Chief diversity officers are in demand
Jun 3, 2021

Chief diversity officers are in demand

Between 2015 and 2020, the number of people with the title “head of diversity” grew 107%, according to LinkedIn data. But they don’t last long: That data shows CDOs stay, on average, just three years. Plus, a global campaign to get vaccine-rich countries to share 1 out of every 5 doses. And, tennis star Naomi Osaka's decision to withdraw from the French Open is putting renewed focus on mental health and the workplace.

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For chief diversity officers, a changed landscape after Floyd's murder

Jun 3, 2021
Head of diversity jobs doubled in five years and they're everywhere now. Turnover in these roles is also very high.
Companies are making more urgent changes, but work for CDOs can be exhausting, and turnover for the position is high.
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Osaka's withdrawal from French Open puts a spotlight on workplace mental health

Jun 3, 2021
Employers can struggle to accommodate workers with mental health conditions.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer