by Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO, Lockheed Martin
As the leader of one of the most technologically advanced companies in the world, I am often asked about the future of our workforce -- specifically, what will be the hottest careers 10 to 20 years from now?
This was one of the main topics of discussion at Fortune's recent Most Powerful Women Summit, when it was posed this way: "What are the jobs that are going to be there [several] years from now that we can't even imagine?"
Hosted by Barclays and the Unreasonable Group, the Unreasonable Impact World Forum brought together 27 innovative companies from around the globe to discuss new possibilities for solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.
Here are six insights and ideas from key speakers:
Preparing another set of high-achieving technical leaders to provide our clients with innovative solutions
On October 7, 2017, Tetra Tech’s Leadership Academy Class of 2017 successfully completed the company’s annual corporate professional development program. The Leadership Academy prepares project managers to become outstanding business leaders to better serve their clients.
At PayPal, we believe every person has the right to participate in today’s global economy. Kiva is an international nonprofit that allows people to lend money to low-income entrepreneurs and students in over 80 countries and is an important partner in this mission. A few weeks ago, we launched our Kiva campaign: “Make A Small Loan, Make a Big Impact,” to our employees and customers around the globe to encourage them to make loans to entrepreneurs.
What if you could use skills from your day job to help combat human trafficking?
Meet Booz Allen technologist Connie Fan—who can and does. "This is something I really care about," she says. "And it's an opportunity to use a quantitative approach to a problem that is purely human-based. I’m making a difference for women and children by doing what I’m good at—math.”
NEW YORK and MUMBAI, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced it won three Stevies® at the second annual Great Employers Awards 2017. TCS was recognized with a Gold Stevie® for Achievement in Employee Engagement in the Americas, and two Silver Stevies® for Achievement in Recruitment and Employer of the Year – in the large enterprise and computing industry categories.
The OnSite IT Support group at Custom Computer Specialists is the first line of support for their clients. They hire about 100 technical professionals who have the competence and confidence to go onsite and work directly with clients to solve their problems. George Louris connected to the Cisco Networking Academy to nurture IT talent for his company.
PACT Connects Custom to Networking Academy Students
by Joe Cozzolino, Sr VP, Cisco Services; Karen Walker, Sr VP & CMO contributing
What a month! As executive sponsors of Cisco’s Global Service Month, we are amazed and proud of Cisco employees around the world who pitched in to make a difference in so many ways. Here’s a snapshot of our collective impact:
Most of the people who make Athleta clothes are women. Which is kind of fitting (pardon the pun) when you think about it. It’s also what drove us, back in January, to partner with Fair Trade USA to create more than 40 Fair Trade Certified styles. Because our mission is to empower women and girls to achieve their limitless potential. All women and girls, including the women making our tanks, tights and tees.