Tag: DEI strategy

Embracing A Holistic Approach to DEI in 2024

The past three years have been an arduous journey for HR leaders to say the least, navigating the landscape of the pandemic, the loss of talent during the Great Resignation, and continued economic uncertainty. Amidst this, I’ve seen first-hand a significant shift emerging within the HR industry– a resounding rise in an employee-first mentality by […]

Best of DEI Content 2023

This year, there was not only pushback from diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) initiatives by some organizations, but there was also pushback from DEIB programs in various industries. Despite these setbacks, fostering an environment of DEIB is more important than ever – and the businesses that embrace these values are the ones that will thrive […]

BPO: The Missing Link in Your HR’s DEI Strategy

The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry has been a transformative force for organizations, offering more than just cost savings and efficiency gains. One area where BPO can offer significant value is in addressing the critical issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace. The DE&I Challenge in HR Conversations with HR leaders frequently […]

A Focus on Fixing the Ecosystem

Great leaders are often borne of necessity. They see something wrong with the current state of affairs and decide they should make a personal effort to change things for the better. That’s the case with the subject of this installment of our series on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders: Hallam Sargeant, Chief Inclusion and […]

Centering: Practical Strategies for Sustaining DEI During Challenging Economic Times

We’ve heard this story before. In times of economic downturn, some of the first programs and positions on the chopping block are those connected to DEI. In February, workforce data company Revelio Labs revealed a 33% churn rate for DEI-related roles compared with 21% for non-DEI roles. The question leaders now face is how to […]

Early Experiences with Diversity Leads to Lifelong Passion

Patricia “Pat” Mayers is the Senior Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Manager at Seismic, a global enablement platform that was recently placed on the prestigious Forbes Cloud 100 List. Mayers’ unique background includes a childhood spent growing up abroad, and she attributes her passion for DEI, at least in part, to the race-relations culture shock […]

5 Ways to Recalibrate Your DEI Strategy

With market instability looming, companies can’t afford to fall short on productivity, which requires hiring and retaining top talent for critical roles. To stay competitive and relevant in today’s fast-paced business landscape, leveraging the benefits of diversity and inclusion is a must, but many companies seem to put diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts on […]

Best of Faces of HR: Diversity Edition

It’s HR Diversity week here at HR Daily Advisor, and we couldn’t be more excited! Since Monday, we’ve run a gamut of free virtual events and resources to help organizations incorporate successful diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) initiatives in their workplaces. For this week’s Faces column, we’re diving deeper, spotlighting a few diversity HR […]

Lifelong Passion Leads to Opportunity for Change

So many of the diversity and inclusion leaders we meet through our series on DEI leaders took circuitous, unexpected routes toward their roles. They stumbled into DEI leadership positions through twists of fate and happenstance. Erin Mitchell Richeson, vice president of inclusion and diversity (I&D) for Cox Enterprises and the subject of this installment of our series […]

How to Improve Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy, Starting with the Hiring Team

Most recruiters and managers agree that a diverse team is critical for developing creativity, innovation, and growth toward a better bottom line. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are vital pillars in talent and hiring, especially today. A diverse workforce consistently indicates happier and healthier employees working in an environment where they feel respected—not to mention the countless benefits […]