Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. Do they have equal pay to their majority counterparts?

How to Implement Diversity & Inclusion Programs That Actually Work

Criteria Corp

Diversity is a topic that is on everyone’s minds right now, but corporate diversity programs are nothing new. Nearly every large company (over 1,000 employees) in the United States has some sort of diversity program in place, according to research by Harvard Business Review. American companies currently spend nearly $8 billion a year on diversity efforts, but clearly, some of these efforts are still missing the mark.

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Surprise: Big Perks Don’t Always Equal Happier Female Employees

TalentCulture

When we look at all these revolutionary changes, we may conclude that companies are simply acting in their own best interest, now that the business case for diversity has been made. In the quest for greater equality for women in the workplace, the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of policy implementation are often more important than the policy itself. out of 5 for the “Maternity and Adoptive Leave” metric on InHerSight. The conversation about women in the workplace is getting personal.

Rewarding Diversity Instead Of Productivity

TalentCulture

According to a study by Forbes , workplace diversity is a key driver of innovation and a critical component to success. But, what does diversity in the workplace mean? Employees can be diverse because of their race or gender, but they can also differ in what characteristics they bring to your team. All businesses are made up of diverse personalities that constitute a larger, corporate identity. Whatever the metric , let these employees know their value.

Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Everwise

The next generation of professionals working their way up the ranks are demanding more of employers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Millennials are the most diverse generation in history : 59% identify as Caucasian, and 27% have immigrant backgrounds. As of 2015, working millennials number over 53.5 Diversity vs. Inclusion. Companies are now sometimes reaching a stage where diversity feels like another regulatory box to be checked at the hiring stage.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where Do We Start?

Astron Solutions

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are topics we cannot ignore. We need to also consider how each person adds to the overall diversity of approaches and experiences that will help guide the team through growth and challenges.”. Prioritize the skills you are looking for before you interview – Having your criteria agreed on before recruiting helps you to evaluate candidates fairly and effectively, especially those with different but equal skills. since 2015.

Rewarding Diversity Instead Of Productivity

SAP Innovation

According to a study by Forbes , workplace diversity is a key driver of innovation and a critical component to success. But what does diversity in the workplace mean? Employees can be diverse because of their race or gender, but they can also differ in what characteristics they bring to your team. All businesses are made up of diverse personalities that constitute a larger corporate identity. Whatever the metric , let these employees know their value.

5 Weeks To Davos: Equality And Empowerment For Women Around The Globe

SAP Innovation

Global Goal #5 : Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Gender equality is a hot topic in Hollywood these days. While Sandra is fighting for equal pay and better roles in Hollywood, there are millions of women all over the globe who are experiencing similar or more extreme gender inequality. As the UN notes , “Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world.”.

Could This One Rule Make You Rethink Workforce Diversity?

SAP Innovation

Facebook’s diversity report was recently released and the results are…could be better. Diversity in the workplace, particularly in tech, has become a seriously hot issue in the past year, and a polarizing one at that. There are certainly some dollars being thrown at the issue: Google has budgeted $150 million for diversity issues this year. This follows the January announcement of $300 million as part of its Diversity in Technology program.

Executive Compensation 101: What to Consider

HR Daily Advisor

Other metrics?). Consider what level of equality/inequality is tolerable within the organization. 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. Is your company bringing a new executive on board sometime soon? How do you decide the appropriate level of compensation?

6 Strategies To Improve Hiring Using Data

TalentCulture

How about the diversity of your applicant sample? While this diagram focuses on the number of candidates necessary to get from a lead to a hire, this model can be used to measure applicant diversity, recruitment source, and many other recruitment statistics. However, not all tests are created equal, and they will not all be equally effective in all situations. Gather data on hired employees including performance, sales, and turnover, and other job-relevant metrics.

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From Employment Opportunity to Employment Value

Brandon Hall

And according to Brandon Hall Group’s Human Capital Management Outlook 2015 study , “strengthening employer brand” was identified by 78% of organizations as the most important talent acquisition activity (behind only improving the quality of hire and attracting more talent). They do so in at least four ways: Inclusion and Diversity. Inclusion and Diversity. At least two keys prevail in an effective rewards and recognition strategy: Fair, not necessarily equal, compensation.

4 Weeks To Davos: The Trillion-Dollar Cost Of Illiteracy

SAP Innovation

On its site, UNICEF says, “When all children have access to a quality education rooted in human rights and gender equality, it creates a ripple effect of opportunity that influences generations to come. Initiatives like Africa Code Week , which launched in the fall of 2015, are changing this. For instance, a State of Food and Agriculture report states that women in many developing countries do not have equal access to the agricultural resources and opportunities.

Predicting the Future, Talent Edition

HRExecutive

While 2015 indicated the start of this thoughtful attitude to hiring, next year we expect this approach to pay off as organizations start to see the fruits of their labor, with the right talent being matched to the right position and making a truly lasting impact.”. According to McKinsey’s 2015 Global Growth Model study, from 2005-2015 there were three times as many workers as retirees. Embracing diversity proving key to growth.

Reduce Gender Bias Using Data-Driven Performance Reviews

Visier

Countless studies have shown the equal economic contribution women make in the workforce, yet companies still struggle to achieve the goal of equity, particularly in the areas that affect women’s upward movement the most: promotions and compensation. In 2015, 90% of new CEOs in the S&P 500 were promoted or hired from line roles — and 100% of these executives were men. Read More On This Topic: Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making.

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Remembering The Middle Child: Your Employees

SAP Innovation

In plain speak, an equal balance of these three drivers is characteristic of a simpler culture: Most value and engagement with least effort for employees. Equal attention to the needs of all three stakeholders is, of course, the ideal balance. Ease of use and ease of effort need to be equally weighed. Studies have shown that trust, diversity, and innovation suffer when simplicity in employee behavior shrinks. Congratulations!

Surprise: Big Perks Don’t Always Equal Happier Female Employees

SAP Innovation

When we look at all these revolutionary changes, we may conclude that companies are simply acting in their own best interest, now that the business case for diversity has been made. In the quest for greater equality for women in the workplace, the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of policy implementation are often more important than the policy itself,” she explains. out of 5 for the “Maternity and Adoptive Leave” metric on InHerSight.

How Company Culture Affects Human Resources [SLIDESHARE]

SAP Innovation

The best companies are usually the ones that take their employees’ feedback into consideration and come up with diverse ways to allow them to grow. Our HR team has worked hard to standardize our recruitment, hiring, and onboarding process; collect, monitor, and analyze key metrics related to each step, and continuously work to optimize and improve things.”. discipline: Focus, consistency, and discipline should equally reflect throughout the leaders in the company.

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. So, in a society that is attempting to take strides towards equality, how can we begin to resolve this issue? The issue of diversity.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

Key Metrics. Depending on the needs of your business, as well as the industry, these metrics can vary, but they should all focus on the happiness and engagement of your workforce.

10 HR Leaders Anyone in Talent Management Should Follow on LinkedIn

Eightfold

She heads a global HR team and focuses on the human element of organizational success in a digital world, and was named one of the top 10 CHROs in 2015 by Forbes. . A member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee and Investment Committee, Shook values inclusion and diversity.

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Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

Key Metrics. Depending on the needs of your business, as well as the industry, these metrics can vary, but they should all focus on the happiness and engagement of your workforce. Are they excited to come to work, and equally as excited to talk about what they do to potential clients and future employees? Satisfaction – An amalgam of factors including the above, employee satisfaction can be the hardest but most critical metric to consider.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

To achieve this, the company hired an HR business intelligence team, standardized their reporting metrics, and invested over $3 million in a data warehouse and business intelligence (BI) software. Analysts to determine metric definitions and create reports. However, not all solutions are equal — and it is important to understand what services are provided as part of your SaaS fee, and what you are expected to do yourself.

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. If we don’t find a way to make 50% of the workforce equally compensated and equally valued, it’s going to be difficult for us to progress at the rate we need to.”. In 2015, 90% of new CEOs in the S&P 500 were promoted or hired from line roles — and 100% of these executives were men.

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Cloudy No More: HR Technology is Redefining Human Resource Management for the Cloud Commerce Industry

CakeHR

The Harvard Business Review conducted a survey in 2015. This was 2015…. It has opened up myriad opportunities for the smallest, most diverse teams. And an equally conspicuous omission of HR personnel from their roster of star employees. But most small organizations in the demanding cloud commerce space worship numbers and metrics.

4 Societal Changes Shaping The Future of Work

Bonfyre

Our workforce is more diverse by nearly every conceivable metric. People of color now make up one-third of the labor force , a share that will only grow as Gen Z, the most ethnically diverse generation in U.S. The Pew Research Center shows that millennials became the largest generation in the labor force back in 2015 (estimated to be 50% of the global workforce by 2020 ). This article was originally published in Talent Culture.

Four Societal Changes Shaping The Future of Work

TalentCulture

Our workforce is more diverse by nearly every conceivable metric. The Pew Research Center shows that millennials became the largest generation in the labor force back in 2015 (estimated to be 50% of the global workforce by 2020 ). Diversity brings a strategic marketplace advantage to the workplace; research shows that diverse workforces outperform more homogenous employee populations.

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”. HR is most powerful when it plays a strategic role, makes use of information technology, and has tangible metrics and analytics. Predictive HR Analytics: Mastering the HR Metric.

Six Myths about Disabled Workers that Prevent Business Growth

AbelHR

There are nearly 40 million Americans, or almost 13 percent of the American population, with a disability in 2015. When everyone in a business is homogenous – in demographics, education, background or other metrics – it’s easy to get carried away in the groupthink. Just as adding someone with a diverse racial, ethnic or cultural background can bring new opinions and outlooks to a company, so too can adding a person with a disability.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

d&i Leaders is a global community of senior diversity, inclusion and people focused professionals, looking to collaborate, network and accelerate their workplace inclusion strategy. January 30 & 31 | Zürich | HR Analytics, Metrics, and Measurement. January 30 – February 1 | Melbourne | HR Analytics, Metrics, and Measurement. For their 15th summit, the Global Recruiter picked a hot topic to discuss: diversity in recruitment.

Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 17th

Entelo

On the insight and commentary side, Fast Company thinks Google’s gender wage gap lawsuit is why we need pay transparency , Elle Magazine looks at 12 women’s first salaries out of college, Fortune profiles Blendoor founder Stephanie Lampkin , The New York Times comes out swinging in an op-ed on the gig economy , Quartz figured out that programmers are the most likely people to work from home , and the Stanford School of Business wonders if referrals can actually improve diversity.

The Short Guide to Hiring Bilingual Employees

Collage

With the growth of multinational markets and higher customer expectations than ever, businesses of all types need to start building multilingual teams who can conceptualize and execute a product that serves all clients equally. The demand for bilingual employees more than doubled between 2010 and 2015. The bottom line is that linguistic diversity and inclusion is part of your company’s overall diversity and inclusion metrics. By Tatiana Morand.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

d&i Leaders is a global community of senior diversity, inclusion and people focused professionals, looking to collaborate, network and accelerate their workplace inclusion strategy. January 30 & 31 | Zürich | HR Analytics, Metrics, and Measurement. January 30 – February 1 | Melbourne | HR Analytics, Metrics, and Measurement. For their 15th summit, the Global Recruiter picked a hot topic to discuss: diversity in recruitment.

Improve Government Customer Service? Look to the Workforce

Avilar

To “sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations,” for example, the U.S. The Trump administration is reinstating and expanding the Federal Customer Service Awards program that began in 2015.