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How employers can tap into global talent

  1. 1. Dawn FayDistrict President New York/New Jersey<br />Tapping into Today’s Global Talent for Tomorrow’s Business Successes<br />April 20, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Diversity and Inclusion Trends in 2010<br /><ul><li>The workforce is changing, evolving and diversifying
  3. 3. In 2009, the workforce was comprised of 75% women and people of diverse backgrounds</li></ul>Immigrants with advance education often have a harder time finding employment<br />“Reverse Brain Drain” <br />76 million Baby Boomers will retire in the next 20 years, creating a talent shortage<br />2<br />
  4. 4. Advantages<br />Advantages to companies with diverse workforce<br /><ul><li>Higher creativity and innovation
  5. 5. Varied viewpoints and skills
  6. 6. Increased adaptability
  7. 7. Remain competitively globally
  8. 8. Increased brand credibility
  9. 9. Increased profits</li></ul>3<br />
  10. 10. Where to look for Global Talent<br />Colleges and universities<br />NYU, Columbia University, Fordham University, George Washington University<br />Diversity related job boards and career fairs<br />diversityjobs.com; latpro.com; diversitycareers.com<br />Employee referrals<br />Networking<br />Community and alliance outreach<br />Upwardly Global, Ascend, National Urban League <br />4<br />
  11. 11. Successful strategies <br />To create an inclusive multicultural workforce,<br />companies need to:<br /><ul><li>Attract and retain top talent
  12. 12. Create a welcoming environment
  13. 13. Engage in diversity dialogue
  14. 14. Recognize individual differences
  15. 15. Promote and provide cultural training
  16. 16. Continuously monitor the program</li></ul>5<br />
  17. 17. 6<br />Cultural Diversity<br />DIVERSITY TRAINING<br />Does your company offer training on how to work more effectively with colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds?<br />17% Don’t know<br />37% No, but I think I would<br />benefit from such training<br />9% Yes, but I have not benefited from the training<br />31% Yes, and I have <br />benefited from the training<br />6% No, I don’t think I would benefit from such training<br />Source: OfficeTeam and IAAP survey of more than 340 administrative professionals<br />
  18. 18. Companies want to hire top talent, but in order to<br />do so, they must make sure they are looking at every<br />available talent pool. <br />7<br />
  19. 19. © 2009 Robert Half International. An Equal Opportunity Employer<br />

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