Please join us on April 24 for Workday Opportunity Onramps. This inaugural workforce development conference is for any organization interested in providing training, internships, and job opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds who face barriers to employment, as well as workforce development organizations seeking to learn more from their corporate hiring partners.
Talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not. Here are some of the things we’ve been doing to help close the opportunity divide, and look forward to accomplishing even more at Workday and within all the communities we’re a part of in 2019.
Chris McCane is a senior associate business systems analyst at Workday and a graduate of our Career Accelerator Program (CAP), a paid internship that helps military veterans transition into civilian careers. McCane discusses his military experience, what he learned from the CAP program, and the unique perspectives military veterans bring to the business world.
We conclude this year’s Workday Rising Daily with a recap of great discussions around diversity and inclusion, and a look at how some attendees gave back to the Las Vegas community by mentoring young job seekers on-site. Finally, we share with you some truly inspiring insights from bestselling author Shane Snow on how we all can continue to go further together. We look forward to seeing you at Workday Rising Europe in Vienna, Nov. 13-15, or next year at Workday Rising in Orlando, Oct. 14-17!
Workplace diversity is not only the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do as it’s critical to the growth and success of every organization. With that in mind, we continue to expand our feature set to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-digest view of diversity data along with the reporting capabilities necessary for diversity compliance.
Diversity and inclusion is about helping people become comfortable enough to have a dialog about their experiences—including times when they have felt like an outsider, says Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. Read our profile of Taylor to learn how she advocates for value, inclusion, belonging, and equity for all (VIBE), shaped by her own experiences encountering and confronting biases.
Every minute matters when it comes to the employee experience, and successful organizations must be acutely in tune with those experiences if they want to attract and retain the best people. Workday Chief People Officer Ashley Goldsmith shares some things we’re doing to help employees connect, grow, and feel supported in both their careers and personal lives.
Workday was recently ranked number one on the 2018 Great Place to Work “Best Workplaces for Women UK” list, medium-sized business category. We spoke to Carolyn Horne, regional vice president of UK, Ireland, and South Africa at Workday, on how the company supports women in the workplace, Workday’s culture, and her advice for other organisations.
The Adobe Digital Academy helps nontraditional candidates move into tech careers that offer more earning potential and growth opportunities. Think of it as an apprenticeship for today's world. In this interview, Adobe diversity and inclusion leaders discuss the new talent and perspectives it brings to the company, how they gained internal support for the program, and how it's changing the lives of participants.
Workday recently celebrated workplace diversity and culture at Great Place to Work’s summit, where participants shared stories about problems they faced, how they discovered them, and what changes they decided to make for the better.
How can organizations address "blind spots" and better support women in leadership roles? Our guest blogger Mike Dillon, who serves as chief diversity and inclusion officer at PwC, addresses this topic and more in his interview with Diane Youden, PwC principal and global Workday alliance leader.
Earlier this year, Carin Taylor joined Workday as our first-ever chief diversity officer to further expand our diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts. Carin shares her experiences and how she's contributed to Workday's culture so far, and her excitement about the progress that’s being made at a global level—both at Workday and across the industry.
Is your organization considering a workforce development program for nontraditional job candidates, yet unsure where to start? Or maybe you lead diversity and inclusion efforts, and want to help other managers understand the problem of pedigree hiring. Leaders from four companies share advice and tips on gaining support for nontraditional hires.
Throughout the year, Workday has participated in different events that support women in technology. Lynn Christensen, Workday's SVP of product development, shares insights from these events that can help position not just women, but businesses for greater success.