BEI’s Hiring and Promotions Task Force completed a series of recommendations for employers to support diverse talent recruitment and advancement in March 2022.
Hiring and Promotions Task Force Recommendations
Education to Workforce Talent Pipeline – Data Analysis
Interactive data visualization highlighting the pervasive disparities in education outcomes for Black and Hispanic children and adults in Indianapolis and Indiana and the troubling consequences.
Racial Gaps in Education to Workforce Talent Pipeline Report
The Learning and Talent task force developed this research paper and its related interactive data tool to analyze education and workforce data to identify disparities in education outcomes for Black and Hispanic children and adults in Indianapolis and Indiana, along with their troubling consequences.
Education and Workforce Development Program Database
Explore a database of 200 existing education and workforce development programs in Marion County, Indiana that complements the BEI Learning and Talent Opportunities Taskforce’s recommendations for companies to improve education and workforce development outcomes for Black and Hispanic individuals and identifies specific programs and initiatives in which the corporate community can engage.
Provide training for your workforce on DE&I topics
Consider your workforce’s skills limitations for hiring and serving minority populations by offering implicit bias or anti-racism trainings.
Employer-provided Benefits and Supports for Post-Secondary Education
Increase access to and persistence through post-secondary education participation through employer-provided benefits and supports (e.g., FAFSA completion support, financial literacy curriculum, tuition assistance programs, etc.)
Expand access to high-quality early learning program participation
Expand access to high-quality early learning program participation by an employer-offered benefit program, stratified by family income, that improves the affordability and accessibility of high-quality early learning.