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ADP Acquires WorkMarket to Extend Human Capital Management to Contingent Workers

ADP(No. 17on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list)announced the acquisition of WorkMarket, a leading cloud-based workforce management solution provider that allows companies to build and manage an integrated workforce across W-2 employees, 1099 contractors, vendors and other types of workers. With this acquisition, ADP builds on its current portfolio of…

What Makes Kraft's Talent Development So Successful

How can you ensure that your talent-development programs are providing employees the proper leadership skills needed to build a pipeline of diverse talent Hint: Look at your budget, says Kraft Foods‘ Vice President of Diversity Jim Norman. By prioritizing the allocation of resources, diversity leaders can better align diversity-management initiativessuch…

We Evaluate CEO Commitment on Corporate Websites

How well is your company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion reflected on your website Is your CEO’s support upfront and clear DiversityInc’s Senior Vice President of Consulting Denyse Leslie ranks three insurance companies on their diversity-management messaging as part of an ongoing diversity-metrics series assessing diversity communications. By Denyse Leslie,…

Can You Prevent a 'Todd Akin' Moment at Your Organization

We can’t control the people who work for us, as Republican leaders learned this week after Rep. Todd Akin‘s now-infamous inaccurate remark that it’s extremely rare for rape victims to get pregnant. Despite entreaties from GOP leaders, including presumptive vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, Akin is continuing his run for…

Augusta National Found Only 2 Qualified Women Out of 3.3 Billion on the Planet

Photo credit: Northfoto/Shutterstock.com Augusta National Golf Club announced former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and business executive Darla Moore as its first female members this week. But many media reports and social-media comments question the sincerity and timing of the club’s decision to end its 80-year-old men-only policy. Some Twitter…

Racial Discrimination: Black Employee Fired After Being Called the N-Word

Racial Discrimination Racial names do not justify slapping customer. A white customer suspected of shoplifting was escorted to a security area for questioning. The customer’s white friend then barged into the area, cursing at the store employees, one of whom was Black. She used the N-word toward the Black store…

Why Should My Company Care if Our Board Is Diverse

Photo by Shutterstock Q. Why should my company care about whether the board of directors is diverse And how do I, as a diversity practitioner, help make that happen A. Board diversity has several benefits. It gives organizations new ideas and innovative solutions at the strategic level; it helps attain…