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ROCHESTER REGIONAL COUNCIL MEETINGS For WDN/GRDC Members Only
» Feb 15: YMCA of Greater Rochester
» Mar 15: Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center » Apr 19: Lifetime Assistance
» May 17: TBD
>» Jun 14: Coordinated Care Services, Inc.
» Aug 9: Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
» Sep 20: University of Rochester
» Oct 18: St. John's
» Nov 15: TBD
» Dec 20: Starbridge
Creating Better Teams with Authenticity Joe Gerstandt Your conversations about talent are likely too small. Most managers and HR leaders I interact with talk about talent exclusively on the individual level. Everyone is fighting the so-called “war for talent.” And while engaging and retaining talented individuals certainly matters, we do not do work as individuals. [ Read more... ]
Can Conservatives Be Included In The Diversity Conversation?
By Simma Lieberman
Someone on LinkedIn recently directed this question to me. My answer was “I don’t get the question. Some of my best clients have been conservatives through the years. They understand diversity and Inclusion as it relates to innovation, profit and expanded markets. How are you defining conservative. They support everyone having opportunities to do their best work so they look at why some people aren’t, who they need in their organization and how to get the best brains contributing. [ Read more... ]
Employers! Does iGen Require Parenting?
By Robert W. Wendover
Yes, you read that question right. In her brand new book, iGen, San Diego State University psychologist and author, Jean Twenge maintains that, “Maybe today’s teens and young adults have an underdeveloped frontal cortex because they have not been given adult responsibilities.”
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