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Has the SHIFT hit your plans? Hosted by Ira S Wolfe, The Geeks, Geezers and Googlization Podcast interviews global thought leaders to help make sense of this new world of unknown unknowns and adapt effectively to the new waves of normal. We talk about the convergence of the wired, tired, and technology and its impact on the future of work, jobs, careers, business, and HR.

May 26, 2021

With job openings at an all-time high, it’s crunch time for companies to get diversity hiring right. Women dropped out of the workforce in droves during the pandemic (almost twice the rate of men) but many won’t be coming back unless companies start treating them fairly, equitably, and as equals. The change goes...


Apr 28, 2021

Working women have made impressive progress. Just 20 years ago, S&P 500 companies claimed only 2 women among the elite CEO club. Today, 41 women are CEOs of companies such as General Motors, Best Buy, Walgreens, The Hershey Company, Oracle, Citigroup, and Clorox. But still, that's only 8 percent of CEOs, while women...


Mar 31, 2021

You're probably familiar with the glass ceiling? But have you ever heard about the glass cliff, glass escalator, and sticky floor? Dr. Kate Richmond doesn't believe that all men want to oppress women but masculine norms certainly present a strong argument that it's still a man's world. From birth, boys and men are...


Mar 10, 2021

The case for gender diversity has never been stronger. An overwhelming 98% of organizations in a recent FairyGodBoss survey say diversity hiring is a focus in 2021. That’s a great start but reaching diversity recruiting and hiring goals takes more than good intentions. A Bloomberg revealed how "White and Male Some...


Nov 19, 2020

We can again send men and women into outer space but we still can't figure out how to bring black men and women, veterans, and disabled people into our workforce? How can we do better?  What will it take to embrace inclusion and equity? Our guest, the one-and-only Torin Ellis, sums it up in three words: table...