Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees constitute a sizeable global workforce population, and more than ever, leading companies are acknowledging their contributions. With many global organizations now focused on building inclusive cultures in which all employees feel engaged and valued, LGBT issues are becoming a critical priority in workplaces around the world.
Have you ever thought about how many single parents work at your company? There may be more than you think. According to the Census Bureau, there were approximately 12 million single-parent families in the U.S. in 2016. National Single Parents’ Day, which takes place on March 21, is the perfect opportunity to celebrate single parents and determine how HR policies can better suit their needs.
Confusing job descriptions are a ‘major barrier’ for young job seekers which are preventing them from entering the workforce, a study from Business in the Community and the City & Guilds Group has found.
March 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Over the past year, Business in the Community asked young people aged 16-24 to rate the accessibility of over 65 companies’ entry level job adverts which between them collectively employ 1.2 million people across the UK.
It found that young job seekers are being put off from applying for entry level or first jobs by impenetrable ‘business-speak’ which leaves them unsure about the suitability of roles and what their day to day responsibilities would actually be. The study found that:
It’s simple: when your employees aren’t engaged, they aren’t productive. They may even begin to explore outside opportunities if they sense that their current role with your company isn’t — and isn’t about to become — fulfilling.
NN Group is pleased to announce the publication of its 2016 Annual Report. It consists of two distinct sections – Annual Review and Financial Report – providing an overview of our strategy and financial and non-financial performance.
NN Group's purpose is to help people secure their financial futures. By understanding the global trends society faces and the impact these developments may have on its customers and on its business, NN Group can contribute to a healthy economy as well as a stable society.
In honor of the United Nations International Women’s Day yesterday, we are pleased to announce that Weatherford will be launching a diversity and inclusiveness initiative in 2017 to celebrate our diverse culture and provide our employees with resources to succeed.
In the light of International Women's Day, it is once again time to examine how gender equality has evolved in the past year. As a means to fight gender inequality and narrow the persistent gap, GRI helps businesses understand their impacts and take action to empower women in the workplace.
Gender equality is now a top priority for 78% of companies (up from 56% in 2012), yet less than half of employees feel we’re doing enough. While the pay gap (for equal work) is closing, the promotion gap isn’t, leaving women making 76 cents on the dollar compared to men. And the gender gap isn’t expected to close for another 170 years. That’s too long to wait!