Many people with autism have unusual talents, from pattern memory, to extreme focus and accuracy. These skills could be used by companies to solve real business needs. Unfortunately, most companies don’t give people with autism a chance nor do they perceive their value in business terms because they think or behave differently. Yet, by bringing out the best in people who think differently, you can position your company for greater advantage and that’s because innovation, which is a critical skill for businesses today, is driven by diversity of thought.
How to Achieve Employee Engagement 2.0 (Greenbiz blog)
The following blog by Grant Ricketts was published on GreenBiz.com
Taking employee engagement to the next level and embedding sustainability into the business has been a common theme discussed in recent webinars, panels and industry conferences. However, while people recognize the challenge, the question of how to implement it remains.
There is magic in creating something useful from discarded objects
Like me you very likely received a mail with “OMG, check this out!!,” and clicked a link to watch a YouTube video of a Paraguayan man who together with his garbage collector friend builds instruments from trash, and coaches youngsters who live along the trash heaps how to play these instruments.
3BL Media’s recent Twitter chat focused 60 minutes of crowd sourced knowledge sharing with guest expert Chris Jarvis (@RealizedWorth) unearthed a treasure trove of resources and leadership examples.
A priority theme for many HR (and CSR) professionals, especially those in technology related industries, the conversation covered the range of sub-topics from recruitment, productivity, retention and communications. There is obviously a growing overlap between HR and CSR in general, but Millennial engagement is probably the strongest focal point, and for good business reasons.
Coalition Doubles Hiring Commitment and Grows to 131 Companies
New York, Jan. 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today that its coalition members hired a total of 117,439 U.S. military veterans by the end of 2013 – surpassing the coalition’s original goal seven years early.
Michael J. Kowalski, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Tiffany & Co expressed his motivation for CSR and transparency in the jewelry industry. The historic brand has thrived over the last 170 years with upscale jewelry and is taking action in ethical sourcing. Global gemstone and diamond trade has been at the root of conflict in various mineral rich regions of Africa and has accounted for millions of deaths. Kowalski explained Tiffany & Co.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Big demands and high expectations summarize the results of this year's Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited's (DTTL) third annual Millennial Survey released today. Across the globe, 70 percent of tomorrow's future leaders might 'reject' what business as traditionally organized has to offer, preferring to work independently through digital means in the future.
Washington DC, January 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Seven of the world’s largest industry associations collaborate with Source Intelligence and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP to launch the first cross-industry training and resource center, addressing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Conflict Minerals compliance regulation.
"From The Source" keeps you up to date with industry news
In response to requests for a single source "news alert" on key events in supply chain and regulated materials compliance, Source Intelligence is pleased to introduce "From The Source," a direct mail and web-based newsletter written to keep you informed at a glance.
2014 promises to be an exciting year as the theme of "transparency" and the impact of technology continue to transform the delivery chain of products, impacting every player up and down stream.