For the first time, Sandia National Laboratories’ contributions to the economy have topped $4.2 billion in a fiscal year. Sandia also reported today it created 480 new jobs in fiscal year 2022.
Irvine, Calif., Nov. 28, 2022 — Despite advances in gender equality, women still earn less than men in all advanced, industrialized societies. Who – or what – is to blame? A new 15-country study led by Andrew Penner at the University of California, Irvine, divides fault evenly between inequitable within-job salary structures and the decisions that route men and women into differently compensated roles.
261,000 U.S. jobs were added in the month of October and the unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.7 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. One professor at the George Washington University says this latest report shows that low…
A new paper on cybervetting finds organizations need to implement clearly defined rules regarding how they use online information about job candidates. Failing to regulate ‘cybervetting’ can introduce bias into an organization’s hiring processes and hurt the organization’s bottom line.
Michael L. Huyghue, a former NFL general manager, has provided recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion in hiring practices and is meeting with each team’s leadership.
The University of California, Irvine has appointed Kristine Collins to be its dean of the Division of Continuing Education, following a North American-wide search. She will assume the post on Aug. 22.
Irvine, Calif., May 26, 2022 — Sherry L.K. Main, an accomplished higher education communications leader with a proven commitment to diversity and inclusion, has been named vice chancellor for strategic communications & public affairs at the University of California, Irvine, following a nationwide search. She will assume the post on June 1.
Irvine, Calif., May 12, 2022 — Mary Lou Ortiz has been named chief financial officer and vice chancellor for the Division of Finance and Administration at the University of California, Irvine, following a nationwide search. She will assume the post on July 18. Ortiz comes to UCI from The Pennsylvania State University, where she serves as associate vice president for budget as well as university budget officer.
The managing contractor of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT-Battelle, has received a gold medallion award from the Department of Labor’s Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans, or HIRE Vets, program.
Recruiting Trends 2021-2022, the nation’s largest annual employer survey, released its results on the hiring market for recent college graduates.
As job seekers post video resumes on the popular app TikTok and rack up impressive page views, employers run certain risks, including overlooking potentially strong non-video savvy applicants or unwittingly succumbing to bias, says a Maryland Smith expert.
Irvine, Calif., July 27, 2021 – Mark Lazenby, advanced practice nurse and philosopher, has been appointed dean of the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California, Irvine, following a nationwide search. He will assume his new role on Jan. 1, 2022. Lazenby is currently a professor of nursing and associate dean for faculty and student affairs in the School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut, where he’s also an affiliate professor of philosophy.
Irvine, Calif., July 13, 2021 — Jon Gould, a distinguished scholar in justice policy, social change and government reform who has held key positions in the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Science Foundation, will become the new dean of the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine, following a nationwide search.
Rutgers study shows how understanding personality types in hiring aids in recruiting and retaining of laboratory personnel
A recent study of how human resources professionals review online information and social media profiles of job candidates highlights the ways in which so-called “cybervetting” can introduce bias and moral judgment into the hiring process.
As more male-dominated industries look for ways to hire women, new Cornell University research offers employers a simple solution – make your initial job candidate short list longer.
As machines are trained to “think,” many tasks that previously required human intelligence are becoming automated through artificial intelligence. However, human workers have a competitive advantage: It is more difficult to automate emotional intelligence.
For the third consecutive year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2021. Other accolades include LLNL being the No. 1 government/government contractor employer and the No. 1 laboratory employer. LLNL also is No. 2 on the list of large employers in the Bay Area.
Male CEOs who experienced gender imbalance in their formative years are more likely to promote women into peripheral divisions of their companies and give them less capital, according to a recent study by W. P. Carey School of Business Professor Denis Sosyura.
Irvine, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 — To connect, inspire and empower women working, researching and teaching in technology-related fields across campus, the University of California, Irvine has established a new diversity affinity group, Women in Technology at UCI. Through strategic partnerships, career development, educational events and networking activities, Women in Technology at UCI will strengthen the community of women in technology on campus.
The technical interviews used in hiring for many software engineering positions test whether a job candidate has performance anxiety rather than whether the candidate is competent at coding. The interviews may also be used to exclude groups or favor specific job candidates.
The COVID-19 pandemic has left very few corners of the U.S. economy unscathed, but it has hit high-skill job seekers and small companies particularly hard, according to Cornell-led research that analyzed recent job-vacancy postings.
Irvine, Calif., April 2, 2020 — Chad T. Lefteris, an executive with considerable experience in integrated and academic health systems, has been named CEO of UCI Health, overseeing Orange County’s only academic medical center and all clinical and patient-serving operations. His appointment was approved by the University of California Board of Regents.
Bias in artificial intelligence is well established. Researchers are now proposing that developers incorporate the concept of “feminist design thinking” into their process as a way of improving equity – particularly in the development of software used in hiring.