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America's Child-Care Crisis: 'a Humanitarian Disaster'

BY Emily Nonko | NOVEMBER 23, 2020
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Will the Pandemic Bring More Help for Working Parents?

BY Emily Nonko | NOVEMBER 22, 2020
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A Media Founder's Pivot to Stories With a Social Impact

BY Sage Lazzaro | NOVEMBER 12, 2020

How to Manage Your Workforce for the Future with Capabilities in Mind
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How to Manage Your Workforce for the Future with Capabilities in Mind

Even before multiple crises challenged the engagement of employees with their companies, workers were restless and ambitious. Eighty-three percent of employees want to change roles, 53% want to change companies, and 64% want a clear career path, according to a survey by Eightfold.ai, an AI-powered Talent Intelligence Platform. How will they achieve those ambitions–and how […]

BY Angelica Frey | November 21, 2020

Parenting in a Pandemic: What Can Help Make It Work?
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Parenting in a Pandemic: What Can Help Make It Work?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, working parents have discovered that just about the only way to cope with family life in a state of crisis is make things up as they go along–and compare notes with their fellow parents and co-workers. “In the spring, my third grader was only getting about 90 minutes’ worth of […]

BY Angelica Frey | November 10, 2020

Building an Anti-racist Culture in the Business Community
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Building an Anti-racist Culture in the Business Community

In response to the George Floyd protests of this summer, companies and other organizations released a flood of statements in support of Black Lives Matter. Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe, founder and president of the Women’s Institute for Science, Equity and Race (WISER), intentionally decided not to. “It was not just the feeling of ‘Here we go […]

BY Emily Nonko | November 6, 2020

To Develop a Workforce of Agile Leaders, Look to Middle Managers
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To Develop a Workforce of Agile Leaders, Look to Middle Managers

In a study evaluating how the 2008 economic crisis affected employee engagement, the research found that middle managers suffered the most. Employee engagement decreased within middle management by 13%, vs. only a slight drop for top executives. The decline was particularly concerning given that the study also found middle management had a higher influence on […]

BY Emily Nonko | November 6, 2020

Lifting Productivity and Connection in a Pandemic World
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Lifting Productivity and Connection in a Pandemic World

We hear a lot about employee engagement, but why is that important? Because in one sense, it’s the ultimate return on investment. Engaged employees bring more revenue, more profits, less turnover and, given their engagement with the company’s mission, often have a we-can-do-more-with-less attitude. Yet how do we help employees work smarter, not necessarily harder? […]

BY Angelica Frey | November 3, 2020

How HR Leaders Improve Business Performance Amid High Disruption
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How HR Leaders Improve Business Performance Amid High Disruption

Plenty of data shows that creative, flexible leaders succeed at a higher rate than reactive, defensive leaders–especially in times of disruption and uncertainty. The data, too, reveals what Dave Osh, CEO of the leadership-advisory firm Varlinx, called “a sad reality”: 80% of leaders are in the reactive stage, while only 20% are in the creative […]

BY Emily Nonko | November 3, 2020

How a Corporate Partnership Distributes Vitamins to Change Lives
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How a Corporate Partnership Distributes Vitamins to Change Lives

In 2013, Walgreens launched a 30-day program with a simple concept: when you purchased vitamins from a select end-stand display inside its stores, a donation would be made to Vitamin Angels, a global public-health and nutrition organization dedicated to improving health for nutritionally vulnerable pregnant women and children. Seven years later, the Walgreens and Vitamin […]

BY Emily Nonko | November 3, 2020

The New Recruiting: How Companies Are Adapting for 2021
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The New Recruiting: How Companies Are Adapting for 2021

When the pandemic hit, the crisis forced the 850-store retailer Party City into a furlough process. Six months later, the company has rehired those employees, launched recruitment for the holiday season and has hit 98% of its hiring goal, according to Matt Battista, Party City’s director of talent acquisition. “There wasn’t a playbook–we knew it […]

BY Emily Nonko | November 3, 2020

Discovering the Hidden Talent in Your Own Company
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Discovering the Hidden Talent in Your Own Company

For many companies, especially in the most competitive job categories, homegrown talent is more valuable than ever. So how can employers do a better job of realizing the potential of these workers by identifying, training, coaching and mentoring them–all while keeping a steady eye on diversity and inclusion? In panel discussion about finding hidden talent […]

BY Angelica Frey | October 30, 2020

What Makes Your Company an Appealing Place to Work in Uncertain Times
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What Makes Your Company an Appealing Place to Work in Uncertain Times

Prior to COVID-19, there was no shortage of discussion around the evolution of workplace benefits and amenities–from in-office chefs to unlimited PTO policies, it was clear the office experience was changing fast. The pandemic put all that on hold, if not completely changed the future of how we work and interact in offices. It raises the […]

BY Emily Nonko | October 29, 2020

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