Tag: Career

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Video Game Association Commits $1 Million to Encourage Black Girls to Learn Coding

The Entertainment Software Association — the trade association of America’s video game industry — has announced they will be spending $1 million to help encourage young Black women to learn computer coding. The new initiative is a partnership with Black Girls Code (BGC), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on providing…

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Half of Company Workers Aren’t Engaged Because They Never Hear from Human Resources Again After Being Hired, New Study Reports

A receptive, communicative human resource department is essential not just for onboarding new employees but also assisting with career growth, promoting inclusion and fielding employee concern over issues ranging from bias to inadequate pay. A new report, however, has cautioned that numerous corporate human resource departments across the U.S. are…

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Black and Latinx Individuals Increasingly Worried About Impact of COVID-19 on Career; Potential Spike in New Disabilities Due to Pandemic; and More

More than 50% of Blacks and Latinx individuals significantly worried about finances and career prospects due to pandemic. COVID-19 continues to be top of mind for most of the country, especially as cases appear to be worsening in our current third wave of the illness. But a new survey of…

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TIAA Hosts First Historically Black Colleges and Universities Early Career Insights Program Event

HBCU Early Career Insights Program | September 2019 TIAA welcomed 13 east coast Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to its Charlotte campus in a special learning and networking opportunity for students, faculty, administrators and staff. TIAA’s commitment to HBCUs began in 1918, and the relationship continues to flourish today…