Tag: Employee Resource Groups

VIDEO: Using Resource Groups to Reach New Employees

Click here to download the PDF of this presentation. Debbie Storey Senior Vice President Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer AT&T In her role as Senior Vice President Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer at AT&T, Debbie Storey is responsible for identifying and developing future leaders, companywide employee engagement and…

Holidays at Work: Culturally Competent or Offensive What You SHOULD Know

While seasonal festivities and office holiday parties are common this time of year, companies continue to grapple with the most appropriate way to include everyone. As the workplace becomes increasingly diverse, how can companies ensure their employees’ year-end festivities don’t offendor lead to discrimination chargeswhile maintaining the importance of religious…

Top 5 Ways to Maximize Talent

Recruitment doesn’t stop after a new hire’s first day on the job. Employers need to continually nurture employees so that top recruits stay loyal and engaged. This especially pertains to Black, Latino, Asian, American Indian, female and LGBT staffers and employees with disabilities who can feel ostracized or as if…

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…

Retention: 5 Strategies to Maximize Employee Loyalty

You’ve done the leg work to set up employee-resource groups. But are you using them to full potential Take a cue from Accenture (No. 23 in The 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity). Several years ago, this company nearly lost several of its young, Latino managers. A cultural communications…

How Kraft Increased Promotions of Women in Sales by 39%

What do Kraft Foods (No. 7 in The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity), Dell (No. 26), jcpenney (No. 35) and Toyota (No. 41) have in common They leverage their resource groups to increase sales and enhance talent development. Regardless of company size or industry, resource groups are increasingly…

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…

Safe LGBT Spaces: What Schools Can Learn From Resource Groups

By Dr. Eliza Byard When I began my work at GLSEN 10 years ago, I had no idea that I would have a courtside seat for the emergence of one of the most important new forces in workplace diversity and corporate philanthropy: the resource group. In corporate workplaces, it is…