We Know Next Weekly Recap: June 18th-22nd

News Updates

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

Telework among full-time employees has almost doubled since 2002, according to a nationwide May 2012 report by The Conference Board. Experts said the increase reflects a profound shift in the nature of work itself, as advanced technologies allow many to get their jobs done from a variety of settings and locations. A rise in employee demand for flexibility and alternative work arrangements has played a major role as well.

study of more than 5,500 executives from 109 countries that was conducted by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) and released in September 2010 found that many companies were unprepared to meet critical HR needs after the recession, including empowering their workers.

Some female executives are preventing other qualified women from advancing into high-level positions at many U.S. corporations, a study from Washington University in St. Louis has found

Diversity and inclusion have always been important, but because of the way business is changing, they are becoming critical aspects of how business gets done. Check out Joe Gerstandt's video to find out more...

Helping others develop their full potential is an integral part of successful leadership. According to the findings of a new Catalyst report, it pays off not only for emerging talent but also for those who invest time in cultivating it.

Opportunities for professional growth and development are lacking for many Asian Pacific American (APA) employees, according to a study released June 11, 2012, by the Asia Society, a global educational organization headquartered in New York.

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