Friday, May 25, 2018

Diversity and inclusion: A strategic imperative - INSURANCE BUSINESS

Attracting a diverse mix of employees is the best way to serve clients and the insurance industry knows this. Having spent the past 25 years in this industry, I have seen diversity and inclusion practices become more easily –  and wisely – woven into the fabric of many organizations. 




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CHRO Influence Expands in Promoting Corporate Diversity - HUNT SCANLON

A new report by Heidrick & Struggles urges companies to take a harder look at their efforts to achieve diversity. HR leaders, said the search firm, must be more prepared than ever to instigate difficult conversations in three distinct areas. Let’s take look at the latest findings.




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Leadership needed now more than ever, Canada’s top female military officer tells legal professionals - THE LAWYERS DAILY

Lt.-Gen. Christine Whitecross knows about assessing risk. While she and her security team were deployed in Afghanistan, she was tasked with meeting members of an Afghan training facility in a valley. The Taliban knew she was in the area and told the training facility not to let her in when she arrived.




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This Latina VP Believes This One Trick Will Help Build A Diverse Pipeline - FORBES

Carly Sanchez has led with a people first mindset since the beginning of her career in higher education, now as the Executive Vice President and Head of Talent Acquisition Strategy and Delivery at Wells Fargo she is able to scale her impact.




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Investing in Diverse Talent Gives Healthcare Employers an Advantage - ATD

Identifying, developing, and retaining top talent is a critical function for any business that relies on its human capital to interface with customers and drive revenue. The value of diversity in the hiring process and the workforce is higher employee engagement, innovative business solutions, and high levels of productivity.




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Sexual harassment – is accountancy next for #MeToo? - ACCOUNTANCY AGE

Sexual harassment is big news at the moment as numerous big Hollywood names have opened the floodgates and encouraged individuals to come forward. So, is accountancy next for #MeToo?




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Us Too - The Globe and Mail

Bill O’Reilly. Harvey Weinstein. Charlie Rose. Despite the Me Too reckoning underway south of the border, corporate Canada has yet to fully confront sexual discrimination, harassment and assault in the workplace.





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