Hello and Happy New Year! For the past three years, the Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC) has been a dynamic platform for learning and dialogue surrounding the challenges and opportunities of diversity in the workplace. We have listened to member feedback regarding programming topics, and overwhelmingly, we heard that your most pressing workplace diversity issues focus on recruiting and retaining talent. So in 2013, we will tackle the topic with a series of programming that features industry experts and highlights best practices in our region.
The month of May has been designated as Asian-Pacific Heritage Month - a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The celebration of this month originated in a congressional bill introduced by Reps. Frank Horton of New York and Norman Y. Mineta of California in June 1977.
Apr 2013 Connecting Resources: Showcasing Recruiting
May 2013 Invisible Cultural Ropes
Jul 24 2013 Membership Information Session/Meet & Greet
Sep 18 2013 Creative Onboarding Solutions: Creating A Dynamic New Hire Experience
Oct 2013 Development Programming to Retain and Grow the Talent you Want
Nov 2013 Career Pathing
I have the privilege of working in San Francisco as faculty member in the management discipline of a university that focuses primarily on business. Working in this location has provided a “front row seat” to the innovation and disruption that results when new businesses, most often led by driven entrepreneurs, apply their creativity to the design of their organizations. Often, one of the many hallmarks of these successful young entrepreneurs is the way they exercise leadership.