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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 29, 2019
Meeting the needs of a multi-generational, digital, and mobile workforce is challenging. Employees expect continuous, instant, and impactful recognition, which reflects the “always on” workplace culture and the “always connected” personal life that they now lead.  But research shows there’s a gap...
Post date: June 14, 2016
Google’s quest to crack the team excellence code brings the author back to his childhood—when his parents insisted on two simple rules for discussions around the dinner table. It turns out these rules are the keys to team success. Share the Talk-Time and Be Sensitive When I was a kid, my parents...
Post date: May 10, 2017
How do you identify diverse leadership talent in your existing workforce? Susanne Bruyère, Ph.D., explains in Part 2 of our Disability and HR Strategy series. In Part 1, Susanne talked about how organizations can expand their talent pools and diversity outlooks. A diverse workforce brings with it a...
Post date: November 5, 2020
Businesses exist for people, whether the customers they serve, the workers they employ or the communities they enrich. They have the responsibility to provide not just valuable products and services but a stable work environment and access to the American dream. No matter how advanced technology...
Post date: June 9, 2020
In the summer of 2018, the Riot Games leadership team members experienced every modern CEO’s nightmare: they woke up to a breaking news story alleging that a broken, sexist culture had emerged on their watch. A few days later, the company issued a public apology and vowed to address the roots of...
Post date: June 21, 2017
It’s estimated that 25 to 40 percent of management time (one to two days per week) is spent addressing employee conflict. According to one assessment, employees spend 2.8 hours per week involved in disagreement that disrupts the flow of work, with a cost of $359 billion paid hours per year.   The...
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: October 5, 2020
No matter your leadership role, it’s time to turn your attention to what you can do to fix the broken system we’ve all ignored or tacitly accepted for far too long. Many critical ally actions such as developing self-awareness, understanding others, demonstrating empathy, creating an inclusive work...
Post date: May 14, 2019
A few years ago, I observed a Fortune 100 company design and implement their new HR business partner program (I’ll call the organization Company X). After promoting generalists and hiring some external candidates to fill the HRBP positions, Company X’s training department scheduled quarterly...