Rewards and recognition is a critical part of sustaining employee engagement practices.
Cowden is the national practice consultant, Health and Productivity, Employee Engagement at Wells Fargo.
In today's dynamic workplace environment, the need to make paradigm shifts seems to affect all aspects of our daily work. One of the biggest paradigm shifts for senior leaders in the past decade is the employee-employer relationship. What once was a "deal" based on mutual loyalty has evolved into a partnership.
Former Toyota Financial Services President & CEO George Borst accepts the 2013 DiversityInc Top Company for Employee Engagement award on behalf of Toyota Motor North America.
Top Company for Employee Engagement: Toyota Motor North America
Accepting Award: George Borst, former President and CEO, Toyota Financial Services
Eighty-three percent of Sodexo employees believe diverse colleagues are valued for their differences. How can you measure your employees' engagement?
What truly motivates your high performers? Diversity leader Karyn Twaronite reveals how inclusion drives E&Y employees to give their best at work every day.
What would you do if you were picked to head the diversity function at a company with 167,000 employees? How would you know what issues were important to them and what would increase engagement and innovation? Karyn Twaronite, partner and Americas inclusiveness officer at Ernst & Young, No. 6 on The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, had exactly this concern a year ago, when she took over as head of diversity. Her strategy? She hit the road to meet with as many employees as possible and hear what they had to say about feeling included.
Here's how an innovative resource group has improved Brown-Forman's employee engagement and business productivity.
Brown-Forman, the liquor company, realized that some of its employees who didn't drink for health, religious or other reasons weren't fully engaged. So the company started a resource group for non-drinkers. Matt Hamel, general counsel and executive sponsor of the non-drinker resource group, and Judy Spalding, the resource group's founder and co-leader, present at DiversityInc's Innovation Fest! how this innovative resource group is helping the company. Watch the video below. The full presentation slides are available on BestPractices.DiversityInc.com.
CEO John Lechleiter, Eli Lilly and Company, discusses how diversity impacts employee engagement, innovation and business goals.
Having made a nontraditional climb to Eli Lilly and Company's top job, John Lechleiter brings uncommon perspective on how diversity impacts employee engagement, innovation and business goals. In a recent interview with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti, Lechleiter discussed how D&I initiatives will help the company grow, especially in challenging times.
Diversity-management questions on employee surveys are a key way to gain critical feedback. What questions deliver results?
Employers that factor philanthropy into the equation are more successful at recruiting, motivating and retaining employees—especially younger workers and women.
Corporate giving wins more than just consumer support and sales; it also increases your ability to recruit and retain top talent. This is especially true with younger workers and women. In fact, research from a Volunteer IMPACT Survey published by Deloitte shows that 78 percent of employees would rather work for an ethical and reputable company than receive a higher salary.
This Latino employee-resource group kept its talented managers from leaving because of cultural gaps. What can you learn from their experience?
Sodexo Global CEO Michel Landel's unwavering leadership commitment to equality is what led Sodexo to the top of the DiversityInc Top 50 list. Listen as he shares how gender-equity initiatives and fighting world hunger play big roles in Sodexo's approach to employee engagement.
Sodexo Global CEO Michel Landel's unwavering leadership commitment to equality is what led Sodexo to a top spot on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list—and what has helped to attract other great leaders to the company. Read more about this remarkable man. Outtakes from DiversityInc's candid conversation with Landel follow.