California to Require Public Companies to Have at Least One Woman on Their Boards of Directors by 2019
California Gov. Jerry Brown over the weekend signed a bill into law requiring publicly traded companies headquartered in the state to include women on corporate boards of directors. According to findings from the 20% by 2020 Women on Boards campaign, women held 19.8 percent of board seats of companies on the Fortune 1000 list. A study of the first five months of 2018 by ISS Analytics found that women made up 31 percent of new board directors at the 3,000 largest publicly traded companies in the United States. An annual global survey from Deloitte found that women hold 15 percent of board seats worldwide.
POSTED - Nov 15, 2018
Employers need to do more to recruit diverse applicants. Talented individuals know how to assess for innovation, and will walk away from organizations that resist change.
Oct 28, 2018
Finding the right mentor is not really a secret to success – it's as obvious as it is essential. Learning from someone older, wiser and more experienced is an invaluable business opportunity, whether you've just started your first job or you're halfway through your career. As we slip into the day-to-day routine of working life, it's easy to get lost in the moment – our problems are 6 inches from our face, and a mentor can be the person to reset things so we can look at our careers and growth from a new perspective.
Oct 25, 2018
IN 2013, MICROSOFT Corporation launched a program designed to transition service members and veterans into the technology industry. The program, Microsoft Software & Systems Academy, now has 14 locations, boasts a 93 percent graduation rate, and has the capacity to graduate around 1,000 students each year. "Veterans are a talent pool we haven't sought in the past," says Microsoft's Vice President of Military Affairs Chris Cortez. "And the military vets very much represent our diverse country."
Sep 12, 2018
Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers.
Aug 23, 2018