February in the U.S. is Black History Month, a celebration that pays tribute to the contributions, achievements, and impact of Black heritage and culture. Members of Workday’s Black @ Workday Employee Belonging Council share how they’re honoring the annual commemoration.
Erik Hansen, senior director, environmental sustainability, shares our commitment to a zero carbon footprint, committing to 1.5℃ science-based target, and investing $1million in carbon removal projects.
Tatiana Ware, a customer support analyst at Workday, shares how ending the cycle of poverty won’t happen with just funding and donations—it requires sharing our time, resources, and skills, and building relationships through volunteerism.
After a year like no other, it turns out that as a company, we were focused on many of the right things all along: employee experience, belonging and diversity, and agility. Read more from Workday Chief People Officer Ashley Goldsmith.
Leighanne Levensaler, executive vice president of corporate strategy at Workday and managing director and co-head of Workday Ventures, discusses how the pandemic has accelerated key business initiatives such as cloud computing, worker reskilling, and inclusive company cultures.
All of the crises our world has endured in the past year have caused disproportionate hardship for our Black and Brown communities. Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor shares her thoughts on achieving lasting change and more inclusive workplaces.
Even as we recover from a difficult 2020, the world will never be the same. Jim Shaughnessy shares thoughts on five key technology policy challenges and opportunities in 2021 and beyond, ranging from workforce development to social justice.
Employee resource groups are affinity groups aimed at creating a sense of community in the workplace, but they can be utilized for so much more—especially as strategic partners in advancing corporate social responsibility and deepening cultural competency.
Oh, 2020. It’s been a tough year—yet also a year that’s taught us we have more capacity for resilience than we may have realized. Read 10 stories we captured and shared in 2020 that highlight our inspirational community of Workday customers, employees, and partners.
It’s a challenging time to be a leader, but there are also opportunities to make a difference. Here are three takeaways from a conversation between David Cameron, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, and Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune.
It’s been one year since Scout RFP joined Workday. Alex Yakubovich reflects on what we've accomplished together, including customer adoption, product innovation, and moving forward as Workday Strategic Sourcing.
Tennis and acting made them famous, yet Serena Williams and Reese Witherspoon have also built businesses that advocate diversity and inclusion—and at times faced adversity in the process. Learn more from their conversation on purpose-driven entrepreneurialism.
Workday’s President and CFO Robynne Sisco and CIO Sheri Rhodes share insights on why the finance and IT partnership is more crucial than ever, including how they collaborated in the early days of COVID-19.
People around the world recently celebrated International Coming Out Day on Oct. 11. Workday employees and customers discuss the significance of this annual event, and what companies can do to be better allies for the LGBTQ+ community.
As a mother and military spouse, Jessica Mercado left the corporate world for seven years to take care of her family. Now a senior associate graphic designer at Workday, Mercado shares how she started a new life as a single mom and discovered a new career opportunity.
Today marks the five-year anniversary of the opening of our state-of-the-art European headquarters in Dublin. Chris Byrne, senior vice president of global operations at Workday, reflects on the journey so far and why Ireland continues to play a crucial role in the Workday story.
During Conversations for a Changing World, a global digital event on Oct. 20, we’ll discuss some of the most difficult challenges we face in both business and society, with speakers that include Trevor Noah, Serena Williams, Reese Witherspoon, CEOs and other executives from leading global companies, and Workday’s leadership team.
Tet Salva, a senior program manager at Workday and a leader of our Families@Workday employee belonging council, shares her past experience as a caregiver and woman of color in corporate America, and why there needs to be systematic change.
Carrie Varoquiers, president, Workday Foundation, and vice president, Global Impact & Employee Life, shares why it’s more critical than ever for organizations to commit to building onramps to opportunity—from accelerated funding, to hiring practices, to collaborating with others who share a common goal.
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Workday is taking precautions to ensure the safety of the Workday community, including our employees and their families, customers and prospective customers, partners, and visitors. You'll find regular updates on the steps we're taking here.
Our Chief Diversity Officer, Carin Taylor, shares more details on our plans to increase hiring and development of diverse talent at Workday, further cultivate a culture of belonging, build inclusive products and technologies, and strengthen our communities.
Aneel Bhusri and Carin Taylor from Workday joined Michael C. Bush, CEO at Great Place to Work, to discuss equality, social justice, closing the opportunity gap, and the work leaders must do to ensure employees feel a sense of value, inclusion, and belonging.
On today’s Workday Podcast, we examine the role AI and ML play in economics and the intricate relationship between human, machine, and society at large. Ajay Agrawal, co-author of “Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence,” joins Workday Executive Vice President of Technology Sayan Chakraborty to discuss the AI landscape and how it has changed since the book’s publication.
These difficult times have brought greater exposure to widespread social inequality, and in the working world, a huge opportunity divide. Learn how programs such as Workforce Week are making a difference.
Talent in the U.S. is spread evenly, but opportunity is not. Discover how Year Up, a Workday Partner, is closing the opportunity divide by helping young adults gain the skills and job experience they need.
We’ve launched three new solutions—fueled by machine learning and other advanced technologies—to empower companies to create hyper-personalized employee experiences, respond faster, and better understand their workforces.
Chad Belinfanti is a Workday integration consultant in Atlanta. In this installment of VIBE Voices, he shares the conflict he feels as a Black parent in wanting to shield his children from exposure to violence against Blacks, while also allowing them to participate in the conversation.
At Workday, we’re taking action to examine how we value inclusion, belonging, and equity (VIBE) for all. That includes steps to accelerate progress within our own company, and $10 million in donations we’re making to support social justice causes.
We invite business leaders throughout Europe to join us for the Workday Elevate Digital Experience, where you’ll hear from Workday and our customers on how to gain insights, navigate change, and keep your organizations moving forward.
We’re excited to announce Workday for Microsoft Teams, which empowers people to get daily activities done faster and more efficiently by bringing Workday into a natural workspace used by many of our customers.
Workday Extend (formerly called Workday Cloud Platform) fosters an even more connected, adaptable, and extensible Workday. Learn how our customers are already using it to adapt to rapid changes brought on by the pandemic.
One year before our target date, we’ve achieved net-zero carbon emissions and are powering our business with 100 percent renewable electricity. Here are four powerful lessons we learned in the process.
[Update 7/30/20] Given the unique time we're living through, we've decided not to hold the Workday Rising digital experience. Instead, in October 2020, we will convene a special digital event, Conversations for a Changing World, as well as deliver Workday product news and content through other channels. We look forward to safely welcoming the Workday Community in 2021 to Las Vegas and Stockholm for Workday Rising.
In an effort to do our part, Workday has made donations to causes on the front lines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and to communities that need our help. We’ve also started our own initiatives for our workforce and are encouraging employees to do what they can to help.