Diversity Programme

The Diversity Programme is embedded in the Organization's Human Resource Strategy and operates in collaboration with the various HR and other services to ensure that the diversity principles are applied across the three axes of recruitment, career development and work environment.

Implementation

The diversity principles are embedded in the overall HR strategy and applied across the three main axes of recruitment, career development and work environment. 

Recruitment (initial / long term)

Talent Sourcing Selection Practice  

Career Development

Staff Learning Programmes

Leadership Development

Performance Management

Work Environment

Awareness

Support structures

 

Strategic Objectives 2012 - 2018

Seven strategic objectives for the years 2012 - 2014 have been agreed with the Enlarged Directorate for the three axes of recruitment, career development and work environment. They have been extended until the end of the year 2018.

  Strategic Objectives 2012 - 2018 Actions 
Recruitment # 1 - Improve distribution of under-represented nationalities through positive action in recruitment - "excellence" remaining over-arching criterion

Reinforce efforts at sourcing & shortlisting stages

Monitor to maintain progress & re-dress anomalies

  # 2 - Achieve optimal gender distribution in recruitment for all categories - "excellence" remaining over-arching criterion

Reinforce efforts at sourcing & shortlisting stages

Monitor to maintain progress & re-dress anomalies

Career Development # 3 - More gender role models

Succession Planning & Leadership Development

Coaching & Mentoring as appropriate

  # 4 - Propose parallel Career Development (scientific / technical & managerial paths in parallel)

Review Career Path Guide

Development Planning

Work Environment  # 5 - Propose exchange of ideas & understanding between generations and professions

Workshops in Departments or CERN-wide

  # 6 - Explore ways to improve work/life balance

Assess the necessity of email / meetings outside working hours  - impact within hierarchical relationship

Part-time, SLS, Work from home, etc.

  # 7 - Promote a work environment based on mutual respect and inclusiveness

Events & regular communication