Workplace

Outten & Golden LLP and Youth Represent: Criminal History Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit Against Walmart Is Expanded

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:06pm

In collaboration with legal advocacy nonprofit Youth Represent, Outten & Golden filed a 19-page complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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  • In collaboration with legal advocacy nonprofit Youth Represent, Outten & Golden filed a 19-page complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
  • After a six-month internship with a Walmart subsidiary and with her supervisor's encouragement, Ms. Ramos applied for an entry-level position at Walmart.
  • The company formally offered her a position shortly after her interview, and Ms. Ramos consented to a third-party criminal history screening.
  • Outten & Golden LLP focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related workplace matters both domestically and internationally.

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Releases Career Pathways Whitepaper

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:45pm

University of Phoenix has released a whitepaper with insights from its College of Doctoral Studies team titled Career Pathways: Engineering Your Career to Last Decades.

Key Points: 
  • University of Phoenix has released a whitepaper with insights from its College of Doctoral Studies team titled Career Pathways: Engineering Your Career to Last Decades.
  • The whitepaper explores the genesis of the career pathway concept, creating a blueprint for building a lifelong career by incorporating personal passion with the pursuit of academic credentials and on-the-job professional development.
  • It also provides insight into how American workers can empower themselves to take the needed steps to advance their career.
  • University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world.

Fortune and Great Place to Work® Name Activus Connect One of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women™, Ranking #10

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:35pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Activus Connect as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women.

Key Points: 
  • ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine have honored Activus Connect as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women.
  • In that survey, an astounding 93% of Activus Connect's workforce said that it is a great place to work.
  • Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture, selected the list using rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback.
  • Great Place to Work selected the Best Workplaces for Women by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than 5.6 million U.S. employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations.

 University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Releases Whitepaper Detailing COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on the U.S. Job Market

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:56pm

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies has released a whitepaper outlining impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on American careers in major metropolitan areas.

Key Points: 
  • University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies has released a whitepaper outlining impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on American careers in major metropolitan areas.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of American workers lives disproportionally, including by geographical location, said Mansureh Kebritchi, Ph.D. and Ryan Rominger, Ph.D. of the College of Doctoral Studies at University of Phoenix.
  • The labor market shock of COVID-19 was larger than the 2008 global financial crisis.
  • By April of 2020, 15 percent of the U.S. job market was gone as compared to 6 percent during the Great Recession.

Ivanti Launches Bespoke Partner Onboarding Service at Annual EMEA Partner Roadshow

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:12pm

The initiative will be presented to partners at Ivantis annual EMEA Partner Roadshow its first in-person event since the pandemic and its recent acquisitions.

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  • The initiative will be presented to partners at Ivantis annual EMEA Partner Roadshow its first in-person event since the pandemic and its recent acquisitions.
  • Currently, Ivanti Security Solutions Group partners supply customers with Zero Trust Network Access, remote access, and network access control.
  • Alan Finden, EMEA Channels Director, Ivanti Security Group, said: The threat landscape has become increasingly hard for organisations to navigate.
  • The EMEA Partner Roadshow agenda has been built specifically for partners.

Forcura CSO Annie Erstling Recognized in 2021 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:35pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Forcura, a healthcare technology company that enables safer patient care transitions and coordination, today announced that Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Annie Erstling was recognized by the 2021 Stevie Awards for Women in Business , winning a Silver Stevie Award.

Key Points: 
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Forcura, a healthcare technology company that enables safer patient care transitions and coordination, today announced that Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Annie Erstling was recognized by the 2021 Stevie Awards for Women in Business , winning a Silver Stevie Award.
  • The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run worldwide.
  • The nominations submitted to the 18th Stevie Awards for Women in Business that attest to this are inspiring, humbling, and motivating.
  • Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

UIC Law Professor McMurtry-Chubb’s “Strategies & Techniques for Integrating DEI into the Core Law Curriculum” Available as Free Download

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:30pm

Strategies & Techniques for Integrating DEI into the Core Law Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide to DEI Pedagogy, Course Planning, and Classroom Practice, published by Wolters Kluwer Legal Education, is now available to legal academics online as a free download .

Key Points: 
  • Strategies & Techniques for Integrating DEI into the Core Law Curriculum: A Comprehensive Guide to DEI Pedagogy, Course Planning, and Classroom Practice, published by Wolters Kluwer Legal Education, is now available to legal academics online as a free download .
  • However, we must also critically assess the core law curriculum to determine its role in perpetuating discrimination, provides McMurtry-Chubb, on the impetus of her book.
  • Strategies & Techniques for Integrating DEI into the Core Law Curriculum offers law professors an array of teaching strategies and supplemental materials to fully integrate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) education into their core law courses.
  • UIC Law is the 16th college at the University of Illinois ChicagoChicagos largest university and its only public Carnegie Research 1 institution.

Skillsoft and Ellevate Network Partner to Empower Women+ Whose Careers Have Been Disrupted Due to COVID-19

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

Skillsoft will be a key Sponsor of the 2022 EllevateHER Fellowship Program.

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  • Skillsoft will be a key Sponsor of the 2022 EllevateHER Fellowship Program.
  • Selected fellows will gain access to Ellevates programs for entrepreneurs, managers, career changers, rising leaders, and senior executives.
  • At Skillsoft, we believe the power of learning can be transformative in helping women reskill and re-enter the workforce, said Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek, CMO, Skillsoft.
  • Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL) is a global leader in corporate digital learning, focused on transforming todays workforce for tomorrows economy.

SYSPRO ERP Honored with Gold Stevie® Award in 2021 International Business Awards®

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:09pm

SYSPRO , a global provider of industry-built ERP software, has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the ERP Solution category in The 18th Annual International Business Awards.

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  • SYSPRO , a global provider of industry-built ERP software, has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the ERP Solution category in The 18th Annual International Business Awards.
  • The International Business Awards are the worlds premier business awards program.
  • Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 260 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from June through early August.
  • Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

Jimmy John's Leverages DailyPay for Competitive Edge in Hiring and Retaining Employees

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:03pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kensington Hill Capital LLC, a Jimmy John's franchisee, has partnered with DailyPay to provide access to on-demand pay to its Jimmy John's employees.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kensington Hill Capital LLC, a Jimmy John's franchisee, has partnered with DailyPay to provide access to on-demand pay to its Jimmy John's employees.
  • The benefit allows employees to pay bills on time, cover emergency expenses, and have more control over their finances.
  • Recent research shows that employees with DailyPay stay up to 72% longer in their job.
  • Companies who use DailyPay reduce turnover by an average of 62%, helping employers save on turnover costs and invest in their employees.