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Monday, September 14, 2015
2015 NorthCoast 99: Shades of Great Read on Inside Business Three NorthCoast 99 winners demonstrate how diversity fuels a great workplace. Like a work of art, great workplaces are crafted with a broad palette of employees with varying backgrounds and life experiences. Diversity isn’t just a required training topic; it’s a critical part of creating an environment in which top ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
Monday, September 14, 2015
Niche chambers zero in on member needs By: Rachel Abbey McCafferty Read on Crain's Cleveland Different demographic groups have specific challenges that can be difficult to bring up in a mainstream chamber, says N. Michael Obi, chairman of the recently formed Presidents’ Council Business Chamber. For African-American-owned businesses, that can include the challenges of becoming certified ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
LGBT small businesses getting a diversity boost with corporate vendor support By: Marcia Pledger, The Plain Dealer Read article on Cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio – Gil Kudrin didn't have a business plan when he purchased with credit cards a bunch of white T-shirts and started printing his own designs. For him, entrepreneurship started with a street vendor's license, business ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article
Monday, August 10, 2015
Plexus hosted two workshops in July and August to expand knowledge on the LGBT buying market and provide a basic overview of LGBT cultural competency as it relates to the workplace. For more information on bringing a session like this to your business, department or team contact us . Workshop Handouts LGBT Cultural Competency Business Development Takeaway Guide Genderbread Person Diversity Wheel ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education