by Pete Cherecwich, President of Northern Trust Asset Servicing
“Business-as-usual” is a funny saying these days. The reality is that we are no longer functioning in the old business-as-usual environment. The pandemic sparked the end of that era, and our “usual” has reached a state of constant evolution. How we work, interact, and lead has changed and will continue to do so.
"Striving for gender parity is more than a business mandate, it serves as a steward of the company culture." Joe Simms, Vice President of Human Resources at Stanley Black & Decker, explains why he stands for #EqualEverywhere.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a campaign that raises awareness about employment for people with disabilities and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.
This year is the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM, which is administered by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The observance culminates the department’s commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
HP, the HP Foundation, and U.N. Women under its Second Chance Education & Vocational Learning Program, with support from BHP Foundation, are providing women in Mexico with access to free digital skills training at HP LIFE Centers in Huixquilucan, Mexico state, and Zapopan and Jocotepec, Jalisco state.
At the beginning of each week, think about two or three people you would like to reach out to, Mallick said. It doesn't have to be a video meeting if you have screen fatigue — you can send someone a text or a brief email to say hello. If you see an article that reminds you of that person, send it to them or consider sharing it and tagging them on LinkedIn, she said.
(Bpt) - During the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are more willing than business executives to impose short-term economic pain for long-term gain, as trust in the government’s ability to make the world a better place has taken a plunge, as has environmental concerns.
VF is utilizing a groundbreaking form of automation—by way of robots—to heighten a safe work environment for associates that increases productivity three-fold.
A crew of 11 robots have joined VF associates at a distribution center (DC) in Martinsville, VA, for a pilot program that launched in August 2020. The bots, manufactured by Locus Robotics, create an ergonomic workspace and help support associates by increasing social distancing in response to COVID-19. With health and safety more critical than ever and productivity up 63%, VF is looking to bring bots to DCs throughout the globe.
by: Wendy Wang, human resources manager and grant advisor for Asia Region
The ON Semiconductor Shenzhen sales office held their first Charity Week with the support from the Shenzhen staff recreation committee and the local management team. The goal was to increase employees’ awareness in the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and showed that together as a team, they can achieve significant results for a great cause.
Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.
This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.