Tag: Diversity Training

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Study Finds Many Nonprofits Conscious of Staff Diversity, But Still Struggling with Implementation

Nonprofit HR released its 2019 diversity report Tuesday, which included the results from surveys of 566 nonprofit organizations throughout North America. These organizations were surveyed on their diversity practices, and the results revealed that though many organizations have diversity statements and leaders who tout diversity, the sentiments aren’t always backed…

National Hispanic Heritage Month Timeline and Facts & Figures

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 byrecognizing the history, culture and contributions of Latino Americans. HispanicHeritage Week was commemorated in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson andexpanded to a month in 1988. This isthe perfect time to increase your entire company’sawareness of the very…

Diversity 101: Definition of Diversity-Management Best Practices

What Is Diversity Management Diversity management is the strategy of using best practices with proven results to find and create a diverse and inclusive workplace. Successful strategies link diversity progress directly to business results. Best practices include effective use ofexecutive diversity councils,mentoring and sponsorship programsandemployee resource groupsto achieve desired results…

Ask the White Guy: Is Diversity Training Effective? What Would Make It Effective?

Question: Do you think diversity training is effective? What would make it effective? Answer: Most of the “diversity training” I’ve seen is not very sophisticated. Some companies think “compliance” training is diversity training, but that’s incorrect. In my opinion, to build a good diversity-training program, you have to first have…

What Not to Say to Your CEO About Diversity

More than 50 percent of the Benchmarking debriefs we do each year are with CEOs and executive teams of the 80 companies that are our clients. We also have published 12 one-on-one interviews with CEOs in DiversityInc this year and have had 15 CEOs speak at our events. Having observed…