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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A Conversation About Inclusion and Diversity: Tackling Unconscious Bias and Its Impact on the Workplace

A Conversation About Inclusion and Diversity: Tackling Unconscious Bias and Its Impact on the Workplace

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. This quarter, we address how unconscious bias impacts the workplace, and specifically, work...

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Celebrating Pride at West Monroe

Celebrating Pride at West Monroe

This year, we have an extra reason to celebrate LGBT+ Pride Month: the launch of West Monroe’s newest employee resource group, WMPride! WMPride is open to both LGBT+ employees and supporters and is designed to support and encourage the ongoing growth and success of our LGBT+ employees and community at WMP.…

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Dare to Be Inclusive: My Top Takeaways from the Daring Women Conference

Dare to Be Inclusive: My Top Takeaways from the Daring Women Conference

West Monroe recently had the honor of participating in Seattle Business Magazine’s inaugural Daring Women event to discuss challenges, growth opportunities and innovation in both business and life. The half-day event brought together more than 350 women (and a few men) from a range of industries and experiences, mixing TED-style talks with panel discussions on owning your leadership style...

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A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity:  The “Silent” Challenge of Creating Equal Networking Opportunities In and Outside of the Workplace

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: The “Silent” Challenge of Creating Equal Networking Opportunities In and Outside of the Workplace

As part of a journey to strengthen our culture of inclusion, we began writing quarterly editorials last year 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. We are energized by the feedback to date, and are excited to continue this conversation...

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How Will You #PressforProgress?

How Will You #PressforProgress?

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.  2018’s theme is “#PressforProgress”, which is a call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues, and communities to think, act, and be gender inclusive. The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report found that gender equality is over 200 years...

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Elevating Women in the Workplace: Talking with Sallie Krawcheck

Elevating Women in the Workplace: Talking with Sallie Krawcheck

  Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, an innovative digital investment platform for women. She is the Chair of Ellevate Network, the global professional woman’s network, and of the Pax Ellevate Global Woman’s Index Fund, which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for advancing women. She is the best-selling author of “Own It: The Power of Women at...

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