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Innovative Ways To Use Higher Education Diversity Programs

Want to find an industry that’s making progress in creating a more diverse workforce? Take a look at higher education diversity programs and check out the results. The importance and benefits of diversity in the workforce is not a new fact. Racially diverse teams outperform non-diverse ones by 35%. Gender-diverse companies are 15% more likely to earn above-average revenue. The statistics go on. But for an industry like higher education, diversity really matters. Within student populations in higher education, diversity has been a priority for quite some time. But, that priority was less emphasized among faculty and staff until more recently. Statistics show, however, that under 20% of the nation’s professoriate consists of persons of color, and in certain disciplines, that number falls to under 10%. Looking at gender, under 10% of STEM professors are women, and for women of color that number ...

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WEBINAR: Best Practices For 2017 Higher Education Workforce Planning

There is an industry where people work well past the average retirement age with no plans of stopping. This is the same industry that constantly needs to innovate and adapt to current global standards to remain relevant and functional. This industry affects the futures of thousands of young people who come through its doors. This industry is higher education, and it is facing some major HR challenges that need to be addressed in 2017. How can these challenges be met? The answer is pretty clear: effective workforce planning. Workforce planning will be crucial for any successful higher education institution in 2017. And if you’re eager to find out why that’s the case, we think we can help. On February 15, prepare yourself for the best higher education webinar you’ll participate in this year. This webinar will give you the tools you need ...

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