Sunday, June 16, 2013

GE Healthcare : A Driving Force in Diversity



GE Healthcare is the healthcare unit of the gigantic conglomerate General Electric Company, and it is based in the United Kingdom. It is one of the leading manufacturers of diagnostic imaging equipment, such as MRI, ultrasound, and CT scanners.and other state-of-the-art devices such as surigical and clinical scanners and monitoring systems like ECG monitors.  Aside from these, GE Healthcare develops software technology that helps medical staff track patients and locate equipments, thus reducing the time a patient has to wait for treatment. Such innovative technology has resulted in a more efficient hospital and patient care management.

As its mother company has a diversity of businesses in the areas of energy, health and home, transportation and finance, so is GE Healthcare diversed in its products and services. Moreover, diversity is a reflection of how GE and all its subsidiaries like GE Healthcare run their business. This commitment to diversity thus extends to its workforce by bringing together individuals, cultures, ideas together to create a stronger company and a better world. Wherever GE and its subsidiaries are located in the world, they reflect both the local communities they serve and the people with whom they do business. It offers career opportunities even to veterans,  students, and hourly-paid workers, for it is through a diverse workforce can creativity, productivity, innovation thrive, as well as giving the GE conglomerate a competitive edge.

As such, GE businesses, including GE Healthcare, provide several programs, such as:
          Internships and Co-ops for University Students
          Entry-Level Leadership Programs
          Experienced Leadership Programs
         
GE has been successful in its drive for diversity and is a “reflection of the integrity of their leadership and builds a strong foundation for future leaders to continue the Company's tradition of inclusiveness.”

For its relentless efforts in diversity, it has been recently recognized as among the Top 10 of Diversity MBA Magazines 50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership: Best Places for Diverse & Women Managers to Work listing for 2013.

Truly, diversity is very much alive in the corporate world of GE Healthcare, its people and the communities it serves. 

To be updated on the latest job openings at GE Healthcare, head over to DiversityWorking, the largest diversity job board online.

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