Comcast NBCUniversal's Juan Otero: Diversity & Inclusion Have Always Been at the Heart of My Journey
Otero talks with DiversityInc about his new position, the importance of mentoring and sponsoring, and offers career advice.
BASF implemented a robust diverse candidate slate initiative a few years ago and yielded positive results. In this webinar, the company outlines the problem it is trying to solve, its strategy in doing so and tactical actions it took.
PwC and AT&T give insights into how they address race and have meaningful dialogues about it with employees. Both detail their strategies and give plenty of nuggets that other organizations can adopt.
Abbott's Sarah Schmit and GM's Tonya Hallett give career advice on topics ranging from being open to taking on new roles and what to do when you don't get the role you wanted to how to find a mentor and how to manage work/life integration.
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Molly John, Audit Partner at EY: "I recognized that my mentors/sponsors were making an investment in me and my career; thus I made it a point to truly listen to feedback and accept any type of coaching with an open mind. Although I could have advanced without my sponsors, my path would have been much different and likely more challenging to navigate without their support."
"I always look for people who have a broad spectrum of ideas who do not necessarily think just like me but can challenge me on a lot of different aspects," says Thomas, a Managing Director in Accenture's Infrastructure Operations practice and co-lead of the African American employee resource group.
Thomas is a Managing Director in Accenture's Infrastructure Operations practice and a leader of the African American employee resource group. He gives his take on the value of diversity and inclusion.
Wells Fargo's Lisa Stevens, Executive Vice President, Regional Banking Executive, Western Region, discusses the importance of community service, the power of positive thinking and embracing change.
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Research from Accenture found allowing an employee to be their authentic self is linked to advancement, and Rah Thomas is a good example.