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Is Your Employer Reputation Keeping Up With the Times?
January Virtual Conference

Is Your Employer Reputation Keeping Up With the Times?

Markita Jack has been working for First Horizon Bank for 21 years. Now the SVP of diversity and inclusion, she has always valued her company’s people-first approach and attention to social-justice issues. Last year, however, she gained a new appreciation for her corporate culture in the wake of the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George […]

BY Angelica Frey | February 10, 2021

Why Companies Should Have ‘Rebel Talent’ in Their Ranks
January Virtual Conference

Why Companies Should Have ‘Rebel Talent’ in Their Ranks

When Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino thinks of a workplace culture that effectively encouraged unconventional talent, 18th-century pirate ships come to mind. More than a century before slavery ended in the U.S., these ships were the most diverse organizations on the planet because they hired people not based on gender or race but because […]

BY Emily Nonko | January 29, 2021

Measuring Skills in Job Candidates: How to Be Objective?
January Virtual Conference

Measuring Skills in Job Candidates: How to Be Objective?

You might imagine the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be a workplace where tradition and decorum trumps innovation and flexibility. But that assumption would be out of date. When COVID-19 hit, it forced virtually every organization to adapt–including the FBI. “Everything we thought we would do at the beginning of the year got tossed out […]

BY Emily Nonko | January 26, 2021

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