Erika George, director of Development for The Empowerment Plan, explains why homelessness is not a defining characteristic and shares how we can improve the lives of homeless individuals through partnerships and opportunities.
In late March, members of Arrow Electronics’ recruiting team took part in the 43rd Annual National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Convention held in Kansas City, Mo. The event attracted undergraduate and graduate NSBE students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, making it one of the largest gatherings of STEM talent across the U.S.
Automation will profoundly alter the future of work and society, as a great deal of recent research and projections on its impacts have shown. Some have predicted automation will lead to a gloomy future of permanent high unemployment, while others have touted many potential benefits around health, safety, and the environment. Yet, automation also poses a practical challenge for today’s business leaders, who must tackle how to take advantage of the productivity and innovation opportunities presented by automation technologies while also ensuring a smooth workforce transition.
The senior vice president of corporate communications at Aflac on women in the workplace and why gender equality helps everyone.
Catalyst now reports that women comprise only 9.5 percent of top wage earners in the S&P 500. A 2015 CNNMoney analysis shows that women hold only 14.2 percent of the top-five leadership positions at those same companies. This is in spite of the fact that women represent more than 50 percent of the consumer pool and nearly half of the S&P 500 workforce.