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High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

This year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo is hosting a new event, “ Women in HR Technology.” It will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 prior to the conference. The cost to attend is included your conference registration.

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.

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.

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building diverse teams

Workable

Diversity in the workplace is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving. Ethnically-diverse companies are 35% more likely to earn above-average revenue.

12 Ways to Increase Gender Equality

HR Daily Advisor

Gender equality has improved, but still, women are CEOs of only 4.5 Speaking to a packed crowd at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition, held recently in Washington, D.C., Diversity with small “d,” says Segal.).

Retreat on Diversity? Sure!

Great Place to Work

As we wait to see what a new administration could mean for the country, employers and jobs, it might be tempting to pause or pull back from activities that promote diversity and inclusion. Year after year, study after study has shown diversity improves innovation, brand awareness and client retention, and results in higher revenue and gross profits. For three decades, many companies have been paying lip service to diversity. Making Diversity Work.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

One of the words I’m starting to hear at conferences and in business conversations is “intentional.” I found a great example of “intentional” decision making at Southwest Airlines. This Fall, I will be speaking at CPP’s MBTI© Users Conference.

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The walk is just one example of how we are encouraging our employees to bring their authentic self to work and supporting them with employee resource groups,” says Molly Ford, the director of Salesforce’s office of equality. workplace-diversity workplace-culture workforce diversity

Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable

Everwise

The obstacles to true equality are abundant. The good news is that the research is clear: Diverse companies perform better. Yet more recent research suggests that women and people of color who bring up diversity issues or hire a nonwhite or female employee are actually seen in a negative light by their coworkers. In order to make teams more diverse, in order for a company to reap the benefits of diversity, the shift must be largely spearheaded by straight white men.

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

The power of diversity, dignity, and respect over discrimination #MondayMotivation

The Employer Handbook

Last Friday, I spoke at an HR conference about the EEOC’s latest enforcement trends. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission focused on addressing discrimination based on employees’ perceptions of others. Oh, do I have some Monday Motivation for you!

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

Spark Hire

The New York Yankees, for example. However, it’s equally important that they mesh well with their new colleagues. If you’ve worked in an office for long enough, you know that you’ll find a diverse blend of personality types who all have to coexist and share the same cafeteria.

#OscarsSoWhite Should Have You Looking to Your Own House

Workology

This year, with the slate of nominees even more uniformly white, the hashtag returned, along with blistering critiques of the film industry’s lack of diversity in front of and behind the camera.

Evaluation in Healthcare Improvement

Conversation Matters

One of the key questions we will consider at the Salzburg Conference is, “How do we know that no other factors are influencing the results—for example, other changes of which we are not aware, or secular trends?” A circle also represents equality - there is no “head of the table.”

Gaining Clarity in the Evolving Practice of People Analytics

i4cp

But judging by the more than 400 people—including a notable group of speakers and panelists—gathered at the Third Annual Wharton School People Analytics Conference this month, momentum is clearly building around the evolving practice area. More than a technical or HR conference, this gathering focused on Leadership—and how leaders can make better decisions using human capital and other business data. People analytics can seem like a “messy” business.

The Top CEO Concern Today: Speed of Change

HR Bartender

At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , I heard from several CEOs that the speed of change was keeping them up at night. As of March 2016, they have 500 million users. At Dropbox, managers are held accountable for attrition, hiring, diversity, engagement, etc.

Are Millennials responsible for the increase in harassment claims?

OmegaHR Solutions

Younger workers may equal more harassment in the workplace for a variety of reasons. Here are the risk factors: Homogenous Workforces – where diversity is low the chance of harassment goes up. Workplaces Where Some Workers Do Not Conform to Workplace Norms – the example given in the report is a male acting feminine in a largely male workplace. Proof of this is found at SHRM conferences after hours.

The New Workforce Gender Equity Factors HR Needs to Watch

Visier

In 2016, women made 81 cents to the dollar, but in 2017, women made 78 cents to the dollar – that’s 22% less than men. 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.

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Speed of Change is the C-Suite’s Biggest Concern

Great Place to Work

At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , several CEOs said that the speed of change was keeping them up at night. As of March 2016, they have 500 million users. At Dropbox, managers are held accountable for attrition, hiring, diversity, engagement, etc.

How Booz Allen Hamilton’s Accelerator Brings the Employee Value Proposition to Life

i4cp

Booz Allen’s success is predicated on attracting and retaining diverse minds with the technical and innovative prowess to power client solutions and drive business growth. In the summer of 2016, the firm launched an internal mobility pilot, the Accelerator , to speed staff career experiences and drive the business forward. Marlene Aquino accepted the award on stage at the i4cp 2019 Next Practices Now Conference.

Are You Buying a Lawsuit with ‘Big Data’? HR Must Ask the Right Questions

HR Daily Advisor

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has warned employers that they must be responsible consumers. This is a tool that can … either help advance equal employment opportunity or it can be another thing that causes a lot of litigation,” Commissioner Charlotte A.

Artificial Intelligence in HCM: False Idols and Real Value

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

At the 2017 HR Technology Expo and Conference , Aberdeen witnessed something startling: Human Capital Management (HCM) technology vendors were downplaying AI as they described how they were catapulting their solution agenda further ahead into the 21st century. The False Idol of AI.

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 MacDonald passed away in 2016.). “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 MacDonald passed away in 2016.). “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.).

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.

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 MacDonald passed away in 2016.). “I

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