The issue of diversity and inclusion is at the forefront of many conversations right now. The United States recently made history when U.S. Presidential candidate Joe Biden selected Kamala Harris as his Vice-Presidential pick, making Harris the first woman of color ever nominated on a major party's presidential ticket. Aside from any political beliefs, Kamala Harris's nomination brings a sense of representation that will surely inspire many young women for years to come.
You used to be able to go to school, get your degree, and then you were set. You might add some continuing education later in your career, but it wasn’t always necessary or top of mind. Those days are definitely gone. Now, if you haven’t learned a new technology in two years, you’re already behind the curve. We’re lucky if we have a 5-year tech cycle.
Director of Learning Services
If you’re like me, you’ve had an influx of webinars and online training invites in your email inbox the past few months. I understand why. Companies everywhere are moving to a remote setting, making schedules a bit more flexible to fit them in. Plus, with the economic challenges the world is currently facing, many people are looking for ways to inject new life into their business, while others are looking for ways to inject new life into their resumes as they worry about the potential of future layoffs.