Members of Gen Z are quickly beginning to enter the workforce and, like millennials, they are gravitating to companies that prioritize diversity, innovation and collaboration. Organizations in the transportation, logistics and equipment finance sectors, where an emphasis on equal opportunities is on the rise, should begin to develop strategies that will assist in overcoming challenges in attracting a more diverse talent pool.... read more
Baby boomers, millennials and Gen Z have varying opinions about what it takes to create a melting pot of generational workstyles. Vanessa Roberts, customer success coach at Leasepath, and Bill Stephenson, CEO of PEAC Solutions, share their thoughts on the matter with Monitor.... read more
Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in the equipment finance industry have grown recently. Christopher Johnson, senior vice president and president of financial services at Pitney Bowes, and Michael Baez, vice president for professional services and customer strategy at Leasepath, spoke with Monitor about the importance of leadership in advancing these efforts. ... read more
What can companies do to ensure a path to leadership is open and welcoming to employees from underrepresented backgrounds? David Miles from Eastern Funding sits down with Monitor to share his experience. He says having a DE&I committee is not enough and believes mentoring and supporting employees, especially those from historically disadvantaged demographics, is not only economically feasible, but wholly overdue in corporate America.... read more
As the focus on diversity, equity and inclusion rises rapidly, Melba Hughes, executive director and national in-house diversity practice leader at Major, Lindsey & Africa, shares steps leaders can take to advance their DE&I initiatives.... read more
Diversity, equity and inclusion has become a well-known phrase, but not everyone knows exactly what DE&I work entails. With societal norms continuing to evolve and the demand for acceptance growing, Dr. Arin N. Reeves, managing director and president of Nextions, spoke with Monitor about the ways DE&I can shift an industry.... read more
The success or failure of a company’s DE&I efforts depends on the measures they take, as well as the practicality of those measures. Andrew Tarsy, principal at Emblem Strategic, discusses how companies can begin to dig deeper and make practical steps towards improving and implementing DE&I into their workplace cultures.... read more
The conversation around diversity, equity and inclusion is aimed at companies and organizations and missing its other audiences: the diverse candidates organizations are seeking. Shanna B. Tiayon, founder and chief practitioner at Wellbeing Works, speaks with Monitor about measures people from underrepresented communities can utilize in the corporate workplace.... read more
Monitor 101 2022
string(35) "Ludmila N. Praslova, Ph.D. SHRM-SCP"
string(70) "Professor and Director of Research, Graduate Organizational Psychology"
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Taking the experiences of neurodiverse employees and customers into consideration can be vital to a company’s success. In an interview with Monitor, Dr. Ludmila Praslova explains what neurodiversity is and how to normalize it in a business setting.... read more
The ELFA has been working to bring the issues of diversity, equity and inclusion into the awareness of its members. Over the last four years, the association has created its Women’s Council and Equality Committee, which were designed to increase DE&I in equipment finance. ... read more