Organizations are expected to be agile as the demand for hybrid and remote work continues to be strong. Across most industries, companies and workers have experienced its benefits and its headaches. Now more than ever, organizations are being expected to evolve their workplaces and workspaces to meet this demand.
In this episode, we chat with our guest, Jameel Rush, Director of Inclusion Programs at Google, on the challenges in defining what it means to "be at work". We'll discuss how organizations can meet the unique needs of a diverse workforce that are both in physical and virtual workspaces. We’ll also talk about what to consider when scheduling “off hour” activities to maximize participation and that are inclusive and fun.
More about Jameel....
Jameel is the Director of Inclusion Programs for Google. In his role, he leads the organization that supports Google’s employee resource groups, executive councils, and diversity programs for over 40,000 Googlers across 70 different countries. Prior to his role with Google, Jameel held roles leading diversity, equity, and inclusion for Aramark and The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has over 15 years of global talent management and human resources experience having worked in leadership development, organizational development, HR Business Partner, and talent management roles across several public and private organizations. He has his master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Development from St. Joseph’s University and is a graduate from Temple University with a bachelor’s in business administration focusing on Human Resource Management and Management Information Systems.
Jameel has a passion for strengthening the community and serves on the board for several non-profits including Graduate Philadelphia, People for People Inc., Leadership Philadelphia, The Workshop School, and Research for Action. Jameel has been recognized numerous times for his work in the Philadelphia and HR community including being nominated as an HR Rising Star of the Year by the Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Awards, receiving the HR Rising Star Award from Temple University, being named as one of Philadelphia’s Top 55 Connectors and Keepers by Leadership Philadelphia, and being placed on Philadelphia’s Top Professionals under 40 list by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Jameel also serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University and Villanova University and participates in Temple’s HR Roundtable that uses local professionals to help guide the curriculum of their Human Resources Program.
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