Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

A Cultural Celebration Happy Hour

At Perficient, we value and champion diversity. We believe that our individual differences make us stronger as a team.  Perficient Champions Our Diverse Community In September 2020, Perficient colleagues gathered for the month’s highly-anticipated social event: A Cultural Celebration Happy Hour. This event, planned by the Cultural and Social Committee, highlighted the rich diversity of our […]

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How is Diversity and Inclusion Incorporated into Your 2021 Digital Roadmap?

A year and a half ago I published an updated view of Digital Responsibility as part of our Digital Essentials series. It challenged the notion that digital responsibility starts and ends with data privacy, and introduced the idea of incorporating accessibility, diversity, and inclusion into digital responsibility mandates. While some organizations had started considering these […]

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Driving STEM Education and Career Opportunities through the Perficient Bright Paths Program

As a leading digital consultancy with more than 4,500 global colleagues, Perficient is committed to expanding the expertise of each colleague and creating more opportunities for career growth in the communities where we live and work. We recently announced Perficient’s Bright Paths program – a new initiative designed to advance STEM education and career opportunities […]

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Fighting Truth and Mythology: Educating Black Patients About COVID-19

I grew up in the healthcare world watching my mother, a Black nurse for more than 50 years, as she worked in hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Now, at 73, my mother works in an assisted living community close to patients at high risk for contracting COVID-19. Once a week, my mother undergoes […]

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Increasing Diversity in the Refining and Petrochemical Industries

At Perficient our colleagues not only get involved within our company, but within the industries they serve. A veteran of the oil and gas industry, Cheryl Scott is no different.  Over the course of her career, Cheryl maintained a strong association with the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM). AFPM was formed over 120 years […]

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Perficient WIT Group Shares Advice for Women Taking a Job in Technology

Perficient Colleagues Share How to Build a Successful Career in Technology We recently asked the Women in Tech group at Perficient what advice they would give for a woman hoping to build a career in the technology industry and their thoughtful advice was both inspirational and actionable.  Demonstrate Expertise The biggest theme, having confidence in […]

Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon is Community Togetherness, Big-Tent Diversity, and Inclusion

In March, I was meeting with a group working on a conference that was designed to be a Microsoft MTC led event for Modern Workplace. We had a great team and some awesome speakers. Michael Gannotti and I kicked off the keynote with special callouts to Microsoft Teams usage on the front lines with virtual […]

Resource Tips for Trying Times: Reach Diverse Audiences [Healthcare Series]

We hope you, your family and coworkers are well. This blog is second in a series of tips aimed to strengthen healthcare organizations in practical ways right now. TIP: Communicate to non-English-speaking audiences “We’re all in this together.” That statement has become a standard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, yet some populations in the U.S. aren’t […]

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A Perficient Mardi Gras to Remember

Perficient colleagues relish in the magic of Mardi Gras with an office happy hour. The Festivities The Cajun celebration attracted four dozen employees from the St. Louis office. The Social and Cultural Committee brought in masks and beads for attendees to strut their Mardi Gras spirit. Traditional New Orleans jazz tunes created a festive ambiance […]

Four Reasons Why Employees Love Collaboration at Perficient

At Perficient, we pride ourselves on working collaboratively and confidently. We work alongside colleagues we can brainstorm with, team mates who are always happy to help, and the top talent in the business to ensure quality work is delivered at every level.  We see collaboration at Perficient across all job levels and all teams. And […]

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How Our Differences Make for Stronger Collaboration

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Corey Brooks, senior accountant, writes about how collaboration is essential for a growing business like Perficient. Collaboration means people working together for the benefit of the end-goal; utilizing personal input, but sacrificing personal needs. Collaboration is very important to a business, at […]

How Do You Say That Again? Cultural Diversity at Work

I remember meeting the rest of my teammates when I started in IT and having to ask six out of the eight how to pronounce their names for the first full week. It was an eye opening experience, and I had to really learn to listen when people were talking to me so I could […]