Since it was founded at the end of 2018, the Women in Alexion network (WIA) has had two objectives. Externally, through events such as the annual I WISH Conference, the group focuses on inspiring young women and girls to pursue education and careers within STEM. Internally, it supports women in the workplace through training and guidance that further their personal development and careers.
How do you become a lead technologist at a global Fortune 500 firm? And once there, how do you make the leap to lead an innovation and technology team that’s nearly 500 members strong—and growing?
Ed Barnabas’ path to becoming a principal at Booz Allen’s Honolulu office began with music and involved many twists and turns. He shared his journey and career advice at a recent “Mini Virtual Tech Jobs Fair” hosted by the Hawai`i Technology Development Council.
Career “must-haves”: Curiosity and a growth mindset
A Portland-based Senior Engineering Manager details his eBay journey over the last 20 years as a seller turned employee.
By: Francesca Hellebrandt, eBay News Team
Part of what makes eBay unique are the mosaic of voices that contribute to our overall culture, from various backgrounds and walks of life, that lead to a better customer experience. In our Life at eBay series, we speak to employees from around the world on what it’s like to work at eBay through their eyes.
The guiding principal from the outset was very clear. In order to fulfill our purpose and the social contract with our customers, we needed to protect the safety of our workers. If we could do that, we could continue providing this vital resource to the community as a whole.
Company achieves Gold level recognition for third consecutive year
The results of the American Heart Association 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index have been announced and for the third consecutive year, Merck has achieved national Gold level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Merck is one of 776 organizations that completed the Index assessment this year, evaluating the time period of July 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.
by Pete Cherecwich, President of Northern Trust Asset Servicing
“Business-as-usual” is a funny saying these days. The reality is that we are no longer functioning in the old business-as-usual environment. The pandemic sparked the end of that era, and our “usual” has reached a state of constant evolution. How we work, interact, and lead has changed and will continue to do so.