162 Archived posts matching:"Insights”

  • Madeline Haydon

    8 AAPI-Owned Consumer Brands to Know and Support

    There’s nothing that can be said about the escalation of hate crimes against the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities in recent weeks — except that it’s unacceptable. According to an analysis from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at CSU San Bernardino, reports of anti-Asian hate crimes have increased nearly […]

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    What the Pandemic Has Taught Us As Leaders

    The pandemic has affected every organization in its own unique way. Even within the CPG industry, some companies have suffered immensely, others have flourished, and many are somewhere in between. No matter where you and your organization fall on this spectrum, the universal truth is that it has been immensely challenging for everyone. Business leaders […]

    • ForceBrands
    • March 29, 2021
    • Tim Crean
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    How to Retain Women in Today’s Remote Workplace

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the workplace is striking. Nearly 2.3 million women have left the workforce since the start of the pandemic and that figure doesn’t just represent the layoffs and furloughs that affected women in the early months of the pandemic. In January 2021 alone, 275,000 women left the […]

    • ForceBrands
    • March 29, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    How HR Has Changed Amid the Pandemic

    The pandemic has changed the working world forever. One year in, all the critical components of effective workforce management — attracting and retaining talent, culture development, compliance, and diversity — still matter, but there’s a COVID-related twist. As you hire, manage, and develop talent to help your organization perform, you now need to do it […]

  • Bella Lam

    ImpactSKU Kicks Off Its Second Cohort in June

    Twin Cities-based cities-based ImpactSKU will kick off its second cohort in June to accelerate the growth of purpose-driven CPG startups. Applications are currently being accepted for startups with market traction and annual sales of $100K and above. ImpactSKU’s program will take place virtually and will do in-person events if possible. While this track is based […]

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    How Leadership Should Prepare to Return to the Office

    We are now marking 365 days of conference calls, Zoom meetings, and homemade lunches. For some, it has been a dream come true. No long commutes, no annoying office-mates, and no formal work attire. For others, no in-person feedback, no downtime to chat with coworkers, and no separation between home and office have made the […]

    • ForceBrands
    • March 12, 2021
    • Tim Crean
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    5 Women-Owned Pet Companies Shaping the Industry

    There are a lot of incredible ‘Female Forces‘ across the dynamic consumer brand universe. One of the more notable consumer sectors, particularly in the past year, has been pet care. Not only has the job market for the category expanded in opportunities during the pandemic, but it’s also grown exponentially in terms of product sales […]

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    ‘Be the Change’ to Host Second Virtual Job Fair in Partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    Be the Change Job Fair, an initiative led by Cara Bertone, Philana Bouvier, Lia Jones, and Rania Zayyat, in partnership with Diversity in Food & Beverage and Lift Collective announced that registration for beverage alcohol employers is now open for the second virtual job fair. The virtual event will take place on April 22, 2021, […]

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    How to Actively Engage Employees Amid COVID Burnout

    It was March of 2020 when the United States shut down due to the growing outbreak of COVID-19. As we enter March of 2021 and get set to mark the one-year anniversary of pandemic life, COVID burnout at work is a real issue. For employees who have been working (and parenting and teaching and socializing) […]

    • ForceBrands
    • March 1, 2021
    • Tim Crean