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How To Lose A Job In One Sentence

This is a harsh post. So why am I writing it? Because I've seen way too many people make this mistake recently.

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My 5 Tips for Networking at a Conference

As the Cofounder and President of PowerToFly, I've been to my fair share of conferences and networking events. PowerToFly ran over eighty events over the last twelve months!

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Diversity In The Workplace Benefits: 5 Studies To Take To Your Boss

Recently, a recruiting manager at one of the world's largest companies told my team he was struggling to build a case for investing in more diversity-focused initiatives. His employees were questioning why their company would be spending money on diversity recruiting campaigns, including events, where women and people of color could hear why the company should be considered an inclusive place to work.

I was shocked. It's 2018. Homogeneous teams are not only bad for business and the economy as a whole, but diverse teams literally strengthen profits and innovation within workplaces.

Study after study has proven this.

Then it dawned on me that so many people are ill-equipped to make a case for the benefits of diversity in the workplace.

Don't worry. What follows is a quick guide for how to make the case. It includes research from Harvard, McKinsey, Gallup, and peer reviewed studies for you to lay out how your business could be reaching new levels of productivity, profitability, and long-term enhanced recruiting outcomes if diversity were to become a priority. Take this to your boss, skeptical colleagues, and even your uncle who argues that his male-dominated workplace doesn't need to change.

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S&P Global Inc

Her passion for technology and learning, coupled with S&P Global's willingness to train strong candidates created a new opportunity for this Analyst

Meredith Polson told us in the video below that she "constantly likes solving problems." Before being hired at S&P Global, she thought she had a big problem when she went up for a Senior Business Analyst role at S&P Global, but didn't have the technological experience the role required. Instead of turning Meredith down, they recognized her passion for learning and embraced her "problem" - and obvious enthusiasm around learning - up-skilling her up for the role.

S&P Global is looking for more candidates like Meredith who don't shy away from perceived problems or challenges and who embrace a growth-mindset. They have posted hundreds of open roles on PowerToFly as they build out diverse and inclusive environments where people like Meredith and her team thrive. Follow S&P Global here for job alerts targeted to your skills, potential invites to their events and more.


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