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4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline.

Why Diversity Matters to Capacity-Driven Success

Women of HR

Diversity tends to be a very hot topic on the web and in the news. More diverse companies, we believe, are better able to win top talent and improve their customer orientation, employee satisfaction, and decision making, and all that leads to a virtuous cycle of increasing returns. You can make a slate of diverse talent ripe for your own efforts by nurturing your leadership pool from within. Diversity is the pathway to current and future corporate capacity.

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.

#TChat Recap: Live From Ireland: The IT@Cork European Technology Summit

TalentCulture

Hosted at the popular IT@Cork European Technology Summit , the show looked at the impact of gender diversity on technology business performance around the world. For example, the leadership at all of the top tech companies remains dominated by men. This week, Kevin W.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! Price : for end users – $2,095 (conference), $2,695 (conference + workshop).

What Kind of Culture Is Your Workplace Promoting?

CultureIQ

Diversity. PLASTARC advises that we “default to diversity.” The more diverse your office space is, the more easily you will accommodate the different work styles and preferences of employees. What messages is your office sending to employees?

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

She says the wedding case is just one example of what machines that recognize patterns can miss. In light of Amazon’s AI misfire, Smart stresses that Hilton’s AI projects benefit from the firm’s global reach and its prior commitment to diversity. “We

Why Workday is a Top Workplace for Women: Q&A with CHRO Ashley Goldsmith

Workday

It’s been shown time and again that a diverse workforce leads to better decision-making, more creativity, and better business outcomes. There’s been a lot of talk in the media lately about diversity in the workplace, and in the tech sector specifically.

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Let's Count the Ways Your Recruitment Practices Are Unethical

Entelo

We sat down with Josh in hopes of learning how he approaches recruiting ethics, and wound up covering some real ground in regards to transparency, talent poaching, diversity, as well as some recruitment tactics he finds, shall we say, less than respectable.

Collaboration: More than a Buzzword

Robin Schooling

I recently led a session at the NetConnect Conference on the topic “Building and Supporting a Collaborative Workplace” and this week I’ll be running a series on the blog covering what we discussed.

Dave Ulrich on the Rise of HR

Strategic HCM

If you read yesterday's post on the new HR competencies you'll know this is something I influenced Dave around at last year's Art of HR conference in Croatia which I directed. Think of HR as an orchestra conductor, bringing together a highly diverse set of people and capabilities to harmonize answers to these complex organizational issues. Take a look at the way every large consulting firm is organised as an example. I love the idea of HR love maps for example.

Women in Leadership: Creating an Inclusive Community of Interest

HR Bartender

There was a recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek titled, “ Deloitte Thinks Diversity Groups are Passé ”. Maza] We established our Women in Leadership (WIL) group in 2015 as Ultimate’s second official Community of Interest.

The New Workforce Gender Equity Factors HR Needs to Watch

Visier

Research shows that gender diverse companies are more likely to outperform their less diverse peers, and a lack of a gender diverse workforce can also impact employer brand. The gender wage gap cannot simply be explained as “unequal pay for equal work.”

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Announcing the WorkHuman 2019 Agenda

WorkHuman

The conference will take over the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, March 18-21, for WorkHuman’s fifth anniversary. Empowering Through Diversity & Equality. David Lapin, The Missing Piece in the Diversity and Inclusion Puzzle – A South African scholar and rabbi, David worked alongside the late Nelson Mandela and Mandela’s government to draft one of the world’s first formal code of corporate ethics to help build an inclusive, democratic society in South Africa.

Announcing the WorkHuman 2019 Agenda

WorkHuman

The conference will take over the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, March 18-21, for WorkHuman’s fifth anniversary. Empowering Through Diversity & Equality. David Lapin, The Missing Piece in the Diversity and Inclusion Puzzle – A South African scholar and rabbi, David worked alongside the late Nelson Mandela and Mandela’s government to draft one of the world’s first formal code of corporate ethics to help build an inclusive, democratic society in South Africa.

This HR Executive of the Year is Transforming IBM

HRExecutive

Standing before a packed ballroom of attendees at the HR Tech Conference last month, opening keynoter Mike Rowe (of Dirty Jobs and Somebody’s Gotta Do It fame) decried the trend of companies requiring college degrees for so many jobs. “I

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This HR Executive of the Year Transformed IBM

HRExecutive

Standing before a packed ballroom of attendees at the HR Tech Conference last month, opening keynoter Mike Rowe (of Dirty Jobs and Somebody’s Gotta Do It fame) decried the trend of companies requiring college degrees for so many jobs. “I

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“5 things I wish someone told me before I became a CEO” with Robin Fleming CEO of Anvl

Thrive Global

Fleming is a 2015 TechPoint Tech 25 winner, a Tobias Fellows Alumni, a 2016 Leading Light Award Nominee, a 2017 Ouachita Baptist University Milestone Award Recipient and a past board member of the Women & Hi Tech and Clear Software. I was in a fishbowl (all glass) conference room in a meeting at our venture studio, High Alpha’s office. An identical conference room was next door and both had frame-less glass doors. Please share a story or example for each.).

Transforming Big Blue

HRExecutive

Standing before a packed ballroom of attendees at the HR Tech Conference last month, opening keynoter Mike Rowe (of Dirty Jobs and Somebody’s Gotta Do It fame) decried the trend of companies requiring college degrees for so many jobs. “I

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This Is Why Skill Set Isn’t Everything In The Hiring Game

Spark Hire

The New York Yankees, for example. Especially when you consider the fact that, globally, 38 percent of employers had difficulty filling jobs last year due to a lack of technical competencies, according to ManPowerGroup’s 2015 Talent Shortage Survey.

Serena Williams, Amal Clooney, and others on policing women’s anger

Fast Company The Future of Work

Addressing a crowd of 10,000 at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia last Friday, the 23-time Grand Slam champion and working mom radiated optimism. Open women’s finals last month, Williams broached the subject with a clear message: “I’ve always stood up for myself, and I will always stand up for myself,” she told attendees of the annual conference, loosely referencing the debate over Ramos’s penalization of her anger on the court.

Top 7 HR trends in 2017 to watch out for

Interact-Intranet

Recruitment and retention maintain a place at the top table, while 2016’s focus on social and agile workplaces dominated conference discussions worldwide. Widening skill gaps, the corporate glass ceiling and questions of diversity, equality and corporate responsibility continue to echo.