Workplace innovation is a serious business. An innovative culture requires discipline and a high level of competence, along with the humility to hear you’re wrong until you get it right. What does it take to lead in this tough environment? It’s more than a well-placed pool table.
There will soon be 1 million open jobs in tech but only 500,000 will be filled with the existing labor pool. At the same time, there is a marked gender and racial disparity. Fixing the latter may very well fix the former, according to Dell Chief Customer Officer Karen Quintos. In this episode, Quintos shares how businesses can work to eliminate bias, scale up their diversity efforts, and fill the pipeline for new tech talent.
President and CEO Dr. Ken Gabriel leads us through an insider’s look at what motivates Draper’s employees and how this ties back to the company’s strong culture, appreciation of diversity and push toward innovation.
Even the internet isn’t always a safe place to gather and find community for LGBT and similarly disenfranchised groups, not when IP addresses can be tracked and government surveillance is a known entity.
Will Gen Z cause a generational divide in workplace? Will teams of seasoned professionals be overthrown by this new generation of digital natives? The future may be more positive than you think.
As companies develop content and distribute it around the globe, it behooves their leaders to proactively understand the nuances of their audience, including any regional sensitivities.