How labor shortages are presenting immense challenges, what companies can do to retain their people, and how to think creatively about where to recruit talent to ensure a diverse workplace.
Effective Strategies for Building Greater Connections Between Employees and Employers Amid Disruption and Change
The pandemic has prompted a huge shift in the relationships between workers and employers. Zaina Orbai of The RealReal explains how to build connection amid disruption and change.
Thuy Vu, CEO of Global Mentor Network, talks to Jonathan Fear, VP of Coupa University at Coupa Software and Sean Burns, Global Head of Learning & Development at Coupa Software, about connecting people to purpose at work.
Happy International Women’s Day! As the Global Mentor Network marks this occasion, we want to honor the contributions of women in tech, business, media, sports, and the nonprofit sector. We also want to acknowledge the critical work being done by our female mentors to empower other women and close the gender gap across various industries.
Tarang Amin discovered a long time ago that great advice can be just a phone call away. That is, if you take the initiative.
As the US heads into the holiday season with COVID-19 surging all over the country, people are grappling with new fears about isolation, worrying about themselves or a loved one getting sick, or losing their job or business as states implement a new wave of strict shutdowns. Millions of Americans are still unemployed from the first wave of the pandemic. Their savings are drained, and there’s no government assistance insight. Add the real possibility that kids may be stuck with at-home learning indefinitely. It’s a pressure cooker ready to explode. Maybe more than any other year in memory, this holiday season may be the time to focus on finding your inner-strength to overcome the pandemic’s darkest days. Hate to say it, but it looks like, “Winter is here.”
How Cookie Sales Shaped Girl Scouts CEO Sylvia Acevedo’s Ability To Create Opportunities for Herself
You could say Sylvia Acevedo’s life has come full circle. As a Girl Scout she learned vital life lessons that empowered her to become an IBM engineer, a NASA rocket scientist, an executive for Apple, Dell, and Autodesk, an award-winning entrepreneur, and, eventually, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the United States.
The venture capitalist has used his own successes and failures in business to develop a keen eye for bold entrepreneurs.
In 2009, the growing popularity of his teaching videos gave Sal Khan the courage to dream of providing a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere. But fulfilling his vision would require him to resist a very powerful temptation: money.
Family Businesses Can Be Tough. But for the Mondavis, and Napa Valley, the Challenge was Worth It.
The term “melting pot” has been used to describe the mixing and merging of cultures in America for the past two centuries. It’s part of our national identity and why people from around the globe flock to our nation to seek a better life. But the truth of the matter is that people of non-white, Christian, and L.G.B.T. cultures have been omitted from the workplace and leadership position for centuries. Despite years of investment and strategic effort, the U.S. workforce continues to experience race and inequality gaps.
It has been a year since the global pandemic took the world by storm and threw us unexpectedly into working in a virtual environment. There have been many adjustments we’ve all had to make as we transition to working from home in a shared space with roommates or spouses and even kids, with multiple Zoom meetings going at the same time. It’s confining, disruptive, loud, and even bizarre at times.