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The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post.

How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work

Ceridian

This week I’m speaking at Ryerson University’s Inclusivity in STEM Conference. As a young, female broadcaster, the biggest barrier that I faced was equal pay for equal work. Diversity and inclusion are imperatives to a business, both economically and culturally.

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.

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. At Dropbox, managers are held accountable for attrition, hiring, diversity, engagement, etc. So, results are important, but methods are equally important.

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 ”. These companywide social-networking groups promote inclusivity, equality, respect, and care for all individuals, and align with Ultimate’s ‘People First’ core philosophy.

Top 7 HR trends in 2017 to watch out for

Interact-Intranet

2017 is officially up and running, and analysts and business management globally are determining priorities for the coming 12 months and beyond. Widening skill gaps, the corporate glass ceiling and questions of diversity, equality and corporate responsibility continue to echo.

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!

New Uber Leadership SVP Talks Trust, Diversity, And Building High-Performing Teams

SuccessFactors

During her Thursday keynote at SuccessConnect , the SAP SuccessFactors conference for HR professionals, Frei identified a “trust triangle” based on three character traits leaders need to gain trust: authenticity, logic, and empathy. It’s with diversity that authenticity is challenging.”.

Why should employers care about the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. Fair pay, raises and bonuses communicate that you value all employees equally. Hire diverse leaders.

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.

Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data

Visier

And, unfortunately, Human Capital has been their #1 concern for four years in a row (Source: The Conference Board). Let’s start with an illustrative example: You report your standard turnover metric – that your salesforce turnover rate is 20%.

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50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. Here are some examples you’re welcome to adapt. Diversity

Why should employers care about the the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. Fair pay, raises and bonuses communicate that you value all employees equally. Hire diverse leaders.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts

Eightfold

Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Diversity boosts innovation, too.

5 Tips for Removing Unconscious Bias Towards Female Assignees

HR Daily Advisor

Gender equality is an area that continues to be a significant blind spot and unconscious bias in the workplace; negatively influencing women in many ways, including the number of females that go on international assignments. HR Management diversity gender gap leadership women

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. At Dropbox, managers are held accountable for attrition, hiring, diversity, engagement, etc. So, results are important, but methods are equally important.

Are Your Older Employees Thinking Differently About Retirement?

HR Daily Advisor

I recently encountered an example of this during a recent Uber ride with a 50-something driver who had been a long-tenured foreman overseeing manufacturing projects at an aerospace company. Employers can align resources to help ensure equal access to support across the workforce.

Managing Gender Pay Equity Through the Employee Lifecycle

Reflektive

come from the 2017 Census Bureau report , which says that women earn about 80 cents to every dollar that a man makes. Earlier this year, Reflektive’s Vice President of Employee Success, Rachel Ernst, spoke in Chicago at From Day One — the conference for companies to forge stronger relationships with their employees, customers and community. This may seem like an innocent, honest statement, but it is actually an example of gender bias. Workplace Diversity

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.

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

HR Daily Advisor

And with its ability to predict employee behavior, more likely will join, the firm concluded in its 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has warned employers that they must be responsible consumers.

Religious Discrimination Hazards on the Rise

HR Daily Advisor

Segal told attendees at the Society for Human Resource Management’s recent employment law and legislative conference in Washington, D.C. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s charge receipts. An employee refuses to participate in diversity training that includes LGBTQ information.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

Bersin with Deloitte

At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. For example, when JetBlue implemented a peer-to-peer recognition system focused on company values, employee satisfaction surged by 88 percent. Part 3 of 5.

HR TechStack – Learning Management System

WhoKnows

McGraw-Hill Education Connect is a robust toolkit of learning resources designed with the flexibility instructors need, to unlock the potential of a diverse student population. Learning Management System (LMS) Software Definition.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

HR Times

At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. For example, when JetBlue implemented a peer-to-peer recognition system focused on company values, employee satisfaction surged by 88 percent. Part 3 of 5.

5 Ways to Master HR (and 5 Tools to Help)

Zenefits

The phrase “wearing multiple hats” isn’t a new idea in 2017. The answer is likely “no” — you were probably tucked away in a conference room with other new hires, left with the task of filling out mountains of paperwork, and verifying your information.

The New Workforce Gender Equity Factors HR Needs to Watch

Visier

Despite the considerable attention on women’s rights and gender equity, and the strong support of movements such as the Women’s March, the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report has found that global gender parity is still over 200 years away.

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3 Ways Purpose Driven Organizations Increase Employee Engagement

Get Hppy

Examples include tuition reimbursement for graduate degree programs , continuing education courses, and covering the costs of attending conferences and workshops. One of the best examples of a large company investing in professional development is the drug store chain Walgreens.

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.

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology

AllyO

Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

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.).

A new business paradigm

Bersin with Deloitte

Being a “social enterprise” means going beyond a focus on revenue and profit and clearly understanding that we operate in an ecosystem, and all these relationships are equally important. The latest survey from The Conference Board found that “attracting and developing talent” is now the No.

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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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A new business paradigm

HR Times

Being a “social enterprise” means going beyond a focus on revenue and profit and clearly understanding that we operate in an ecosystem, and all these relationships are equally important. The latest survey from The Conference Board found that “attracting and developing talent” is now the No.

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