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  • FinTech Australia Announces 2019 Finnies Award Winners 15 Jun 2019 00:21 FinTech Australia has announced the winners of the 2019 Finnies Awards. As previously reported, there were 237 submissions this year, across all 19 award categories and the number of submissions was up 30%. This year’s event, which will be held in …
  • Tennis Australia named one of Australia’s most LGBTIQ+ inclusive sporting organisations 13 Jun 2019 07:32 Photo: Twitter / Tennis Australia. Tennis Australia has been named one of Australia’s best sporting organisations for LGBTIQ+ inclusion at the recent Pride in Sport Awards in Melbourne. The awards, which recognise exceptional efforts in making sport …
  • Movie previews for the week of June 13 12 Jun 2019 15:19 “The Dead Don’t Die” — (Horror, R, 105 minutes). As the dead start rising from their graves, the town of Centerville must battle the zombies. “Late Night” — (Comedy, R, 102 minutes). To help calm concerns about workplace diversity, a talk show host hires a …
  • ‘Late Night’ review: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling team up for smart, funny show 12 Jun 2019 13:17 By Seattle Times arts critic “You’re fired, obviously,” says late-night talk-show host Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson), dismissing an underling as one might brush away a tiresome speck of lint. The plummy, hand-waving derision of Thompson’s tone — she’s …
  • Leading workplace diversity and hiring from marginalized demographics 12 Jun 2019 00:08 ‘THE IMPORTANCE of employing people with disabilities and diversity in the workplace is understood by employers more and more, they see the reward indirectly and directly.’ . (photo credit: REUTERS) As the Ashdod Port Company’s chairwoman of the board, I …
  • Diversity and inclusion symposium comes to the convention center 11 Jun 2019 05:18 A day full of deep dives into workplace diversity and inclusion took place at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Monday. The symposium was presented by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. National experts on …
  • Top Regional News: 2 dead after house explosion 10 Jun 2019 20:29 The following stories are among today's top news of central Illinois. 2 dead after house explosion RAPATEE — Two are dead after a house “exploded” in Rapatee Sunday. Knox County Sheriff Dave Clague said a house in the southern part of Knox County, …
  • Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling are the comedic duo you never knew you needed in ‘Late Night’ 09 Jun 2019 19:30 Grade: 4.0/5.0 Close your eyes for a second and imagine a fantasy world — not one where prepubescent wizards fight noseless bald men or where various attractive people fight to sit on an Iron Throne, but an equally far-fetched world where a woman is …
  • Illinois Central College among 'most promising places' to work 08 Jun 2019 22:22 Chris Kaergard of the Journal Star @chriskaergard Saturday Jun 8, 2019 at 4:16 PM EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College has been named alongside 18 other two-year and technical colleges across the nation as one of the "most promising places to work …
  • How to Attract the Required Talents to Your Organization 08 Jun 2019 06:42 The race to attract top talent is only going to get more heated in the coming years, leading organisations to work harder on creating positive corporate cultures that focus on helping both the personal and professional development of their employees.  …
  • Racist Airbnb host to Black guests: ‘Which monkey is going to stay on the couch?’ 08 Jun 2019 01:36 Guest exposes the host on social media By NewsOne Staff newsone.com Airbnb has removed a racist host from its website after a viral video exposed the woman’s bias toward a group of Black guests in New York City. A representative for the online platform …
  • 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™ 07 Jun 2019 00:01 7 June 2019 Growing List of Infrastructure NZ Member Organisations Nominated for 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™ Infrastructure NZ is delighted to acknowledge the growing number of member organisations nominated as finalists for the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™, …
  • Attracting top talent to become more challenging 06 Jun 2019 20:32 With rapid rate of innovation and widespread use of technology, generational differences have become exacerbated The race to attract top talent is only going to get more heated in the coming years, leading organisations to work harder on creating positive …
  • The latest from the CBS News Election & Survey Unit 05 Jun 2019 21:15 By Jennifer De Pinto, Kabir Khanna, Fred Backus, Anthony Salvanto Updated on: June 5, 2019 / 4:54 PM / CBS News Watch this space for a recap of the latest polls and data-driven studies curated by the CBS News Election & Survey Unit! 6/5…
  • ‘Which Monkey Is Going To Stay On The Couch?’ [Video] 05 Jun 2019 18:56 UPDATED: 6:46 p.m. EDT — Airbnb has removed a racist host from its website a viral video exposed the woman bias toward the group of Black guests in New York City. A representative for the online platform that facilitates homes being shared sent an email to …
  • 5 things to know about new Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren, including his connection with Dick Vermeil and his credentials on the basketball court 05 Jun 2019 13:19 The Big Ten introduced Kevin Warren on Tuesday as the sixth commissioner in its history. He’ll replace Jim Delany, who has been in the job since 1989, in January after a 3½-month transitional period. Warren, 55, spoke at his introductory news conference …
  • Illinois Passes Watered-Down Bill To Diversify Corporate Boards 05 Jun 2019 11:40 Illinois lawmakers passed a bill that was supposed to diversify the state’s largely white, male corporate boards, but the legislation got watered down to a version that no longer requires specific minority representation. House Bill 3394, meant to promote …
  • Sephora closes stores for diversity training 05 Jun 2019 10:33 NEW YORK — Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California. The beauty retailer said …
  • Sephora closes US stores for diversity training 05 Jun 2019 10:26 Alexandra Olson, Ap Business Writer Updated 6:23 am EDT, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP FILE - In this March 23, 2016, file photo, a shopper walks out of the Sephora store in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh. Sephora is closing its U. …
  • 5 cool coding schools and boot camps that are diversifying tech 05 Jun 2019 09:12 These days, knowing how to code is almost as important as knowing how to tie your shoes or brush your teeth. As technology becomes more integral to every industry, coding skills have become an extremely valuable asset to job seekers across the board. …
  • Workplace diversity is key in health care 05 Jun 2019 07:21
  • Workplace diversity is key in health care 05 Jun 2019 07:15 Jun 5, 2019, 12:49am EDT There’s no question in Dr. Sara Safarzadeh-Amiri’s mind that health care organizations ought to assemble workforces that are as diverse as possible. Doing so is a means of building trust within communities that have not previously …
  • 'You have to build your own pool': How new Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren was shaped by a serious childhood injury 05 Jun 2019 06:06 Kevin Warren described an idyllic childhood in Phoenix, filled with sports, friends and family. It changed quickly at age 11, when he was hit by a car while riding his bike. Warren spent weeks in the hospital with a broken femur and months confined to bed. …
  • Minnesota Vikings COO Kevin Warren replacing Jim Delany as Big Ten commissioner 04 Jun 2019 17:34 The Big Ten announced on Tuesday that Kevin Warren, the chief operating officer of the Minnesota Vikings, will become the conference's new commissioner.  Warren, 55, was the first African-American COO of an NFL team when the Vikings hired him in 2015.  …
  • Cultural Competence Can Improve Patient-Reported Outcomes 03 Jun 2019 14:09 Our primary concern during a patient encounter is to address the condition or disease at hand. We have a lot to cover—understanding the patient's symptoms, determining a diagnosis, and discussing the treatment plan. However, a one-size-fits-all …
  • Study shows mixed feelings about diversity in hiring 31 May 2019 02:21 According to the results of a new survey by the Pew Research Center, the majority of Americans might feel positive about diversity, but when it comes to implementing that in the hiring process, it does not seem to be as well received. The majority of …
  • Bogle-Mienzer Re-Elected As Representative 28 May 2019 20:50 Police Station Duty Officer and BPSU 2nd Vice President Linda Bogle-Mienzer attended the Public Services International [PSI] Caribbean Sub-Regional Meeting in St. Vincent where she was re-elected as the Regional LGBTQI representative for another four years …
  • Trends: The latest from the CBS News Election & Survey Unit 24 May 2019 20:32 By Jennifer De Pinto, Kabir Khanna, Fred Backus, Anthony Salvanto Updated on: May 23, 2019 / 4:54 PM / CBS News Watch this space for a recap of the latest polls and data-driven studies curated by the CBS News Election & Survey Unit! 5/24…
  • RMIT named ‘Employer of the Year’ for LGBTI inclusion 24 May 2019 08:21 Alan Joyce with winners RMIT. Image: Supplied. RMIT University has been named this year’s Employer of the Year for LGBTI inclusion at the Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards. The awards ceremony, hosted by ACON’s Pride in Diversity, saw more than 730 …
  • Travel abroad taught Conn to be targeted, intentional when starting a... 24 May 2019 05:02 Business Women Awards 2019 | HONOREE  Katie Schibler Conn, KSA Marketing + Partnerships KSA Marketing + Partnerships is, in many ways, all about contrasts. The marketing communications firm works out of a 1710 grist mill in Warwick all while helping …