Evolving remote and hybrid work environments bring both advantages and disadvantages. But remote and hybrid work environments also bring benefits concerning productivity, recruitment, retention, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)…
Off boarding | Navigating the gap between resignation and leaving day
“Ahh, resignation. The joy, the feeling of freedom, the countdown to that final day. Well, that’s the employee’s experience – right? From the point of view of HR, there is often a mixture of panic and also the keenness to make sure the person who is leaving contributes until it’s time to have that cake and speech moment…”
“In a resounding affirmation of the growing significance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the corporate landscape, a recent survey commissioned by Monica Motivates, LLC has shown that 98 percent of HR leaders in the UK and US consider DEI to be of “very important” or “somewhat important” value to overall business strategy…”
Gen Z intern shocks recruiter with list of demands including working no more than 5 hours, a startup culture, and an above-average salary
“One recruiter was left so shocked after interviewing a young job seeker who said he was looking for work-life balance (which tips heavily on the side of life) that she wrote about her experience on Twitter…”
“Over the last 10 days, Hollywood has lost four of its DEI leaders. Top diversity, equity and inclusion professionals at three studios and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Scientists were either laid off or left their roles for other reasons…”
How to Upscale a Benefits Strategy to Align With Business Growth
“Any organisation’s needs will change as it grows, whether that is premises, staffing or employee benefits strategies. With more staff comes a need for a more compelling proposition to attract and retain them…”
“Monica McCoy, former Coca-Cola senior executive and founder of Monica Motivates, a global consultancy offering DEI solutions and programs for individuals and multinational companies on how to get maximum value from benefit packages…”
Gen Zers Say You’re Recruiting Them Wrong — Here’s What They Really Want
“By 2030, Generation Z will account for about 30% of the total workforce. Attracting and retaining talent from this generation (born between 1997 and 2013) will be key to any company’s long-term success. But, to be successful, leaders have to separate the myth from the reality when it comes to what Gen Z really wants…”
“A strong ethical case can be made for increasing supplier diversity. Large companies who choose to diversify their suppliers provide opportunities for populations that have historically had fewer of them…”
“May 21 marks UN Cultural Diversity Day, which exists to promote diversity and intercultural dialogue. One of the most interesting things about the event is that it inspired and promoted a whole new interpretation of culture…”
Monica Mccoy: Embracing Neurodiversity – Why There Is No “Right” Way to Interpret the World
“As with other forms of diversity, people whose brains work differently can often bring new skills, experiences and perspectives to an organisation when they are given the support and encouragement to do so…”
“Generational cohorts give researchers, brands and employers tools to help understand how different formative experiences help shape people’s views of the world and how societal perspectives and habits change over time…”
“Greenwashing. Pinkwashing. Bluewashing. In the last few years, a whole new glossary of terms describing shallow displays of corporate virtue that aren’t backed up by action has appeared in the business world…”
“When Marisa Afzali joined Progressive 15 years ago as a human resources consultant, improving diversity was not in any employee’s job description. But a handful of business leaders within the insurance company had just come together on a voluntary basis to propose measures that could help…”
Why businesses should double down on EDI to weather economic turmoil
“Equality, diversity and inclusion programmes are often the first victims of organisation-wide budget cuts, but increasing investment in these areas makes long-term financial sense, argues Monica McCoy…”
Why Should HR Care About International Women’s Day
“It’s ironic that the woman behind International Women’s Day has become one of the many ‘forgotten women’ of history – women who, by virtue of being women, have not received the attention by historians that they deserve…”
“Monica McCoy is the founder and CEO of Monica Motivates LLC (www.monicamotivates.com), a woman-owned, Black-owned business that offers education and consulting services to women and underrepresented entrepreneurs, corporations, and non-profit organisations…”
The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Not New to Black Workers — Here’s Why
“The Great Resignation took corporate America by storm as workers in droves chose to give up their gigs for a myriad of reasons, from choosing to become full-time parents, betting on themselves to try their own hand at entrepreneurship, and outright burnout…”
“Retaining talent is a top priority for HR leaders this year as the labour market remains tight, despite challenging economic conditions. The People Space asked six people directors and talent experts for their top tips for keeping your vital talent in 2023…”
“As businesses look to gain competitive advantage, manage rapidly changing work patterns and grapple with challenging economic conditions, we’re going to see hiring managers cast a wider net. Both top talent and other stakeholders also increasingly expect organisations to demonstrate their commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)…”
“One of the most notable ways in which Gen Z (born between 1997 and 2012) has changed the world of work is where they work. Flexible and fully remote working is a “mega trend”, meaning the pandemic was only a catalyst…”
New Year’s Resolutions Are Great – But Last Year’s Reflections Are Just as Important
By Monica McCoy, founder of Monica Motivates
“Much attention will be given over the next few weeks to setting new year’s resolutions. A study by YouGov noted that young people – the drivers of change – are most likely to be setting goals for 2023. Often these centre on personal development, but also career progression and diversifying skills….”
By Monica McCoy, Founder and CEO of Monica Motivates
“I’ll never forget the day five years ago when I decided to leave my job in one of the most recognized companies in the world to start my own business. I knew there was no guarantee of success, but I’ve found that having a passion for an idea, a burning desire to call your own shots, and a willingness to take a calculated risk to be among the best reasons to launch a startup…”
Inspirational Woman: Monica McCoy | Global Speaker, Business Strategist, Consultant & Founder, Monica Motivates
“I am a business strategist, consultant and Fortune 100 global speaker who is passionate about helping organisations unlock the power of their people and suppliers to deliver stronger results. I enjoyed a successful and exciting corporate career with The Coca-Cola Company (receiving 12 promotions in 15 years) and served most recently as the Acting Global Director, Strategy and Innovation, McDonald’s Division before launching my own business…”
In conversation with Monica McCoy, Entrepreneur living in Atlanta, U.S.A. She is Founder of Monica Motivates, Pitch University, and the Global Supplier Diversity Consortium. She is also a global speaker, business strategist, executive coach and consultant. Most recently, Monica was the recipient of the 2019 Start Up Atlanta Best Equity Champion. As founder of Monica Motivates, LLC., she helps corporate professionals and entrepreneurs transition from being mere spectators, to pursuing their dreams and becoming active participants in having fulfilling, successful personal and professional lives. Visit www.monicamotivates.com to find out more about the event referenced in the show.
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