Thomas Edison State University By Thomas Edison State University • December 3, 2021

Edison Sound Stage Episode 9: Leveraging America’s Talent to Meet the Needs of an Evolving Workforce [Podcast & Vlog]

Today’s labor market and talent development has never been more complex. To compete in today’s highly globalized marketplace, innovators must identify and develop talent to drive economic development and opportunity.

A report by McKinsey found that racial and gender diverse teams increased their organizations financial performance upwards of 30 percent. The research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially.

In the ninth episode TESU's Edison Sound Stage Podcast, watch or listen as Dr. Merodie Hancock, president of Thomas Edison State University, speaks to Maurice Jones, CEO,; Dr. Lillian Lowery, Vice President, ETS and former Delaware Secretary of Education; and Michele Siekerka, president and CEO, New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) explore the innovative ways top employers are identifying, preparing and retaining diverse talent for the workforce of today and tomorrow.


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