Omaha Fire Department emphasizing public sector diversity

A press conference held by the Omaha Fire Department

On Tuesday, the Omaha Fire Department announced that they are focusing on hiring more women and people of color. “Representatives of the department say having someone to relate to when on a call only helps when it comes to resolving emergencies, [and] the more diversity they have in the station, the more cohesive they become as a team.”

APAC Employees Face Significant Challenges at Work

A three by three collage of the outline of 9 individuals in varying shades of red, blue, and green

“The whole DEI area is not where you can have ad-hoc champions like you used to in the early days. You need domain specialists, people who have understood and handled complex situations across markets.”