Diversity and inclusion are important elements in any business or organization at all levels; be it corporate, community, federal, private sector, or small business. Furthermore, these elements are not only important but they may also be required. This group will showcase ways and reasons how and why your company needs to focus its diversity and inclusion efforts and how to accomplish these goals.

We all know a diverse workforce can provide tangible benefits to a company besides just fulfilling legal compliance and good faith efforts. In fact, as markets expand, globally being able to understand and reach out to the individual needs of people from other cultures and regions will be paramount. A multicultural, talented, and trained employee base gives companies that key advantage.

Diversity recruitment is one of the hottest topics in corporate America today. The latest census results firmly established that the ethnic make-up of the U.S. is changing at a rate faster than anyone has anticipated. Corporate America is already aware of the changing demographics; in fact many corporate front-runners established diversity initiatives back in the mid-90s. More than a decade later, the bottom-line results have not been measured in dollars, but rather in the demographics of women and minority recruitment, retention and supplier diversity.

This group is for the HR Professional, Recruitment Team, Compliance and Minority & Community Resource Officers and Mangers. In this group we will welcome information, tips, suggestions and resources that are geared to our specific area of expertise as well as highlight those Companies and Businesses who are actively seeking to seek and improve their standing in the area of Diversity and Inclusion and Minority Recruitment. We will encourage the exchange of ideas and implementation of new concepts through our sharing of information and ideas.

Please join our new Diversity and Inclusion community and begin to contribute.