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Sex Discrimination Act Anniversary: What is Romania Getting Right When It Comes to Diverse Tech Talent?

by Christine Flounders
Article

I cannot help but think there is a lot we can learn from Eastern Europe when it comes to producing female talent for our technology industry.

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Sex Discrimination Act being passed in the UK and in most industries, progress has been achieved. Not least there are more women on FTSE 350 boards than ever before.

Are You Maximizing the Talent Development Potential of Your CSR Program?

Pro Bono + Talent Development: A Program Design Roadmap from the Taproot Foundation
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If you are considering pro bono service as a talent development strategy at your company, join the Taproot Foundation as we release a new resource for the field:

Pro Bono + Talent Development:  A Program Design Roadmap 
Our step-by-step approach, informed by years of developing pro bono programs with over 50 leading companies, will give you the direction you are looking for.

Webinar: Wednesday, November 11th, 11am PT/ 2pm ET

Fixing a Flaw in the Financial Sector

Women & the Future of Wall Street
Blog

by Geeta Aiyer, president & founder of Boston Common Asset Mgmt

For much of my life, I have found myself inadvertently combining two elements that don’t always sit naturally together. For example, trying to balance the demands of parenthood alongside the demands of work, or bringing my Indian roots together with US culture to ensure my children enjoy the richness of each, and in my professional work, bringing sustainability into the world of investment.

Freeport-McMoRan’s DreamBuilder Program Launches in the United States

Press Release

May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Thunderbird School of Global Management will launch an English-language version of the Freeport-McMoRan DreamBuilder program.

Freeport-McMoRan’s DreamBuilder program is designed for women entrepreneurs who want to start or grow a small business. The online learning program is available throughout the United States in association with the Small Business Administration.

Ecolab Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for Ninth Consecutive Year by the Ethisphere Institute

Press Release

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.

Deloitte Survey: Global Organizations Face Looming Crisis in Engagement and Retention of Employees

Press Release

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. 

How Analytics Helped Kimberly-Clark Solve its Diversity Problem

In just four years, the company dramatically increased the number of women in management. Here’s how.
Article

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.

MetLife Receives 2015 Seal of Distinction from the Alliance for Work-Life Progress

Press Release

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.”

Rebuilding Together Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer Sandra Brooks Henriquez

Life-long housing advocate to lead all operational aspects of the organization
Press Release

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.

MGM Resorts Achieves Recognition for Employee Training and Engagement Programs

Company offers to employees classes in language, leadership and computer skills
Press Release

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.

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