On November 5, 2020, during a CTDO Next working session, members heard new ATD research from Maria Ho, ATDs Associate Director and Head of Research about the impact of COVID on talent development. They also discussed the role of TD in culture, based on current disruptions and a new future of work.
Diversity and inclusion are now business priorities, requiring leaders to set an example to foster inclusive work environments. We live in a 24/7 digital age we are always on, and our definition of work is changing rapidly.
Diverse teams are measurably smarter, more innovative, and better at making decisions. A 2015 report by McKinsey Co., for instance, surveyed 366 public companies and found that those with more ethnic and racial diversity among managers enjoyed better financial returns.
Viable solutions for organizations and women themselves to address the gender gap. Instead, Id like to focus on what my colleagues and I at WOMEN Unlimited have learned about moving the needle of gender parity.
Several hiring and training initiatives are helping veterans make the transition from the battlefield to the boardroom. The main hurdle for veterans trying to transition to civilian jobs is explaining how their military skills and experience transfer to the civilian workplace.
Those negative characteristics about Gen Y you keep hearing about arent necessarily true. Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nations largest living generation: Millennials (ages 18-34) number 75.4 million, exceeding the 74.9 million Baby Boomers (ages 51-69), according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.