Working Collaboratively With HR: Recruitment & Talent Development

Find out how Toyota's college recruitment maximizes Black & Latino talent.

Can a decentralized diversity-management strategy help your company achieve its recruitment and talent-development goals? It's how Toyota Motor North America successfully facilitates collaboration for results across its four business units globally.

Dana Green, national manager, Corporate Diversity & Inclusion, and Nikki Nance, corporate manager administration, discuss at our diversity event how the car manufacturer's innovative approach to diversity-management and HR enables the entire company to find, recruit, engage and retain the best talent, especially from underrepresented groups. Watch the video below.

Toyota Motor North America, No. 41 in the 2012 DiversityInc Top 50, is one of eight leading companies that presented at "Managing Relationships Between HR & Diversity Departments" held in New York City.  Visit for a schedule of our upcoming learning sessions. Also, register today for our  diversity web seminar on diversity councils on Oct. 16, where executives from Kellogg Company and Comcast will provide case study examples to help you  implement a successful diversity council–or better utilize the one you have–to drive measurable results.

For more on Toyota's innovative recruitment and talent-development strategies, watch this Innovation Fest! presentation–How Recruiting People With Disabilities Solved Toyota's Costly Problem–where executives detail how the company leveraged its employees with unique talents to speed up its production line, improve public relations and diversify its workforce.

Video Minutes:

0:00:00 How Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing & Finance Collaborate

0:01:15 Senior Execs Lead as Diversity Champions

0:02:14 Building Accountability for Diversity

0:03:30 Recruitment: Launching Mentoring Programs

0:04:25 Diversity Training for Diversity Champions

0:05:00 Diversity Benchmarking & Measuring Data

0:06:33 Executive Diversity Advisory Board

0:07:34 Recruitment: Work/Life Benefits, Messaging & Job Postings

0:10:52 College Recruiting

0:12:20 Talent Development & Measuring Employee Engagement

0:19:29 Toyota's Two Pillars: Continuous Improvement & Respect for People

Toyota: Building Skills for High-Demand Jobs

Twenty-five elementary, middle and high schools to implement innovative project-based STEM programs in San Antonio.


Schools in the greater San Antonio area will soon have additional resources to help prepare youth for the jobs of tomorrow. Toyota USA Foundation, together with Project Lead The Way (PLTW), awarded $400,000 in grants to provide curriculum and teacher professional development focused on computer science, engineering, and biomedical science.

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