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Attracting and retaining professionals of color in the "whitest city" in America

A lack of diversity in Portland is hampering efforts by employers to attract and retain people of color. Research shows that retaining those employees is equally difficult. Here's what's being done to change that......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2019

I"ve spent the last 20 years recruiting top talent for over 500 companies. Here are the 4 most important hiring criteria every company should prioritize.

Courtesy of Jay Rosenzweig Jay Rosenzweig is the founder of Rosenzweig & Company. He's an expert in designing, building, and attracting world-class teams. He says that while online services seem like they've changed the h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 28th, 2019

One strategy for recruiting workers: Hire diverse

With the national unemployment rate low as it is, every company is in a war for talent.  As employers look for the top performers, one strategy could be the key to their success: hiring diverse.  The business case for diversity has been laid out i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

3 tips for retaining the people that make your company exceptional

Attracting and retaining great talent has always been a challenging and somewhat elusive endeavor. Employers looking for a magic pill may turn to the latest trends in benefits and perks to compete in the ever-evolving war for talent. Unfortunately, t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Newmark moving to Buckhead"s Pinnacle tower, ‘does a lot for branding"

Newmark said staying in Buckhead was a priority because Pinnacle and its amenities can make an impression when recruiting and retaining top talent......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2021

The Ion"s new accelerator aims to decrease the disparities within aerospace innovation

Houston is known for both diversity and aerospace innovation, and the new aerospace accelerator aims to combine those two aspects and spotlight the diverse talent in the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2021

Boeing says in first-ever diversity report that it fired 65 employees for hateful conduct

The company also found in a survey of operations employees at its Puget Sound-region factories that the workers perceived its support for diverse talent to be "below the Boeing average.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2021

Executive Inc.: How Eric Sperling and STN are striving to make Phoenix a more equitable city

After years in the news business, Sperling left to create a new type of media company. In the past year his company's programs have been a venue for community leaders to talk about diversity, equity and how to make Phoenix inclusive for everyone......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2021

Medtronic"s plans for 42-acre campus in Lafayette approved by City Council

The approval marks a win for both the biotechnology giant as well as Colorado economic development leaders, who offered the company millions in tax credits in hopes of drawing new high-paying jobs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2021

From consultant to thriving company, how this CEO plans to expand her business in 2021

"I truly believe that if business leaders understood that differences help brands and businesses grow, and that diversity is a business-building opportunity ... we would become a southern city that exhibits intentionality," said Perri duGard Owens......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2021

MY VIEW: A company"s reputation rests on how it lays off staff

In these uncertain times business leaders face tough challenges. But how you handle your people-related decisions now will affect your brand and reputation for years to come. Attracting and retaining the best employees is always a challenge. A fe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2020

Fidelity Investments" diversity focus a boon to its talent pipeline

The Boston-based company opened a Jacksonville presence in 2006 and now has more than 1,300 First Coast employees......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 24th, 2020

8 companies offering up to $60,000 hiring bonuses right now

Many employers are now offering hiring bonuses in hopes of attracting and retaining the best talent. Job searching site Glassdoor lists companies that are offering bonuses up to $60,000 right now......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 18th, 2020

Personnel And Technology Costs Top The List Of Concerns Among Business Owners

The majority of small business owners are most concerned about the rising costs associated with attracting and retaining talent and the incre.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 13th, 2020

How OBJ"s 2019 Best Places to Work firms describe their company culture

Each year, Orlando Business Journal recognizes the area's leading employers when it comes to attracting top talent and keeping their existing workforces happy and productive. And time is running out if you want to nominate a company for OBJ's 2020 Be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2019

Why you should market your company to potential employees

Finding talent is a key component in running a successful company. In many industries, especially technology, health care, and construction, the shortage of qualified workers makes recruiting difficult for employers. Larger companies have budget.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2019

Stronger together: OBJ"s 2019 Diversity in Business Awards winners create welcoming environments for all

Diversity can help a company better reflect its customers and/or client base, plus it provides different perspectives that can generate more success and create a more vibrant workplace that, in turn, can attract and retain top talent......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

Cover Story: How two out-of-towners became sold on KC — and what that means for the area

Two C-level executives at fast-rising RiskGenius had no connection to Kansas City before coming here, but now they love it. See how their experience fits into the broader narrative for the area in attracting tech talent......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2019

San Mateo fintech expands HQ, hunts for expansion city

High-growth company is considering three or four cities for expansion as it looks for talent to fuel growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

San Mateo fintech expands HQ, hunts for expansion city

High-growth company is considering three or four cities for expansion as it looks for talent to fuel growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019