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Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Attending to diversity actually helps to improve the workforce overall. Some of the challenges for ethnic minority workers, for example, are that they often find themselves as one-of-a-kind in their workplace.

Talent Management in the Creative Economy

Eightfold

Cultivating creative talent stands to transform companies, industries, and the entire economy. Because creativity is inherently a human trait, however, the basis for a strong and sustainable creative economy lies in the talents and abilities of creative workers.

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How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work

Ceridian

As a young, female broadcaster, the biggest barrier that I faced was equal pay for equal work. The most obvious example of this was when I was a Promotions Manager for a radio station where, at age 25, I had responsibility for a small team and a sizeable budget. Diversity and inclusion are imperatives to a business, both economically and culturally. Related: A diverse & inclusive company culture is not just an HR initiative.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. When it comes to engineers and developers, the competition for talent is truly global, and getting more fierce by the minute.

Diversity, Data, And The X-Factor

SuccessFactors

For example, opportunity, or talent, can be overlooked for a variety of biased reasons: age, appearance, culture, personality, perceived flaws, experience, and conventional wisdom. In other words, diversity can help overcome biases. Diversity delivers results. Diversity is good for business, whether age, gender, ethnicity, disability or acquired, generational savvy, social media skills, global mindsets, or language skills. Embracing diversity of thought.

A look at skills assessments, bias and stereotypes

CLO Magazine

An article published in the 2019 issue of Management Learning , titled “‘I Always Knew I was a Little Girly’: The gendering of skills in management training,” implores users of management texts and strength assessments to learn about how gender is understood in the workplace, suggesting that they perpetuate bias and stereotypes based on gender. If someone who doesn’t appear masculine, for example, was embodying masculinity, that person can sometimes be punished.

Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments

SuccessFactors

Most methods used by private equity (PE) firms for enhancing business value, beyond pure financial engineering, involve optimizing people management in some way, such as restructuring teams, bringing in new talent, refreshing training programs, or modifying incentive structures. An organization’s talent is increasingly its greatest source of value creation, market differentiation, and innovation. To attract, retain, and align the right talent.

Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments

SuccessFactors

Most methods used by private equity (PE) firms for enhancing business value, beyond pure financial engineering, involve optimizing people management in some way, such as restructuring teams, bringing in new talent, refreshing training programs, or modifying incentive structures. An organization’s talent is increasingly its greatest source of value creation, market differentiation, and innovation. To attract, retain, and align the right talent.

A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

In this article, we will dive into what workforce planning is, the process, give a number of examples, and end with a toolkit on how to get started when you want to start planning your workforce. An Example of Workforce Planning. According to Evers (2014), strategic workforce planning is becoming increasingly important for a number of reasons. Talent management: Talented employees form a competitive advantage for the company.

Recognizing Across Cultures: Scandinavia

WorkHuman

It might seem, at first glance, like such an equality- and values-driven culture would be very good at recognition and reward. Receiving a personal feedback for a well done work from the manager or a colleague, maintains the employee in a positive thinking way about their job and make them give an extra mile to achieve the organization’s goals.” For example, all five countries here have seen heavy growth in the service and knowledge-based industries.

10 Tips for Fostering Team Success

Bonusly

According to a 2014 Harvard Business Review article , the vision says what the organization wishes to be like in some years’ time. For example, the Swedish company Ericsson , a provider of communications equipment, software, and services, defines its vision as being “the prime driver in an all-communicating world.”. While it’s important to maintain openness and transparency in group communications, it’s equally important to do so within an environment of psychological safety.

Does Your Organization Have a Language Strategy?

NCHRA

As organizations increasingly develop internationally, every organization must be able to leverage talent, expertise, creativity, and relationships from multiple geographical areas, cultures, and languages. Some fail to recognize the subtle yet crucial differences between native and nonnative English speakers, especially when everyone seems to speak a proficient level of the same language, for example, English. Today's workplaces are often linguistically and culturally diverse.