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Diversity in the workplace: the case for building diverse teams

Workable

Diversity in the workplace is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. Diversity in the workplace is about providing equal opportunities so that employers can discover and work with talented people from all walks of life—not just those who attended the best universities, have the most prestigious connections, or are most likely to be your drinking buddies after work. Ethnically-diverse companies are 35% more likely to earn above-average revenue.

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Diversity in the workplace: the case for building a diverse team

Workable

Building a diverse team is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. Diversity in the workplace is about providing equal opportunities so that employers can discover and work with talented people from all walks of life—not just those who attended the best universities, have the most prestigious connections, or are most likely to be your drinking buddies after work. Key figures for a diverse team. Diversity begets diversity.

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The Business Case For Diversity In The Workplace [VIDEO]

SuccessFactors

Did you know that diverse companies outperform non-diverse companies by 35%? Besides the many financial benefits, isn’t hiring a diverse workforce the right thing to do? It’s amazing that in 2016, we’re still having issues with diversity in the workplace. As an example, if an interviewer sees that a candidate didn’t attend college, they might perceive them as less competent than they actually are. Workplace diversity research. Diversity examples.

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What is blind recruitment – and does it work?

cipHR

Discover why hiding personal details from candidates’ applications helps to improve the diversity of new hires, and how to introduce it to your organisation using an ATS. Blind recruitment is gaining traction as an effective way to recruit more diverse staff. Muslim women are three times as likely as women in other social groups in the UK to be unemployed, according to a 2016 report by the Women and Equalities Committee.

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Workplace Communications: The Power of Employee Ambassadors

SocialChorus

Last week, I attended IABC’s World Conference in Vancouver and had the privilege of recording a couple of episodes with some industry veterans and voices while in attendance. Chuck Gose: Have you kept track of how many World Conferences you’ve attended? Then, I attended on later in Washington. I’ve attended two in Vancouver … Two in Toronto, one here in Vancouver, one in New Orleans. Chuck Gose: Financially, time commitment.

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Brenda Gadd: “Create your own mission statement”

Thrive Global

Since 2003, Brenda Gadd has been managing campaigns and influencing public policy at the highest levels of state and national government. In 7th grade, I attended a field trip to the state capitol in Nashville. It was a pivotal election to shift control of the state senate back in 2003.

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“Write in a journal.” With Michael S. Seaver & Parveen Panwar, Mr. Activated

Thrive Global

Then, you can design strategies to limit your exposure to the person or situation, or develop new skills to handle the situation next time you’re confronted with it. My wife and I moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2003 to escape Michigan’s snow and join a growing economy.