NOTEBOOK – One Good Read: The NFL team run by women
EMILY BARSKE Sep 27, 2019 | 4:22 pm
<1 min read time96 wordsBusiness Record Insider, Real Estate & Development, The Insider Notebook
The Philadelphia Eagles’ front office is an outlier in athletics, which is largely dominated by men – four women are part of the senior leadership team. The team said it looked at candidates outside of sports because it was foolish to look within a century-old industry with “backward hiring practices.” While we don’t have an NFL team in Des Moines, the concept applies to many local businesses. If companies are looking to diversify (which a variety of studies show increases profits), they must also diversify their hiring practices. Read more in the Wall Street Journal.
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