The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

At some point in your career, you may find yourself wanting a salary increase. But do you know the right way to ask for a raise? According to Mercer’s 2014/2015 US Compensation Planning Survey, the average raise in base pay Continue reading The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only the Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

Getting Your Resume Noticed with Résunate

You’ve made a list of jobs your experience is perfect for, you’ve gone through the tedious process of applying for all of them, and now your excitedly awaiting the calls. But wait…a week goes by, then two, and now three, and still Continue reading Getting Your Resume Noticed with Résunate

Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows Asian American Unemployment Lingering Above 6%

  In this month’s DJR, we shift the focus to veterans. Can understanding how the Federal Government has implemented workforce diversity initiatives offer the private sector new insights? This month we highlight the employment situation for veterans and hone in on Continue reading Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows Asian American Unemployment Lingering Above 6%

Top 4 Signs a Company Values Diversity in Its Culture

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Census data shows that minorities make up over 1/3 of the U.S. and that this population is only increasing in size…do you know how to identify if a company values diversity in its culture? We at Professional Diversity Network have Continue reading Top 4 Signs a Company Values Diversity in Its Culture

July 2014 Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows 3.46% Decrease in Demand for Diverse Talent

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Each month, Professional Diversity Network publishes the Diversity Jobs Index and Report to provide a monthly summary of the current trends within the marketplace for diverse Americans like yourself, as well as an index number that represents these overall conditions for the Continue reading July 2014 Diversity Jobs Index and Report Shows 3.46% Decrease in Demand for Diverse Talent

The Tiger Mom: Do Chinese Mothers know the secret to professional success?

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Many of us first learned about Amy Chua, a law professor at Yale University, from her wildly popular Wall Street Journal op-ed titled “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior.” The attention-grabbing headline compelled over 10,000 people to comment on the article – Continue reading The Tiger Mom: Do Chinese Mothers know the secret to professional success?

Top Five Tips for Making Your Asian Career Network Profile Standout

You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top Five Tips for Making Your Asian Career Network Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

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According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity

Has our country advanced beyond affirmative action? This question was at the crux of last summer’s Supreme Court decision, which ultimately reaffirmed the use of race in college admissions. The historic case of Fisher v.Texas underscored the importance of educational diversity Continue reading The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity