Career Advice


Comcast NBCUniversal's Juan Otero: Diversity & Inclusion Have Always Been at the Heart of My Journey

Comcast NBCUniversal’s Juan Otero: Diversity & Inclusion Have Always Been at the Heart of My Journey

Otero talks with DiversityInc about his new position, the importance of mentoring and sponsoring, and offers career advice.

How to Respond to 'What Does Your Husband Do?'

How to Respond to ‘What Does Your Husband Do?’

Suzi Russell-Gilford, a tax partner at PwC, gives advice to women on how to respond to "What Does Your Husband Do?" Russell-Gilford also explains why it's never safe to assume facts about someone's personal life.

ADP’s Belinda Reany: How to Succeed in Innovation Roles

Reany, Division VP and General Manager at ADP – New Ventures, advises on how to succeed in innovation roles including learning from failure and letting go of the single-hero syndrome.

Career Advice for High Potential Women (Part II)

Abbott's Sarah Schmit and GM's Tonya Hallett give career advice on topics ranging from being open to taking on new roles and what to do when you don't get the role you wanted to how to find a mentor and how to manage work/life integration.

How to Combat Unconscious Bias

Rashmi Badwe, Senior Managing Director, Head of Individual Client Solutions at TIAA, provides examples of unconscious bias in a team environment and gives advice on how to combat it.

How To Distinguish Yourself As A High Potential

How to Respond to ‘You Really Seem to Know What You’re Talking About’

Kelley Cornish, Head of US Diversity and Inclusion, TD Bank, advises on how to respond when someone tells you “you really seem to know what you’re talking about.”

EY’s Sam Johnson: ‘Sponsors Put Their Chips on the Table to Help You Get to the Next Level’

Sam Johnson, EY's Americas Vice Chair and Southeast Region Managing Partner, talks about the importance of sponsors, his passion for early childhood education and why it's critical for Black and Latino kids to get involved in STEM early.

How to Get on Track For a Promotion

ADP's David White, Division Vice President, Global Solutions, gives five tips on getting a promotion, including providing solutions for problems.

From Supplier Diversity to Supplier Inclusion – Embracing Supply Chain Diversity at The Hershey Company

From Supplier Diversity to Supplier Inclusion – Embracing Supply Chain Diversity at The Hershey Company

Hershey Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer Susanna Zhu writes about the company's progress in supplier diversity and its work to help women participate in the cocoa agriculture economy.

5 Ways to Distinguish Yourself As A High Potential

5 Ways to Distinguish Yourself As A High Potential

​Angela Coachman, Senior Director, Global HR, ADP, gives 5 tips on how to distinguish yourself as a high potential.

EY’s Nicole Felix: Diversity is About Strength Through Differences

EY’s Nicole Felix: Diversity is About Strength Through Differences

​Nicole Felix, Assistant Director in the Americas Inclusiveness Center of Excellence at EY, talks about what diversity means to her and why she co-founded a financial literacy and entrepreneur program for middle-school students and their parents.

Corlis Murray: ‘As a Black Female Engineer, I’m a Rarity’

Corlis Murray: ‘As a Black Female Engineer, I’m a Rarity’

​Abbott's Corlis Murray, Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance, Regulatory and Engineering Services, talks about her inspirations for getting into engineering and her work in encouraging young women and minorities to get involved in STEM.

EY’s Tony Jordan: ‘Donating Time Can Make A Tremendous Difference’

EY’s Tony Jordan: ‘Donating Time Can Make A Tremendous Difference’

Tony Jordan, Senior Partner at EY, talks about how mentors and sponsors helped him in his career, gives advice on how to become a high potential and the benefits of serving on a not-for-profit board.

EY’s Innocent Shumba: ‘We All Need Sponsors’

EY’s Innocent Shumba: ‘We All Need Sponsors’

Innocent Shumba, Assurance Partner in EY’s Technology Industry practice, talks about growing up in Zimbabwe and how he got interested in accounting, how mentors and sponsors helped him in his career and five things high potentials should avoid.

How to Develop a Mentoring Relationship

Marc Womack, Chief Operating Officer, TD Auto Finance, gives tips on how to develop a mentoring relationship.

Heather Paquette

Why You Should Get Involved in Community Work

Heather Paquette, KPMG's Detroit Office Managing Partner, gives reasons why you should get involved in community work.

All Access: EY Unplugged

All Access: EY Unplugged

In 2011, EY Unplugged was created to help the firm’s ethnic minority new hires understand the unwritten rules of career building. The program has become an integral part of the onboarding experience for Black and Latino associates. DiversityInc explores the history of EY Unplugged and gets perspectives on the experience of going through the program.

How To Distinguish Yourself As A High Potential

How To Distinguish Yourself As A High Potential

Kelley Cornish, Head of US Diversity and Inclusion, TD Bank, gives three tips on distinguishing yourself as a high potential.

How to Become A High Potential

How to Become A High Potential

Participants from EY, JCPenney and Monsanto give career advice on how to become a high potential, from the importance of family support to cultivating relationships to excelling in your role and not being inundated by expectations.

How to Respond to ‘You Speak so Well’

Marc Womack, Chief Operating Officer, TD Auto Finance, gives advice on how to respond when someone has a preconceived notion of your appearance and says, "you speak so well."

How to Network on the Go

How To Prioritize Your Work/Life Balance

KPMG Tax Partner Adrian Anderson gives advice on how to prioritize your work/life balance.

TIAA Unveils Gender Neutral Parental Leave Policy

TIAA recently announced an expanded gender neutral parental leave policy.

TIAA’s Veteran Focus

TIAA’s Veteran Focus

Veterans are an important part of TIAA's employee-base and mentorship is crucial to making a transition back to the workforce successful.

How to Network on the Go

How to Network on the Go

KPMG Tax Partner Adrian Anderson lays out three components to networking.