Yearly Archives: 2013

  • 2013 in Brief

    Posted on December 18, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

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  • Center for Talent and Innovation Report

    Posted on September 29, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      Adapt, change or die, says the famous business motto. These findings in this report by the Center of Talent and Innovation show that innovation draws on diversity in two ways: employees with inherent diversity best understand markets and end-users that companies today are most keen to reach; and leaders with acquired diversity are best […]

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  • Diversity, Innovation and Market Growth

    Posted on September 29, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

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  • Center for Talent Innovation research reveals vast majority of companies are losing out on innovation

    Posted on September 29, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

    Findings show lack of diversity in senior leadership impacts performance and market growth. NEW YORK, September 25, 2013 – The vast majority of white-collar employees in the United States, 78 percent, work for companies that fail to realize their full innovative potential because their leadership lacks the inclusive behaviors needed to effectively “unlock” the innovative […]

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  • After DOMA – What It Means For You

    Posted on July 10, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      “After DOMA: What it Means For You” LGBT Organizations Fact Sheet Series details many of the ways federal agencies accord legal respect to married same-sex couples. The guide includes 14 factsheets on the following topics: Bankruptcy, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Federal Employee Benefits, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Immigration, Medicaid, Medicare, […]

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  • Domestic Partnership Employment Benefits FAQ

    Posted on July 10, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      Won’t domestic partner benefits cost too much? Domestic partner benefits incur only a minimal increase in health care costs, and most employers do not find that dramatic numbers of employees use the policy. Yet employers agree the benefits of offering equal employee packages in terms of public relations and attracting new employees is very […]

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  • How Can You Create An LGBT-Friendly Workplace?

    Posted on June 4, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      Article from DiversityInc “When Pfizer sought to explore ways to reach smokers with its smoking-cessation product, the pharmaceutical giant tapped its talent pool last year for ideas. Since studies indicate a higher percentage of the LGBT population smokes cigarettes than the heterosexual population, Pfizer identified leaders from within its LGBT-colleague population to partner with the multicultural-marketing […]

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  • How Committed is Your CEO and Top Management to Diversity and Inclusion?

    Posted on May 21, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      We have all heard that in diversity and inclusion initiatives need support and drive from the very top to be successful.  So how do CEOs and top management show their commitment to diversity and inclusion?  We have asked a few diversity professionals for their opinions and have distilled their replies here. “CEO commitment for […]

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  • The Price of Incivility

    Posted on May 17, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      This article appeared earlier this year in Harvard Business Review and looks at how rude and disrespectful behavior, often from the top, affects a company’s bottom line.  When employees are treated badly, this reflects negatively on the company’s performance and services to the clients.  Needless to say, there are more ways than one to […]

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  • 5 Reasons To Hire People Who Don’t Fit the Culture

    Posted on May 11, 2013 by Violeta Iguchi in Updates.

      Article by: Kazim Ladimeji Hiring for culture fit is one of the key hiring mantra in the modern recruiting world. In fact, there are studies that show that one of the main reasons that new hires fail is due to a lack of culture or attitude fit in one form or another. But, the […]

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