What’s Next for Employee (Resource) Groups?
March 11 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Employee (Resource) Groups – also known as employee networks, affinity groups, or business resource groups – have been a core component of companies’ diversity and inclusion strategy for decades. Yet, many organizations still struggle with business alignment and with keeping employee-group initiatives sustainable over time and across different regions of the world.
International Women’s Day - Each for Equal: A conversation with Annette Stube
March 10 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Join Council Director Anne Stevens and Sustainability guru Annette Stube in a fascinating and insightful discussion on being a role model, lessons gained from a highly successful career and some advice and thoughts for emerging leaders. With a focus on sustainability and leadership, Annette shares some of her innermost hopes, ambitions and desires for the world. A discussion not to be missed!
Engaging Men – Getting to Gender Balance in the Workplace
March 03 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
Join us for an insightful discussion between Anne Stevens, Council Director at The Conference Board and her guest Graham Sparks, an expert on gender balance and inclusion in the workplace.
Improvement in labor force participation of minority groups
February 25 | Gad Levanon, PhD, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Frank Steemers, Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Labor shortages are becoming one of the main barriers for sustaining a healthy US economy, especially in industries that hire many blue-collar and manual service workers. Is this a passing phase or a long-lasting problem?
One size does NOT fit all corporate mental health programs
February 24 | Johanna Seitenbach , Member Engagement Specialist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Because mental health is very individualized, it remains a challenge to create a realistic mental health culture that satisfies all employees’ needs. As with communication tactics, mental health programs must be diversified and measured in order to generate positive change.
How is AI Transforming Talent Acquisition?
February 05 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
The Conference Board Researchers Robin Erickson, PhD, and Amy Ye discuss how AI can elevate the talent acquisition function and drive business results, reveal the impact of AI on the roles and skill sets required for TA professionals, identify common issues and concerns with employing AI technology in TA, and provide recommendations to ensure successful implementation of AI in TA.
Learning to work with our differences: What D&I can learn from Restorative Justice
January 08 | Rebekah Steele, Senior Fellow, Human Capital & Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There is much we can learn from other fields and sectors to inform and advance our D&I work. Restorative Justice offers a compelling way of thinking about and managing differences in ways that resonate with D&I principles. By working together, with our differences, we can collectively build stronger organizations and communities.
Women and Work: The trends, barriers, and policies affecting women’s labor force participation
January 08 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
Better accessing the talent and contributions of women to the strength of the US workforce will be critical for US competitiveness and increasing prosperity for American families. Martha Gimbel, Manager of Economic Research at Schmidt Futures and former Research Director at Indeed.com’s Hiring Lab, joins to discuss the trends, barriers, and policies shaping women’s labor force participation in the US.