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  • USP To Offer New Qualifications In Tourism And Hospitality 16 Dec 2017 02:22 The 85th Council of The University of the South Pacific instituted two new programmes for Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE). This includes the Diploma of Culinary Arts and Management (Level 5) and Diploma of Hospitality Management – …
  • New courses for uni 15 Dec 2017 22:55 IN its efforts to improve and increase quality of food and service provided in the hospitality sector, the University of South Pacific has instituted two new qualifications in the field of study. The two new programs for Pacific Technical and Further …
  • Harassment cases show who the HR department really works for 15 Dec 2017 16:18 At the beginning of December, Joe Alexander suddenly left The Martin Agency, a prize-winning advertising house based in Richmond, Va. Alexander was the agency’s chief creative officer and had been lauded as one of the 100 advertising greats by an industry …
  • Just saying ‘zero tolerance’ won’t end sexual harassment. CEOs must back that up. 15 Dec 2017 12:03 Business executives are usually lauded for being strong-minded corporate leaders. Yet when it comes to solving the epidemic of workplace sexual harassment, they’re acting like wimps. Lately, companies have been tripping over themselves to pronounce their …
  • Federal report finds regression for black managers in financial services industry 12 Dec 2017 22:10 Anyone who works to improve workplace diversity and inclusion, in the federal government or the private sector, knows progress isn’t a straight line. And statistics indicating progress don’t always tell the whole story. A new report by the Government …
  • Sun Life partners with Bentley University to support workplace gender equality 11 Dec 2017 16:22 WELLESLEY, Mass., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Life has become an official partner of Bentley University's Center for Women and Business (CWB), which provides tools and training to help organizations foster more inclusive workplaces. …
  • Business leaders, embrace your “feminine side” 11 Dec 2017 01:22 I was a rising executive in the financial services industry during the country’s last recession, when my boss gave me a seemingly impossible assignment: Change the direction of our company’s largest sales-generating business, one that historically rose …
  • Diversity & Inclusion: A Test-and-Learn-and-Aha Process 11 Dec 2017 01:22 We recently got a question about our Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) program from an executive in another company who wanted to know the key thing he needed to do to embed D&I in his organization’s culture. It was an interesting question, and we …
  • Tech: The 20 best tech companies to work for in 2018, according to employees 07 Dec 2017 21:54 So it comes as no surprise that several tech giants claimed spots on this year's Employees' Choice Awards, which features the 100 best places to work in 2018 across the US. To find the companies with the most satisfied workers, Glassdoor scanned …
  • Hoping to Move Past Scandal, City College Names Permanent President 05 Dec 2017 01:23 So in recent weeks, Dr. Boudreau, aided by William C. Thompson Jr., president of CUNY’s Board of Trustees, has met with some of those leaders, many of whom have close ties to the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and its president and chief executive, …
  • Disability is Work Force Diversity Factor : ILO 02 Dec 2017 01:28 Andrew December 2, 2017 Investigative News, World Comments Off on Disability is Work Force Diversity Factor : ILO 58 Views New Delhi (ABC Live): Diversity Factor: The business case for diversity has been well established by research in recent years. The …
  • ILO International Labour Organization : Embracing disability as a diversity factor in the 21st century's world of work 01 Dec 2017 11:55 What do businesses require in order to be successful in the long run? Internally, a workforce which can contribute to effective problem solving and innovation in a fast changing globalized economy. Externally, a positive reputation can help increase a …
  • Embracing disability as a diversity factor in the 21st century's world of work 01 Dec 2017 11:47 What do businesses require in order to be successful in the long run? Internally, a workforce which can contribute to effective problem solving and innovation in a fast changing globalized economy. Externally, a positive reputation can help increase a …
  • Penn State student part of first place team in international 3M ‘Invent a New Future Challenge’ 01 Dec 2017 02:27 Partnering with students from around the world, Vamshi Voruganti won first place in the 3M “Invent a New Future Challenge” with his team’s proposal for increasing diversity in the workplace. In July, Voruganti (senior-industrial engineering) traveled to …
  • ICC Sydney wins raft of new accolades 30 Nov 2017 22:24 Featured events Theodore Koumelis - 01 December 2017, 00:01 Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue recognised for excellence at EEAA and AHRI Awards. International Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) list of accolades …
  • Facebook To Suspend Option To Exclude Races From Ad Targeting 30 Nov 2017 10:57 Facebook Inc. said it was temporarily disabling an option that allowed advertisers on its social network to exclude certain races from their targeting. In a letter, Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg told African-American U.S. …
  • Post #MeToo, women students in STEM search for safe workplaces 29 Nov 2017 20:24 2017 was the year of #MeToo. Woman after woman came forward with stories of harassment and abuse in the workplace, and the technology industry did not emerge unscathed. Silicon Valley's treatment of women in particular made headlines, and young women …
  • Kevin Warren, Vikings executive on the rise, knows no limits 26 Nov 2017 02:33 The car jumped the curb and smashed into his bicycle, sending Kevin Warren flying over concrete. He landed on the only nearby patch of grass, saving his life but not his femur. At 11, Warren found himself in a body cast, his parents calling him their “ …
  • Create culture of inclusion if you want true workplace diversity 25 Nov 2017 07:37 All employers and employees must take responsibility for creating a safe and inclusive environment, instead of placing the task of calling out culturally destructive behavior on the shoulders of minorities. Shortly after I started working for a small, …
  • When It Comes To Bias, Awareness Is Key 22 Nov 2017 22:11 For almost 50 years, INROADS has worked with forward-thinking organizations to build, maintain and grow a pipeline of diverse talent. We find and develop talented high school and college students from traditionally under-served populations; provide the …
  • Nobody's Equal Until Everybody's Equal 22 Nov 2017 20:33 During my career at IKEA, I have had the privilege to live and work in Asia, Europe and now the United States. Throughout my journey, I have witnessed firsthand the power of people working together: people from diverse backgrounds, nationalities, races …
  • Diverse, But Inclusive? 22 Nov 2017 20:33 Today’s global corporations are decidedly diverse. A case in point: Welbilt, Inc. A leading global supplier of commercial foodservice equipment, Welbilt employs 5,500 people in 17 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Our …
  • How Diversity And Inclusion Has Changed Our Customer Offering For The Better 22 Nov 2017 20:33  Early in my career, while with a large insurer in New Jersey, I was fortunate to work with a talented newcomer to the company who had a lot of potential, and of whom I was a strong advocate. But after only eight months, she resigned. Shocked, I asked why …
  • Kainos : named UK’s ‘Vendor of the Year’ at top industry awards 20 Nov 2017 14:08 Belfast-headquartered tech firm Kainos has been named 'Vendor of the Year' at the prestigious UK IT Industry Awards, fending off stiff competition from other global companies. The award reinforces the company's reputation as a world-leading …
  • named UK’s ‘Vendor of the Year’ at top industry awards 20 Nov 2017 13:57 Belfast-headquartered tech firm Kainos has been named 'Vendor of the Year' at the prestigious UK IT Industry Awards, fending off stiff competition from other global companies. The award reinforces the company's reputation as a world-leading …
  • Vox Media editorial, video workers join union 18 Nov 2017 03:55 Vox Media on Friday became the latest digital media company to have its editorial workers vote to unionize. An estimated 350 to 400 editorial and video production people will be covered by the new unit of the Writers Guild of America East, a union …
  • How the Girl Scouts CEO went from rocket scientist to America's biggest champion of girls 17 Nov 2017 22:05 There are moments that Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA, just can't forget.  There was the time a college counselor at her high school in Las Cruces, New Mexico, scoffed at Acevedo's desire to study engineering. "Girls like …
  • Aha Moments Critical To Achieving Diversity And Inclusion 16 Nov 2017 21:36 While much has been discussed of late about the role of CEOs in advancing workplace diversity and inclusion, I’m of the opinion that the most significant impact can occur once we connect to this important objective personally through key moments of …
  • Confessions Of A White Male CEO 16 Nov 2017 21:36 When I was honest with myself, the idea of embarking on a journey to empower underrepresented voices within my company felt uncomfortable. I knew the journey itself was critically important. But I am a white male and I found myself in 2015 at the top of …
  • Evolving From Accepting Diversity To Celebrating Diversity 16 Nov 2017 21:36 I’ve been with Perdue almost forty years and, throughout that time, when I attend events for agriculture and animal production, I see a lot of people who look like me. That worries me because, as CEO, it is my responsibility to help ensure that our …