Competitive companies, organizations and government agencies know that diversity matters. Why? The demographics of the nation must mirror the workforce.
Why diversity? It’s the customer; it’s the worker; thus, it must be the executives.
Research shows that organizations that unleash the potential of diverse talent innovate faster and see better business results. It starts by attracting proven talent with diverse perspectives, experiences and contributions, then building and nurturing an environment where everyone can do their best work.
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts are underway at three prominent executive search firms, reflecting both their clients and the workplace they serve to populate: Caldwell, Korn Ferry and Heidrick & Struggles:
Caldwell Launches D&I Advisory Council
At Caldwell, the search firm has just launched a D&I advisory council, aimed at providing strategic insight, external accountability and expert guidance to Caldwell clients in developing diversity & inclusion strategy and programs, and aligning goals, people and processes.