[Podcast] The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful

Credit to Author: Carmel Bawa| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 05:00:49 +0000

The first thing that sprung to mind when myself Carmel Bawa, Emma Gallagher and Rob Insull discussed the purpose of our podcast was, how to keep it real. Not in… Read more »

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Career and family: how to find your balance?

Credit to Author: Malgorzata Gorska| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 10:38:50 +0000

A 2-year international assignment in Schneider Electric HQ in Paris — who would say no to that? But what if you don’t want to miss out on family life?  If you’re… Read more »

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Larisa Oprescu reflects on Women in Leadership

Credit to Author: Employee Voices| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:00:10 +0000

Larisa Oprescu, Downstream Planning Leader, continues the discussion around Women in Leadership and how role models have powered her own career journey. I have started my Schneider Electric journey as… Read more »

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Mentor and Leader, Rebecca Jackson Chooses to Challenge!

Credit to Author: Employee Voices| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 09:00:46 +0000

Rebecca Jackson, Tendering Director, takes the opportunity of International Women’s Day last month to reflect on the topic of Women in Leadership. I chose to go straight into full-time work… Read more »

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If we had a superpower, What we would love to see come true on Women’s Day

Credit to Author: Employee Voices| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 17:00:40 +0000

International Women’s Day – a day that is celebrated across the world on 8th March with events, speaker sessions, tons of gifting, and networking events. This year was no different,… Read more »

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Employee Empowerment Grows through a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

Credit to Author: Ivonne Valdes| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000

Companies that don’t evolve eventually get left behind. Yet, what is the creative engine behind this evolution? One thing I’ve discovered through life experience and in my role as a… Read more »

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Choosing to Challenge Myself in an Already Challenging World

Credit to Author: Employee Voices| Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:00:47 +0000

The past year has been challenging in ways we’ve never previously imagined. And undoubtedly, when we are challenged, we become much more alert to the pre-cursers that led to the… Read more »

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How to hire and retain Black tech pros — for real

Credit to Author: Galen Gruman| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:00:00 -0800

American companies are once again promising to increase minority hiring and retention in the aftermath of the 2020 police killings of George Floyd and other Black people and subsequent Black Lives Matter demonstrations. But Black people have heard this promise before — for decades, in fact — with little tangible change in the low employment numbers of Black engineers, developers, and IT pros.

For companies that really do want to change their staffs to better reflect diversity in the US, it’s time to go beyond words and take action. To help you do that, Computerworld talked to several people in the frontlines of promoting the hiring of Black people for tech jobs. Their advice was strong and unambiguous: Define the business case for diversity, then follow up with a determined action plan and establish the metrics to monitor the results and adjust course as needed. And perhaps even harder, learn to truly connect with the Black community to establish the relationships that lead to sustainable diversity.

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