Tag: Recruiting & Retention

Securing Diverse Leadership Talent: DHR International

By Dwain H. Celistan, Executive Vice President and Global Diversity Practice Leader, DHR International In the first quarter of 2014, less than 10 percent of the Fortune 500 CEOs were diverse (defined for this article as gender and ethnicity). Data for other leadership levels within these organizations are not as readily available, but most sources… Read the full article

What’s new in diversity and inclusion: Government of Manitoba

Recruitment and retention strategies must consistently be developed and improved upon for an employer to remain competitive in Manitoba’s labour market. Adding to the challenge of recruitment and retention is that of ensuring that the workforce is as inclusive and diverse as possible. To that end, the Manitoba government has continually implemented and updated policies… Read the full article

Web of Brilliance: Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Creates the First ERG for Introverts By Cheryl D. Cofield Director of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Georgia Institute of Technology Since first opening its doors in 1888, the Georgia Institute of Technology has long been known for its culture of academic excellence, and for fostering technological advances and innovation. As a science and… Read the full article

Developing a Welcoming Atmosphere: JBK Associates International

If the recruiting process is a courtship, then an employee’s first days set the tone for the marriage that follows. By Julie Kamph, CEO and Founder, JBK Associates International After more than a decade spent running a firm that specializes in diversity recruitment and retention, I’ve learned that success comes down to building genuine relationships.… Read the full article

Creating a Global Culture of Growth: Accenture

CEO for the U.S. and Senior Managing Director for North America Jorge Benitez, on the role an inclusive culture plays in enabling Accenture to attract and retain diverse talent worldwide. At Accenture, embracing inclusion and diversity in the widest possible sense—beyond gender, ethnicity, or religion—is part of our recipe for success. Our ability to harness… Read the full article

Creating an Engaged and Active Workforce: FordHarrison

FordHarrison is a labor and employment law firm with 27 offices across the U.S. A member of the global employment practice alliance Ius Laboris, our resources allow us to provide clients with sound legal advice, practical counseling, and excellent client service—no matter where in the world they operate. The firm believes a diverse and inclusive environment creates… Read the full article

The New Talent Management Paradigm

Integrating HR and Diversity Strategy By Edna Chun and Alvin Evans In a relentlessly competitive and fast-paced global economy, research reveals that executives in global corporations worldwide recognize the importance of diversity, as well as HR’s pivotal role in fostering inclusive talent practices. Yet, despite this recognition, some organizations still have failed to capitalize on… Read the full article

America’s Largest Employers Form New Free Job Board

A new job board, WeHireAmerica.jobs, has been set up to help fill more than a quarter of a million existing jobs.

Does a College Major Really Matter?

Does a college major really matter? “This latest survey reveals that the drum beat just continues to get louder and louder that colleges must prepare students with a broad array of skills and knowledge.”

Essential Job Functions are Significant Aspects of HR Compliance

By Nadine VogelPresident, Springboard Consulting LLC Essential functions job descriptions are a crucial component of HR compliance, especially useful in the mitigation of risk when it comes to the talent acquisition, management, and potential termination of individuals with disabilities. In light of recent changes made to the ADA and pending OFCCP legislation, essential functions has… Read the full article