Tag: Talent-development

abbott, internship, remote

Abbott’s Internship Program Goes Remote but Remains Engaging During COVID-19

This spring, companies in almost all industries were forced to rescind internship offers and cancel programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But early on, health technology company Abbott (No. 8 on the 2020 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) decided that its high school and college internship programs were…

Mentoring Success Recipe

Abbott talent vice president offers best practices including involvement from the top, formal tracking and an egalitarian approach. By Eve Tahmincioglu A strong mentoring program requires buy in from senior leadership, formal monitoring and opportunities for all employees at every level to participate. That’s Abbott’s recipe for success when it…

Cox Communications' Jill Campbell: This Woman Is A Real Leader

Jill Campbell owes a remarkable career to a mentor who “saw something in me I didn’t see.” That man, Curt Hockemeier, was her boss when 22-year-old Jill took her first job at Cox Communications right out of college. She was happy in her job in communications (traditional for women), writing…

Why Top 50 Companies Beat Fortune 500 in Diversity Recruiting, Promotions

By Barbara Frankel There’s a reason DiversityInc Top 50 companies have more diversity in their management, CEOs, senior levels and boards of directors than Fortune 500 companies. They use established diversity-management best practices to build and retain a pipeline of diverse talent. Thirty-two of the DiversityInc Top 50 companies are…

VIDEO: Using Resource Groups to Reach New Employees

Click here to download the PDF of this presentation. Debbie Storey Senior Vice President Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer AT&T In her role as Senior Vice President Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer at AT&T, Debbie Storey is responsible for identifying and developing future leaders, companywide employee engagement and…

2013 Top Company for Talent Development: Time Warner

Top Company for Talent Development: Time Warner Accepting Award: Jeff Bewkes, Chairman and CEO Reasons for Honor: Accountability: To ensure an effective pipeline of talent from underrepresented groups, the company has Diversity Performance Goals for each division, with divisional CEOs signing off. Thirty percent of executive compensation is dependent on…