The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is collecting the names and countries of people who were naturalized at the presidential site since 2003—more than 1,500 people—to list in what is officially being called the “Book of History.” But becuase privacy laws preclude the federal government from providing those names publicly, the site needs help tracking down the names.
It is time for our workforce to reengage—to embrace the gains and benefits the pandemic has brought to us despite the tragic losses, and to focus again on the professional development needs of up-and-coming leaders currently in our circles and those to follow.
Indiana’s largest utility is re-examining how much energy efficiency to support right now. Duke Energy is making changes to its resource plan, which is like a road map of the investments Duke plans to make in its electricity system over the next 20 years. This is an opportunity to be more ambitious to save consumers money.
Consider just one example: Indiana is a leader in vehicle and parts manufacturing. We have a workforce over 100,000 strong with decades of experience, and we invest heavily in advanced manufacturing. We are very well positioned to become a leader in the production of electric vehicles if we do it right.
We encourage all those with an authentic interest in inclusion to consider the disabled in their DEI discussions and initiatives.
Indiana has 1,111 bridges that need major repair; we have 5,478 miles of roads in poor condition; and we need to replace every lead pipe in the state.
Employers who increasingly recognize that education alone won’t prepare students for the workplace are calling for high-school apprenticeship programs that reach kids as early as their sophomore year.
Human error causes 94% of serious U.S. crashes. Self-driving technology lowers the risk of these errors and could save many of the nearly 40,000 lives ended each year by car crashes.
Receiving home-based care is not only a safe option, but it’s also what patients want.
If the federal government were unable to pay its bills, what could ensue would be nothing less than a financial catastrophe and for no other reason than perceived political gain.
As the tech sector reconsiders where employees are located post-pandemic, there is an immense opportunity to bring these cutting-edge jobs to areas that have been historically overlooked. If this opportunity is to be realized it will require a considerable investment.
Given how many states have legalized marijuana, we can reap the benefits of seeing where others were able to succeed, and the pitfalls they may have experienced along the way.
We have an opportunity to re-examine our education system, keeping students as the priority as we take those steps. Rather than reacting to new issues as they arise, we must be proactive and entirely reimagine what is possible using a holistic approach.
Evidence of a workforce shift is already mounting. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 11.5 million workers quit their jobs between April and June of 2021.
By not adequately addressing the cause of disparities, we perpetuate a never-ending cycle of poverty and ensure that we always will be dedicating public and private resources toward it.
Anyone who works in construction knows that labor is not what drives costs. Factors like materials, fuel, equipment and land costs do.
At Salesforce, we joined more than 220 companies of all sizes and sectors across the country in calling for the Senate to come together in a bipartisan way to ensure voting rights are protected, as they have done five times since the Voting Rights Act passed in 1965.
As long as the GOP increasingly caters to and relies on those whose worldview is rooted in fantasy, it should not be surprised that intelligent people who are committed to truth and must operate in the real world lean in other directions.
How do we quickly turn the tide of addiction while simultaneously growing our business, our workforce and our impact on the local communities? It is time for business leaders to change their practices to encourage the workforce in their pursuit of recovery.
Gun violence harms everyone. It shatters lives and erodes neighborhoods. But older adults might be impacted more than other groups.