5 moves that actually increase diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Since the protests over the police killing of George Floyd, companies are looking for ways to combat racial bias and discrimination at work. The stats are jarring. Diversity training is often the go-to after a diversity PR disaster.

Video: Striving for inclusive diversity

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Giving people the chance to share personal stories and experiences can lead to greater levels of connection. An inclusive conversation series launched by Allstate has led to some of these deeper connections and allowed those within the organization to be respectful of one another and learn about different perspectives, says Aisha Ghori Ozaki, Allstate’s manager of inclusive diversity. We’re really lucky that it’s built into the fabric of the organization.

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Video: Positioning remote learning for diversity, equity and inclusion

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The shift to remote work, and therefore remote learning, presents a number of different challenges and opportunities in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, says Charlie Chung, vice president of business development and solutions consulting at NovoEd.

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse? The Big Picture.

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Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. This was following backlash the makeup giant received after American R&B artist SZA tweeted about Sephora employees accusing her of stealing and calling security on her while she shopped at a California store. locations so its 175,000 employees could complete a four-hour anti-bias training program, also following a racial profiling incident in a Philadelphia store.

Podcast 28: How Tasty Is Your Product Training? – With Mike Martin, CLO of SAP Litmos

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 28 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 28 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Today I have the pleasure of talking with someone who is both an experienced learning practitioner and an instructional technology innovator. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Product training can be a source of strategic advantage.

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The CLO Holiday Wish List

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We love tearing those ribbons and wrapping paper off and enjoying the surprise of what lies beneath. Of course, we usually just share these experiences with our loved ones, but what if we could do the same in the professional realm? Ok, I know; you can’t really gift wrap a trend, but you get the idea. These are the things that I’d like to see more CLOs perceive as gifts we get to play with more in the year to come.

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The Economic Virtue of Teaching Diversity

CLO Magazine

After traveling the United States in the early 1800s, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville noted, among other things, that cooperation and association are not easy virtues to learn, but embracing both makes possible freedom and democracy. If today Tocqueville toured an American university or corporation with a diversity and inclusion program, I believe he would see freedom and democracy at work. Diversity is inclusion; that’s what we say here.

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How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

In 1994, software company Asymetrix released ToolBook, a computer-based training authoring tool that made it possible for virtually anyone to create web-based training programs. It was a defining moment that changed the way companies think about how and where employees learn. Since then, online learning has gotten cheaper and easier to create and store, making it possible for learning groups to disseminate millions of pieces of content to serve every learner’s needs.

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No Status Quo for the CLO

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Mike Prokopeak is vice president and editor in chief at Chief Learning Officer magazine. There’s no playbook for becoming a CLO, and if there’s one simple fact that shines through from the hundreds of formal interviews and countless more conversations I’ve had with learning leaders, that’s it. The backgrounds of learning leaders are diverse, fascinating and often surprising. According to recent research, that’s not the case anymore.

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Diversity and leadership development go hand in hand

CLO Magazine

I was recently reviewing a number of articles in the business press about needed changes in leadership development. There were many excellent takeaways, including the need for more individualized leadership programs and the importance of not limiting growth and development to formalized programs, as well as valuable insights from heads of learning and development in major organizations. Furthermore, companies rarely measure diversity.

CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning

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Don’t wait for business leaders to come to you, said David Jackson, partner at Mercer. Use business leaders’ annual goals to identify what competencies will be most critical to help them achieve success. Leaders can then complete competency assessments to establish baselines and identify training to further develop these competencies,” said Mike Gaines, director of strategic alliances at Halogen. Invite business leaders to learning teamwork sessions.

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There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

CLO Magazine

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. To get the best talent possible, you need the widest and deepest pool of candidates possible. Sadly, some companies make excuses such as “we just didn’t get any diverse candidates applying for the job” or “our industry is made up mostly of white men, so that’s who we hire.”

Talent Economy’s Guide to Diversity and Inclusion

CLO Magazine

This editor’s letter originally appeared in the newest quarterly publication of Talent Economy. To check out the full guide to diversity and inclusion , visit quarterly.talenteconomy.io. . The weeks leading up to the springtime deadlines for this publication were full of notable accomplishments for black Americans. Beyoncé performed at Coachella, making her the first black woman to headline that festival. People want diversity.

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CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground. Learning’s role is getting bigger not smaller in this economy,” Prokopeak explained. Symposium Plus, a new version of CLO’s fall event, is a direct response to that. Eric Weiner.

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Continuous Learning is strategic to business

Origin Learning

‘Small Is Beautiful’ – A popular quote, derived from the book of the same name, is synonymous with the world-renowned British Economist E F Schumacher,who picked it up from his teacher Leopold Kohr. That a title of a book would go on to be listed among the 100-most influential books published since World War II bears testimony to its relevance even now! Cloud-computing, virtual, immersive learning and augmented reality too are catching up in a big way.

Who leads your DEI function, and how do you support them from an organizational perspective?

CLO Magazine

Having diversity, equity and inclusion that is well-incorporated with an organization’s overall business strategy, as well as having someone at the helm of the function, has been a goal for leaders for some time now, but recent social unrest has escalated these efforts across the United States.

Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., has held many different personas, both in her career as a learning and development professional and beyond. She later earned her master’s in computer science from Northwestern University with the goal of working toward a career in technological development. The program, sponsored by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) focused on applying technology as a tool for the L&D industry.

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Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear. Take networking, for example — the “do’s and don’ts” can be pretty mysterious to multicultural employees.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011.

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Executive order takes aim at diversity training, starting with new restrictions on federal contractors

CLO Magazine

The order seeks to regulate how diversity training is conducted within the federal government as well as by federal contractors and recipients of federal grants. The order does not yet extend its training prohibitions to all federal grant recipients. The U.S.

Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

Technology is indisputably transforming learning. The scope of learning in the organization is growing, and sometimes shrinking, as a result. There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. It’s understandable if learning executives are feeling a little bit shaky. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role.

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Checking the DEI box is not enough

CLO Magazine

The protests and outrage sparked by the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many others this year forced many of us to ask ourselves difficult questions about our role in perpetuating or combatting institutional racism. Diversity & Inclusion DEI diversity and inclusio

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What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

The rise of the contingent workforce, the ranks of which are filled with increasing numbers of men and women working for “Me Inc.,” is changing business demographics around the world. Blame it on today’s dynamic business environment. The rise of the gig economy may present new challenges for businesses and learning leaders, but it’s also creating new opportunities to capitalize on the skills and perspectives transient workers bring to each project.

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Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. She remembers the one who learned upon returning from an everyday walk that he’d lost his father suddenly and swiftly to a brain infection. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s diversity collaboration with Wallin Education Partners, Lawler will never forget.

The Business of Development

CLO Magazine

How does someone who went to college to become a high school math teacher end up leading learning at Nordstrom? The answer is simple: She loves finding solutions. Jesse Schlueter, vice president of learning and leadership for Nordstrom, leverages her passion for numbers in her role managing the development of the retail giant’s 72,000 employees. We strive to provide our employees with the resources they need to succeed in their roles.”.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. By strengthening communications skills and building a “same language” framework for the workforce, these initiatives not only foster individual development, they enhance collaboration and productivity and contribute to cultural cohesion.

Re-entry in a recession

CLO Magazine

Six months into COVID-19, organizations are moving away from work-from-home concerns to focus on employee re-entry, with an eye toward talent engagement and retention — all amidst newly heightened awareness around diversity, equity and inclusion. Dealing with the downturn.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011.

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CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

CLO Magazine

There’s a constant push and pull taking place in the learning function. Sometimes there’s a need for more control and consistency across the organization. Stephanie Speights has been at the forefront of that debate for more than a decade. And that ability to tie learning into the organizational strategy is in demand. Thank you to our episode sponsors: This episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast is brought to by Bridge, the makers of Practice.

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How to make remote leadership development work for your business

CLO Magazine

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent millions of Americans home to clock in from their couches and join meetings via Zoom. While some employees will eventually return to the office, many employers have seen the benefits of offering flexible hours and remote work. One survey by Gartner found that 74 percent of chief financial officers expect at least some workers to work remotely on a permanent basis, even after the pandemic passes. What should the focus be?

The critical first step to building strong organizational DEI

CLO Magazine

Many organizations have publicly pledged to better weave diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and programs throughout all levels of the business in order to establish a more supportive, inclusive culture. And we realize now that this was not the right approach.

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A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

CLO Magazine

To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. Rob Lauber never intended to be a learning leader. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst.

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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. The “Extended Enterprise” Worldview. What exactly do we mean by the term “extended enterprise” ? Think of learning programs that reach beyond employees. However, serving diverse audiences can be tricky. Ask a learning tech analyst.

Embrace Learning As a Driver for Change, Inclusion

CLO Magazine

Walgreens Boots Alliance Global Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton. The Spring 2017 CLO Symposium officially began on Monday in Bonita Springs, Florida. I’ve been to a lot of these events, and I’m biased — I work for Chief Learning Officer after all — but the sense of family is always palpable. It’s the mark of a good conference, I think. But the really good conferences? They teach, you learn, and you feel at home, while you’re away from home.