How will you #BalanceforBetter this International Women’s Day?

How will you #BalanceforBetter this International Women’s Day?

International Women’s Day (March International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender inclusivity. Balance for Better in the Workplace This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter. We know balance is not just a women’s issue: it’s a business...

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Tackling the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage at the CyberForce Competition™

Tackling the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage at the CyberForce Competition™

Teaming Up with the Department of Energy and Argonne National Laboratory at the CyberForce Competition™ The US Department of Energy (DOE) hosted their CyberForce Competition™   in late 2018 within their network of National Laboratories across the United States. The competition was created with the goal of addressing the cybersecurity skill gap in the marketplace today.…

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Why You Need A Business Bucket List

Why You Need A Business Bucket List

Everybody likes to talk about their bucket list, but the truth is most people have little more than a few vague ideas about the things they’d like to do before they die. Sadly, without full commitment to detailing and executing bucket lists, unfulfilled dreams are the most likely outcome. To avoid that fate, my family—including my two teenage daughters—has taken to not only documenting bucket...

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A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Why We Invest in Employee Resource Groups

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: Why We Invest in Employee Resource Groups

As part of a journey to strengthen our culture of inclusion, I began writing quarterly articles designed to stimulate conversation about relevant, and sometimes challenging topics. The idea is that healthy and open dialogue is an essential prerequisite to breaking down the barriers to inclusion. In my latest article, I look at the topic of employee resource groups (ERGs).…

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“Service Above Self”: West Monroe’s Volunteer Mission with Team Rubicon

“Service Above Self”: West Monroe’s Volunteer Mission with Team Rubicon

This summer, a group of volunteers from West Monroe embarked on a volunteer mission with Team Rubicon, a natural disaster response organization that relies on the skills and expertise of military veterans. Jordan Nouhan, a manager in West Monroe’s Mergers & Acquisition practice and lead of the West Monroe Veterans’ Committee, sat down to discuss the experience.…

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A Step Outside of Comfort and Into the Growth Zone: Compass Community Event

A Step Outside of Comfort and Into the Growth Zone: Compass Community Event

October is LGBT History Month, a time to honor the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered leaders. This month, I’m taking time to reflect on a campus event I was asked to attend at my alma mater by our recruiting team. Easy enough, right? Go back to my old stomping grounds, meet some students, talk about my post-grad life at West Monroe, enjoy some free food, and call it a...

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How to be an LGBT+ Ally in the Workplace

How to be an LGBT+ Ally in the Workplace

As consultants, our working hours often stretch beyond the standard 9-5, and our working relationships often turn into friendships due to long hours and travel schedules. This blurred line between personal and professional relationships can be intimidating for LGBT+ employees, who often spend considerable emotional energy trying to limit sharing details about their personal lives due to a fear...

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How Utilities Can Attract Workers from Silicon Valley

How Utilities Can Attract Workers from Silicon Valley

Utility executives looking to recruit the smartest engineering graduates have lots to offer: Tens of billions of dollars of fresh investment pouring into grid modernization and sustainability projects, cutting-edge communications technology, and creating state of the art big data platforms and using machine learning to create insights to improve reliability and increase efficiencies.…

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