In Huffington Post, Dr. Bernice Ledbetter Encourages Hiring Managers to Promote Outside-of-the-Box Leaders

February 28, 2017  | 1 min read

In her Huffington Post article "Is Women's Leadership Talent Hiding in Plain Sight?" Dr Bernice Ledbetter asserts that hiring managers often choose to promote people who look or act like their organization's current leadership, which keeps women and minorities from advancing in the workplace. She says, "Determining who has leadership potential is often based on an image of those at the top of the organization, who are mainly white and male. Hiring managers need to look beyond the obvious suspects and broaden the leadership pipeline by digging a little deeper to find 'hidden leaders'." Read more