Their employees have volunteered over 2 million hours to help those in need. They have given out over 38 million in grants and loans which they distributed to 30 Community Development Financial Institutions, and these grants and loans help support diverse
This too, has strengthened my value of belonging to the community and feeling good about where you live and work. Throughout my career, Advia has provided me many opportunities to be involved in the community and has taught me the value of contributing. I now regularly volunteer for Michigan Blood, for an annual blood drive. I work for my township, due to my experience and connections from my credit union and I get to use 3 paid days to volunteer for local charity events throughout the
They are always giving back to the community. Just this Christmas Miejers had a thing where kids could apply to get a gift card to buy gifts for their family. There were only twenty $100 gift cards, but forty kids showed up. So they said which twenty kids are they going to give the cards to but Miejers said were going to give all forty kids gift cards.
Verizon Communication strives to be a workplace that enables all employees to achieve their potential. Acknowledging diversity and promoting a diverse work environment help develop innovative ideas, problem solving, improved morale, efficiently improves, and develops an inclusive environment. This plan will show the benefits that can be achieved by creating an environment acceptant of a diverse workforce. Strategies
Discriminatory and Non-discriminatory practice A setting must have a code of practice and policies which make sure discrimination cannot occur and that they are not breaking the law. Nursery setting must recognise and respond to the needs of the individual who access their setting. Discrimination is behaviour or action that is motivated by unfair beliefs. This can take a range of forms and can take place for a multitude of reasons and usually occurs through lack of knowledge and an understanding of diversity, every childcare professional must be conscious of the fact that a child or young person will experience some form of discrimination against them throughout their time in school, a child may be discriminated against for any reason; because
Although most of my involvement has centered around politics, where I have been an active volunteer in the current election cycle, my service also extends to the homeless community in the Quad Cities. After recognizing the extent of homelessness in Davenport, my friend decided to start a nonprofit 5K to benefit a local shelter and I immediately joined in the venture. By working with the shelter rather than independently, we were able to avoid the faults set forth in To Hell With Good Intentions. Our good intentions have donated over $10,000 to King’s Harvest Ministries, who uses funds in a way that raises the standard of living for the local homeless
I. Attention Getter: Ola Joseph said: "Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness." II. Thesis Statement: Our society is full of different people, and I am here to convince you to encourage and support diversity within the workplace and in our school.
Mid-term: Diversity and Inclusion SOWK 681: Managing Diversity in a Global Context Crystal D. Gordon University of Southern California Background and Motivation This paper will examine an organization (i.e., non-profit) with headquarters in the United States, which has inclusive practices and policies at various inclusion levels (e.g., within the company, with the community, with state/federal programs, and internationally). For the purposes of this paper, Goodwill Industries Inc. will be analyzed to determine whether the company demonstrates an understanding and respect for diversity. Goodwill Industries Inc. was founded in 1902 and is currently based in Rockville, Maryland.
Diversity and inclusion are implanted in UnitedHealth Group's estimations of Integrity, Sympathy, Connections, Development and Execution and are important to satisfy our general mission to enable individuals to live more advantageous lives and to help improve the wellbeing framework work for everybody. UnitedHealth Group's responsibility regarding assorted variety and consideration enables our representatives to contribute their best work, teaming up to be the transcendent wellbeing and prosperity business and group accomplice of decision. By utilizing the profundity of an assorted workforce, we can better address the issues of the inexorably multicultural customers, groups and people we
Successful strategies link diversity progress directly to business results. (www.diversityinc.com/diversity-management) Diversity in the workplace means bringing together people of different ethnic backgrounds, religions and age groups into a cohesive and productive unit. Advances in communication technology, such as the Internet and cellular phones, have made the marketplace a more global concept. In order to survive, a company needs to be able to manage and utilize its diverse workplace effectively. Managing diversity in the workplace should be a part of the culture of the entire organization As a group we discussed diversity management and realized that the world is a big place and there will always be diversity.
Diversity management can defined as an activity that recruits diverse employees such as women and minorities into the workforce and it’s also can increase the competitive advantage of the organization. (Stone 2013). By applying diversity management, a more productive environment will be created so everyone would have a feeling of they are being valued and their talents are being fully used resulting in their organisational goals are achieved.. (Kandola and Fullerton 1994, p. 56). Equality legislation helps the employers to know better on how to recruit and treat their employee fairly and also helps to promote diversity in the workplace. (Nibusinessinfo n.d).
Furthermore, the company is efficient at measuring their diversity goals. As proven earlier, the company measures diversity’s impact by the “representative mix on the board of directors” (CanÌas, Sondak 2014). However, other ways the company measures their success through satisfaction surveys, the percentage minorities hired and by setting number goals, such as hiring 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2025.
The objective of this argumentative essay is to achieve the highest understanding of workforce diversity. What is workforce diversity? Why work force diversity is important? What are the benefits an organization and contract worker receives? How can an organization exploit and retain maximum benefit from diversified skills each employee’s possess for overall organizational success?