The Push for Rainbow Talent in Global Mobility – Part 5

Rainbow Talent is diverse

Welcome to a world beyond the spectrum, where the ordinary becomes extraordinary and colors come alive with their own unique talents. In this captivating journey, we delve into the depths of a rainbow’s palette and unravel the hidden treasures that lie within. From the vibrant reds that ignite passion to the soothing blues that inspire serenity, each hue possesses a remarkable gift waiting to be embraced. Join us as we explore the awe-inspiring talents of a rainbow and discover how we can unlock our own potential by embracing the diversity that surrounds us. Whether it’s the powerful leadership of indigo or the creative genius of yellow, there is a lesson to be learned from every shade. Let us venture beyond […]

The Push for Rainbow Talent in Global Mobility – Part 4

Rainbow Talent

I recently started this series of posts on the push for “Rainbow Talent” in Global Mobility. The Push for Rainbow Talent in Global Mobility is a series we created for Pride Month to raise awareness of the issues diverse and queer talent might experience in the realm of Global Mobility. In Part 1 we focused on the WHY and in Part 2 on the HOW. Here we focus on the benefits of a more inclusive Global Mobility program. In part 4 we will focus on WHAT you can do to change with ten concrete action steps. We discussed the background here (Part1) and here (Part 2). I’ve also given you lots of reasons why it makes sense to support Rainbow […]

The Push for Rainbow Talent in Global Mobility – Part 3

Ayeesha

Benefit From Being More Inclusive in Global Mobility In the first part of our series, “The Push for Rainbow Talent,” we have focused on why this topic is important and why we must address it. The Push for Rainbow Talent is our series to raise awareness for the less-represented talent groups in Global Mobility. This post focuses on how you can benefit from being more inclusive. Even though the global business case for boosting Diversity and Inclusion is clear, we seem to have gone backward when trying to reach our diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. If you want to expand your global competitiveness, you need to be a pioneer of equal opportunities, promote acceptance and understanding, and highlight the value […]

The Push for Rainbow Talent in Global Mobility – Part 2

Rainbow Talent

In our last post, we explained why we need to push for more Female and Minority Talent in Global Mobility and how we include a number of people under this rainbow umbrella. We even coined #RainbowTalent. Why is this worth talking about? Picture this scenario: a leading multinational company must select somebody with the right skills to establish its first overseas division and have two equally strong candidates. Alice just got married and, in their best intentions but without consulting her, leadership decides that she would not like to go on assignment as she is likely to be starting a family. The opportunity is therefore offered to George.  What do Alice and George think twelve months later?  Alice versus George […]

The Push for Rainbow Talent in Global Mobility – Part 1

Ayeesha

Why We Need to Support Rainbow Talent The Push for Rainbow Talent in Global Mobility is a series we created for Pride Month to raise awareness of the issues diverse talent might experience in the realm of Global Mobility. Although international organizations have a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) objective, according to a report by KPMG (2018), many need to catch up due to failure to understand how Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion impact Global Mobility.  Another KPMG (2018) survey highlighted that most Global Mobility Programs do not need to have specific Diversity and Inclusion objectives as part of their strategy. 70% of the companies with diversity and inclusion practices in place stated that this was due to a strong business […]