The public is currently fixated on our business, sexual harassment in employment. Taking center stage is Harvey Weinstein, whose case is straightforward quid pro quo sexual harassment—a powerful employer expecting sex from women he promises to promote. Is that news in the film industry? Hardly.
In a new survey, 79% of U.S. workers acknowledge there is a skills gap in the United States. Notably, however, nearly the same percentage (78%) believe they have above average skills for their current job, and 80% think the workforce can be successfully reskilled to meet the demands of the job market. So, why in […]
The accusations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein and others have unleashed a cascade of reports of similar conduct across a wide range of industries. As the #MeToo campaign has caught fire on social media, women and men of seemingly all ages, all professions, and all levels have come forward to share their […]
This week’s Oswald Letter is a guest post from Elizabeth Petersen, Simplify Compliance’s executive vice president of strategy and revenue. by Elizabeth Petersen At a conference earlier this year, I had the honor of moderating a lively, open, and engaging roundtable on women’s leadership. I opened the session by asking the participants whether they felt […]
What happens when an industry has a culture of ignoring sexual harassment? The sexual harassment scandals rocking Hollywood paint a vivid picture.
A new report on college venture competitions has found that teams including women in roles such as founder and CEO were more likely to win prize money than those who did not include women in these high-level roles.
New research, released by ManpowerGroup, reveals a new era of work in which flexibility and balance are in and the traditional “9-to-5 job for life” is out. Findings from the report “#GigResponsibly: The Rise of NextGen Work”—a global survey of 9,500 people in 12 countries—identifies a shift towards new ways of getting work done, that works for […]
In the face of an ongoing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) talent shortage, Randstad US conducted a study to uncover key motivations, beliefs, and perspectives of STEM-related topics among kids aged 11 to 17.
A new study released by leadership development and conversation experts at Fierce, Inc. finds that toxic employees continue to wreak havoc on the workplace. However, instead of confronting them, other employees do little to address them directly.
Got a side-gig? You’re not alone. According to new CareerBuilder research, nearly a third of workers (32%) do—this compares to 29% last year. And more women than men have side hustles—35% of women vs. 28% of men.