The tech industry has long had a gender issue. Whether it be pay discrepancies between male and female employees or companies’ poor handling of sexual harassment claims, the tech sector has a long way to go when it comes to discrimination and equality. Not only do these issues frustrate and hold back employees, but it has adverse effects on the companies as well.
The reality in 2019 is that women continue to be held back when it comes to finding and maintaining top corporate jobs, especially in the United States and Canada.
Jay Rosenzweig is a member of the board for Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights
Even when women do achieve senior executive roles, they are often disproportionately concentrated in non-operational roles …
We both know violence is not exclusive to any race or class. There are people from all walks of life who act out violently when their emotions get the best of them. Getting a handle on violence, and gun violence specifically, requires a major multi-faceted, multidisciplinary effort that addresses mental illness, poverty, societal strains and the rising tide of hateful, divisive communication.
We are days away from country-wide marijuana legalization in Canada. Jay Rosenzweig, CEO at Rosenzweig & Company, joins Cheddar to discuss what he is watching in the market and advice he has for interested investors.
The intersection between cannabis and technology cannot be overstated. From supply chain tracking and strain identification to potency testing and distribution management, the applications for advanced tech within the cannabis industry are staggering. That is why GrowUp’s first-ever Cannabis Hackathon took place this past week at Brainsights’ head office in Toronto, Canada!
"a key component in structuring a successful search is establishing, in advance, realistic compensation parameters. This allows the recruiter to better target the most relevant candidates, which typically saves time and produces more satisfying results for all parties. As with so many things, strong up-front research and a common understanding of objectives can make or break an executive recruitment project."
Institutional shareholders have filed proxy resolutions with four major Canadian companies asking them to add women to their boards and warning they will vote against directors if changes are not made.
"The greatest threat to the United States is that really bright people will turn their backs on the country as a place of opportunity" - Jay Rosenzweig,