Businesses that are age-ready can flourish
Kelly Dingee “Agesim is rampant, the sheer volume of articles in 2019 regarding the topic is legion. I particularly enjoy anything focusing on the “code words”…you know them….”digital native”….”cultural fit” …”over qualified”….and my personal favorite, as it was said a lot in my former job, “energy”. Just for fun and to see what I mean about the systemic use of this language”
Nicholas Thompson Editor in Chief of Wired chance to sit with Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, and to dig deep into his priorities for the platform, the ways that LinkedIn can break down network biases, and the skills that will be most important as artificial intelligence starts to change the way the world works and the jobs that are available.
Amy Cuddy says “I, too, believed this was a women’s problem – and then, after my TED talk was posted online, I started receiving e-mails about impostor syndrome, and lots of those e-mails were from men. In fact, of the thousands of e-mails I’ve received, about half of those with stories about feeling like a fraud were from men.”
The future of business demands total diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and companies who pay no more than lip service will lose out. The Diversity and Inclusion report, published in The Times, shows how ignoring diversity will keep organisations for attracting top talent and how carelessness with language could be jeopardising inclusion efforts.
In the first podcast we discuss multiple aspects of diversity and inclusion with Susan Brecher. She is on the faculty as director of employee relations, employment law, and diversity and inclusion at the Scheinman Institute, Cornell University. Susan gave us a fresh perspective that could challenge people to think about diversity and inclusion in a different way.