Glassdoor’s neighborhood giving and volunteering program, Group Door, has been a channel for Glassdoor staff to provide again to a wide range of causes close to and pricey to our hearts. We’ve adopted households over the vacations, volunteered in animal shelters, and donated to causes in our communities. Now, on this pivotal second in our firm, and in our world, we’re re-orienting Group Door to give attention to what we do greatest, the place it’s wanted most. Going ahead, the mission of Group Door can be to deal with systemic obstacles for underrepresented teams coming into the workforce. We consider we’re uniquely positioned to assist underrepresented job seekers with workforce preparedness assets, together with toolkits, playbooks, and dwell growth periods on matters important to coming into the workforce.
Leveraging our inner experience, we’ll host dwell (digital, for now) workshops and panels with underrepresented teams. Subjects will focus on skill-building themes (e.g., wage negotiation) associated to workforce preparedness. By means of partnership with non-profit organizations, we’ll join our staff with members of underrepresented teams who may benefit from 1:1 assist and steerage as they navigate their particular person profession paths.
With our new constitution, we’ll be specializing in the next pillars: Inform, Make investments, and Encourage.
Develop Group Sources:
We’ll intention to assist underrepresented teams higher put together for and navigate the largest career-related questions and challenges particular to them by growing and offering shareable content material (packaged articles, product how-to’s, e-books, displays, and so on.).
Develop Firm Sources:
We can be serving to firms higher assist underrepresented teams within the office by offering them with toolkits that may assist them with matters corresponding to bias within the hiring course of and retention methods. There is a chance for us to companion with specialists within the area and elevate their voice.
We’re dedicating ourselves to contributing helpful assets corresponding to outdated laptops to assist with job looking or free job postings and Employer Pages.
We’ll be offering help by way of volunteering to organizations aligned with our focus space of workforce preparedness.
Provide monetary assets to organizations which can be serving to to maneuver the needle in creating employment entry.
Reside Studying Occasions
Leveraging our inner experience, we will host dwell (digital, for now) workshops and panels with underrepresented teams. Subjects could be centered round skill-building themes (e.g., wage negotiation) associated to workforce preparedness.
By means of partnership with non-profit organizations, we will join our staff with members of underrepresented teams who may benefit from 1:1 assist and steerage as they navigate their particular person profession paths.
At Glassdoor, we’re dedicated to not solely cultivating a clear and sturdy tradition of variety, inclusion, and belonging, but additionally addressing systemic obstacles to employment for underrepresented teams the place we work and dwell. We all know that we’re uniquely positioned to assist with workforce preparedness and entry and look ahead to serving our communities in deeper and extra significant methods. Creating the structural change we all know the world wants should begin inside and be mirrored outwards within the communities by which we dwell and work.