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2012-02-28 09:57:40

A nationwide study of racioethnic representation between retail employees and their customers finds that mirroring a customer base improves consumer satisfaction and employee productivity — and contributes to nearly $100,000 in annual gains or losses per store. Analyzing data from 739 outlets of a major U.S. department store, the researchers found that representativeness improved customer satisfaction and increased annual productivity by $625 per employee. Given the study's average...

2012-01-25 06:35:00

LONDON, January 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hays has revealed new figures showing that the number of female directors in British boardrooms has reached its highest level, suggesting that some of the UK's largest companies are embracing the business benefits of diversity. With more organisations recognising the associated benefits of a diverse workforce, mandatory quotas could become redundant. In the latest 'Hays Journal', the recruitment specialist provides insight on how...

2011-11-16 10:16:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board, the global business research and membership organization, announced the release today of an innovative scenario modeler designed for companies seeking to increase the gender diversity of their boards. Developed by The Conference Board and Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in partnership with The SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University, the model draws on historical data from 2,749...

2011-10-05 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Corporate Council, a non-profit organization, which has been in partnership with corporate America since 1985, and provides its member companies a multi-layered approach and resources to maximize the diversity of the Hispanic market, held its first session of the 2011 Fall Member Meeting & Think Tank, on Tuesday, October 4th in Omaha, NE. This two-day conference highlights "The New Face of Hispanic...

2011-10-04 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced highlights of the 2011 NAMIC AIM and WICT PAR Cable Telecommunications Industry Diversity Survey. Benchmarked data vital to the advancement of ethnic and gender diversity in cable, the results of the NAMIC AIM (Advancement Investment Measurement) and WICT PAR Initiative (Pay Equity, Advancement Opportunities...

2011-09-29 10:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is celebrating workplace diversity by hosting its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit today themed "Join the Conversation about Civility." Diversity and Inclusion Leaders from many North Texas Fortune 500 companies will participate in the dialogue about diversity and inclusion initiatives, fostering civility in the workplace, and sharing best practices. Joining this year's conversation as Keynote Speaker is...

2011-09-26 06:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Corporate Council, a non-profit organization, in partnership with corporate America since 1985, which provides its member companies a multi-layered approach and resources to maximize the diversity of the Hispanic market, will hold its 2011 Fall Member Meeting & Think Tank, on Tuesday, October 4th and Wednesday, October 5th in Omaha, NE. This two day conference will highlight the "The New Face of Hispanic...

2011-09-12 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, November 2, 2011, the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC Mid-Atlantic) will present Mae Douglas, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for Cox Communications, its inaugural "Diversity Champion Award." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/PH65243) The award will be presented at a reception to be held at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum,...

2011-08-31 12:07:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Commonwealth Compact has announced the launch of Phase Two of its Talent Source database, enabling employer members to search for professional women and persons of color for opportunities relating to Board and Commission opportunities, networking, event information and career opportunities. Zapoint SkillsMapper provides a crucial component of the system by helping identify talent by skill set and matching those individuals...

2011-08-31 12:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first annual review of the state of diversity in the legal profession from the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession clearly points to a serious problem in the pipeline, despite numerous programs, studies and individual efforts to effect change in the representation of diverse groups in the profession. The review shows that the legal profession continues to lag behind others with slow progress and that minority lawyers take...