The mission of the Center for Talent Innovation is to drive ground-breaking research that leverages talent across the divides of gender, generation, geography, and culture; and to create a community united by an understanding that full utilization of the global talent pool is at the heart of competitive success.
Disrupt Bias, Drive Value:
A New Path Toward Diverse, Engaged, and Fulfilled Talent
Companies finally have a detailed picture into how bias costs their organizations, according to Disrupt Bias, Drive Value: A New Path Toward Diverse, Engaged, and Fulfilled Talent by co-authors Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Ripa Rashid, and Laura Sherbin. The book is based on a Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) study, which surveyed 3,570 college-educated professionals—who were all working fulltime in white-collar occupations. With hard data, the authors reveal... READ MORE ABOUT THE REPORT
Sponsor Effect: Canada
Senior leaders in Canada rarely build sponsorship relationships with professionals of any background. Sponsorship, as the Center for Talent Innovation has found in prior research, is a crucial driver for the advancement of talent around the globe - and it's missing in Canada. What happens in its place is ad hoc advocacy, mostly for white professionals. As Canada becomes increasingly multicultural, sponsorship of people of colour and women can be the solution needed to diversify corporate leadership. READ MORE ABOUT THE REPORT
Disabilities and Inclusion
Using rigorous, nationally-representative data, the Center for Talent Innovation's report Disabilities and Inclusion has uncovered that employees with disabilities make up an enormous talent pool. The research finds that 30 percent of college-educated employees between the ages of 21 and 65 working full-time in white-collar professions in the U.S. have a disability, according to the new, broader U.S. federal definition of disabilities (finalized in 2016, the definition now more clearly outlines what are considered mental health and chronic conditions). Yet they face significant challenges... READ MORE ABOUT THE REPORT
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Tax-deductible contributions to the Center for Talent Innovation will help fund our new #DiversityPays campaign. Find out more about this link between diversity and competitive strength... READ MORE