Tag: American Express

Ask DiversityInc: How Does Your Company Handle Religious Holidays

Q: How do other organizations allow their employees to handle holiday decorations and celebrations We want to allow people to tastefully decorate/celebrate and we also want to make sure that we are not offending people. A:Before we answer this question directly, we’d first like to address the issue of religion…

Why Resource Groups Are Business-Resource Groups

As the popularity of resource groups increases within organizations, leaders are challenged with how to effectively use these groups as resources for identifying and developing talent. How can resource groups be used to reach the marketplace, and what are the best ways to increase participation and find resource-group leaders and…

The Business Benefits of Resource Groups

Why do companies need resource groups There are four key reasons: recruitment, retention, talent development and market outreach. Employees Make the Case for Resource Groups After four years with Aetna in customer service, Cyndee Ward was at a crossroads familiar to many women. She had a toddler son and a…

Are Global Resource Groups Worth Your Investment

Could your company benefit from starting global resource groups While only a handful of companies have implemented these initiatives so far, global resource groups are helping develop local country business goals while keeping overall corporate values in mind. InWhy You Need Global Resource Groups, four companies’ diversity leaders reveal the…

How to Get More Women in Sales

Is your company attractive to women, particularly those in sales Without certain key work/life benefits, you could be losing valuable talent. Combining an active career in revenue-generating positions and managing a family can be a challenge for women employees. An employer that enables them to achieve work and home success…

Best Practices on Improving Retention

While the Big Four accounting firms fiercely compete against each other, they all have one common challenge: the retention of talent.Ernst & Young(No. 5 inThe DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity),PricewaterhouseCoopers(No. 3),KPMG(No. 29) andDeloitte(No. 8) all work hard to recruit Blacks, Latinos, Asians, American Indians, LGBT people, people with disabilities…

Resource Groups & Business Results

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti moderated a senior leader panel featuring Ken Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express, and Ron Williams, former chairman and CEO of Aetna, examining the critical role resource groups can play a role in supporting business strategy. The panel was the kickoff event at an inaugural…