Profiles in Diversity Journal 25th Anniversary
Social Media Tool Helps Recruiters, Job-hunting Veterans Connect
For Veterans looking to connect to recruiters and other job-seeking Veterans with insight to share, there’s a tool to put in your belt. A social media site—one dedicated to doing just that—has just upgraded its connection tools so that Veterans can be easily identified by recruiters, as well as... Read more
BASF developed a holistic solution to draw the best and brightest, and then keep them engaged. To create innovative solutions for some of the most challenging issues facing our society—the need for clean water, a sufficient food supply, and more efficient use of resources, as well as improving our... Read more
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says employment in the field of logistics is expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020—faster than average for any profession.  Attracting and retaining diverse talent is essential to ensuring that Ryder stays ahead of the competition, grows the business, and delivers on its promises... Read more
We hear it all the time—an organization’s greatest asset is its talent. So, it’s no surprise that recruitment and retention are among the most talked about topics in HR. Yet, the best ways to recruit diverse talent and the most effective ways to retain employees are ever-evolving. As a... Read more
By Paula Larson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Newell Rubbermaid As a company rapidly expanding into new global markets, it’s critical that Newell Rubbermaid attract and retain an employee base that closely reflects our consumers worldwide. To do this, we are creating an “I want to work here culture.” My experience shows... Read more
By Ouraphone Willis, Director of Diversity Recruiting, UnitedHealth Group At UnitedHealth Group, building a diverse team of high-performing employees is key to achieving our mission of helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. As our customer base and businesses evolve, our recruiting... Read more
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges and over 200 academic programs emphasizing career education and experiential learning. Approximately 15,000 undergraduate and 2,900 graduate students are enrolled at the university, representing represent all 50 states and more than 100... Read more
By Dan Ryan, Principal, Ryan Search and Consulting I recently traveled to Mumbai, India, to attend the World HRD Congress, where I made presentations regarding organizational culture and strengths-based leadership. When I arrived, I found that the surroundings were pretty comfortable and the weather was a welcome change from... Read more
Why your search firm should be focused on supporting your efforts to attract diverse talent. By Tory Clark and Larry Griffin, co-founders and partners, Bridge Partners LLC If you are a human resources or diversity and inclusion professional, we imagine that you have probably had at least one of... Read more
Seattle’s CityU employs a three-step process to recruit and retain a diverse student body. As an institution focused on serving the working adult and transfer student, City University of Seattle (CityU) has developed some best practices for recruiting and retaining a diverse student body—a daunting task in today’s market.... Read more