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How to build a career in diversity and inclusion

How to build a career in diversity and inclusion

Finance
Melinda Gates: We need 'more diverse teams' Forty years ago, business leaders couldn't imagine entire career paths in diversity management, let alone schools offering diversity and inclusion specialties. But now, chief diversity officers at Facebook, Google and other high-profile companies are taking deeper looks at how companies hire, promote and welcome employees from all backgrounds. The business world is finally paying attention — and so are prospective leaders. But what does it take to succeed in this growing field? Know the psychology "I certainly didn't grow up thinking 'I'm gonna be the head of diversity at a company somewhere,'" says Candice Morgan, head of inclusion and diversity at Pinterest. "I didn't know that was a career path." In college, M...
‘I would have eaten them for breakfast’ – Zlatan Ibrahimovic apologises to Manchester United for not arriving earlier in his career

‘I would have eaten them for breakfast’ – Zlatan Ibrahimovic apologises to Manchester United for not arriving earlier in his career

Sports
SORRY SWEDE The charismatic striker scored 28 goals in his debut season with Manchester United Zlatan Ibrahimovic has apologised to Manchester United fans, claiming ‘it would have been dangerous’ if he had arrived in the Premier League sooner. The charismatic striker arrived at Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain and was an instant success. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in all competitions in his debut season with United He scored 17 goals in 27 Premier League games and helped the club lift the Europa League and League Cup. However, a devastating knee injury in the latter stages of the season saw him miss the vast majority of the following season. Now at LA Galaxy, the giant Swede apol...
Fancy another Clancy? Abbey's little sister Elle launches fashion career

Fancy another Clancy? Abbey's little sister Elle launches fashion career

Entertainment
NC BEAUTY: Elle Clancy modelling the new collection for Faith, in Debenhams But Elle Clancy, 18, says sibling Abbey is the biggest inspiration behind her new fashion career.Posing in her first major campaign for Faith at Debenhams, the Liverpudlian looks every inch the striking figure you’d expect with such enviable genes.However, Elle admits a mystery illness a couple of years ago nearly ruined her good looks forever.She explains: “I was quite unwell. It was a really stressful time and I felt terrible. I put on two stone and it was such a struggle to lose it.“My skin flared up really badly and my hair started to fall out. I didn’t know why or what was happening to me.”Luckily, Elle ma...
Sorrell to end 32-year career at helm of WPP

Sorrell to end 32-year career at helm of WPP

Business
Sir Martin Sorrell is bringing the curtain down on a 32-year career as chief executive of WPP Group, the ‎marketing services giant, weeks after its board launched a probe into an allegation of improper personal conduct.Sky News has learnt that WPP, which owns a string of international advertising and media buying networks supplying many of the world's biggest companies, is preparing to announce Sir Martin's departure as soon as Saturday night.His resignation will be one of the most significant ‎exits of a FTSE-100 chief executive for many years.WPP plans to announce that‎ Mark Read, the chief executive of Wunderman, an agency network it owns, and Andrew Scott, chief operating officer of the group's European business, will take over as interim joint chief operating officers.Roberto Quarta,
Olympic medalist Chris Mazdzer sets sights on financial planning career

Olympic medalist Chris Mazdzer sets sights on financial planning career

Finance
Fresh off of an Olympic win, luge athlete Chris Mazdzer is already eyeing a second career in financial planning.Mazdzer made history when he won a silver medal in the men's singles luge on Feb. 11, making him the first American to ever win a medal in the event."It's incredible," Mazdzer said of the win. "It was hard to believe until it was put around my neck."Mazdzer said he sees the triumph as an opportunity to give back to the sport, including the 33 male athletes who shared his Olympic dreams."If you are a luge athlete, you give your entire life to this sport," Mazdzer said. "I can go to those 33 guys, to the organization, sponsors, everyone who has volunteered, given everything for this sport and be like, 'We did it.'"More from Advisor Insight:The bad things people do with 401(k) plans...