Author Archives: John Fracchia

How to Be an Active Ally to Black Women at Work

Ally” is a popular word in the workplace these days as people seek to put action behind the pledges of racial justice and equality that many organizations have made. Often, people use the term allyship to refer to a general …

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Call for Participants – Advisory Group of the Drew Theatre and Dance Accessibility Coordinators / August Focus Group

The Drew Theatre and Dance Accessibility Coordinators (DTDAC) is a student group, launching in the 2021-2022 academic year, that will be dedicated to creating access tools for the theatre and dance department performances.

The group consists of people of various …

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10 Ways to Reinvent Your Career at 40

The average age of a respondent to an Indeed.com career change survey was 39. Of those surveyed, nearly half have made a dramatic career change. Almost two-thirds said they were thinking about a career switch.

By the time most professionals …

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Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are not simply talking points at all-company meetings; they are requirements for the modern workplace. A company can’t reach its potential unless a wide array of perspectives are heard and employees with those differing perspectives are made …

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Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals

Pride Month is a time to celebrate and elevate LGBTQ+ voices—to quote a recent White House proclamation, “Pride is both a jubilant communal celebration of visibility and a personal celebration of self-worth and dignity.” But this month is more than …

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Financial Aid Improvements Are A Good Step, But More May Be Needed For Transfer Students

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 simplifies many aspects of the Federal financial aid process and the American Families Plan seeks to increase the maximum Pell Grant award by approximately $1,400.  All of this is good news, Inside Higher Ed …

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Financial Aid Specialist Offers 7 Tips On Affording College

It’s no secret that the cost of a college education is significant and many students and/or families struggle to make it a reality.  In this article, Elaina Halverstadt, an Accounts Receivable Specialist at Barclay College offers seven tips for navigating …

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Study Notes Age Discrimination Difference For Black Workers

Age discrimination is frequently understood to mean that the oldest workers face the strongest bias, but a new study from Texas A&M University indicates that for black workers age discrimination seems to occur at the beginning and end stages of …

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Glassdoor Company Ratings Show Less Satisfaction Amongst LGBTQ+ Employees

Data in Glassdoor, indicates that LGBTQ+ employees rated their companies 3.27 stars out of 5, which is below the average overall rating for non-LGBTQ+ employees (3.47).  Forbes magazine examines the factors that may be contributing to this discrepancy and offers …

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Tech Pay Gap Indicates Improvement, But Much Work Still To Be Done

Bloomberg in a recent article reported that in 2020, 59% of men hired into the tech field were paid more than women for comparable work.  The discrepancy in pay was, on average, 3%.  While this is by no means good …

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