I was heading to Portland, OR for Hood to Coast, a 199-mile relay race, when I realized I was flying across the country to do two things that exhaust me – run and meet new people. In addition to running, I was joining 11 strangers for two days, spending many sweaty hours together in a van.
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Historically, women have been an underutilized part of the work force, especially in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). As more women consider fields such as information technology (IT), methods of recruiting and hiring should be examined and modified to make sure they’re effective for a more diverse population.
Gas. Electricity. Nuclear power. Water. When these vital plants and networks are damaged by storms and natural disasters, lives are disrupted, even lost. Utility companies work hard to maintain their equipment to reduce the amount of impact, but these acts of God aren’t preventable.
Aging is an uncomfortable topic that people have struggled to discuss since ancient times. That same discomfort exists in organizational diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, too. While many CEOs experience success with overall D&I programs, a PwC study found only 8 percent of CEOs target age-related D&I in their policies.
Diversity is incredibly important to a company’s workforce. Not only does it ensure that workforces reflect the populations they draw from, but it also helps drive innovation and supports revenue growth.
In health care, your employees’ understanding of and adherence to compliance efforts can be a matter of life and death. If health care workers—from custodians to surgeons—don’t understand why safety procedures and regulations are important to them and follow those policies appropriately, patients could pay the ultimate price.
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