(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It is almost 50 years since the UK Race Relations Act was amended to outlaw racial discrimination in employment. Yet a hard-hitting new report commissioned by Business in the Community finds that racial inequality is still an ugly and resilient feature of work life in Britain.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – By 2020, half of the employees in the US will be from among the Millennials. But it is not going to be business as usual because Millennials are ready to change the face of employee engagement. They are seeking greater purpose and involvement in the company’s CSR commitments and are determined to make an impact.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Each year, CEOs face new and different challenges in order to keep their companies running smoothly, particularly now during these uncertain volatile times that includes geopolitical issues, such as the Brexit vote, the Middle East, and the US election. So, what makes a CEO successful and how do some business leaders still manage to train their sights on the long term and deliver strong performance over many years?
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Recruiters need to gear up to the needs of today’s connected generation, which Google calls as Generation “C”. With significant differences in attitudes between the generations when it comes to career motivation and work/life balance, recruitment agencies need to consider whether they are delivering what the candidates of today really need.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Many companies find it difficult to operationalize sustainability goals, even when they truly care for the environment and the communities, and are committed to making an impact. One of the reasons is that not enough companies have yet figured out how to link their employees’ values and support for sustainability with the employees’ daily work and the company’s operations.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – One in four Americans believe "humans will colonise Mars" before half of Fortune 500 CEOs will be women. This humorous conclusion riffs on the sober truth of today's corporate reality: only 21 women are at the helm of Fortune 500 companies; only one-woman CEO was added to that small group in 2015.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The issue of pay and gender equality is high on the international news agenda. Actress Robin Wright recently demanded to be paid the same as co-star Kevin Spacey for her work on Netflix’ hit series, ‘House of Cards’. Wright joins a growing group of women in Hollywood who are becoming more vocal on the issue of equal pay.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is growing concern about the levels of diversity in major companies, revealing that there is still a mountain to climb when it comes to ethnicity in the U.K. workplace. New figures reveal that FTSE 100 businesses lost 40 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leaders in a year, and will lose another 35 this year if the trend carries on.
Despite warnings that millennials are only interested in saving the world, recent college graduates are actually focused almost exclusively on getting their first job, says the chief purpose officer of accounting giant Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
Earlier this year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack proclaimed that "There is incredible opportunity for highly skilled jobs in agriculture." He was referring to a report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Purdue University, which showed significant demand for recent college graduates with agriculture-related degrees.