High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Women have and continue to create, discover, and innovate new products and services for the global economy. It will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 prior to the conference. The big takeaway is that if organizations want diversity, they need process change.

Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

Workday

Today it was announced that Workday has signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Embedding equal pay efforts into broader enterprise-wide equity initiatives. On our executive team, in addition to Ashley, our CIO, CFO, and CMO are women, as are a number of Workday senior vice presidents, including our leaders of product development and product management. The post Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge appeared first on Workday Blog.

Integrating Diversity: A Seat at the Table

ATD Human Capital

Integrating diversity into the workplace promotes increased productivity, higher quality, and greater enrichment to the customers we serve. Companies that embrace diversity can broaden their skill base and become more competitive and innovative.

Siloed Diversity Holds Us All Back

TalentCulture

There is conflict over an issue in the field of diversity and inclusion that needs to be addressed. Here are the two opposing schools of thought: Diversity is a long process, and every disenfranchised group can’t get there at once. The Reality of Diversity Today.

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.

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good.

Patty Nishimura Dingle: Driving Belonging & Diversity at Workday

Workday

Fostering a diverse culture that values different views and approaches has helped us create applications relevant to our customers’ needs and ultimately improve how people work. To further our efforts, Workday recently hired Patty Nishimura Dingle as director of Belonging & Diversity.

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?

Workology

In announcing the Pledge, the White House pointed to research that shows that closing the pay gap will “boost productivity and benefit our economy.” The Equal Pay Pledge. The White House’s Equal Pay Pledge, which commits companies to taking immediate action to address the gender pay gap was signed by 28 companies: Accenture, Airbnb, Amazon, American Airlines, BCG, Buffer, Care.com, CEB, Cisco, Deloitte, the Dow Chemical Company, Expedia, Inc.,

why you shouldn’t forget about workplace diversity

O.C. Tanner

Right around the year 2000, initiatives encouraging employee diversity were a key growing Human Resources trend. Leaders researched best practices, consulted with experts, and crafted programs to encourage diversity throughout every level of their organizations.

Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias

SuccessFactors

Diversity and inclusion are no longer “nice to have” cultural topics – or issues companies address only to avoid being accused of discrimination or to be legally compliant. Instead, they are a critical part of the new paradigm of doing business in a global, increasingly diverse world.

Business Expert Offers Top 5 Workforce Predictions for 2016

HR Daily Advisor

2016 has finally arrived, and with it comes the predictions of what employers can expect for the following year. Last year saw rises in paid sick leave laws, gender equality issues, and proposed overtime regulations. What will 2016 have in store?

Best Employee Engagement Articles Of 2016

WeSpire

As we reflect back on 2016, we want to applaud the countless organizations who committed to their ambitious sustainability and engagement goals this past year. Instead, employers need to create programs with diverse offerings that appeal to all of their employees.

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.

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building a diverse team

Workable

Building a diverse team 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. Key figures for a diverse team. Diversity begets diversity.

Connecting Organisational Development with Diversity: A Strategic Change Imperative

New to HR

Diversity is becoming a strategic change imperative at many organisations, and for good reason. Studies show that organisations with a more diverse workforce – in terms of gender, ethnicity and race – are more productive, more efficient, and ultimately, more profitable. Diversity, of course, starts with HR hiring policies that are able to attract the best and brightest and convince them to join the company.

Are You Wasting Your Diverse Workforce?

Entelo

Hiring diverse candidates is just the tip of the iceberg on making progress on your diversity initiative. Some of the companies that do put effort into their diversity recruitment squander the results. This is the kind of listening we need to do with your diverse colleagues.

Report: Contract Workers Are More Productive than Full-Time Employees

HR Daily Advisor

Work Market, an on-demand workforce management platform, commissioned the new research report through KRC Research to evaluate the views of CFOs and line-of-business managers on productivity and workforce utilization across a diverse range of industries and business sizes.

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. s(HPQ) Lesley Slaton Brown, the company’s chief diversity officer.

Good CEOs Get Why Diversity and Inclusion Matters

TalentCircles

Focusing on talent diversity is no longer optional. A true diversity and inclusion initiative is about more than ensuring that rules are followed and the requisite diversity programs and regulations are in place.

KPIs Alone Will Not Fix The Diversity Problem

SuccessFactors

Thanks to the recent high-profile media focus, the issue of diversity has finally taken its place front and center of mainstream public interest and is being properly addressed in the workplace.

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.

Five Reasons Why Today’s Dads Need Support, Too

TalentCulture

Family-friendly benefits, like paid maternity leave and child care assistance, have proven valuable in terms of recruiting and retaining female talent, improving gender diversity and driving the bottom line. Millennial moms and dads want to share work and family responsibilities equally.

Why Diversity = Winning for the U.S. Olympic Team

Linkedin Talent Blog

athletes about to go to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics, the goal is to bring home as many medals as possible. And recently, Team USA discovered something beyond talent and training that can help them achieve that goal: diversity. How you can improve diversity through recruiting.

How to Be a More Strategic HR Leader in 2017

WorkHuman

How can we be more strategic tackling some of today’s greatest workforce challenges – like the skills gap, generational diversity, and the growing population of contract workers? How can managers better motivate such a diverse group? Bill Castellano, Ph.D.,

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Pay Attention to Age Diversity, Especially in the Tech Industry

TalentCircles

According to Scientific American, “for groups that value innovation and new ideas, diversity helps.” And, yes, diversity needs to include age as a demographic in addition to race, gender and sexual orientation.

On #EqualPayDay Dig Deeper into the Pay Gap’s Complexities

Workology

Yesterday Facebook and Microsoft announced that they have reached gender pay parity , hoping, I imagine, to get ahead of today’s Equal Pay Day discussions. Equal Pay Day is the point at which the average woman has met the earnings of the average man from the previous year.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

According to PWC’s 2016 Global CEO Survey , 79% of CEOs are most concerned about over-regulation. Are pay increases distributed equally between female and male employees? on December 1, 2016. No business is immune to risk, especially when it comes to its workforce.

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.

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

Visier

The actual work to build a solution that is tailored to meet your needs — such as answering questions about recruiting, employee retention and engagement, or diversity and inclusion — requires you or a vendor you hire to develop the solution from the ground up. Product updates.

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?

Give Employees The Gift Of Well-being

TalentCulture

As a business owner, I appreciate the well-being of my employees and understand the value of helping them stay mentally focused, for many reasons, including how well-being affects attitude which in turn affects productivity.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

The inability for employees to freely discuss pay information with one another has arguably prevented some individuals from taking advantage of federal protections available under the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 in the past.

The Trait You Should Look for In Every Job Candidate

Criteria Corp

The job market is filled with a diverse array of jobs suited for an equally diverse set of personalities. A sales associate probably won’t have the same personality as a software developer, nor should they.

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.

The problem with hiring for ‘culture fit’

Workable

Today, the concept of corporate culture fit has been flipped on its head, as the public continues to scrutinize the lack of diversity in the tech industry. Peter EG (@pevansgreenwood) August 7, 2016. getify (@getify) July 16, 2016. We are able to reject qualified, diverse candidates on the grounds that ‘they aren’t a culture fit’ while not having to examine what that means.”. Leveling the playing field for equally qualified but less privileged candidates?

Link, Don’t Rank

Ceridian

For the rest of December, we will be revisiting 10 of our most popular blog posts of 2016. By Jessica Cheung-Goldfarb, Director of Product & Alliance Marketing, Ceridian. From retention to compliance, there were a number of trending topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year.