Workers believe that building "career capital" is the key to their success, according to a new report from Accenture. This refers to skills that differentiate and deepen someone's stock of job, industry, and network knowledge and abilities.
"We are finally getting to a tipping point on the analysis of gender imbalances in companies. After decades of pointing the finger at women and what they do, don't do, or do too much, a chorus of voices is finally being raised putting responsibility for balance where it belongs: with business leaders."
"It is time to explore new ways of working, and as we do, it is important to consider the foundation of culture and strategy in the organization. For all of these innovative, agile forms of management to be successful, two core elements must be in place. First, you need a clear organizational purpose and strategy. People must understand where the organization is headed and why, as well as how they contribute to that strategy. Second, People must trust and be trusted in order for leaders to relinquish their power and individuals to lead themselves with integrity and authenticity."
WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress is proud to announce the 2014 award winners. Our Rising Stars are Jessica Lee and Gail Henderson. TIAA-CREF and Bon Secours Health System will receive the 2014 Innovative Excellence Award.