Posts by WOMEN Unlimited, Inc.
Women are reporting higher levels of workplace stress. Here’s what they want employers to do about it.
As seen in Buffalo Business First… Stress and burnout have been a top concern for employers and employees alike in the Covid-19 era, and new research shows women are reporting an outsized impact from workplace stress — as well as their preferred solutions to combat it. Also read the PDF version here. About 20% of…Read More
Strategy + Culture: A formula for finding and keeping female talent
It’s a tough time to attract and retain female talent. There’s no doubt about it. There’s a whole different mindset among the workforce about work/life integration and corporate culture. Women are changing jobs more readily, and there are fewer talented women to take their place. It’s an organizationwide problem from entry level to C-suite. Organizations…Read More
Learning from Mentors in Uncertain Times
During these complicated times, we at WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. have accelerated our outreach to the business leaders who participate as mentors to our program participants. Together, we are ensuring WUI Mentors continue to excel at our unique and proven strategy for mentoring, a multi-faceted approach that focuses on activating real-world learning, not simply providing…Read More
Stories from the Room
While it feels that the world is standing still in some respects, there is so much good happening ‘in the room’ at WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. (WUI) We know it’s important for you to hear what your key talent is experiencing in her development journey – especially now. When asked about participant feedback and…Read More
DON’T DO IT ALONE
I wanted to share with you some thoughts about coping successfully during this period of disruption in which we find ourselves. As I talk with participants, their managers, corporate partners, mentors and WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. associates, I am heartened by how adaptable and tolerant of ambiguity we have all become. According to a recent…Read More
Gaining Critical Insight from Mentorships
If you are lucky enough to be chosen for a formal program, like WOMEN Unlimited’s development experiences, you gain critical insight from the mentors who are part of the program. Even those who don’t have a formal mentor matching program can seek out a mentor. Read Harvard Business Review’s latest article on building a…Read More
A “Fireside Chat” with Siemens Energy, Inc. & WOMEN Unlimited Inc.
What a unique and impactful experience it was to gather with 25 Siemens Energy, Inc. WOMEN Unlimited Inc. alumnae last week in Orlando, FL. The event was a ‘fireside chat’ with the head of Global Operations for Siemens Power Generation Services, Gaelle Hotellier. Many in the room did not know Gaelle, but by…Read More
Diversity and Leadership Development Go Hand in Hand
In a recent CLO Magazine article, president and CEO of WOMEN Unlimited Inc., Dr. Rosina Racioppi, discussed the critical need to marry diversity and leadership development. As Racioppi explored many business articles and columns she became disheartened with the absence of diversity in leadership development programs. “I was disheartened that none of the…Read More
Showcasing a Remarkable WOMEN Unlimited Participant
“Many women lack confidence and self-worth and seeing the effect that #IamRemarkable had on the group really was eye opening for me. I want to be able to help women and make an impact, so I signed up to become a facilitator. It is amazing to see people leave the room after a session with…Read More
Confidence, Starting Early in Career, is Key for Female Talent
Confidence, starting early in career, is key for female talent KPMG’s recently published a Women’s Leadership study that calls out the success factors for women in the workplace – such as gaining confidence, having mentors and asking for what they need. It highlights that getting encouragement from managers, mentors, and leaders early…Read More