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August 2021 virtual conference
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What Happens When the IT People Arrive in HR: a New Role

BY Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza | OCTOBER 12, 2021
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How to Reimagine Your Employees as Social Entrepreneurs

BY Angelica Frey | OCTOBER 11, 2021

Using Big Data to Understand What Job Candidates Expect
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Using Big Data to Understand What Job Candidates Expect

When there is a 4.5 million-person gap between supply and demand in tech jobs, and when an estimated 38% of tech workers have been stagnant in their positions for the past three years, it becomes easy to see why having the right recruitment infrastructure has become a critical competitive advantage for companies. “The pandemic actually […]

BY Angelica Frey | October 12, 2021

We Are Their Village: Reimagining HR to Help Parents Thrive
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We Are Their Village: Reimagining HR to Help Parents Thrive

“Ten years ago, you’d never say you were stressed or anxious. You just wouldn’t even use those words in the workplace with your manager. Today, we talk about that. And I think once we opened that door, employees have had the expectation that we will also help them with that,” said Maribeth Bearfield, chief HR […]

BY Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza | October 11, 2021

Why Solving the Climate Crisis Is Critical for Our Health
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Why Solving the Climate Crisis Is Critical for Our Health

Climate change and its consequences extend far beyond rising ocean levels and bouts of extreme weather. The editors of more than 230 medical journals recently issued a joint statement singling out climate change as the “greatest threat to global public health.” For example, farmworkers by the tens of thousands are dying from the heat. “They are […]

BY Angelica Frey | October 9, 2021

Turning Open Enrollment Into an Employee Retention Strategy
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Turning Open Enrollment Into an Employee Retention Strategy

Amid today’s tough competition for workers, attracting and retaining valued employees doesn’t just hinge on paying competitive salaries, offering a flexible schedule, and creating a welcoming corporate culture. A generous slate of benefits can play a crucial role as well, making the fall annual open enrollment period–when employees must chose health insurance plans and other […]

BY Ellen Stark | October 8, 2021

How to Recruit for Potential Rather Than Pedigree
September 2021 virtual conference

How to Recruit for Potential Rather Than Pedigree

As the head of talent acquisition for the FBI for the past four years, Peter Sursi realized that the bureau’s career portal was persistently attracting the same kind of candidate. “A lot of white guys find their way to us,” he said. So Sursi reasoned that the task of the FBI’s recruiters was to change the […]

BY Angelica Frey | October 4, 2021

Innovative Ways to Open up Your Talent Pipeline
September 2021 virtual conference

Innovative Ways to Open up Your Talent Pipeline

The pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has nixed a requirement that employees have a four-year degree in order to be promoted above a certain level. “There was an unintended glass ceiling we were creating for ourselves,” said Erin Pierpoint, the company’s head of talent strategy for diversity and early-career recruiting. What they were hearing from employees […]

BY Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza | October 2, 2021

How to Work From Anywhere, But Align From Everywhere
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How to Work From Anywhere, But Align From Everywhere

When the pandemic broke out, Madhurya Hariharan, head of HR for the Microsoft Business Unit at Tata Consultancy Services, realized she could finally design her own workspace at home. A yoga practitioner for the past decade, she started working while sitting on the floor, cross-legged, with a low table. It was great for her back. […]

BY Angelica Frey | September 26, 2021

The Bold Plan to Create 1 Million Jobs for Black Americans
September 2021 virtual conference

The Bold Plan to Create 1 Million Jobs for Black Americans

Late last year, a coalition of CEOs and organizations came together with an ambitious goal: to upskill, hire, and promote 1 million Black Americans over the next ten years into family-sustaining jobs. A few months later, Maurice Jones was tapped to figure out how to bring that goal into fruition. “Ken Frazier and Ken Chenault […]

BY Emily Nonko | September 20, 2021

Don’t Give up on Teaching About Unconscious Bias
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Don’t Give up on Teaching About Unconscious Bias

Employee education about unconscious bias seems to have fallen out of fashion lately, with questions about its worth and impact. For many organizations over the last decade or so, anti-bias training had been a foundational pillar in addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). As a result of increasing critiques, however, some companies have now abandoned […]

BY Jonathan Yeo | September 13, 2021

How Employers Can Respond to Back-to-school Uncertainty
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How Employers Can Respond to Back-to-school Uncertainty

Before he began his presentation, “What Back-to-school Looks Like for Working Parents in a Post-pandemic World,” Mike Civello acknowledged that he had been amending and retooling his remarks several times since he started putting them together. Which was highly relatable from the point of view of parents, since that’s what they’ve been doing too. “We […]

BY Angelica Frey | September 13, 2021

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