Gerri Mason Hall, SVP & chief human resources officer, North America, at Sodexo, sat down with DiversityInc to share her thoughts on sponsorship and mentors.
Alicia Petross, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Engagement at The Hershey Company, explains why you should take on stretch assignments and how to find opportunities to do so.
Monsanto’s Melissa Harper offered eight attributes that high potentials should possess, some of which helped her rise in her career.
Jose Garcia, SVP Diversity Talent Acquisition Strategy at Wells Fargo, says yes and tells you why.
PwC’s Veteran’s Advocacy Leader Chris Crace gives career advice on overcoming roadblocks, getting back on track and not being afraid to fail.
Jennifer Kamrowski, Principal in EY's Advisory services practice, talks about her military service and how it set her up for success at EY.
PwC’s Anne Donovan gives advice on how to ask for flexibility, how to get it and how to make it work. Donovan advises that you must be confident but patient when asking for flexibility.
Mentors, Sponsors Play Key Roles in Helping People With Disabilities Bring Their Whole Selves to Work
Professionals with disabilities might feel a little out of place because of their visible or non-visible differences. Mentors and sponsors can play a key role in helping them bring their whole selves to work.
“Be yourself,” says Sharon Harvey Davis. “You got there for a reason. You bring specific skills with you.”
GM’s Head of Global Career Development explains why you should network with executives and gives tips on how to do so.
GM’s Head of Global Career Development gives advice on how to increase your chances of getting a promotion.
EY Manager: To Emerge Stronger Professionally, Veterans Should Employ the Same Resilience Learned While Serving
Ben Bing, Manager in EY’s Advisory services practice, talks about how he applies what he learned as a Naval aviator to his role at EY.
GM’s Ken Barrett explains the differences between mentors and advocates/sponsors.
GM’s Head of Global Career Development gives advice on to what to do when you don’t get the promotion you anticipated.
Maria Arias, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion at Comcast Corporation, talks about getting involved in an employee resource group. “If you get involved in an ERG and get exposure, you never know where that next contact, connection, project or even potential career opportunity can be.”
Bill Huffaker, global director of talent acquisition, human resources management, General Motors, shares why sponsorship must be earned — making it critically different from mentorship.
PwC’s Brad Hopton discusses how to balance work and family members with special needs. Hopton advises to bring your whole self and not compartmentalize personal life vs. professional life because the two will cross over.
General Motors’ Global CDO Ken Barrett advises on how to get white men engaged with diversity and inclusion.
AT&T’s SEVP and Chief Compliance Officer David Huntley has a frank conversation about race and how far we have to go to make things right.
Accenture Managing Director Tauni Crefeld on challenges veterans face when transitioning.
Accenture Managing Director Mary Legere on why veterans are a great fit for professional careers.
Mimi Brent, Head of Global Career Development at GM, gives three ways to enhance your executive presence.
EY’s Diana Cruz Solash gives advice on how to ask for feedback in away that does not give you a generic response that isn’t helpful.