Tag: Kraft Foods

Target's Amazing Answer for LGBT Hate Groups

By Chris Hoenig Target is firing back at anti-LGBT groups who targeted the retailer’s support of same-gender marriage, and it is doing so in the most awesome of ways. Target, No. 22 in the 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 and No. 8 in the DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees,…

8 CEOs Whose Inclusive Styles Change Corporate Cultures

These CEOs and senior executives discussed the need for clearly stated values of inclusion at our recent eventand how it benefits their businesses. Watch the clips below to see what forthright diversity leadership looks like. Andr Wyss, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation: “Now more than ever, our customers and patients we serve…

What Your Resource Groups Are NOT Telling You

Q: I’ve been giving our current diversity advisory council some thought, and it prompted a question that I’d like to get your perspective on. Have you seen companies utilize their resource-group leaders as diversity advisory-council members A:Asresource groupshave matured, they have literally earned a place at the table. That table,…

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…

How Do Resource Groups, Mentoring and Accountability Drive Engagement

By Shane Nelson Q: What are the top drivers of employee engagement A: Employee engagement can be a barometer of how well diversity efforts have been implemented. In the workplace, high employee engagement leads to increased retention rates and higher productivity, which helps to drive down costs of replacing employees…

How to Reach New Talent Pools With Resource Groups

What’s one frequently overlooked source for successfully recruiting of candidates from traditionally underrepresnted popualtions Resource groups. DiversityInc asked companies that scored highest in the recruitment and retention areas onThe DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversityfor their best practicesand 98 percent use their resource groups as key talent-acquisition sources. But how…

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…