What Diversity Really Means

Water Cooler Wisdom

Lighthouse Research  Principal Analyst  Ben Eubanks  hammered home the importance of culturally embedded diversity and inclusion practices. According to Deloitte, employees that rated their employers highly for both  diversity and inclusion were 80 percent more likely to say their organization was high performing. Corporate boards with three or more women have 50 percent higher return on equity, and 40 percent higher return on sales.

my employer says they’re committed to diversity — how can I hold them to accountable to that?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: As a white woman working in a company that is not very diverse, I’d like to speak up and hold the company to account over their commitment to diversity. We do use diverse models in our marketing communications, but it seems to me that that’s as far as their commitment to diversity goes. I plan to write to HR to ask about our current data on employee diversity, and what action we intend to take beyond sharing the post on social media.

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6 Sessions On Diversity You Can’t Miss at #SHRM16


In this post I’ll direct your attention to sessions on diversity that offer practical advice for diversifying your workforce, or that get at the fundamental barriers that get in the way of creating more equitable and diverse workplaces. Creating more diverse teams requires more than setting up and maintaining a diversity program ( itself a bigger challenge than it might at first seem ). Synthesizing Diversity and Inclusion: A Critical Business Imperative.

Disability Rights, Gender and Race Pay Equality

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers who are affected can achieve fair chances and equity to manage the full arc of his or her career. Your research needs to uncover the pressure and stress to manage in your workday to understand how it will impact your condition.

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What Course Should You Pursue Apart From A CFA To Make A Career In Wealth Management?

Imarticus Learning

A.wealth management course can be a very lucrative career where your earnings can be fee-based. Decision making Research Analysts, Portfolio Managers, Wealth Managers, etc. He has probably had some wealth training from a wealth management course. Customer Management.

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Difference among Relationship, Portfolio & Wealth Manager in banking?

Imarticus Learning

Wealth management and investment banking are the most sought popular areas in the financial sector and this is where career aspirants with a wealth management course want to be, for the great payouts and benefits. The IB-career after a Wealth Management course is most popular and one should remember that: IB and wealth management do overlap in operations. Wealth Managers help individuals invest while IB deals with institutions and corporations.

Knowledge Series: What is Asset Management? And How Does Mutual Fund Structure Work in Asset Management?

Imarticus Learning

Asset management as the name suggests, is a process of managing funds, either for individuals or for companies. In asset management the investors capital is invested in diverse reserves like Bonds, Real Estate, Private Equity etc…, these asset management firms manage plenty of funds for either corporates or individual clients, within the lines of a particular mandate. The post Knowledge Series: What is Asset Management?

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Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?


Specifically, the signatories have committed to “conduc[t] an annual company-wide gender pay analysis across occupations, reviewing their hiring and promotion processes, embedding equal pay efforts into broader enterprise-wide equity initiatives, and identifying and promoting other best practices that will help ensure wage fairness for all workers. HR diversity equal pay pledge equality gender pay gap hiring

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my mom is my HR manager and it’s not good, I walked in on my boss crying, and more

Ask A Manager

My mom is my HR manager and it’s not good. The problem: my mother is the HR manager. Because of our contentious mother-daughter relationship, it’s hard for me to tell if what I am asking of her as an HR manager is reasonable or not. It’s always going to be tricky to work somewhere where your mother is the HR manager, but if your relationship with her is contentious, it’s going to be Very Bad. I walked in on my manager crying. Talk to your manager.

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What is the Easiest Way To Learn How To Analyze Financial Statements?

Imarticus Learning

Factors considered are the integration of the supply chain, diversity of geographic locations, industry etc. Ask the two questions related to profitability namely regarding how very profitable are operations and how much profit accrues to shareholders of equity.

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Why I started a company (and why more women should too)

Ms. Career Girl

It’s not just a matter of equity. When I was in college, I’d read about CEOs confidently stating that they didn’t hire for diversity because they hired for merit. n April of 2018 I quit my job to start a wedding tech company called Honeydew, with my friend Lucy.

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HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

HR Capitalist

2--Another HR Manager type asked a question about - and I'm not making this up - making her workplace meditation sessions/rooms mandatory for people because participation was low. Change Culture Managing OD Workplace

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What are the Best Investment Bank to Work for

Imarticus Learning

With its commitment to diversity and inclusion, this bank provides a range of financial solutions and investment products to some of the top multinational companies, financial institutions and top corporates alike.

Are Women Catching Up To Men? Not Exactly.

Water Cooler Wisdom

Catalyst research also showed that gender diversity in the boardroom correlates with better corporate performance – by a huge margin.    Companies with three or more women board directors in four of five years, on average, outperformed companies with zero women board directors by 84 percent return on sales, 60 percent return on invested capital, and 46 percent return on equity.

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rejecting anyone who doesn’t send a thank-you note is terrible hiring

Ask A Manager

There was a big kerfluffle on Twitter this weekend when the executive managing editor of Business Insider published an article saying that she refused to hire anyone who doesn’t send a thank-you note after their interview. — Ask a Manager (@AskAManager) April 6, 2019. That’s going to have a disparate impact by race and class, so if you care about diversity and equity in your hiring, this is a terrible, biased practice.

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Hindsight Is 20/20: Living Your Culture In The Next Normal

Career Realism

The 2008 financial crisis forced leaders to rethink operations, supply chain, vendor management, employee engagement, ethics, and integrity. How employees and management move forward from this experience will shape the workplace for decades to come.

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Front Office Bankers Resume Writing


For example when writing a resume for an equity trader it is no longer good enough just to list these soft skills. For example: “Masters of Business Administration with seven years experience as an equity trader. With a strong background in analysis, risk management and strategic planning, I have planned, coordinated, and performed diverse trading functions in various sectors.”.

should I ask my employer to take down a Blue Lives Matter flag?

Ask A Manager

As a whole, our organization has a diversity problem. In the past few years, we’ve changed up our management team, which is now predominantly men, when it was previously all women. Our remaining management team leans heavily conservative and they are not shy about expressing that. But I’ve also recently been stripped of my management responsibilities in a reorganization. Your management team is all men and apparently fine with that.

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Investment Banking Business Model and Financial Stability

Imarticus Learning

Financial modeling helps investment bankers in equity research and credit ratings. The banks also receive asset management fees from their clients for evaluating and protecting their assets. Some investment banks also generate revenue by performing wealth management roles.

Networking: That Miracle Word

Career Realism

If you own your own business you might look to other businesspeople as mentors, individuals who have sound companies and can share their experience on how to get government contracts, how to become certified as a Women Owned Business or Minority Owned Business, and how to manage employees, and so on.

How to Increase Your Learning Agility

Water Cooler Wisdom

An old manager once told me I had the ability to quickly assimilate information, that he could tell me how to do something and I would then apply that knowledge to a variety of different situations. I now see this feedback as the ultimate compliment, for my manager felt I had learning agility, and apparently, learning agility is critical to success. People with this trait often follow a non-traditional path and are able to develop professionally from an array of diverse experiences.

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Are There Enough Opportunities in the Banking Sector

Imarticus Learning

There are opportunities in the banking field as it offers a wealth of diversity in vacancy. Now a day’s, banks have diversified their activities into newer products and services, ranging from the conventional ones like the Credit Cards, Consumer Finance, Wealth Management, General and Life Insurances, Investment Banking, Mutual Funds, Pension Fund Regulation, Stock Broking Services, Custodian Services to expanded services like NBFC’s and Capital Market.

How do I get into Investment Banking?

Imarticus Learning

Traditionally, companies hire from elite universities and colleges for their entry-level position, but things are changing as banks understand the need for diversity and different backgrounds. Lateral move from other areas: Finance professionals from the Private Equity field sometimes move to Investment Banking, even though the reverse is more common.

Honing Your Core Entrepreneurial Skills: Business Acumen

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Leaders with strong business acumen can absorb information from a diverse array of sources, imagine future scenarios, and use their good judgment to make sensible decisions.   This document is a snapshot of a business’ financial status at a given point in time, detailing assets, liabilities, and equity. Please stay tuned for the rest of the posts in this series, which will include advice on enhancing your self-discipline, risk-tolerance, and management skills.

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When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You

Sklover Working Wisdom

With our guidance, significant forethought, and careful planning, Martina opened her own company, and managed to take with her five of her six team members. What makes sense to a 52-year-old executive may not make as much sense to a 31-year-old manager.

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CEO assigns work to my staff without telling me, vandalized posters, and more

Ask A Manager

I was recently promoted to a management position. Our equity posters were vandalized. I work as the equality and diversity manager of a research institute with about 350 people. But she could lose it for all sorts of reasons — layoffs that have nothing to do with her performance or conduct, an unreasonable manager, work that’s not a good match for her skills, a personality clash with a coworker, and lots of other possibilities.

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4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Your blog is a career-management dream-come-true. I used to think it's a time management thing, but it's actually more complicated than that. To give you a sense of how complicated it is, I do not actually own the name Brazen Careerist — I sold equity in the name, and it is owned by my company. Is this your first time here?

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Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Nor does having a "house manager" @Penelope You are many things but do you really, honestly believe you are frugal? Frugality forces you to manage time and resources wisely, and it's important to practice it for your career. The most productive people in the world seem to be the most diverse and balanced. So my new strategy is to focus on one "side project" at a time apart from my full time job as Program Manager at Microsoft.

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What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

So I decided to sell equity in my blog and spin off a company. Its awesome what you managed and what you have mounted. Seeking some mentoring here…thanks…Sandra Posted by Sandra Bradley on January 30, 2010 at 6:30 pm | permalink | Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Subscribe to new posts RSS 57,280 subscribers About Penelope Trunk Penelope is the founder of 3 startups -- most recently, Brazen Careerist , a career management tool for next-generation professionals.

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Announcing another live video chat and something else. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

I'm going through a bathroom renovation now, and my bedroom was just torn apart due to a leak from above, so I can completely relate to the horror of managing renovations, etc. :) I'll still be reading when you're finished. Is this your first time here?

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First, be honest about what you want | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts Twentysomething: The safe route is overrated Sometimes finding a job is a mixed blessing 5 overlooked rules of management TIME Magazine mentioned my blog. Surely, some other family-owned business serve these multiple functions, as well, and I would guess that they, too, are managed differently to serve their multiple functions, rather than to strictly meet business goals. Is this your first time here?

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How to put blog comments to good use | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

So even if he had managed to keep you, he would always know down deep inside that his parents chose control over support. The fact that the farmer has worked with his parents for 20 years and still not acquired equity in the 500 acres points to major problems in relations. So unless you feel you and the farmer (or whoever manages to steal your heart) can deal with that, it would be a big leap. Is this your first time here?

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