As a new generation of Americans begins to take shape and move toward adulthood, there is mounting interest in their attitudes, behaviors and lifestyle. But how will this generation change the demographic fabric of the United States?
Every employer wants the best talent that they can find. They seek the highly educated, the most experienced, and the best leaders that money can buy.
While striving for the best is certainly not frowned upon, employers can and should do a better job of understanding how they square in the marketplace so they have a realistic shot at attracting the best talent.
Women hold just over 10 percent of board seats at Fortune 500 companies, according to Catalyst Inc. Chief executives gathered at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen conference in Laguna Niguel, Calif. on Tuesday spoke to a room of women interested in joining a board and what that entails. The panel, moderated by the conference’s executive director Pattie Sellers, included Heather Fernandez, co-founder and CEO of Solv Health and a board member at Atlassian; Melody McCloskey, founder and CEO of StyleSeat; Kate Richard, founder and CEO of Warwick Energy Group and board member for Flotek Industries; and Jennifer Tejada, CEO of PagerDuty and member of the board at The Estée Lauder Companies.
More and more workers are "ghosting" their employers by not showing up to work and cutting off contact with the company, according to The Washington Post.
It's a sign of the tight labor market, The Post said, as there are more job openings in the US than people looking for work.
There is no doubt that 2018 is becoming the “Year of the Woman,” with the celebration of the first anniversary of the Women’s March to the launch of the Times Up Movement and much more to surely come. Our voices are actually being heard loud, clear, and more than ever before. I proclaim that this year will not only become the “Year of the Woman” but the year for women of color.
The Mountain View, California-based company is expanding or opening offices in nine states, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said during an earnings call on Thursday.
“We plan to hire thousands of people across the U.S. this year,” said Pichai. “Last year in the US we grew faster outside the Bay Area than in the Bay Area. To support this growth, we will be making significant investments in offices across nine states, including Colorado and Michigan.”
People differ in opinions, race, nationality, gender, age, sexuality, ethnicity, class, religion, lifestyle and so much more, yet at the very basic we are all human species. Ideally, all people feel pain and joy despite the differences. Today, the changes in time and technology have made it extremely impossible for any group of people to live without interacting with others outside their group. Often people of different cultural and geographical backgrounds meet in international conferences, education exchange programs, sports, etc.
We invest in founders who are women, people of color, and/or LGBT. We felt like a lot of these people and companies were being overlooked, undervalued, and underestimated. With a little bit of leveling the playing field, we believe that these people are equipped to handle an erratic market and the various ups and downs in the startup world.