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UNION, Ill., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- INTREN, one of the country's largest women-owned utility specialty companies announced today the addition of Jennifer Ballard Croft in the newly created Chief Legal & HR Officer position. Most recently, the Chief of Staff and the Chief Diversity Officer for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Ballard Croft will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of INTREN's legal and human resources organizations which includes managing legal compliance for the company, directing INTREN's strategic legal initiatives, as well as overseeing talent management, leadership development, compensation and benefits. In this position, Ballard Croft will also execute DE&I strategies for the recruitment and retention of diverse talent and develop policies to foster a culture of inclusion at INTREN.


(The Center Square) - In his State of the State address Tuesday, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb boasted of Indiana’s strong financial position – which is stronger than might have been expected after 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic and massive disruptions to the way people in the state work and live.

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When you think about the workplace of the future, you might envision a lot of shiny new tech. And that’s key. But the real wave of the future is a truly diverse, inclusive organization where people from a wide variety of perspectives, cultures, and experiences come together to innovate and work together toward a common […]

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Right now, the nature of diversity in our society is at the forefront of conversation for every business out there. How do we help build companies made up of teams that are truly inclusive? And although “diversity” has been a buzzword for a long time, both organizations and individuals are taking a serious, long-overdue look […]

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Leadership qualities are some of the most difficult soft skills to assess. Everyone has their own style, and “leadership” is already a pretty subjective term—it can mean everything from just having a fancy title to inspiring team members who are your equals. But even if there’s not one true definition, there are some core qualities […]

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The HR world has certainly changed over the past decade—after all, when was the last time you saw a resume or cover letter on thick, expensive paper that came via snail mail? (Or if it was recently, it was probably a rare sighting.) Like every other field, HR is susceptible to changes and trends. Some […]

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There’s a growing trend across industries when it comes to hiring—and in the age of information, you may be surprised to learn that involves having access to less information instead of more, in an effort to enhance ethical hiring practices and improve workplace diversity. If your company isn’t utilizing blind hiring practices yet, it might […]