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? Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality

WorkHuman

Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. Others think of diversity in terms of ability. Finally, some people equate diversity with preferences. By Laurie Ruettimann —.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

It offers online products for researchers, for example, tools to manage research, or applications that helps to connect researchers to grants. Nonaka later argued in The Knowledge Creating Company , that the new framework for product development “is a form of organizational knowledge creation.

Why Diverse Organizations Perform Better: Do We Still Need Evidence?

China Gorman

You’ve probably heard that organizations with a focus on diversity have stronger organizational cultures – they have happier and more productive employees, and are more socially ethical than other organizations.

Diversity & Inclusion Through a Global Lens

ATD Human Capital

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) continues to evolve in response to workplace and marketplace globalization, with implications for: expanding the potential audience for D&I to include not only employees and suppliers, but also contingent workers, customers, and business partners.

The Heartbeat of the Organization

Conversation Matters

Equally important there is a need to renew the relationships that make it possible for organizational members to work virtually toward a common goal. 3 Cisco’s study of 2000 of their teleworkers in five global regions provided an estimated $277 million in annual productivity savings, and more than 47,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases avoided. Cisco’s study shows that remote employees are most productive and creative when allowed to self-manage.

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

Visier

While the race to out-innovate with new ideas and products fuels the technology industry at large, the competition between companies is fought most pervasively as on the talent front lines. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

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

Visier

While the race to out-innovate with new ideas and products fuels the technology industry at large, the competition between companies is fought most pervasively as on the talent front lines. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

How CEB is Using Employee-Led Groups to Foster Diversity and Inclusion

Linkedin Talent Blog

Considering they’re a company providing best practice insights, it makes sense that CEB would prioritize diversity. After all, there are countless studies out there that show diverse companies outperform non-diverse companies, along with creating larger societal benefits.

What is blind recruitment, and is it effective?

Interact-Intranet

Not only have there been digital advancements, such as the development of bots , there has also been a shift towards a more diverse workplace. Diversity in the workplace has been under scrutiny in recent years. Despite improvements in diversity, it’s clear we still have some way to go.

How Women Are Poised To Impact Cybersecurity

SuccessFactors

In fact, a 2016 study from the Center of Cyber Safety and Education found that women make up just 10% of the global cybersecurity workforce – a percentage that, disappointingly, hasn’t increased since the Center’s 2014 study on the same subject.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

Bersin with Deloitte

Flexibility also means offering a workspace that accommodates different modes of work, including a focus on productivity, innovative space (often called creative space), exercise, outdoors, and passion activities. Fair, inclusive, diverse work environment. Part 3 of 5.

Overcoming the Manager Divide: How HR can Accelerate the Path to Gender Pay Equity

Visier

Although significant progress has been made in employers proactively pursuing policies of equal pay for equal positions, this alone will not close the gap: gender equity is a complex and systemic issue that requires action on many fronts. Boosting morale and worker productivity.

The Benefit of More Women in Leadership Roles

Women of HR

However, the persisting imbalance of women in positions of power has started a debate in corporate circles about the viability of a gender quota so as to encourage gender equality in corporate positions of power. But why so much hoopla about gender equality?

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. Have we held diverse roles?

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

HR Times

Flexibility also means offering a workspace that accommodates different modes of work, including a focus on productivity, innovative space (often called creative space), exercise, outdoors, and passion activities. Fair, inclusive, diverse work environment. Part 3 of 5.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. Have we held diverse roles?

5 Meaningful Things Companies Are Doing to Recruit and Retain Women

Linkedin Talent Blog

Even though struggles like mine and those around equal opportunities at work are still common for women, the good news is that in the past few years I have seen companies push for meaningful change when it comes to gender diversity and equality. Diversity

Pay Inequity: It’s Time To Take Action

SuccessFactors

From 1974 through 2014, the American Association of Women conducted a study that found female workers in the United States were garnering salaries (depending on the state) that ranged from 10 to 35 percent less than their male counterparts doing the same job with the same number of years’ experience. The conclusion here is that women succumbing to these pressures are being suppressed by a society that is not ready to view women as equals to men in the workplace and beyond.

Redesigning organizations to unleash the untapped power of teams

Bersin with Deloitte

2: Leading organizations craft a multichannel workforce strategy that optimizes a diverse and augmented workforce of full and part time employees, contractors, crowds, and robots. 9 Engagement equals exponential impact. Jacob Morgan, Wiley, 2014.

To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Research by Bersin indicated that in 2011, the average cost per hire was already $3,500 —and just three years later in 2014, that figure had grown by 28% to $4,500. Track whether you’ll hit your hiring and diversity targets.

To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Research by Bersin indicated that in 2011, the average cost per hire was already $3,500 —and just three years later in 2014, that figure had grown by 28% to $4,500. Track whether you’ll hit your hiring and diversity targets.

11 Reasons You Should Work at Women-led Companies

CakeHR

Perhaps most notably, an analysis from Quantopian, a Boston-based trading firm, found that between 2002 and 2014, companies with women in control saw returns that were 226% higher. Diversity is good for everybody and every company. Diversity improves a company, and employees.

Strategies for building an inclusive workplace

Workable

Inclusion puts diversity to work, encouraging respect for individual perspectives and cultures in the workplace. An inclusive workplace also helps companies understand the needs of a diverse customer base. For employers, ERGs are an effective long-term diversity and inclusion strategy.

Pay Equity: A New Requirement for HR

TalentCulture

But there are also statistics showing that pay equity drives more profitability — tied into the fact that a well and fairly compensated workforce is a more engaged and productive one, and a more diverse workforce is a more innovative and creative one.

A Proud Stroll Down Memory Lane On International Women’s Day

SAP Innovation

From my perspective, few have fought harder to make this a day worth celebrating than Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) founder and equal rights pioneer, Billie Jean King. Her win signified that, while women and men are not the same, they are equal in capability and deserved equal rights. Named one of the year’s most influential women by Time Magazine in 2014, Li follows in the footsteps of King herself, whom CNN declared one of the most influential in history.

Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments

SuccessFactors

For example, Crocs, the footwear company backed by The Blackstone Group since 2014, was able to move from 17 different systems into one centralized HR solution with standardized workflows for hiring, recruiting, and other workforce management processes.

Redesigning organizations to unleash the untapped power of teams

HR Times

2: Leading organizations craft a multichannel workforce strategy that optimizes a diverse and augmented workforce of full and part time employees, contractors, crowds, and robots. 9 Engagement equals exponential impact. Jacob Morgan, Wiley, 2014.

DOL Sues Oracle for Pay Discrimination; Company Says Claims are ‘Political’

HR Daily Advisor

The suit also alleges that Oracle favored Asian applicants in its recruiting and hiring practices for technical positions, such as product development. “As The U.S.

5 reasons you need an official paternity leave policy

Workable

Predictably, it’s the Scandinavian countries who set the standard for equality in parenting. In fact, in a 2014 study , 8 out of 10 male employees stated they would not use paternity leave unless they were paid at least 70 percent of their wages. It is natural that fathers’ productivity is influenced by their ability to care for and bond with their children — especially in those first months. Equality cuts both ways.

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. 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.

Social Collaboration: Does It Hurt Or Help Sales?

SuccessFactors

Forty-four percent of sales executives believe their organizations ineffectively manage sales pipeline, according to a 2014 Vantage Point Performance and Sales Management Association survey. Increase speed of information, enabling the workforce, including sales, to be 14% more productive.

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A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

According to Evers (2014), strategic workforce planning is becoming increasingly important for a number of reasons. At the same time, the aging workforce is a more expensive one – but not necessarily a more productive one. Let’s take an example of a company with three product lines.

Why Friends at Work Matter

Compensation Cafe

It seems a “soft” topic, yet it’s friendships and deep relationships at work that drive key business factors – productivity, retention and wellness. Productivity. Respondents in this age group also felt that work friendships were motivating (50%) and made them more productive (39%).

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

The book covers the full People Analytics scope (Benefits, Compensation, Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, Engagement, Leadership, Learning & Development, Personality Traits, Performance Management, Recruitment, Sales Incentives) with numerous real-world examples, and shows how R can help”.

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. I’d like to begin by saying I’m aware that it is taking a great deal of liberty to generalize the cultures of five very unique and diverse Nordic countries!

This HR Executive of the Year is Transforming IBM

HRExecutive

stated in a letter that the company believed in equality and would not comply with those states’ “Jim Crow” laws mandating separate facilities for blacks and whites. Because at the end of the day, managers aren’t going to use a product if they don’t feel it’s useful for them.”.

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