Diversity and Inclusion

Move beyond demographic diversity to cognitive diversity and a culture of inclusiveness

Organizations with diverse perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures perform better. The future of diversity and inclusion moves beyond thinking demographic diversity to include cognitive diversity—the blending of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives within a team. Learn to embed diversity into your entire talent management system (from hiring all the way to performance management, development, and leadership) to create a true culture of inclusiveness. In a culture of inclusive diversity, organizations realize the full potential of all employees.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Forecast and plan the workforce your organization will need to succeed in the future.

Learn the skills required to integrate quantitative measures such as headcount planning and workforce analytics into a qualitative decision framework that can inform and transform organizational strategy.

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Learn More about Diversity and Inclusion with our Top Resources

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D&I Data Sources that Inspire

February 26, 2019 | Amanda Reid | HCI

Finding inspiration for Diversity and Inclusion strategies can take many forms.  Observing a situation in real life can inspire a theory.  An offhand comment from a colleague or a stranger can inspire an “ah-ha” moment.  For me, finding inspiration rarely involves googling a topic or reading a listicle.

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The Relationship Between Versatility and Diversity Among Leaders

January 24, 2019 | Andrea CinqMars | TRACOM Group

Most large organizations have made strides to increase diversity in their workforces, and many implement diversity training to help their leaders and employees be more aware of the issues faced by a diverse workforce. But too often this training fails to achieve its desired results and can leave people feeling confused about what concrete steps they can take to benefit from an understanding of diversity; in essence they miss out on the more important aspect of Diversity & Inclusiveness initiatives -- the “inclusiveness” element of the equation.

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Diversity and Inclusion: An Economic, Social, and Workforce Imperative

November 6, 2018 | Tamara Phillips & Frank Dobbin | HCI

Despite growing awareness, recognition, and investment in diversity and inclusion initiatives, massive disparities in job opportunities persist among various demographic groups. And, despite the growing diversity of the global workforce, leadership levels of most companies look strikingly similar to the white male dominated leadership teams of the past.

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Closing The Gender Gap

August 22, 2018 | Tom Tonkin, Marilyn Nagel

Explore the current challenges and practical solutions regarding gender diversity.  Then engage in a discussion that offers concrete ideas to move your organization towards gender parity with specific steps that you can take to create an environment where the best minds, ideas and leadership can thrive.

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Building Inclusion

August 8, 2018 | SkillSurvey | HCI

Building a culture of inclusion will take commitment, vision, and resources. A fair and unbiased hiring process based on objective data will be fundamental to any successful diversity and inclusion. And while opening the door to opportunity can have a positive impact on your bottom line, knowing that you’re building a culture that values every employee and customer is its own reward.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

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In an economy driven by innovation, disruption and constant change, strategic workforce planning is a crucial competency for HR professionals seeking to align workforce strategy with overarching business goals.

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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Move your career forward.

Master strategic workforce planning, the most sought-after skill in talent management today.

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