Research from Accenture found allowing an employee to be their authentic self is linked to advancement, and Rah Thomas is a good example.
By Sheryl Estrada , Alana Winns and Christian Carew
Rah Thomas made a decision early on in his corporate career to work at a company that would not only accept his dreadlocks but would encourage him to wear the hairstyle.
Hire part of effort to better serve economic, social, environmental needs.
Over 23,000 suggestions implemented in 2017.
Abbott entered 2018 with very good momentum and the first quarter's results reflect the strong growth to come.
These students found creative ways to take their passion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to a whole new level.
"Our renewed partnership with Jersey City serves as a proof point of our commitment to solving the retirement savings challenges of government employees," said Michael Knowling, senior vice president and head of Client Relations and Business Development.
Together, they are working to end the stigma associated with mental health conditions.
To become a world champion like NBA star Stephen Curry, your strength is vital to your success.
"I always look for people who have a broad spectrum of ideas who do not necessarily think just like me but can challenge me on a lot of different aspects," says Thomas, a Managing Director in Accenture's Infrastructure Operations practice and co-lead of the African American employee resource group.
An awards and recognition dinner honored JCPenney's top performing stores.
This month, JCPenney (a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company) welcomed over 900 general and district managers from across the country to its annual General Manager Conference (GMC). Held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas, the conference provided an opportunity for our executive team and store leaders to gather together and discuss the company's strategies, goals and initiatives planned for the coming year.
Hershey is launching "Cocoa For Good," a new strategy supported with a $500 million investment in sustainable cocoa.
By Jeff King, Senior Director Sustainability, CSR and Social Innovation at Hershey
On March 28, I had the chance to visit with top government officials and cocoa farmers in Cote D'Ivoire, where much of the world's cocoa is grown, about the challenges of growing cocoa sustainably.
Prudential has increased the period of 100 percent paid parental leave available to eligible employees and Prudential Advisors financial professionals.
By Dave Artuso for Prudential
To a newborn, 10 weeks is a lifetime. To his or her parents, it can be the foundation to a better life.
Yet, only 14 percent of private sector employees receive any paid time off during this critical bonding period, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey. This means that many new parents must navigate a difficult balancing act—between earning enough to support their growing family and providing the care their child needs.
Southern Company celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day on April 18.
Don Brown, a 31-year lineworker for Gulf Power (a division of Southern Company No. 44 on the DiversityInc Top 50 list), has served on many storm restoration trips over the years, but he knew that the recent trip to assist Puerto Rico with power restoration was going to be different from the first day he arrived on the hurricane-ravaged island.