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Wisdom Exchange TV is an educational resource to inspire African women to learn, lead and succeed in life, business, and community. This ‘HOW TO’ forum will provide strategies and leadership lessons from African women pioneers,trailblazers, and leaders of many. These change agents will inspire us to stretch our vision of what we can do, and what WE can be. New interviews and Expert Perspective blogs are updated regularly with the insights of the women leaders of today for tomorrow.

 

Expert Perspective

Mar 27 2017

The Encore – Prudential: Helping To Protect The Future Of Your Business Part II

by Women Presidents' Organization

The Prudential Insurance Company of America and its affiliates offer a wide range of insurance products that can help your business continue successfully in the event of your death or disability. Insurance is a vitally important business tool that is often overlooked. Whether your business is a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a limited liability company, […]

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Mar 24 2017

Independent: EY’s ‘blind CV’ Policy for All Trainee Applications Has Inspired Surge in Workforce Diversity

by Women Presidents' Organization

EY’s decision to remove all academic and education details and ban CVs from its trainee application process has proved successful in diversifying the company’s workforce. The global professional services firm, one of Britain’s biggest graduate recruiters, in 2015  announced that it was scrapping the requirement for applicants to have a minimum 2:1 degree pass at undergraduate level or a Ucas-point score … Continue reading Independent: EY’s ‘blind CV’ Policy for All Trainee Applications Has Inspired Surge in Workforce Diversity






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Mar 22 2017

Silicon Republic: How Do Companies Ensure Diversity in Their Workforce?

by Women Presidents' Organization

By Jenny Darmody Diversity is probably the top quality jobseekers look for in a company, along with work-life balance. But how do top companies diversify their workforce? It’s a serious fight for talent at the moment, so companies need to make sure they look attractive to candidates when recruiting.Sure, an appealing salary package and a … Continue reading Silicon Republic: How Do Companies Ensure Diversity in Their Workforce?






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Mar 20 2017

PNC Wealth Management: How To Teach Your Kids the Value of Money

by Women Presidents' Organization

Talking to your children about money when they’re young can help them make good choices later. PNC’s Jennifer Dempsey Fox shares tips for how parents can teach valuable financial lessons to kids of all ages. Whether your kids spend money like it’s burning a hole in their pocket or consistently save it for a rainy … Continue reading PNC Wealth Management: How To Teach Your Kids the Value of Money






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Mar 17 2017

The New York Times: More Women in Their 60s and 70s Are Having ‘Way Too Much Fun’ to Retire

by Women Presidents' Organization

By: Claire Cain Miller Kay Abramowitz has been working, with a few breaks, since she was 14. Now 76, she is a partner in a law firm in Portland, Ore. — with no intention of stopping anytime soon. “Retirement or death is always on the horizon, but I have no plans,” she said. “I’m actually … Continue reading The New York Times: More Women in Their 60s and 70s Are Having ‘Way Too Much Fun’ to Retire






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Mar 15 2017

Harvard Business Review: Women Are Less Likely to Apply for Executive Roles If They’ve Been Rejected Before

by Women Presidents' Organization

By Raina Brands and Isabel Fernandez-Mateo Although women make up 40% of the global workforce, they hold only 24% of senior management roles around the world — a figure that has not changed significantly over the past decade. Of chief executive officers of S&P 500 firms, only about 5% are women. Why aren’t more talented women moving up? Researchers have pointed to … Continue reading Harvard Business Review: Women Are Less Likely to Apply for Executive Roles If They’ve Been Rejected Before






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Mar 13 2017

The Encore: What Walmart Learned About Empowering Small Producers

by Women Presidents' Organization

Through a variety of business and philanthropic initiatives, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation seek to empower small producers – many of them women – around the world. For example, Walmart’s purchase orders can support economic development in agriculture or manufacturing, while also diversifying and strengthening our global supply chain. Philanthropic investments in training programs and … Continue reading The Encore: What Walmart Learned About Empowering Small Producers






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Mar 27 2017

The Encore – Prudential: Helping To Protect The Future Of Your Business Part II

by Women Presidents' Organization

The Prudential Insurance Company of America and its affiliates offer a wide range of insurance products that can help your business continue successfully in the event of your death or disability. Insurance is a vitally important business tool that is often overlooked. Whether your business is a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a limited liability company, […]






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Mar 24 2017

Independent: EY’s ‘blind CV’ Policy for All Trainee Applications Has Inspired Surge in Workforce Diversity

by Women Presidents' Organization

EY’s decision to remove all academic and education details and ban CVs from its trainee application process has proved successful in diversifying the company’s workforce. The global professional services firm, one of Britain’s biggest graduate recruiters, in 2015  announced that it was scrapping the requirement for applicants to have a minimum 2:1 degree pass at undergraduate level or a Ucas-point score … Continue reading Independent: EY’s ‘blind CV’ Policy for All Trainee Applications Has Inspired Surge in Workforce Diversity






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