Articles Tagged With diversity and inclusion
Investing in an inclusive workforce is a national readiness imperative
Talent leaders have a profound opportunity to meet today’s hiring needs while building a stronger workforce. At Lockheed Martin, building more inclusive talent pipelines is vital to the success of the company and its mission.
How to build a strong culture of diversity and measure your efforts
Diversity, inclusion and equity should be the epicenter of every business. These values are the backbones of an open-minded company that celebrates differences and knows how to leverage them to establish a happy workplace.
Observer, ally, advocate: Seizing the moment and committing to DEI
In part two of this series on DEI, we’ll explore how organizations can make enterprise-level changes to demonstrate advocacy in their community, the nation or even on the global stage.
Observer, ally, advocate: The journey of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion
The journey to advance DEI applies both at the micro-level and the macro-level. In part one of this series, we’ll explore how individuals can support each other and contribute to an inclusive culture.
Do your D&I efforts consider socioeconomics?
Financial security is a critical but often-overlooked dimension of social identity. Talent leaders must work to recruit, retain and re-energize emerging leaders from all economic backgrounds.
DEI: Why hiring alone isn’t a magic fix
While hiring practices are a critical component of a DEI program, to be successful, they must be flanked by other efforts, including a comprehensive plan that creates a culture shift toward a more inclusive, diverse and equitable workforce.
Failure: The key to success in overcoming bias
Talent leaders must channel their fears effectively to demystify how to approach equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
How to reduce bias in talent review meetings
There are many strategies to successfully reduce bias when making internal talent career and development decisions.
Psychological safety: an overlooked secret to organizational performance
Psychological safety is an essential foundational component for innovation, divergent thinking, creativity and risk-taking — but it should not be confused with comfort. There are a number of small behaviors leaders can cultivate to help their teams take more interpersonal risks to increase psychological safety.
Re-entry in a recession
This time is an opportunity to focus on outreach, inclusion and training.
A look at skills assessments, bias and stereotypes
Do strengths and skills assessments perpetuate gender bias and stereotypes? It’s a complicated question.
Video: Striving for inclusive diversity
Aisha Ghori Ozaki, Allstate’s manager of inclusive diversity, talks about the company's treatment of inclusive diversity as a core value.
The kids are alright
Rather than focusing on differences that are irrelevant to the company’s mission, focus on the energy and fresh talent that every new generation brings. Channel this toward ways to keep the organization competitive and vibrant while also doing a better job of retaining new talent with meaningful work. Here are 4 strategies for leaders to get the best from their younger workers.
Video: How can leaders better support Black employees in the workplace?
During this very human movement — amid social demonstrations, protests for systemic change and public outcry against acts of violence and police brutality — it’s important to also think about how people are impacted in your organization. Leadership should create a safe space for meaningful conversation and posit the organization as a place where Black people and people of color can feel supported.
Inclusion is practice
To create sustainable change, inclusion needs to become a mainstream part of organizational life.