Elisa Vincent on Demystifying The E in DEI

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Equity is the fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all people. It is action-based and requires that we identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of all groups. In this course, Elisa Vincent, Vice President of Global Talent Enablement at Skillsoft, explains the importance of equity and its place in the organization.


  • Acquire insights on understanding what equity means.
    Acquire insights on how to assess whether equity exists in the workplace.
    Acquire insights on how to attract diverse talent.
  • Acquire insights on how to establish equity through talent development.
    Acquire insights on how to design and enable equity.


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    1.  Defining Equity
    4m 1s
    Whereas equality means each individual or group of people is given the same resources or opportunities as everyone else, equity recognizes that each person has different circumstances and needs, so requires a unique and different set of resources. Find out why there is so much focus on equity today. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Equity at Work
    3m 4s
    Equity is an exercise in both empowering people and rebuilding the systems and processes that support their development and success. Equity is about changing the structures and systems that create the inequities in the first place. Find out how to assess whether equity exists in the workplace. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Starting with Equity in Talent Acquisition
    3m 45s
    Building truly diverse organizations starts with talent acquisition. For talent acquisition leaders today, there are three areas to focus on to attract diverse talent: build an inclusive brand; audit your job requirements; and avoid performative storytelling. Find out how to attract diverse talent. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Establishing Equity through Talent Development
    2m 52s
    Although recruitment may get diverse candidates into an organization, development and career enablement are what keeps them inside. There are three areas requiring focus when building and supporting equitable talent-development strategies and practices: 360 performance management, leadership development, and employee resource groups. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  How We Can All Take Action
    2m 50s
    Continuous practice, interaction, involvement, and empowerment of diverse voices is key to success for designing and enabling equity. We can all take action by checking in with ourselves by collecting 360 feedback on how we are relating, leading, and supporting others at your network. Find out how to design and enable equity. FREE ACCESS


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