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Recruiting Culturally Diverse Talent

Recruiting Culturally Diverse Talent

Business
Recruiting is one aspect of management, but it is one of the most important tasks you will do for your organization to compete in the global marketplace. If you do not recruit the right talent, no amount of good management and training will turn poorly selected staff into valuable members of your company. Cultural diversity adds a critical variable. Previously, diversity was about quotas and headcounts. Now diversity and inclusion initiatives have moved from a compliance issue and “it’s the right thing to do” to a strategic business advantage that stretches across international borders. As a hiring professional in the new global market, you must be aware of and exhibit the sensitivity and skills to identify attitudes, values and expectations in the cultural context of your recruits....
How To Build Relationships With Other Departments At Work

How To Build Relationships With Other Departments At Work

Career, General
Building and retaining cross-department relationships can positively impact large scale projects that affect more than one department in an organization. Businesses consist of many different departments who, as a collective whole, create organizational success or failure. How these departments work together can determine the long-term outcome for the organization. Everyone shares in a rewarding outcome when multiple departments work together to achieve a goal. This type of success will create an organizational culture that will spill on to future projects. When individual departments choose to create silos instead of working with other business partners, the results can spell disaster. The lack of expertise on a project can set the tone and leave a project in disarray. It can als...