice attended the WEN 2019 National Conference. The theme of the conference focused on how women can use their perseverance, energy, boldness, and unique aspects to shape the future of an industry on the...

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A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Experienced Hires, And Making The Leap From Outsider To Insider

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Experienced Hires, And Making The Leap From Outsider To Insider

As part of a journey to strengthen our culture of inclusion, we began writing quarterly articles designed to stimulate conversation about relevant and sometimes challenging topics. The idea is that healthy and open dialogue is an essential prerequisite to breaking down the barriers to inclusion. In my latest article, I look at the topic of onboarding experienced talent and easing their...

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How will you #BalanceforBetter this International Women’s Day?

How will you #BalanceforBetter this International Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day (March International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender inclusivity. Balance for Better in the Workplace This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter. We know balance is not just a women’s issue: it’s a business...

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A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Why We Invest in Employee Resource Groups

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Why We Invest in Employee Resource Groups

As part of a journey to strengthen our culture of inclusion, I began writing quarterly articles designed to stimulate conversation about relevant, and sometimes challenging topics. The idea is that healthy and open dialogue is an essential prerequisite to breaking down the barriers to inclusion. In my latest article, I look at the topic of employee resource groups (ERGs).…

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