Engaging Employees through Employee Resource Groups
July 30 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast, guests from Barilla Group, Kristen Anderson, Luisa Ercoli, and Megan Christie, speak with Laura Sabattini, Principal Researcher at The Conference Board, about their diversity and inclusion and Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) strategy, including how Barilla was able to engage workers across regions and in their plants.
4 Ways to Boost Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion While Helping the Bottom Line
July 27 | Laura Sabattini, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Effective DEI strategies and initiatives often require changes in norms, talent processes, and leadership styles, all of which may encounter resistance. Change is difficult. Hence, this period of turmoil constitutes both an ideal and a challenging time for human capital leaders to take action and strengthen DEI within their organizations.
The economy is struggling to keep up with the rise in coronavirus cases
July 27 | Agron Nicaj, Associate Economist, The Conference Board | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
After weeks of growth following the phased opening of businesses, the US economy is showing signs of slowing down. Many states are experiencing an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and some have recently reimplemented restrictions, that had been lifted in May-June.
Nielsen Corporation: Employee Resource Groups Growing Inclusion through Allyship
July 21 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
During the COVID-19 crisis, Nielsen’s D&I team worked with its ERGs to shift priorities and respond to the unique challenges created by the pandemic. Nielsen's ERGs are tasked with helping both the firm’s associates and its senior executives communicate more effectively throughout the crisis.
Former Hewlett Packard CEO, Carly Fiorina, on her new book, Find Your Way
July 17 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett Packard, as she discusses her new book which draws on her own remarkable journey, and empirical evidence accumulated over four decades in the workplace, to help her readers unleash their career potential.
US Labor Market Roundup: June Jobs Report and Impact of COVID-19 on Workers and Households
July 16 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
We discuss the June jobs report and address the impact of COVID-19 on US workers and households. For many, their economic situation has done a complete 180 since the emergence of the virus. Previously, unemployment rates were at record lows and wages were accelerating, especially for blacks, Hispanics, and lower educated workers. This led to a reduction in poverty rates and wage inequality. But the COVID-19 crisis is hitting vulnerable populations hard and can lead to reversal of these trends.
What types of jobs will experience a large permanent increase in remote working?
July 13 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Agron Nicaj, Associate Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There is a growing consensus that the share of remote workers will remain well above pre-pandemic rates. But in what types of jobs is this most likely to happen? We project a large increase in remote-working rates for clerical and administrative office jobs, a labor market segment which had relatively low remote-work rates in the pre-pandemic era.