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Upstanders: Employing The Full Spectrum

NationSwell | Posted 09.21.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

John D'Eri set out to find a job for his son, Andrew, who is autistic. His journey led him to open a car wash where 85 percent of the employees are on...

InVESTing in Our Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For close to a year, refugees from the Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East have been fleeing by the masses to pursue hope and better l...

Ford Foundation's remarkable mea culpa will provide greater opportunities for people with disabilities

Carol Glazer | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Carol Glazer

For 80 years, the Ford Foundation has sought to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation and adva...

Deaf Talent Everywhere! Part V

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

There are very few jobs Deaf people "can't" do, especially once small adjustments are made to accommodate their specific skills and abilities. At the end of the day, our society limits people more than the actual experience of deafness ever could.

11 Great Reasons Why Even the Smallest Businesses Need an Employee Handbook

William Morrow | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
William Morrow

The limited size of a small business can eliminate the bureaucracy that is typical of bigger companies. Regardless, a small company can adopt some big...

To be or not to be: That is the question when taking a chance on a new hire

Dean Sioukas | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

You are assembling a team at the infancy of your startup. Each hire needs to have a clear definitive roll and yet at the same time he or she needs to...

Women Leaders Are Changing the World

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Women are paving the way for a new style of leadership that is confident, authentic, and highly effective. And yet, CNN Money reports that only 25 out...

Better Employee Engagement

Sophie Andrews | Posted 09.02.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

When business leaders look for ways to increase their profit margin, they primarily focus on the management of two key areas: sales and costs. Strategies that increase your revenue or reduce costs by streamlining your processes are common ways to increase profits. One often overlooked area that can boost your profit margin is taking steps to increase your employee engagement.

For Military Spouses, Labor Day Isn't Always A Picnic

Leigh Searl | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Leigh Searl

For military spouses, Labor Day is another reminder of the professional disparity between having a civilian career path versus being a military dependent and one's opportunity to "labor."

The Insanely Simple Interview Question You're Getting Wrong

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We continue to see strong growth in the American job market. And experts say that only 2 percent of applicants land an interview -- up against those numbers, making a strong impression is all the more important.

How Resets Predict When We Look For A New Job

Annie Duke | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
Annie Duke

Generally, we don't make decisions with the long view in mind. In the moment, we are likely to step into cognitive traps and let emotion influence us. When there is some interrupt in our routines, an opportunity for a reset is created.

A Generation at Stake: Addressing the Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

Christopher J. Nassetta | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Christopher J. Nassetta

Unemployment -- and the lack of necessary skills for employment, particularly among youth under age 25 -- is one of the issues I hear about most as I speak with world leaders, hotel owners and employees in the thousands of communities where Hilton operates. It's no surprise why.

Veterans Aren't Victims, But They Still Need Your Help

Brian Stann | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Brian Stann

Most veterans appreciate being thanked for their service, but even better, they appreciate the chance to be seen in the most accurate light and considered well-qualified for almost any job.

An Interview With Jim Poolman on Smart Retirement Planning

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

A recent survey shows that most Americans are terrified about their retirement savings, or lack thereof. Because of decreased interest and concernment about our retirement, so many American's don't even consider 401K plans before choosing an employer.

Finding the Hidden Gems: A Perspective on Making Micro Grants in East Africa

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As a funding organization working in over ninety countries, we have seen firsthand that the most powerful change comes from the knowledge and experien...

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...

Organizations Are Serious About The 'No Jerks' Policy When Hiring

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

One bad apple can disrupt a work environment and wreak havoc on communication, trust, and collegial relationships -- not to mention productivity. Protecting your team with a "No Jerks" hiring policy is smart and goes a long way to cultivating and preserving a harmonious and high functioning workplace.

'No Angels In The Workplace'

Rita C. Tobin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Rita C. Tobin

It is a big crowd: over 100 people. The croissants have been consumed, the coffee cups emptied and refilled. On the dais are five employment attorne...

From Street Boy to Sales Trainer: What a Job Can Do in Kenya

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.27.2016 | World
Suzanne Skees

Chronic unemployment in Kenya leaves 68 percent of youth without a stable income. In the slums, young men and women struggle to find a source of incom...

Connecting to Jobs

Deborah De Santis | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

Individuals living in supportive housing often have long histories of instability - some were without a place to live for years - and face a multitude...

Insourcing: American Lose Jobs to H-1B Visa Workers

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

If a company is done with an employee, guest workers often find themselves stranded in the U.S. without a job. After five years as an H-1B, employers are required to start paying social security, so the worker becomes less attractive. When the job is over, so is the visa, making them into illegals. Their staffing company may h

After Pride -- The Importance Of Creating A Strong Online Community Of LGBT Professionals

Aritha Wickramasinghe | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Aritha Wickramasinghe

Happening less than a fortnight before Pride celebrations kicked off in the Northern hemisphere, it dawned on many that, although Pride was important to highlight equality and identity, the annual celebration was wholly inadequate to deal with the complex issues faced by the LGBT community across the world.

The State of Leadership Development: Closing the Gap Between L&D and the Rest of the Business

Ray Carvey | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Ray Carvey

Given the complexities of today's environment, businesses recognize that the only way to stay on top is to have leaders in place at all levels - leade...

Africa's agricultural growth will depend on its young

Ray Jordan | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact
Ray Jordan

"Whenever I am with energetic young people, I feel like a recharged battery," Nelson Mandela once said. The youth of Africa were to the fore in the m...

Why The Work From Home Trend Is About To Explode

Thomas Kuegler | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Thomas Kuegler

My mom does her work from home. She went back to school close to a decade ago so she could become a medical coder, and here she is today logging in ho...