More than one in five (22%) armed forces leavers face employment challenges, resulting in a potential loss of £1.5bn to the economy.
Barclays is calling on other employers to recognise the value that veterans can bring to the UK workforce, publishing new research that highlights how ex-military employees could help to plug UK skills shortage, by filling one in six predicted vacancies.
The study reveals that the UK economy could suffer losses of up to £1.5bn in the next five years if service leavers can’t find employment, or are under-employed upon leaving the armed forces.
James Brown famously sang, “This is a man’s world.” However, perhaps the most notable part of that chorus and song is the second verse: “…But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”
Nearly one in five Americans lives with a disability. Here in the Pittsburgh region, where my company is headquartered, that works out to about half a million of our neighbors, family, friends and coworkers who face a physical or mental challenge. More than 300,000 of those individuals are working-age adults, yet fewer than...
Sold-out conference will spotlight national TV broadcast journalists Lisa Ling and Natalie Allen; top women executive speakers; custom-designed learning tracks; and networking sessions for career women
LAS VEGAS, August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The 11th annual Women’s Leadership Conference, sponsored by the non-profit MGM Resorts Foundation, will offer attendees custom-designed educational workshops, in addition to world class speaker presentations.
Award-winning TV journalist Lisa Ling will kick off Monday morning as the keynote speaker. Attendees will also get up close and personal with CNN International anchor Natalie Allen, who will emcee the event for the fourth year in a row.
August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has joined more than 250 other companies and their CEOs in an unprecedented commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace, through a pledge by President and CEO Bill Stromberg.
BETHESDA, Md., August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has released its 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report highlighting its commitment to Conscious Inclusion – an intentional focus on creating a diverse, inclusive and engaged workforce built on a strong foundation of equal opportunity. Lockheed Martin’s Conscious Inclusion model has three strategic focus areas: employee engagement, inclusive leadership and diversity outreach; and the 2016 report outlines efforts in all of these key areas.
MetLife employees grow and thrive by providing training and development, emphasizing health and wellness, and promoting diversity and inclusion.
Creating a culture of wellness
Light, space, healthy food options, exercise opportunities — MetLife considers these to be basic elements of a culture of workplace wellness. Over the past few years, we’ve focused on bringing these design elements to our newly constructed and existing offices. Some of our newest facilities offer sit-stand desks, treadmill workstations and outdoor walking trails.
Dalila Wilson-Scott enjoys getting out of her corporate office and interacting with members of the community.
As the senior vice president of community investment at Comcast Corp. and president of the Comcast Foundation, Wilson-Scott leads the company’s social initiatives. In her role, she meets with various leaders in Philadelphia to learn what support Comcast can provide and often travels to NBCUniversal’s offices and studios nationwide.
Sands Academy, in conjunction with Las Vegas Sands’ effort to remain committed to Team Members and their advancement in the hospitality industry, conducted a workshop highlighting Communication for Leaders as part of their Elevate Series for Managers and Supervisors. The course covered team building, effective coaching and effective feedback.
Booz Allen Hamilton has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Only one month after 150 CEOs came together to launch the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, more than 80 additional CEOs have taken the pledge, committing themselves – and the organizations they lead -- to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.