Working Collaboratively With HR: Recruitment & Talent Development

Can a decentralized diversity-management strategy help your company achieve its recruitment and talent-development goals It’s how Toyota Motor North America successfullyfacilitates collaboration for results across its four business units globally.

Dana Green, national manager, Corporate Diversity & Inclusion, and Nikki Nance, corporate manager administration,discuss at our diversity event how the car manufacturer’s innovative approach to diversity-management and HRenables the entire company to find, recruit,engage and retainthe best talent, especially from underrepresented groups. Watch the video below.

Toyota Motor North America, No. 41 in the2012 DiversityInc Top 50,is one of eight leading companies that presented at “Managing Relationships Between HR & Diversity Departments” held in New York City. Visit for a schedule of our upcoming learning sessions.Also, register today for our diversity web seminar on diversity councilson Oct. 16, where executives from Kellogg Company and Comcast will provide case study examples to help you implement a successful diversity councilor better utilize the one you haveto drive measurable results.

For more on Toyota’s innovative recruitment and talent-development strategies, watch thisInnovation Fest! presentationHow Recruiting People With Disabilities Solved Toyota’s Costly Problemwhere executives detail howthe companyleveraged its employees with unique talents to speed up its production line, improve public relations and diversify its workforce.

Video Minutes:

0:00:00 How Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing & Finance Collaborate

0:01:15 Senior Execs Lead as Diversity Champions

0:02:14 Building Accountability for Diversity

0:03:30 Recruitment: Launching Mentoring Programs

0:04:25 Diversity Training for Diversity Champions

0:05:00 Diversity Benchmarking & Measuring Data

0:06:33 Executive Diversity Advisory Board

0:07:34 Recruitment: Work/Life Benefits, Messaging & Job Postings

0:10:52 College Recruiting

0:12:20 Talent Development & Measuring Employee Engagement

0:19:29 Toyota’s Two Pillars:ContinuousImprovement & Respect for People

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