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Heels and Hosiery: Lucy Choi and Bianca Miller-Cole on “Taking Risks”

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Shoe designer Lucy Choi and entrepreneur Bianca Miller–Cole were the guests of honour last week at an evening of inspiration hosted by the Barclays Win Gender network.

“It’s important to take risks in life,” says shoe designer Lucy Choi. “If you believe and feel passionate about what you’re doing, then go for it.”

Choi was talking to around 100 Barclays staff who crammed into her boutique in central London last week seeking inspiration, insider tips – and possibly a new pair of heels.

Women Are Changing the Face of Facilities Management

By: Charlotte Jensen
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Facilities management has long been a male-dominated career field. In fact, it may be even more lopsided than many other male-dominated fields: In facilities management (FM), men outnumber women in leadership roles by nine to one, according to a recent survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.

Advice for Women Going into Mining, from De Beers Group's Liezl Maritz

Environmentalist Liezl Maritz explains why she works at Namdeb and offers advice for women going into mining…
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I started working at Namdeb in 2012 as a job attachment. In 2013, I began in a developmental position as an Environmental Officer and was permanently employed as a Senior Environmental Officer for Exploration and Strategic Projects in 2014. I moved over as a Senior Environmental Officer to Namdeb’s biggest operational mine, Southern Coastal Mines, in 2016 where I am still based.

How Can we Better Support Hiring and Job Retention?

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

What Are Employer Concerns in Hiring the Formerly Incarcerated?

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

Concerns for Formerly Incarcerated People Seeking Employment

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

Barriers to Employment

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

Quality of Life for Energy & Resources’ Indigenous Partners & Employees

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Erwin Joosten

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction Projects - Sodexo

Canada is home to an Indigenous population of 1.4 million. Their quality of life, when compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts, is impacted by factors that many of us can’t imagine.

Comcast NBCUniversal Moves Up 10 Spots to No. 19 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies List

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DiversityInc recognized Comcast NBCUniversal as one of the nation’s leading companies for Diversity & Inclusion at its annual Top 50 Awards Dinner on May 2nd in New York City.

We are pleased to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal ranked No. 19 on DiversityInc’s 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, up 10 spots from No. 29 in 2016, and up 30 spots in just four years.

Consumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Michigan’s Best Employer in National Survey

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JACKSON, Mich., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has been named Michigan’s best employer in a new ranking from Forbes magazine of the best places in America to work.

Consumers Energy ranked 62nd overall in Forbes’s list of America’s 500 best employers, a comprehensive list of companies from all industries across the nation. The publication’s third annual ranking is based on anonymous surveys of almost 30,000 American workers who were asked questions that included how likely they were to recommend their employer to friends or family.

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