Can’t Find the Talent? Get Your SkiNy On!

Contact: Carolyn Tucker
Goldstar Communications

CHICAGO – November 3, 2021 – Pamela A. McElvane, CEO of Diversity MBA announced today the release of a new book entitled The SkiNy on Diversity Recruiting – The Best Practice Guide to Current Trends on Recruitment Strategies. This book reveals 15 years of data and research that unveils embedded systemic flaws in workplace recruitment practices that often negatively impacts hiring of people of color. This book is the first in an eight-part series on diversity, equity, and inclusion practices. Each book has a companion workbook for further explanation and study.

The SkiNy on Diversity Recruiting is a must-read step-by-step guide for businesses of any size to develop and hone their recruiting strategies from start to finish. This book is loaded with best practices and real-time insights that highlight what to watch for, and future outcomes for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

McElvane targets two key audiences, but not in the order you may think. The primary target audience is employers, regardless of size. The book takes a piercing look at the true landscape of recruiting practices that reveal barriers, successes, and opportunities. Recruiting and hiring professionals are encouraged to take a hard look at themselves and their talent acquisition process and ask the tough questions on what needs to change to make real impact in achieving diverse recruiting goals. This book takes a deep dive into the experiences of experts and the practices from some of the most known brands in the world.

The second audience for this book is job seekers. It is important for them to understand how companies approach diversity recruiting and what they need to know to be in a position of advantage.

“I was first inspired by the desire to share information and data I was collecting and learning to educate others. I want to inform others about diversity recruiting and embedded systemic biases,” McElvane said. “Secondly, my colleagues and customers encouraged me to write about what I know to be true about diversity recruiting, so I created a tool to help them identify best practices, barriers, and validation, and help create solutions for the future.”

“I want this book to serve as a one stop guide that takes you through the journey of uncovering why diversity recruiting has been a mystery for decades and demystify the obvious intention of why companies are not leveraging diversity to be on the top of their game. If employers want to make a real difference they must digest the truth and make the change,” McElvane said.

The SkiNy on Diversity Recruiting is available on Amazon for the price of $16.97 in paperback. It is also available via kindle and e-book. For more information go to 


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About Diversity MBA

Diversity MBA offers an array of publishing services and media for workplaces, professionals and students. Diversity MBA Media houses the Diversity MBA Magazines, publications chocked full of profiles of professionals, as well as notes of recognition and other newsworthy items in the diversity and inclusion space. Diversity Learning Solutions offers our learning and behavior practices, consulting, business training nuggets and webinars. The 3I Institute houses our benchmarking and leadership indexes.

About Pamela McElvane          

Pamela McElvane, MBA, MA, MCPC, is the CEO and founder of P&L Group, Ltd which has 3 key brands: Diversity MBA Media, 3I Research Institute & Diversity Learning Solutions, headquartered in Chicago, IL. Ms. McElvane has spent more than 25 years working with large and midsize companies providing insights and best practices, leadership and executive coaching, strategy, and organizational management.

Diversity MBA’s key brands positions companies to recognize top talent, celebrate diversity leadership, and support thought leaders. Diversity MBA Media publishes three magazines and distributes to 1.95 million subscribers, print and digital. Inclusive Leadership Index has surveyed more than 1,350 unique companies across industries and recognized more than 700 companies for the Best Places for Women and Managers of Color to Work, and 78 companies in the 2020 inaugural issue of Diversity Benchmarking Index. Diversity MBA’s Top 100 under 50 also recognized 1,400 leaders with advanced degrees for outstanding leadership and service. Diversity Learning Solutions has trained more than 30,000 professionals within the past decade. And Diversity MBA partners and supports more than 30 professional associations and minority businesses as of January 2021.

Ms. McElvane hosts a weekly talk show: The Inclusive Voice on 820 AM WCLT. She serves as an expert panelist for Global Diversity Equity & Inclusion Center, media expert, published in numerous publications and has received many honors for her work. She is also a certified master coach providing board development and executive legacy coaching.

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