Diversity In Action

Diversity In Action No.11

Conduct formal training programs.

According to the Association for Talent Development's 2014 State of the Industry Report, organizations spend an average of $1,208 per employee on training and development.  Ensure your top talent feels invested in and cared for so that they see themselves at the organization for the long hall.  Take a look at what other industries are doing to avoid a revolving door.

  • "Things to Consider for Your Corporate D&I Training/Mentoring Program", Alix Montes, Wunderman 
  • AT&T Technology Operations Developmental Program: The Engineering & Operations Development Program gives employees the opportunity to collaborate with project teams on multiple real-world assignments. They gain experience across the AT&T Technology Operations organization, including departments like Technology Planning, Radio Access Networks, Network Performance Management, Domain 2.0 Systems Engineering, Networking, and many more.  
  • Avery Dennison Global Operations Leadership Development (GOLD): The GOLD program offers a unique opportunity to learn and train in two cross- functional business rotations that are chosen based on an employee’s background and skills, career passion and the needs of the business. As a part of a global company, GOLD Associates have the opportunity to work in multiple locations throughout North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe.
  • Bank of America’s Consumer Academy: Bank of America recently expanded their employee learning and development program, known as the Consumer Academy, reinforcing their customer-centric culture, supporting the brand in the marketplace, and fostering career growth and professional development for all Consumer employees.
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Leadership Development Program: a highly selective opportunity for aspiring leaders to join an interdisciplinary community of achievers. Managed by the FCA US' Corporate Audit team, CLD participants work with and lead cross-functional audit project teams to receive an accelerated learning opportunity.