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Stephan Maldonado

Stephan Maldonado is Vault's Senior Consulting Editor. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Cornell University. His professional experience includes more than six years of writing for the web as a digital marketer, copywriter, and editor. His writing spans numerous industries, including education, healthcare, retail, and fitness and nutrition. He is an aspiring novelist and is working on a novel in his free time. Stephan currently resides in New York.

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Why Companies Must Invest in Employees' Mental Health

by Stephan Maldonado | October 08, 2020

For World Mental Health Day, we spoke with CEO and executive coach Brett Kaufman about how companies can make their employees' mental health a priority.

How Can Employers Create Safe Spaces for Women & People of Color? [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | September 22, 2020

We spoke to an executive coach about how employers can create safe spaces and cultures of true workplace inclusion for women and BIPOC.

Does Diversity Training Work? Clockwise's CEO on the Challenges of Fighting Unconscious Bias

by Stephan Maldonado | September 11, 2020

Does diversity training foster a more inclusive workplace culture? We spoke with Clockwise CEO Matt Martin to learn how companies can fight unconscious bias.

How to Create a Workplace Culture That Goes Beyond Ping-Pong and Happy Hour

by Stephan Maldonado | August 28, 2020

Corporate culture is more than happy hour. We spoke with Rhiannon Staples, CMO at Hibob, about maintaining culture remotely and fostering a dynamic of empathy and safety.

How Black and White Professionals Reckon with Racism in the Workplace [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | August 18, 2020

Kristin Harper, CEO of Driven to Succeed, spoke with us about a focus group on racial inequality in the workplace she held with Black and White professionals.

An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 2]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 23, 2020

Part 2 of our interview with the Director of Morgan State's career center covers the impact of BLM on Black students returning to school or entering the workforce.

An Interview with Morgan State University's Director of the Center for Career Development [Part 1]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 16, 2020

We spoke with the Director of Morgan State's Center for Career Development about how to engage with students digitally and the job search during COVID-19.

How to Write an Out-of-Office Email During COVID-19

by Stephan Maldonado | July 07, 2020

"Vacation" looks different this year, but it's still important to take time for yourself this summer. See how to write an out-of-office email during COVID-19.

A Time for Courage: How Leaders Should Reckon with Questions of Race in Their Organizations [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 06, 2020

As nationwide protests force business leaders to reckon with how they handle race, we spoke with Chastity Lord about the type of leadership needed right now.

How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | May 29, 2020

Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits during the year's busiest fundraising season and how to move forward.

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