Why the Best Companies Have Diverse Training Departments

ATD Human Capital

Diversity and inclusion in the talent development profession benefits organizations that desire longevity and overall growth. Companies that focus on fostering an equal environment are more successful, because they are better able to branch into emerging markets and increase productivity.

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?

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12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

TalentCulture

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Make Affirmative Efforts To Increase Diversity Of Applicant Pool For Leadership Positions. Where there is gender diversity on the senior leadership team , companies outperform their competitors.

22 Examples of Awesome Diversity Goals

Ongig

We found 22 examples of diversity goals from top companies aiming to boost diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace. To make the list, the diversity goals had to be written on their web site or spoken goal by their leadership (e.g. 22 Diversity Goal Examples.

What Is the Equal Pay Act?

HR Daily Advisor

Did you know that the Equal Pay Act (EPA) is actually a component of the Fair Labor Standards Act? The EPA is administered and enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Exceptions to Equal Pay. Compensation benefits EEOC EPA Equal Pay Act

What Is the Equal Pay Act?

HR Daily Advisor

Did you know that the Equal Pay Act (EPA) is actually a component of the Fair Labor Standards Act? The EPA is administered and enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Exceptions to Equal Pay. Compensation benefits EEOC EPA Equal Pay Act

EEO-1 Report Changes Catch Employers by Surprise!

Berkshire Associates

The Joint Reporting Committee opened the EEO-1 website for 2015 reporting earlier this week. The EEO-1 site identifies the changes on its main web page, which include: Applicant Tracking Affirmative Action Diversity HR Training Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Blindfolding Your Bias: How to Make Diversity an HR Staple

Namely

Diversity—it’s a key to good business. Whether you’re a tech firm, a hotel, or a hospital, diverse employees can only bring good things to your company. Plus, in a more diverse and inclusive workforce, individual discretionary effort improves by 12%.

EEOC Offers EEO Training Courses Across the Country

Berkshire Associates

For HR and compliance professionals looking for great EEO training and information, why not go to the source? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Training Institute regularly hosts EEO training courses across the country.

The Carnival of HR: How to Empower Your Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Today marks our first time hosting the Carnival of HR , and we're excited to bring you a diverse roundup of blogs from talent management experts around the world.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

SAP Innovation

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Make affirmative efforts to increase the diversity of the applicant pool for leadership positions. Companies with gender diversity on the senior leadership team outperform their competitors.

6 Compliance Training FAQs Answered for Your Business

Insperity

Thorough compliance training can go a long way toward preventing these incidents. And when harassment or discrimination does happen inside the walls of your business, prior compliance training will have already helped you meet your responsibilities and manage your liability as an employer.

How to Train Your Employees to Combat Distractions

Visibility Software HR

We take breaks from intense projects, use diversions to help us refocus, but everyone has times when these tangents go on for too long. Not all distractions are created equal. Employee TrainingEveryone gets distracted at work.

To Close the Gender Gap, Don't Disregard Our Differences

Cornerstone On Demand

Despite the mounting evidence in favor of diversity, many organizations still fail to appropriately address gender parity in the workplace. While most executives would agree that men and women are different, the majority of diversity initiatives are designed to ignore these differences, according to Avivah Wittenberg-Cox, founder of gender diversity consulting group 20-first. What are some faults of typical diversity programs?

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.

How to Integrate Individuals with Disabilities into the Workforce

Berkshire Associates

Employers are required to maintain a balanced workforce and provide equal opportunity for any qualified applicants who come their way. Affirmative Action Diversity HR Training Disability (IWD

The Abilities Of People With Disabilities

New to HR

They are a source of valuable skills and assets and can make a positive contribution to a more diverse and represented workforce in your company. People with disabilities need better access to higher education, training and contact with role models in business and various career paths.

EEOC Releases Proposal for New Wellness Regulations

Berkshire Associates

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Affirmative Action Diversity HR Training Disability (IWD Source: U.S.

OSHA Publishes Guidance on Use of Restrooms by Transgender Employees

Berkshire Associates

Diversity HR Training Workplace Discrimination Sex DiscriminationWith the recent debut of Caitlyn Jenner, there has been much discussion regarding the transgender community.

The Five Most Important Steps for Job Recruiting

Berkshire Associates

It can seem overwhelming at first—there are often scores of candidates, and many of them may be equally suitable. Deadlines, multiple positions, the need for diversity, and other complications can make this task even harder. What are the core principles of a great hiring process?

Women, The Workplace, and Capacity

Women of HR

I’ve spoken a lot about this on my blog, and there are a few allusions to doing the right thing from an HR perspective in my forthcoming book, Unleashing Capacity: The Hidden Human Resources (Charles Pinot, 2015.) But things that must be said bear repeating, and it’s time for me to repeat myself: women and their equal pay and progression in the workplace is a serious problem for capacity. Business and Workplace diversity equal pay gender equality Rita Trehan women

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. As the UN notes , “Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world.”.

He Said, She Said: How to Eliminate the Gender Bias

Berkshire Associates

Unfortunately, even when two candidates are equally qualified, stereotypes emerge that favor one group over the other. Affirmative Action Diversity HR Training Workplace DiscriminationEven today, gender biases are common in the hiring process.

6 Compliance Training FAQs Answered for Your Business

Insperity

Thorough compliance training can go a long way toward preventing these incidents. And when harassment or discrimination does happen inside the walls of your business, prior compliance training will have already helped you meet your responsibilities and manage your liability as an employer. Here are the answers to six of the most frequently asked questions about workplace compliance training. Why is it important to provide HR compliance training?

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. Viewing diversity through a different lens.

100 SHRM Chapter Seminar Program Ideas

UpstartHR

How to develop a diverse workforce. Hands off: supervisor training essentials. How to keep people awake in training (without using coffee). Why you need to train your supervisors. Anylearning: How to encourage employees by offering non-work related training. Anything you can do I can do better: Ensuring gender equality in the workplace.

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What Laws Does the EEOC Administer?

HR Daily Advisor

While nearly everyone has heard of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), not everyone knows how many laws and regulations fall within their purview. EPA—the Equal Pay Act , which prohibits paying men and women differently for performing the same work within the same organization.

Finance Has a Diversity Problem. Here’s How AI-Based Recruiting Can Solve It.

Eightfold

The finance sector faces a growing diversity problem. Although greater gender, racial and ethnic diversity is proven to boost company bottom lines, discussions of diversity’s benefits don’t always translate to action for hiring managers in US banks and financial institutions.

The Employee Handbook—Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Ensure the handbook has provisions that relate to legal requirements, such as: Antiharassment policies; Information about FMLA leave (if applicable for the employer); Equal employment information. HR Policies & Procedures Training business disability FMLA HR

Effective management of multi-generational work teams

Compensation Today

Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer The words “workplace diversity” often conjure up images of peoples of all cultures, religious affiliations, ethnicities, and countries of origin working together in relative harmony. Set up a formal on-boarding program to train all employees the same way.

Common Employee Complaints About Bad Bosses

HR Daily Advisor

Obviously, many policies will require individual judgement, but when two equally situated employees get treated differently in the same situation, it’s easy to see how this can lead to resentment. When employees are dissatisfied at work, one of their most common complaints is a bad boss.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

Function area leaders in HR and recruiting are subsequently looking to analyze employee feedback data to identify and act on trends in training and retention. Are they excited to come to work, and equally as excited to talk about what they do to potential clients and future employees?

Do You Offer Life Insurance to Employees?

HR Daily Advisor

Should it be equal to the employee’s annual salary? Should it be equal to 2 years of salary? 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.

When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

In 2015, the Harvard Business Review published tips on hiring for culture fit – less than a year later, the publication featured an article warning that hiring for culture fit can thwart a company’s diversity efforts. Diversity also impacts a company’s bottom line.

What Is GINA?

HR Daily Advisor

GINA stands for the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and it’s enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Training.

Retain Your Diverse Workforce with a Three-Pronged Approach

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Diversity no longer means having a few representative people who look different from the majority of your workforce. Diversity today is a key driver of organizational financial performance, and we need to consider diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

Function area leaders in HR and recruiting are subsequently looking to analyze employee feedback data to identify and act on trends in training and retention. Are they excited to come to work, and equally as excited to talk about what they do to potential clients and future employees?

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. With more than 73% of global firms indicating that they have an equal-opportunity policy. plans will never achieve true gender diversity. Institute in 2015. make Blu Ivy Group a diverse supplier.

Transferring Expertise: The Best Way to Move Tacit Knowledge

Conversation Matters

provides a venue in which the learner can question the expert’s actions and equally important probe his reasoning. Both learner and expert receive training in how to ask questions that draw out tacit knowledge and ways to provide reasoning. . Ashby’s law of requisite variety - “the internal diversity of any self-regulating system must match the variety and complexity of its environment if it is to deal with the challenges posed by that environment” Ashby, Ross.

Executive Compensation 101: What to Consider

HR Daily Advisor

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.