Category: Blog

Asking for recommendations can be intimidating. We’ve all been there! In my experience though, most people will be happy to support you. I actually love it when someone asks me to recommend them... Read More
When you finish the year, it’s important to slow down and remember how far you’ve come. You’ve worked, grown, and impacted people’s lives for 12 months! At Cinder we find that taking time to reflect on... Read More
If you are like most employers, struggling to hire folks from Black, Latinx, and other marginalized communities, you can’t keep doing the same thing and expect different results. Amongst the “great... Read More
First, let’s admit – many of us are trying our best. Our best, meaning we hold a sense of urgency in how we personally, interpersonally, and institutionally disrupt and transform systems and relationships... Read More
What do you want to be when you grow up? How many of us have been asked this and had a certain answer? Personally, I’ve never had my sights set on a particular career. Sometimes I even joke that I’m still... Read More
One of the best ways to connect with a diverse group of candidates is to build relationships within specific communities. As we have worked at Cinder to include more people in the workplace, we have learned... Read More
We are pleased to announce that Réland Logan has joined Team Cinder in a new role as Manager of Connection and Growth. In this role, Réland joins our leadership team and brings extensive marketing experience... Read More
We are thrilled to announce that Allie Montes has joined Team Cinder as a Division Manager! In this role, Allie will join our leadership team and oversee talent acquisition, account management, and client... Read More
We are excited to announce that Marcus Carter is joining Team Cinder in a new role as Director of Social Equity. In this role, Marcus will join our leadership team and provide his well-respected insights... Read More
In celebrating the profound contributions women have made to our history and culture, it’s crucial that we recognize the women who’ve provided invaluable leadership to the labor movement and shaped... Read More
“If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building... Read More
Throughout history, innumerable African American leaders have fought to make a more inclusive and just world, and we all benefit greatly from the outcomes of their struggle.  In recognition of Black History... Read More
“A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess” – A. Phillip Randolph, Why... Read More
Throughout history, innumerable African American leaders have fought to make a more inclusive and just world, and we all benefit greatly from the outcomes of their struggle.  In recognition of Black History... Read More
Organizations committed to diversifying their hiring practices face a variety of challenges. Consciously expanding your hiring pipeline to incorporate demographics that you have been excluding requires... Read More
Many hiring managers and recruiters are faced with the challenge of quickly finding skilled candidates that will fit the existing workplace culture. Evaluating skills is relatively straightforward, but... Read More
  Techfest NW Not to be outdone by Austin, Texas’ South by Southwest; Portland promoters added an additional “Tech” event to the lineup in 2012, known as TechfestNW. This two day event showcases... Read More
Nested in the heart of the northwest is Portland, OR. People all over the country have been looking for Portland jobs because it’s become such a desired city to live in. Here are a few reasons why.     Outdoor... Read More