Tag: Talent-development

Web Seminar: Ensuring Diversity in Succession Planning

Havingmanagement that is representative of the workforce and the marketplace will make your company more competitive. Our web seminar on succession planning featured three companies that have proven results in maintaining a successful talent pipeline. The presentersDavid Casey, Vice President of Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer, CVS Caremark; Susan…

Workplace Diversity: Do White Men Really Need Diversity Outreach

Workplace diversity includes ALL employees. But how do you reach white men and make them understand that they are part of diversity Generating buy-in from white men is a challenge in some companies, especially for middle management. Even the DiversityInc Top 50 companies are split on strategies, with some choosing…

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,…

Will Your New Mentoring/Sponsorship Program Succeed

Formal cross-cultural mentoring programs are increasing at DiversityInc Top 50 companies because, our data show, they increase diversity in management representation. Forty-six percent more managers in DiversityInc Top 50 companies participate in mentoring today than five years ago, and 100 percent now have formal mentoring programs (up from 72 percent…

Taliban-Fighting Girl's Life on the Line

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai will undergo emergency medical care from a team of specialized doctors in a Birmingham, England, hospital. The 14-year-old female-education activist was gunned down by the Taliban as she walked home from class, targeted for her high-profile efforts promoting the need for women’s equality in Pakistani society….

HR, Diversity & Mentoring: A Correlation to Talent Development

DiversityInc research shows that formal, cross-cultural mentoring has a direct correlation to talent development, which is measured in engagement, retention and rate of promotions. Dana Foote, partner, member of the diversity advisory board and co-chair of the Abilities in Motion Network resource group for people with disabilitiesat KPMG,reveals at our…

Increasing Engagement, Retention & Talent Development of New Black Hires

Increasing Engagement, Retention & Talent Development of New Black Hires Increasing Engagement, Retention & Talent Development of New Black Hires: Only 4 percent of CPAs are Black. Here’s how PwC is cutting that gap. Only 4 percent of CPAs are Black, but PricewaterhouseCoopers is looking to decrease that gap through…

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…

Cross-Cultural Mentoring: How IBM, E&Y & Kraft Increase Diversity in Management

What’s the key to achieving better engagement and promotion among Blacks, Latinos, Asians and women Provide them the career support they need early on with cross-cultural mentoring. Research, including studies from Catalyst, shows that women and people from other traditionally underrepresented groups do better than the general populationin terms of…

Diversity-Management Case Studies Reveal Why Companies Rise & Fall in the DiversityInc Top 50

By Barbara Frankel Diversity-management case studies provide companies with insights into their competitors’ strategies. There is always volatility onThe DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity listas the competitive set increases and improves in diversity managementand, simultaneously, as other companies lessen their commitment. When there is a major swing of more…