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Juneteenth, Tulsa, and the racial wealth gap

By Natasha DeJesus on June 28, 2021 at 10:30 AM

All things come full circle. Thankfully, for the better. Right now, the focus has returned to the Black community in important and historic ways. Auspiciously, Juneteenth has just been declared a federal holiday, right on the heels of two difficult anniversaries: the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder and the one-hundredth anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre.

In conjunction with these historic markers, organizations have focused their corporate social responsibility efforts on addressing systemic racism. They’ve taken many approaches, some of which target the most chronic expression of racism: the racial wealth gap.

Topics: Upskilling Talent Mobility DE&I Employee Benefits
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Swap Your Reactive DE&I Initiatives With These Proactive Strategies

By Natasha DeJesus on June 10, 2021 at 10:30 AM

One year. That’s how long employees have been legally protected from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This landmark ruling was a vital and long overdue step in establishing equality and building greater opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals in the workplace.

Topics: Upskilling Talent Mobility DE&I Employee Benefits
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5 Things Organizations With Successful Diversity Programs Have In Common

By Natasha DeJesus on May 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM

It seems everywhere you look these days, organizations are rolling out diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) programs. 

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3 Key Benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Workplace

By Natasha DeJesus on May 5, 2021 at 11:23 AM

Gone is the time when companies could just provide products and services and generate revenue. They are expected to also be good corporate citizens.

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5 Ways to Close the Widening Skills Gap in Corporate America

By Deb Volzer on April 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Companies large and small are reporting a widening skills gap between their current workforce and the needs of the business.

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Do you know how to upgrade your employee benefits?

By Lisa-Anne Ferris, PhD on April 6, 2021 at 10:13 AM

Many organizations are experiencing the impact of today’s rapidly changing labor market, as employees seek work that offers the best benefits – even if it means leaving their current position. At some point in their career, one of every two employees has left a job to improve their life.1 Is your company providing all of the benefits its employees need to stay long-term?

Topics: Training Staffing Engagement Talent Mobility People Management Employee Support DE&I Employee Benefits
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Why closing skills gaps should be a priority for your company

By Deb Volzer on March 23, 2021 at 10:12 AM

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3 Reasons Why Talent Mobility Should Be Your Company’s Top Priority in 2021

By Deb Volzer on March 9, 2021 at 9:30 AM

As the name implies, talent mobility is the movement of workers within and across an enterprise. Whether it’s deploying people between projects, teams, divisions or locations, the goal is improving employee retention while supporting the corporate culture, achieving organizational objectives, and advancing the company’s business strategy.

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How to develop a strong employee value proposition in 3 steps

By Deb Volzer on February 22, 2021 at 9:30 AM

Whether or not they realize it, organizations have an employee value proposition (EVP). Sometimes, the EVP is official; other times, it’s based on perception. Simply put, an employee value proposition is what makes an organization attractive to employees – why they want to be there, rather than take a job someplace else.

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5 ways workplace education transforms leadership

By Natasha DeJesus on February 1, 2021 at 9:15 AM

In economically uncertain times, your company may be looking for new approaches to leadership development so you can retain and promote valuable talent. Internally promoting leadership can save money in addition to generating gains in many areas of your company from training and development to career advancement.

Topics: Training Upskilling Reskilling Engagement Talent Mobility People Management DE&I