Pro bono service can be a skill-building solution for companies keeping pace in our rapidly changing world.
Quick Consult is a series where members of our team share insights into questions and topics we hear are top of mind for pro bono practitioners at all stages. Alexandra McArthur, Director, Advisory Services & Central Market Lead, provides tips on how pro bono service can prepare companies with skills appropriate for the changing world of work. Check out Alex’s advice below.
We’re thinking about the future of work at my company, and I’m wondering what relevant skills can be developed through pro bono experiences?
Triad Business Journal honoring Evans for outstanding contributions to his company and the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands, a leading global basic apparel marketer under leading consumer brands, announced its Chief Executive Officer Gerald W. Evans Jr. has been recognized as a most-admired CEO in the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, region with a 2020 C-Suite Award from the Triad Business Journal.
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the offering of a new leadership development certificate program. In partnership with WholeWorks, PYXERA Global is launching, “Leading the Sustainability Transformation Professional Certificate Program (LST).” An online, team-based, global program designed to accelerate the type of leadership required to transform traditional businesses into sustainable ones.
Close to 90 percent of men and women hold some sort of bias against women according to analysis in UNDP’s Gender Social Norm Index (GSNI) released earlier this year – providing clues to the invisible barriers women face when it comes to achieving equality.
Women-led businesses, for instance, are particularly hard hit by the pandemic as they face structural barriers, limited access to finance, and information asymmetry.
By Jennifer Boynton, Corporate Social Responsibility Content Strategist
Cisco’s Chairman and CEO, Chuck Robbins, opened his June 1st all-company check-in by admitting he’s leading through uncharted waters. Cisco had held regular weekly check-ins since shelter-in-place orders began in March, to support employees, share information, and answer questions. But this meeting was different. It was a 90-minute “teach-in,” scheduled quickly in response to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and the resulting nationwide protests.
Elieth discusses the impact of Gildan’s training programs and personal development initiatives, revealing how they’ve helped her overcome adversity and advance her career.
Elieth joined Gildan 13 years ago as a Sewing Machine Operator. She has since witnessed multiple milestones at the Company: from working as an Instructor and Junior Engineer, to growing into her current position as Production Coordinator. Over the years, Elieth has participated in a range of programs at Gildan designed for personal and professional development. Today, she reveals how these initiatives have made their mark on her life.
These are unprecedented times for human health and safety. The pandemic impacts the very nature of how we live and work. But business continues to move forward, albeit in new ways and, for many, from distributed locations.
For HR professionals leading their companies through this tumultuous time, it’s vital that we reflect on employee experience.
Points of Light President & CEO Natalye Paquin joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a conversation on the importance of civic engagement and volunteerism in improving our communities, especially in crises like COVID-19.