Best Practices in Accountability, Recruitment and Mentoring

April 24, 2012 2:28 pm

Diversity management is an integral part of business success for the DiversityInc Top 50. Successful diversity management starts with visible leadership and a commitment to diversity goals at the most senior levels, said the four CEOs and 17 senior executives who spoke at a DiversityInc event.

This game-changing strategy allowed 20 companies to move up in rank on The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. Additionally, three companies moved onto the list from DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies list and two companies made the list for the first time.

More than 300 chief diversity officers and senior-level managers—representing 110 companies from 24 industries—attended the 10 sessions over two days.

Winning the War for Talent: Best Practices in Mentoring, Recruitment and Promoting Women

These four learning sessions featured seven speakers including three CEOs who spoke directly to current trends in diversity management. The sessions highlighted the need for accountability in leadership and firm CEO commitment to drive diversity in talent development and recruitment throughout an organization.

Watch the full videos of each session, which include:

A keynote address by Mark Wagar, president and CEO of Empire BlueCross BlueShield, on the importance of diversity leadership at the senior level >> Watch the video



Beth Mooney, chairman and CEO of KeyCorp, discussing mentoring/sponsorship and how women can dispel stereotypes to rise to the highest levels of male-dominated organizations >> Watch the video



A presentation about how to find and nurture global talent by Maritza Montiel, deputy CEO and vice chairman of Deloitte >> Watch the video




An interactive panel on the best strategies for developing female talent, featuring Jodi Davidson, Sodexo; Jim Norman, Kraft Foods; Rhonda Crichlow, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Karyn Twaronite, Ernst & Young >> Watch the video



Building Cultural Competence for Global Diversity and Inclusion

Day two of the event offered three learning sessions and two interactive panels, featuring one CEO and 14 senior executive speakers. The sessions focused on trends in global diversity and how to maximize talent on a global scale with innovations in diversity management.

Watch the full videos of each session, which include:

Tom VossA Q&A with Tom Voss, president, CEO and chairman of Ameren, and DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti about visibility and accountability >>Watch the video



Raymond BrownAttorney Raymond Brown’s discussion about the intersection of corporate outreach in societies that have different views on human rights >>Watch the video



Global Resource Groups PanelAn interactive panel on best practices for establishing and maintaining successful global resource groups with Lisa Mink, Dell; Sarah Siegel, IBM; Eugene Kelly, Colgate-Palmolive; and Jennifer Christie, American Express >> Watch the video



Courtney McAnuffA presentation by Rutgers’ Vice President for Enrollment Management Courtney McAnuff on how to achieve quality, quantity and diversity in recruiting >> Watch the video




Global Assignments PanelAn interactive panel on global assignments and how to maximize those experiences for high-potential employees, featuring Linda Clement-Holmes, Procter & Gamble; Patricia Rossman, BASF; Sarah King, Wyndham Vacation Ownership; and Nancy Calderon, KPMG >> Watch the video



Barbara FrankelThe second installment of DiversityInc’s in-depth global research from 17 countries, presented by DiversityInc Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Barbara Frankel, on the meaning of “inclusion” and how different industries compete for global talent >> Watch the video



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