Tag: Recruitment

Archived: Building a Diverse Talent Pipeline in St. Louis

* This is an advertorial People in the St. Louis region refer to their home as a thriving “city of neighborhoods.” Each of the city’s 79 communities features its own identity with distinctive characteristics and cultural heritage. Nicknamed the Gateway City, the city’s populations trace their heritage back to Africa,…

Archived: How 9 Companies Capitalize on Innovation: Resource Groups, Engagement & Talent Development

Innovation is the lifeblood of business success, but is there really a way to ensure your company is fostering these breakthrough opportunities The nine diversity innovations presented by leading companies at our Innovation Fest!demonstrate how they’ve transformed effective diversity management into a true source of innovation, capable of generating the…

Archived: What Is Possible for People With Disabilities

I broke my neck body surfing on New Year’s Eve while vacationing in Puerto Rico. The year was 1980, nearly 30 years ago. After a nine-month recovery at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation in New York, I began my life anew as a C5-C6 quadriplegic using a powered wheelchair. In…

Archived: Resource Groups 101: A Primer on Starting Them & Using Them for Business Goals

Definition: Resource groups, known as employee-resource groups, business-resource groups, associate-resource groups, affinity groups and employee networks, have existed in corporate America for more than two decades. But it’s only in the past five years that their use in corporate America as key drivers for recruitment, retention, engagement, talent development, supplier…

Archived: Is Your Talent Program World-Class

Is your company prepared for a talent war The quest for top talent is a leading concern among corporations, according to a Deloitte and Forbes Insights study, which found that more than half of companies are concerned about the health of their pipelines, especially when it comes to executive management….

Archived: 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…