As the founder of the National Diversity Council, I would like to welcome you to the first edition of the 2016 Michigan Diversity Council Newsletter. We are very excited about our past accomplishments in 2015 and look forward to a robust agenda in 2016. On April 26 2016 we will be hosting one of our most popular events, the Women in Leadership Symposium, which is being held in Detroit, Michigan.
The months of February and March seek to highlight the contributions of African Americans and Women, recognizing that their significant impacts have changed the fabric of the workforce and our communities. In celebration of February's Black History Month and March's Women's History Month...
According to a 2012 Gallup poll in which 120,000 U.S. adults participated, 3.4% identified themselves as either lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). This means today's workplace is more diverse than ever before; so, learning to embrace differences has become an imperative for organizational success. Therefore, employers are expected to create a culture of respect and inclusiveness in which differences can be embraced, and all employees feel accepted for who they are...
March 31, 2016 Member Meet and Greet
April 26, 2016
ON THE HORIZON!!
-Summer Solstice Meet and Greet/Workshop
-Diversity and Inclusion Conference
What does it take to lead a multigenerational workforce? This is a question that is asked by many millennials who are in a leadership position. The modern-day work force is comprised of four generations: Traditionalist, Baby boomer, Generation X, and Millennials. As a young leader, effectively managing a diverse workforce can appear to be a daunting task, however the keys to being a successful leader are authenticity, communication, and trust.
In today's economy, higher education can be critical for progressive career development. The job market continues to be competitive. More job seekers are pursuing a college degree that can enable them to acquire relevant employment opportunities as well as promotions...
"GameStop Corp. is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer operating more than 6,700 specialty stores across 14 countries. GameStop employs a vast and varied workforce and our passion for fostering and developing diversity at all levels of the organization is as strong as our passion for making your favorite technologies affordable and simple. We commit that the team at GameStop will be as unique as our diverse and evolving customer base and the communities in which we do business..."