ST. PAUL, Minn., March 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has been recognized as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 /3BL Media/— Lack of employee engagement is the top issue currently facing 87 percent of HR and business leaders (up from 79 percent last year), according to Deloitte’s third annual “Global Human Capital Trends 2015: Leading in the New World of Work” report released today. Yet, the majority of organizations are still failing to take action to improve their culture, potentially jeopardizing future growth.
In just four years, the company dramatically increased the number of women in management. Here’s how.
What do you do when most of your customers are women, but the majority of your top managers are men?
Kimberly-Clark (KMB) faced that exact dilemma in 2009. The parent company of Huggies, Kleenex, Kotex and Cottonelle had data showing that just 17% of its director-level-or-higher employees were women, while a whopping 85% of its consumers were female.
February 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - MetLife has been awarded the 2015 Seal of Distinction from WorldAtWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) for creating a culture that supports employees at work and at home.
“MetLife is committed to helping our employees integrate their work-life responsibilities,” said Elizabeth Nieto, MetLife’s global chief diversity and inclusion officer. “We’re proud to offer a range of programs and policies that help our employees be their best at work and at home.”
Life-long housing advocate to lead all operational aspects of the organization
WASHINGTON, January 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The national board of directors of Rebuilding Together has elected Sandra Brooks Henriquez as chief operating officer. Henriquez, who has dedicated her life to housing others, will lead all aspects of the operation of Rebuilding Together, including finances, human resources, team management and strategic planning.
Company offers to employees classes in language, leadership and computer skills
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been named a recipient of two prominent awards recognizing a company culture that places a premium on training and engaging employees.
This week, software provider Achievers named MGM Resorts among its Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. The award comes on the heels of Training magazine naming the company a 2015 Training Top 125 award-winner.
Writer Jeff Haden recently posted an article on LinkedIn that shared his thoughts on why most hiring processes are ineffective. The article is no longer available, but I thought it had great merit and his insights provide some food-for-thought for companies that are pulling out the stops to hire great people.
Here are some highlights from his post. Enjoy.
How some companies drive away some of the best candidates:
Contrary to Current Assumptions about Millennials, Report Finds Few Differences in Workplace Preferences Across Generations
November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Age is less of a factor than widely thought when it comes to workplace preferences in the U.S., according to a new workplace strategy report by CBRE Group, Inc., Designing the office of the future? Don’t plan it around (what you think you know about) U.S. millennials.
A guest post by Pamela Paton, Financial Services Executive and Common Impact Board Member
After 30 years of managing people in the corporate world, I've learned that the best employees are happy employees. Not just happy because their job is challenging and the salary is great, but because the company that they work for recognizes the importance of giving back to one's community. This concept is not new, even Ben Franklin referred to it long ago, and there are many studies available on the topic.
IMPACT 2015 conference to focus on innovative strategies for HR, learning, and leadership for the rapidly-changing global workplace
OAKLAND, Calif., October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Bersin by Deloitte today announced a call for speakers with bold, innovative ideas to participate and present at IMPACT 2015: The Business of Talent™, the industry's premier research-based executive conference for HR, learning, and talent leaders and their teams.