Tag: Mentoring

Diversity Management: Training Exposes Execs' Hidden Biases

Diversity management and awareness for increased cultural competence in the workplace have led Toyota Financial Services’ employees to be more sensitive in the communityand that has increased their business, saysGeorge Borst, former President and CEO. In this hard-hitting interview on diversity management with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti, Borst discussed the…

How to Help Veterans Transition to the Civilian Workforce

Many companies have come to understand the benefits of veteran workers. However, hiring these workers remains a challenge to corporations, as many struggle to help veterans transition their field experience to corporate responsibilities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2011 unemployment rate of young male veterans (ages…

Why Is Global Diversity So Difficult

It’s a question that challenges many companies. How much local control is needed and what happens when local cultural customs contrast with corporate values What best practices are being implemented And what company does it better than everyone else DiversityInc examined global diversity trends in depth in our exclusive global…

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…

What Did the Navajo Nation Teach Wells Fargo About Cultural Competence

Wells Fargo‘s Jon Campbell, social-responsibility group executive vice president,never would have guessed that he’d develop a close working relationship with the Navajo Nation, one where they’d accept him as one of their own. This is the story he shared with attendees at DiversityInc’s event in Washington, D.C. Wells Fargo is…

Diversity Management: The Chief Diversity Officer's No. 1 Advantage

Diversity management at Sodexo, which centers on metrics-driven diversity goals, has broughtthe company significant results in human-capital diversity and, most importantly, market share. The company’s secret for success The all-important communication and accountability between the CEO and the chief diversity officer. Sodexo’s President and CEO George Chavel and Senior Vice…