Looking back over the past two decades, America’s workplaces have become decidedly more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) employees. The demand for an engaged, productive and talented workforce requires that companies attract and retain workers across the broad spectrum of diversity.
In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.
We work hard to guarantee all employees feel welcome and included at the office.
By Laura Lee, Senior Manager of Digital Communications, Nestlé Purina
For three years now, the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ civil rights group in the U.S., has awarded Nestlé Purina with a perfect score on its Corporate Equality Index. The organization’s national benchmarking survey scores businesses on their corporate policies and practices relating to the LGBTQ community.
by Linda Hirsch, Principal Service Delivery Manager, Symantec Cyber Security Services
Entering into the corporate world as a new professional can be daunting. The workplace, while exciting and rewarding, has opportunities and challenges to navigate at every turn – how to communicate, collaborate, negotiate, network effectively – how to navigate challenging or difficult situations. For many, you may have had a glimpse into professional life through a role model, be it a parent, relative, friend or professor.
The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.
As a company with hundreds of global locations that serve diverse industries such as transportation, construction, oil and gas, mining, marine and forestry, we are in a unique position to offer training and development opportunities for all employees.
Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar is leveraging each individual’s skills, abilities, experiences and cultural background to achieve superior business and personal results.
Shire is proud to announce that it has joined the United States National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) as one of its corporate partners dedicated to supporting LGBT entrepreneurs and sourcing from NGLCC’s certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTEs). For more than 15 years NGLCC has been the exclusive certifying body for LGBT owned and operated businesses in the United States.
Approximately 100 employees, family members and friends came out to represent Astellas in Chicago's annual LGBTQ Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24. This was the company’s ninth consecutive year of participation in the event.