How can women grow their careers in technology, and how can companies draw more women into tech careers and, ultimately, leadership roles? Chris Byrne, senior vice president of global operations at Workday, shares her views on these topics and more.
Sharing is what transforms a group of individuals into a thriving community. Here's how you can share your Workday Rising experiences in social media, and keep informed of Workday news throughout the week.
Tyrena Castro, HR director at Dell, plans to attend her fourth Workday Rising in October. Castro shares tips for networking and session coverage, and what she and her teammates gain most from the conference.
Frans Johansson—author, speaker, and CEO at The Medici Group—has made it his life’s work to help businesses understand how they can accelerate innovation and growth through diversity. Read our interview with Johansson.
Why does the cloud make perfect sense for a mid-market manufacturing company? Paul Wright, CIO at Accuride Corporation, discusses that and more in this podcast. The vehicle components company now has most of its systems in the cloud, including financials, HR, manufacturing, and productivity. Take a listen.
CFO Christa Davies shares insights from her experience overseeing some of Aon's largest acquisitions, including the importance of cultural fit. She also shares her thoughts on managing risk in today’s world, and the data-driven insights gained by having finance and human resources data on a single cloud platform.
Did you miss the Innovation Keynote at Workday Rising? Or maybe you were there but want to revisit the highlights. We've trimmed the 90-minute keynote down to a 15-minute, news-packed highlights video. Take a look!
This week, Workday launched a new global brand campaign centered on how we’re a finance, HR, and planning partner like no other. At the heart of the campaign is a commercial featuring pro golfer Phil Mickelson as a “business caddie.” Workday Chief Marketing Officer Christine Cefalo shares how the campaign came to life, why every company needs a “business caddie,” and where to experience the campaign across the globe.
Diversity and inclusion is about helping people become comfortable enough to have a dialog about their experiences—including times when they have felt like an outsider, says Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. Read our profile of Taylor to learn how she advocates for value, inclusion, belonging, and equity for all (VIBE), shaped by her own experiences encountering and confronting biases.
Business and higher education leaders met in New York to discuss workforce development challenges and the findings of a Workday and Bloomberg Next survey on the emerging skills gap and more. What are organizations doing wrong, and where can they make improvements? Read these three takeaways.
The Adobe Digital Academy helps nontraditional candidates move into tech careers that offer more earning potential and growth opportunities. Think of it as an apprenticeship for today's world. In this interview, Adobe diversity and inclusion leaders discuss the new talent and perspectives it brings to the company, how they gained internal support for the program, and how it's changing the lives of participants.
What are the biggest risks CFOs face? What should they be optimistic about? Ian Bremmer, political scientist, author, and frequent news and talk show guest, shared his insights at our CFO dinner in Washington D.C. Read his thoughts on the rise of China, the G7 and Trump-Kim summits, technology innovation, and how CFOs can best prepare—and make a difference—in today’s turbulent world.
The Wall Street Journal CFO Network annual meeting in Washington D.C. came at an interesting time. U.S. President Donald Trump was meeting with North Korea Leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, and the G7 Summit had wrapped up just days before. Learn what CFOs and private and public sector panelists discussed around these topics, in addition to accounting standards, blockchain technologies, cybersecurity, and more.
There's an "upskilling movement" underway in the U.S., involving thousands of companies and organizations. Jaime Fall explains what's behind the movement, the return-on-investment companies have seen by upskilling their workers, and how businesses and educators can work together more closely to develop upskilling partnerships and programs that work.
Is your organization considering a workforce development program for nontraditional job candidates, yet unsure where to start? Or maybe you lead diversity and inclusion efforts, and want to help other managers understand the problem of pedigree hiring. Leaders from four companies share advice and tips on gaining support for nontraditional hires.
Millions of active job seekers in the U.S. struggle to find positions that offer thriving wages and meaningful work. At Workday Opportunity Onramps yesterday, participants gathered to share ideas and solutions to this serious problems. In addition, companies including Google, LinkedIn, Okta, PwC, Salesforce.org, Symantec, Walmart, and Workday announced new initiatives.
We’ve all heard about the problem of the “skills gap.” Yet Byron Auguste, CEO and co-founder of Opportunity@Work, is convinced there are plenty of unemployed and underemployed people with great skills. In this interview, Auguste discusses what's wrong with today's hiring processes and what employers can do differently.
All of us have purpose and passion for something. At Workday, some of us have channeled our purpose and passion into improving the environment. In this Q&A, Erik Hansen, senior sustainability manager at Workday, shares what participants love about the Workday Green Team program, why it’s important to appoint local leaders, and what team members around the world are doing in celebration of Earth Day.