Recruitment/ Retention

Stop Trying To Fix Women. Mentor Them Instead. How Gender Humility Helps

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Blog
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Stop Trying To Fix Women. Mentor Them Instead. How Gender Humility Helps
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Catalyst: Men Advocating Real Change (MARC)

The PwC Diversity Journey

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Report
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The PwC Diversity Journey
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PricewaterhouseCoopers
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Judi C Casey

"Ten critical lessons learned:
1. Tailor the business case, then make it resonate

2. Recognise there is no 'quick fix'

3. No leadership commitment, no accountability, no progress

4. Use data analytics in planning the programme.....

5. .....and use data analytics in executing the programme

6. One size does not fit all cultures

7. Embed D&I within organisational DNA 

8. A focus on inclusion from day one

9. Recognise performance over presence 

10. Engage the masses"

New Book Release - Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women

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New Book Release - Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women
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Amazon
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David Smith

Increasingly, new employees and junior members of any profession are encouraged-sometimes stridently-to "find a mentor!" Four decades of research reveals that the effects of mentorship can be profound and enduring; strong mentoring relationships have the capacity to transform individuals and entire organizations. Organizations that retain and promote top talent-both female and male-are more likely to thrive.  But the mentoring landscape is unequal.

BCCWF Releases New Executive Briefing - ERGs: A Strategic Business Resource for Today's Workplace

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Brief
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BCCWF Releases New Executive Briefing - ERGs: A Strategic Business Resource for Today's Workplace
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Constant Contact
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

The Boston College Center for Work & Family is pleased to release a  new addition  to our Executive Briefing Series,  

Finding the Cure to the Toxic Workplace

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Blog
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Finding the Cure to the Toxic Workplace
Source: 
Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

By Brad Harrington and Jennifer Sabatini Fraone, Boston College Center for Work & Family

 

How Millennials Are Redefining Success

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Blog
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How Millennials Are Redefining Success
Source: 
Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

In March of this year, Brad Harrington published a piece called Is it Time to Retire "Millennials"?, questioning many of the stereotypes attached to this generation. He wondered how many of the assertions made about this group would pass the muster of rigorous research.

Center Study Sheds Light on Millennials

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News Article
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Center Study Sheds Light on Millennials
Source: 
Boston College Chronicle
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

When it comes to career aspirations, Boston College researchers say, Millennials place a high value on jobs that provide potential for growth and flexibility, and allow for a greater work-life balance.

8 Myths about Millennials at Work that Need to Die

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News Article
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8 Myths about Millennials at Work that Need to Die
Source: 
Fast Company
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

"Entitled, tech-driven job hoppers." That’s how some people might describe millennials, but Brad Harrington was tired of hearing the stereotypes.

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