Employers are finding new ways to improve diversity
in their organizations by recruiting more disabled
workers and utilizing their talents and skills.
ENABLING THE DISABLED
THE EAP SOLUTION
New data shows many organizations are starting
to deploy employee-assistance programs to help
managers resolve performance issues.
APRIL 2012 • $8.95
ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO DO A BETTER
JOB OF CHOOSING AND GROOMING THEIR
MOST TALENTED EMPLOYEES IN WAYS THAT
IMPACT BUSINESS PERFORMANCE.
Unilever North America’s
Chris Herrick, vice president
of human resources, left, and
Sandy Lukavsky, director of
the Hi-Po Process
BY MAURA C. CICCARELLI
Don’t let this belt-tightening, roller-coaster economy fool you. Short- term thinking isn’t the way out of this mess. Future leaders are. That’s why leading companies are investing in their high-potential employees. Take Unilever North America, for example. It decided
to create an action-learning-based program to develop its future leader pipeline.
Meanwhile, IBM has a highly competitive Corporate Service Corps that’s harder to
get into than Harvard. continued on page 16