Tag: Engagement

Web Seminar: DiversityInc Top 50 Best Practices from Merck, EY

By Manuel McDonnell Smith If you’ve clicked on this article, then you want to know what impact an effective and well-executed plan for diversity and inclusion can have on a business and its bottom line. What strategies work best for engaging employees, leaders, suppliers and customers/clients Our most recent Web…

White Men for Diversity: How PwC Spreads Diversity Messaging

How can your company get white men on board with diversity PwC found a solution to generate buy-in through a unique and innovative diversity initiative for white men. The program, aimed specifically at white men, focuses on listening and building understanding and cultural competence. “White men in the diversity and…

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…

Why Should Senior Executives Participate in Resource Groups

Part of every senior executive’s responsibility is to identify, recruit and retain the best available talent for his or her company. A critical way executives can do this is by participating in resource groups. Participation allows them to see firsthand high-potential candidates—especially those in their business unit/department—who might otherwise go…

MGM Resorts International's Phyllis James Uses Law & Entertainment to Push D&I

Many law students regard working at a large corporate firm as the ultimate career goal, according to Phyllis James. “That’s where I always wanted to be. That was my focus,” says MGM Resorts International‘s executive vice president, special counsel for litigation and chief diversity officer. These aspirations, however, were well…

Working Collaboratively With HR: Recruitment & Talent Development

Can a decentralized diversity-management strategy help your company achieve its recruitment and talent-development goals It’s how Toyota Motor North America successfullyfacilitates 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…

Increasing Engagement, Retention & Talent Development of New Black Hires

Increasing Engagement, Retention & Talent Development of New Black Hires Increasing Engagement, Retention & Talent Development of New Black Hires: Only 4 percent of CPAs are Black. Here’s how PwC is cutting that gap. Only 4 percent of CPAs are Black, but PricewaterhouseCoopers is looking to decrease that gap through…