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Post date: June 17, 2020
In these days of high emotion and polarization, it's hard to know how or even whether to address the feelings of anger, despair or frustration that may be percolating among employees at the workplace. But it would be a mistake for company leaders and managers to stay silent, said Eric Ellis, a...
Post date: July 30, 2020
Rob Chesnut is a former federal prosecutor who has spent the last 20 years of his career as a legal and business leader in Silicon Valley tech companies like eBay, Chegg and Airbnb. Most recently, he spent over four years as Airbnb’s General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer and started the company’...
Post date: July 10, 2018
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer defined as a “nice thing to do” but rather a key component of a company’s brand identity. Beyond contributing to charitable causes, corporations are looking for ways to make a difference, stand out, and become agents of change. If a corporation...
Post date: September 26, 2019
Many black professionals have little evidence that diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives actually help them advance in their organizations and careers. D&I initiatives are ubiquitous, and while they are meant to enhance career trajectories and foster inclusive climates for all groups,...
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Post date: March 6, 2018
The loudly proclaimed assertion by corporations that they are a meritocracy is a myth. In a true meritocracy, what you do, and not who you are, matters--therefore those who “make it” do so because of their excellent ability. However, in looking at how Latinos are doing, meritocracy is not...
Post date: May 4, 2017
Organizations often miss the mark in developing women as leaders, said Tammy Heermann, senior vice president for leadership transformation at Lee Hecht Harrison in Toronto. She spoke about "gender truths" during a concurrent session at the HR People + Strategy Annual Conference in April. They miss...
Post date: March 20, 2018
Finding and keeping top talent is an ongoing challenge, especially in high-tech sectors. The Bureau of Labor Statistics CareerCast site recently reported that in 2018 application software developers will top the list of the ten toughest jobs to fill with more than a quarter of a million vacancies...
Post date: February 21, 2019
As companies face a war for talent and a lack of qualified workers in many fields, individuals with disabilities are being recognized as a source of engaged, committed employees. According to the 2017 Disability Statistics Report from the Institute on Disability, nearly one in eight people in the U...
Post date: January 21, 2020
Gender Inequality in Energy and in Africa  The energy sector is notorious for its struggle to attract female employees. Women in the oil and gas industry face an array of challenges—inadequate (or nonexistent) maternity leave, a lack of female mentors, pay inequality, higher rates of sexual...
Post date: October 19, 2016
Successful boards are diverse, including a group of dissimilar executives handpicked to support the organization’s strategic goals. Also, they have strong governance. They work within well-defined practices and rules that control the organization, which empowers them to pursue the organization’s...