Category: PDJ

Why Doing a Good Job Might Not be Enough

In today’s tough business climate, getting ahead is tough for any professional—whether seasoned executive or entry-level. And while every organization has their rules and regulations, as mandated by handbooks, performance review procedures, or by senior leadership, others are left implicit—unwritten—for employees to decipher on their own.

Diverse Teams Deliver Gold-Medal Results

By Jennifer Anderson Marketing Director, Pitney Bowes Mail Services In 2009, I had the honor of being asked to Chair the Pitney Bowes Employee Giving Campaign, a position that involves leading a diverse group of select employees at all levels, from all divisions. As Chair, I faced significant challenges posed by the global economic environment.… Read the full article

Leveraging Engagement and Inclusion for Business Results

By Debra Clayton Human Resources Manager, Verizon As a Human Resources manager, I work closely with my clients to identify and develop solutions for issues impacting the workforce. Increasingly, it has become a challenge to effectively respond to constantly changing economic, customer, and workplace requirements. To identify areas of opportunity, my team conducted field visits… Read the full article

Aligning Workplace Flexibility to Business Productivity

By Anna Pintsov Vice President, HR innovation AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company Workplace flexibility is a topic that is discussed almost on a daily basis. As our workplaces become more inclusive, we must continue to refine our flexibility programs. During these tough economic times, some employers have answered the call by instituting new programs to… Read the full article

Beyond Sensitivity Training: Building a Diversity Training Program

By Tisa JacksonVice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Union Bank, N.A You may have heard the adage that training is a process and not an event. As you build a diversity training program, you must go beyond basic ‘sensitivity training’ and a problem-oriented approach, and aim for a deeper level of organizational change. In the… Read the full article

Corporate Diversity Training: Is Yours Meeting 21st Century Needs?

Diversity training is evolving. Dr. Marie Philippe explains how organizations can capitalize on it.

The Future of Diversity Training

By Linda Jimenez Chief Diversity Officer and Staff VP – Diversity & Inclusion WellPoint, Inc. I’ve been a diversity practitioner for 13+ years and have been involved in some aspect of diversity training within each industry in which I’ve worked—property and casualty insurance, grocery retail, pharmaceutical, hospitality and healthcare. Following the inauguration of our first… Read the full article

Kathy Hopinkah Hannan – KPMG

Kathy Hopinkah Hannan Title: National Managing Partner, Diversity and Corporate Responsibility Company: KPMG LLP Corporate Headquarters: New York City, NY Website: Primary Business: Audit, tax and advisory services Employees: 21,000 (US) Vision of the Future What diversity and inclusion challenges remain today? One of the challenges facing diversity and inclusion will continue to be… Read the full article

Jimmie Paschall – Marriott

Jimmie Paschall Title: Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Global Diversity Officer Company: Mariott International, Inc Corporate Headquarters: Bethesda, Maryland Website: Primary Business: Global hospitality Revenues: $10.91 billion Employees: 300,000 including franchised properties Vision of the Future The concept of corporate diversity and inclusion (D&I) continues to evolve. Leveraging D&I is increasingly seen as… Read the full article

David Casey – CVS Caremark

Vision of the Future David Casey Title: VP, Workforce Initiatives and Diversity Officer Company: CVS Caremark Corporate Headquarters: Woonsocket, Rhode Island Website: Primary Business: Health care, retail Revenues: Nearly $100 billion Employees: More than 200,000 In an earlier life as a recruiter for a staffing firm, I remember frantically scurrying around the office to… Read the full article