Inclusive Diversity and Inclusion Talent Management (DV227)

While most organizations establish talent management goals to ensure that they attract and retain employees who represent diverse groups, many fall short of these goals. This workshop offers a fresh perspective that reframes talent management by examining processes and practices for recruiting, on-boarding and engaging employees, through an inclusive lens.

This workshop offers:

  • A systemic approach to talent management
  • A broadened view of recruitment and retention
  • A paradigm shift of the on-boarding process as a lever for engagement

Key Outcomes

Examine and discuss:

  • Talent management, including a focus on strategy and organizational culture
  • A systemic approach to recruiting, on-boarding and retention
  • Tools for identifying organizational talent gaps and gains
  • Methods to connect recruiting to business goals
  • Strategies for impacting employee engagement through a systemic on-boarding process

Approach and Features

This two-day workshop features interactive exercises, a simulation case study as well as the development of an application learning plan to reinforce and apply key concepts. Participants engage in robust discussions that challenge current thinking about recruitment and retention. Networking opportunities are provided as participants from diverse industries, sectors and organizations share challenges, insights and best practices.

Key Topics

  • The importances of organizational culture in driving the success of the talent management strategy
  • Challenges and opportunities of recruiting and retention
  • Business drivers for talent management
  • The impact and influence of unconscious bias on talent management decision-making
  • Aligning business strategy, talent management strategy and D&I strategy
  • Emerging trends in recruitment and on-boarding
  • Identifying talent gaps and gains
  • Examining and advancing performance management, mentoring, succession planning, coaching and also systems, policies, processes and practices that influence recruitment, retention and on-boarding
  • Developing a balanced approach to quantitative and qualitative measurement

Who Will Benefit

D&I leaders and practitioners, HR leaders and practitioners and middle managers who want to broaden their perspectives on talent management as they identify and understand the impact of contemporary challenges and opportunities in the current business environment.

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David V. Ciliberto

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David Ciliberto, Founder of David Ciliberto Enterprises, is an independent human resources consultant with over 25 years of experience in human resources. Mr. Ciliberto focuses on diversity and inclusion, learning and development, management coaching and career transition. Throughout his years in HR, he has developed, designed and facilitated training programs around diversity and inclusion, ERG leadership, team building, supervisory, leadership and talent acquisition. He has held roles at financial services firms including UBS, Credit Suisse, HSBC, The Prudential and American Express. While at UBS, he ran D&I for the America’s supporting the Executive D&I Council and all ERGs. Additionally, Mr. Ciliberto has consulted with and has done speaking engagements for ION Media, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC nonprofit) The Howard Center, VT, CUNY, Montclair State University. Mr. Ciliberto also consults with Jennifer Brown Consulting supporting her clients around D&I Strategy, D&I Councils and ERGs. In addition to his Adjunct Instructor role at Cornell ILR, he works part time at Partners International as the SVP of Client Services and Career Transition.

Judy Clark

Judy Clark, Vice President and Inclusion Advisor for Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at PNC Financial Services.  In this role, she manages the implementation of programs that support regional diversity strategies across the footprint through collaborative market D&I councils, facilitates employee focus groups, leads the corporate D&I Partner Roundtable and manages strategic projects across Human Resources with a diverse lens.

Judy joined PNC through the National City Bank acquisition, where she managed the enterprise-wide intranet application, including communications, governance and relationships with line of business owners. Earlier experience includes over ten years of teaching and consulting, with a focus on communications solutions.

Judy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace College, an Associate Degree in Graphic Design from Lakeland Community College, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Cornell University Certified Diversity Professional / Advanced Practitioner (CCDP/AP).


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