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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“Service Above Self”: West Monroe’s Volunteer Mission with Team Rubicon

“Service Above Self”: West Monroe’s Volunteer Mission with Team Rubicon

This summer, a group of volunteers from West Monroe embarked on a volunteer mission with Team Rubicon, a natural disaster response organization that relies on the skills and expertise of military veterans. Jordan Nouhan, a manager in West Monroe’s Mergers & Acquisition practice and lead of the West Monroe Veterans’ Committee, sat down to discuss the experience.…

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A Step Outside of Comfort and Into the Growth Zone: Compass Community Event

A Step Outside of Comfort and Into the Growth Zone: Compass Community Event

October is LGBT History Month, a time to honor the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered leaders. This month, I’m taking time to reflect on a campus event I was asked to attend at my alma mater by our recruiting team. Easy enough, right? Go back to my old stomping grounds, meet some students, talk about my post-grad life at West Monroe, enjoy some free food, and call it a...

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How to be an LGBT+ Ally in the Workplace

How to be an LGBT+ Ally in the Workplace

As consultants, our working hours often stretch beyond the standard 9-5, and our working relationships often turn into friendships due to long hours and travel schedules. This blurred line between personal and professional relationships can be intimidating for LGBT+ employees, who often spend considerable emotional energy trying to limit sharing details about their personal lives due to a fear...

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