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Broad Diversity Categories Obscure Industry's Most Underrepresented Groups

By Alana Pipe, Fola Akinnibi
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Some financial services firms are making progress toward achieving gender parity, but most still lag in other types of diversity, industry data shows. The next step may be looking beyond broad and binary classifications, like gender or minority and non-minority designations, to examine how these categories intersect to improve diversity and inclusion for the most underrepresented groups.

Merck Partners with INROADS to Launch College Links

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Merck hosted the next generation of talent recently when a group of high school students toured the company’s Kenilworth site as part of the INROADS College Links program. Merck partnered with INROADS, an international nonprofit organization that prepares talented, diverse youth for corporate and community leadership, to launch College Links in Newark, New Jersey earlier this year.

For Youth Employment: Skills Work

We celebrate World Youth Skills Day, July 15th, 2019
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by Gilles Vermot Desroches

Young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Women are also more likely to be underemployed and under-paid. That is why education and training are key determiners of success in the labor market.

PNC Named Employer of the Year by Disability:IN

Exemplary policies, strategies and initiatives cited as differentiators
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PITTSBURGH, July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) has been recognized by Disability:IN® as the 2019 Employer of the Year for its exemplary policies, strategies and initiatives that have resulted in measurable progress in the areas of disability inclusiveness in the workplace, marketplace and supply chain.

Alexion Partners With White & Case to Host a 1L Diversity Fellow at Its Boston Headquarters

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This summer, for the first time, Alexion partnered with law firm White & Case to host a Diversity Fellow at its Boston Headquarters. White & Case’s 1L Diversity Fellowship program provides qualified first-year law students with experience working with clients, specifically those seeking to create an environment where the diversity of thought and background are not only encouraged, but preferred.

U.S. Soccer Sponsor Enters Equal Pay Fight on Women’s Side

Procter & Gamble urged the federation “to be on the right side of history,” and donated more than $500,000 to the team’s players association.
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One of U.S. Soccer’s official sponsors has sided with the World Cup-winning United States women’s team in its fight with the federation for equal pay, urging its partner, the governing body for soccer in the United States, “to be on the right side of history.”

The sponsor, Procter & Gamble, declared its support for equal pay in a full-page advertisement in Sunday’s editions of The New York Times.

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Interview With Diane MacMillan, Chemical Engineer

Transforming the future of engineering by highlighting female role models
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Diane MacMillan is a chemical engineer who specializes in remediation, focusing on Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) programs to manage the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances and pollutants. She joined Tetra Tech in 2001 and applies her experience to the environmental management market. Diane earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wyoming.

What It’s Like to Be the Custodian of Johnson & Johnson's Over 130-Year History

By Stephanie Wood
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Not all companies have a Chief Historian. Then again, not all companies have such a long, rich heritage of innovation. Margaret Gurowitz explains the highlights—and delights—of her unique job.

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Not all companies have a Chief Historian. Then again, not all companies have such a long, rich heritage of innovation. Margaret Gurowitz explains the highlights—and delights—of her unique job.

Johnson & Johnson Signs the Military Spouse Employment Partnership to Help Service Member Spouses Build Careers

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A 24% unemployment rate is just one of the many job challenges faced by military husbands and wives. A new company partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense is designed to help those facing these employment obstacles.

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A 24% unemployment rate is just one of the many job challenges faced by military husbands and wives. A new company partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense is designed to help those facing these employment obstacles.

Solving the Skills Gap With Second-Chance Hiring

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Each year, approximately 700,000 people finish their time in prison and reenter communities across the United States. They are seeking a second chance – perhaps even their first – to contribute to society, improve their lives, and help others. At the same time, there is a massive skills gap – 7 million open jobs, just waiting for people with the matching knowledge and experience.

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