QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux When the year ends, we tend to retrospect. February 2009: Experiences and Learning on Respecting people This essential post touched upon the issue of respecting people at workplace. Two diverse experiences shaped up this post and lessons learned from these experiences are still very relevant. August 2009: Quality is Happiness This short piece received some interesting responses.

A-Space (Facebook-like) Is Making a Difference Across the U.S. Intelligence Community

Conversation Matters

This report provides an overview of an exploratory scientific, qualitative study conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Knowledge Laboratory in April- June of 2009. The primary benefit that A-Space brings to analytic work is a venue for seamlessly incorporating cognitive diversity to address complex analytic issues. Research indicates that cognitive diversity, (e.g. I'm posting the Executive Summary of a study I conducted with the Defense Intelligence Agency.


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A Wiki for Generals

Conversation Matters

With complex issues there is a need for in-depth discussion that makes use of cognitive diversity that can only be achieved by engaging in an on-going dialogue among those most impacted by the issues. But if they do not, then having a corresponding Wiki up where the principles that guide how the Army fights OCO available for an in-depth discussion that might result in a change to doctrine, would seem to be of equal importance to the frontline addressing ATTPs.

The Problem and the Fix for the US Intelligence Agencies' Lessons Learned

Conversation Matters

Coming together as a group to reflect on and discuss the total process increases the identification, validity, and usefulness of lessons by engaging a diversity of thought and experience. engage each person involved in the work process in the reflection process in order to bring diversity of insights and experiences. It is human nature to try to understand “what went wrong” but there is an equal amount, if not more, to be learned from studying successes.


True Faith HR

We demand "quality" products and services and try to achieve "equality" and "diversity" in the workplace. Let''s get it out there: I have no sense of smell (what the medical community calls anosmia ). It is not the result of taking Zicam or some strange head injury. I don''t ever recall having the ability to tell one odor from the next. I cannot tell you the difference between a rose or a daffodil. Despite beliefs to the contrary, I can still taste.

Jorge Sun of LendingFront: “Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds”

Thrive Global

Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds. Having gone through the economic downturn in 2008 and 2009, I learned that the three most important things for an executive to do are to be available, be visible, and be decisive. Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives. several studies show that companies with a greater degree of diversity at every level perform better than their less diverse counterparts. Technorati Tags: Economist , conferences , diversity. ► 2009.

Five trends that will define corporate social responsibility in 2020.


We pride ourselves on being purpose-driven in every aspect of our business, from the diversity of our experts to the breadth of our employee wellness resources to the values by which we operate. You can expect to see more positions like Corporate Responsibility Specialist, Sustainability Analyst, Social Impact Associate, and Development and Diversity Manager open up in the near future. Did you know that back in 2009, 15% of organizations were already offering paid volunteer days ?

Q&A with HR Tech Influencer: Brian Sommer


After the Great Recession of 2009, employers were unprepared for the sheer volume of applicants (and many unqualified applicants) that were seeking new employment. Employers weren’t looking to improve their diversity/inclusion efforts much then; however, that must be front and center now.

What is blind recruitment – and does it work?


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.

RedBranchWeekly: Action-Packed Recruitment Tips & Management Ideas

marenated HR

From hiring a more diverse workforce to understanding what drives candidate interest, these recruitment tips, management ideas and success stories will leave you with actionable ways to approach your own talent management strategy. Check out what @ClearCompany & @WCN_eRec have to say about #diversity hiring in #RedBranchWeekly: Click To Tweet. Generation Z are those born between 1995 and 2009. There are many ways to ensure equal compromise for both you and your employee.

18 Top Brands Changing Their Name to Avoid Racial Bias


A recent statement on Twitter outlined the team’s stance on social justice and equality. Popular country music trio the Dixie Chicks will now be called “The Chicks” after a name change in response to protests that have put a spotlight on racial equality. ” According to the article, sports teams at all levels are following suit and will see changes to their names and mascots, all in an effort to stand on the side of social justice and equality.

Is Sexism Still Holding Us Back?

Inpower Coaching

One of my 9 Lives readers tipped me off to an article that is a must-read for any woman engaged in or thinking about working for a paycheck: “Home Economics: The Link Between Work-Life Balance and Income Equality ” by Stephen Marche. Marche notes: In 2009, Pew reported that 54% of men with kids younger than 17 believed that young children should have a mother who didn’t work.

Why the Key to DEI Initiatives is Data

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Since June, there’s been a renewed urgency in corporate America to prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives. It’s a small step that indicates CEOs realize genuine diversity and inclusion will require more than meeting EEO guidelines and checking off boxes.

Female Managers: Change Agents or Just Cogs?


who worked for a leading firm in the information services industry between 2005 and 2009. For fundamental change to actually occur, the authors say, the increasing number of women managers must be matched by an organizational culture that is committed to gender equality, fostering initiatives to reduce tokenism, and encouraging women to positively identify with their gender in the workplace. compensation gender diversity HR profession

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows


As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. EPA (Equal Pay Act). Male and female employees must be compensated equally for the same job role. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (passed in 2009) expanded the EPA significantly. You must maintain diversity records for your workforce and individual employees. million. That’s what it cost Bass Pro Outdoor World to settle an EEOC case in 2017.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019


This prediction is based on the renewed focus on diversity in the workplace. Diverse organizations work better. Less is equal to more. Big is equal to beautiful. Don’t be surprised to see an increased demand for skills like Digital HR , design thinking, strategic workplace planning, agile working, and diversity and inclusion. Diversity will continue to be a strong focus.

Core Company Values: 12 Inspiring Examples

Achievers - Recruiting

Value and develop our employees’ diverse talents, initiative and leadership. In 2009, 3M deployed an all-in-one recognition solution that performed with flying colors , increasing engagement by seven percent with 99 percent of employees actively using the platform. Equality.

Student Veterans Serve as they Achieve Higher Education


Since 2009 more than a million veterans have pursued higher education, according to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. Student veterans have completion rates equal to or better than others. Just like other nontraditional students, student veterans bring diversity to the higher education experience. They bring life experiences and cultural diversity to their education.

What are the leading causes of employee grievances?

HR Digest

Work philosophies, opposing personalities, and diverse ways of approaching tasks/problems among employees are also sources of grievances at work. Uncomfortable office temperature has the highest employee complaint, according to IFMA’s study in 2009. Lastly, having too many employees of equal or similar authority at work may increase chances of conflict-related employee grievances in the workplace.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace


The ADEA Took a Hit in 2009. Unfortunately for people over the age of 40, a 2009 Supreme Court decision weakened the ADEA. Even though Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) attorneys found reasonable cause to pursue only 3.1% The language you use in your employee handbook can be as simple and inclusive as this: [COMPANY NAME] is committed to a diverse workforce, and it is our policy to provide an equal employment opportunity to all candidates and employees.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management


Are pay increases distributed equally between female and male employees? billion in back wages have already been recovered by the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division since 2009. Read more about this topic: Product Update: Risk Management related to leadership succession, employment legislation, and workforce diversity is front and center. No business is immune to risk, especially when it comes to its workforce.

Creating a Culture of Allyship at Work

Career Metis

There is no shortage of resources out there that can build your inclusion awareness, to help you understand the inherent value of inclusive and diverse spaces. She talks about an equation she adapted and shares in her book, “racism equals prejudice plus power, plus intent. “If Immigration in America became equal to Mexicans, Mexicans that were sneaking across the border.

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3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

This GitLab article, titled “ What Not to Do When Implementing Remote ” is a fantastic resource: “Remote work isn’t something you do as a reaction to an event — it is an intentional approach to work that creates greater efficiency, more geographically and culturally diverse teams, and heightened transparency. 2009).

Marisa Pizza of the Farmingville Residents Association: 5 Steps That Each Of Us Can Take To Proactively Help Heal Our Country

Thrive Global

Marisa became involved in Farmingville in 2009, when the community was in the height of a racial divide. I actually joined the organization in 2009, when I had settled into ‘adulting’ a bit. Farmingville is a diverse working-class community. We are equals.

An In-Depth Look at HR’s Role in Employee Engagement


The Power of Equality: How to Empower Your Employees and Drive Impact. This article by Tony Prophet, Chief Equality Officer at Salesforce, and Nellie Borrero, Global Inclusion and Diversity Managing Director at Accenture, shares research-backed information about keeping employees happy. Known as the MacLeod Report, this groundbreaking report compiled in 2009 for the British government is still a go-to source for understanding the importance of employee engagement.

“Care about what people think to a certain extent” With Sammy Courtright

Thrive Global

In 2009, only 10 percent of companies were female co-founded companies. It’s a myth that persists despite multiple studies showing that increasing gender diversity in the workplace greatly impacts an organization’s bottom line.

“Inclusive learning environments” With Penny Bauder & Janet Wolfe

Thrive Global

A diverse workforce in STEM fields is critical to a team’s creativity and success in problem-solving. Finally, STEM majors often yield high paying job opportunities, and it is important that women have equal access to these positions.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

The inability for employees to freely discuss pay information with one another has arguably prevented some individuals from taking advantage of federal protections available under the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 in the past. I’ve been thinking about the impact of snap decisions a lot lately. Having just finished the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, I have a new interest in the role of the subconscious on action and performance.

Jeremy Parsons: “Have people around you can trust”

Thrive Global

That single was followed up by the equally well-received, “Why is the Bluebird Blue,” also s a Top 40 Roots Report americana single and a Top 20 iTunes Canada country chart single. One of the coolest tings that ever happened to me in my music career occurred within my first 3 months of living in Nashville back in 2009. We are very interested in diversity in the entertainment industry. I’m a huge fan of diversity and open mindedness in life in general.

7 Human Resource Best Practices (A mini-guide to HRM)

Digital HR Tech

According to its proponents, there are certain bundles of HR activities that support companies in reaching a competitive advantage regardless of the organizational setting or industry ( Redman & Wilkinson, 2009 ). The best teams are cognitively diverse and psychologically safe. Such an egalitarian culture shows that everyone deserves equal respect and could help in promoting the sharing of ideas. Human Resource best practices have been around for decades.

Rising Star Filmmaker Megan Freels Johnston: ?Don?t try to please everyone but yourself; If you stay true to your creative vision, people will feel it?

Thrive Global

Megan Freels Johnston is a critically acclaimed writer and director whose work is known for bold characters and equally bold twists. Megan produced Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut, SPARKS, starring Carla Gugino and Eric Stoltz, was in competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. We are very interested in diversity in the entertainment industry. Diversity is extremely important in film and television. Don’t be afraid to market yourself.

Larry Friedman: ‘The future challenges and opportunities of market research’


In 2009 he won the ARF (Advertising Research Foundation) Great Mind In Innovation award. So I created a slide with three lines on it where I wrote down their brand name, and I said, ‘That equals to generic category benefits’. So, what seemed to be diverse trends now are being brought together by a number of companies.”. For more than 40 years, Larry Friedman Ph.D has been a pioneer in his field.

Book Review – Psychology and Work: Perspectives on Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Workplace Psychology

Organization development (OD) is sometimes incorrectly used to also mean change management (Cummings & Worley, 2009). Change management actually belongs under the domain of organization development (Cummings & Worley, 2009). If the employer can show that their selection procedures are valid, the plaintiff can show that other, equally valid selection procedures with lower adverse impact were available for the employer ti use. 2009).

Book Review – Psychology and Work: Perspectives on Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Workplace Psychology

Organization development (OD) is sometimes incorrectly used to also mean change management (Cummings & Worley, 2009). Change management actually belongs under the domain of organization development (Cummings & Worley, 2009). If the employer can show that their selection procedures are valid, the plaintiff can show that other, equally valid selection procedures with lower adverse impact were available for the employer ti use. 2009).

What Is the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act?

HR Daily Advisor

She worked with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to file a case. The Resolution: The Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. She’s been working in the corporate world for over 15 years, with experience across multiple diverse departments including HR, sales, marketing, IT, commercial development, and training.

Shirley Billot of Kadalys: “Be open to possibilities”

Thrive Global

But what made me want to start Kadalys was a desire to make the world a better and more equal place. In 2009, Martinique was experiencing a terrible social and economic crisis due to the high cost of living and social inequities. Be open to possibilities.

Perks Over Pay: The Name of the Game

HR Daily Advisor

Diversity program. This is the highest this question has scored since Q1 2009. Similarly, 61% of those who make over $100,000 a year are equally confident, while 48% of those who make between $50,000 and $75,000 are confident, and 47% of those that make less than $50,000 are confident.

25 brand experience (BX) thought leaders to follow on Twitter


Follow Antonio for his perspectives on technology and diversity. ( @ajlucio5 ). Follow Bozoma for her diverse perspective and hilarious personality. ( @badassboz ). Follow Dara for the latest from Carbon and her stance on equality issues. ( @daratreseder ). . She’s passionate about marketing, biotech, interior design, and football (the real one), and believes in diversity, equality, and kindness.

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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #273: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Well, I actually think this is a conversation that not just with a pandemic, but it also fits with the conversations we’ve been having about racism and about equality and justice inside of our communities and our work environments as well. And because pay equality is an issue, the guy always makes more money. other categories of workforces were laid off and much higher percentages know back in 2008 2009.