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Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Another expert says that referrals should be one of the top metrics that talent acquisition leaders focus on. From an analytics perspective, being able to track quality of hire, time to fill, and other metrics and tie them back to the referral source is an incredibly valuable practice. Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean?

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How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Talent Acquisition diversity

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement

Achievers

According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter.

What Makes a Workplace Diversity Program Successful?

Thrive Global

Facebook publishes an annual diversity report —a way to catalog the efforts the company is making toward diversifying its staff, and to report on its progress. Diversity initiatives are policies and practices designed to improve the workplace experiences and outcomes of target group members.

How to Leverage Diversity & Inclusion as a Competitive Advantage

Everwise

According to Ted Colbert , Boeing’s Chief Information Officer, “The best workforce is a diverse workforce.” Countless studies support this statement , directly linking organizational Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) to higher profits. Diversity of experience and opinion has been tied to innovation and creativity of thought time and again. One Forbes Study identified workforce diversity and inclusion as a key driver of innovation.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Talent Acquisition diversity

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.

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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.”.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Workforce Intelligence 101 diversity

How a Diversity Scorecard Helps Salesforce Keep Equality Top of Mind for Its Leaders

Linkedin Talent Blog

But, increasingly, it’s making a name for itself as a leader on diversity issues — it has spent millions to close gender and racial pay gaps and taken frontline stands on issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community. Pay attention to the diversity scorecards they’re going to be receiving. “We

The problem with employee wellness programs

Workable

Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided. Instead, companies should focus on less intrusive ways to encourage wellness, and let employees manage their own health. What are employee wellness programs? The problems with employee wellness programs.

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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Launching Competitive Opportunities in Talent Acquisition

TalentCulture

In the modern work climate, there’ve been inroads made to create more equality within this unbalanced paradigm. So, how can organizations ensure that they are guaranteeing equality in their talent acquisition processes? Monitor the diversity of candidates whom are interviewed.

A Starting Point: Diversity and Inclusion at Limeade

Limeade

It’s no secret that diversity and inclusion are hot topics for HR professionals and top executives. A quick Google search shows 152 million results and coverage on diversity and inclusion from top media outlets. Diversity and inclusion can also affect the bottom line.

Use These 18 Job Boards to Keep Compliant

TalentCulture

Job boards remain an excellent way to engage talent, especially diverse candidates. One of the more popular means to target diverse candidates is with diversity job boards. List of Diversity Job Boards HR & Recruiting Compliance. Out and Equal. IMB Diversity.

Source of hire: what it is, how to measure it and how to use it

Workable

As with every recruiting metric , measuring SoH can be complicated but fruitful. Paying attention only to the source the hire came from diminishes other sources that were equally effective in attracting good candidates. ? But, investing too much in them may negatively affect diversity.

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. Outreach Metrics.

How Not to Fight Against Culture-First Business Theory

Compensation Today

Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. One author refers to the theory as “junk science” (which it is not) and to those who promote it as “highly emotional,” “resistant to metrics” and “hostile” to any debate.

Global 100 Organizations: Setting The Gold Standard for Sustainability

WeSpire

Toronto-Based clean energy magazine, Corporate Knights just released their 2017 Annual Global 100, which identifies companies that have scored exceptionally well based on specific sustainability and diversity KPIs.

What is blind recruitment, and is it effective?

Interact-Intranet

Back in 2016, we rounded up the top 5 recruiting trends to watch out for in 2017. From AI to the power of social media, 2017 has transported us one step closer to a fully-realized digital workplace. Diversity in the workplace has been under scrutiny in recent years.

6 Ways To Retain Women In Corporate Ranks

SuccessFactors

And missing the chance to execute flexible work options in a well-thought-through manner means whiffing on the opportunity to fill a huge unmet need. And by the way, assuming that these female behavioral tendencies equal a lack of ambition is a massively misplaced assumption.

Four Societal Changes Shaping The Future of Work

TalentCulture

Our workforce is more diverse by nearly every conceivable metric. Diversity brings a strategic marketplace advantage to the workplace; research shows that diverse workforces outperform more homogenous employee populations.

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. Diversity brings a strategic marketplace advantage to the workplace; research shows that diverse workforces outperform more homogenous employee populations. This article was originally published in Talent Culture.

Interview process and strategies: a comprehensive FAQ guide

Workable

Avoid overused phrases like “We wanted a more diverse skill set.” For example, if you’re hiring a manager for a team that works well without being micromanaged, a candidate who has an authoritarian leadership style may not be the best fit for that team’s culture.

Careers page 101: Everything HR managers and recruiters need to know to build an effective careers page

Workable

How can you increase diverse applicants through your careers page? Help Scout , a B2B software development company for customer support teams, advertises its open roles and attempts to attract diverse audiences while presenting its teams: Screenshot via Help Scout.

Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 17th

Entelo

In this week’s endorsed long reads, the MIT Tech Review took a look at the fact that no one really understands exactly how AI and deep learning algorithms work , and Hired released a comprehensive report on the state of the wage gap that shows how far we still are from true wage equality.

3 Applicant Tracking Systems That Will Help You Hire Generation Z

Capterra

While your youngest new hires share many characteristics with the Millennial generation, they’ve got an entirely different outlook on things such as workplace culture, diversity, and even the importance of having a job. Your organization is forward-thinking enough to attract new talent, adding to the age diversity of your workplace. Below we’ll discuss the features that ApplicantPro offers with Generation Z in mind, as well as discuss user reviews and cost.

Becoming a Brain Scientist

Dave's Weekly Thought

Why not reflect upon what we've done well, revisit the dopamine we've acquired from that experience and use the positive vibration to drive our motivation? The brain is a diverse and under-utilized tool. I had heard it told that hard work requires no talent.

HR TechStack – Learning Management System

WhoKnows

LMSs are comprised of a document management component and communication capability, allowing teachers to upload course files such as rubrics, assignments, calendars, and gradebooks, as well as communicate with students via chatrooms or forums. It is well suited for large enterprises.

10 Hiring Mistakes You Must Stop Making Right Now

Linkedin Talent Blog

Performance-based descriptions get to the heart of the job and open the door to more diverse applicants. Quantity doesn’t equal quality: imagine how little you’d get from giving a candidate 100 interviews if each one was only a minute long.

When Men Schmooze, Women Lose — How Male Bonding Tilts the Playing Field and Hurts Business

Linkedin Talent Blog

IBM also studied companies that have been proactive about moving toward gender equality in leadership and found that a critical step in that effort was using the same metrics when evaluating the performance of men and women and applying them equitably.

10 HR Leaders Anyone in Talent Management Should Follow on LinkedIn

Eightfold

A member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee and Investment Committee, Shook values inclusion and diversity. She has been a key player in gaining recognition for Accenture as an employer of choice with a keen focus on diversity. “Our biggest asset is our people.”

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11 HR Analytics Courses Online

Analytics in HR

Courses range from top-level analytics knowledge, to actually doing analytics, basic statistical knowledge, HR data and metrics, and more. Because HR analytics as a topic attracts a diverse crowd, it might mean that not every course is equally interesting for everyone.

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

CakeHR

2017 Review Shows $180 billion Cloud Market Growing at 24% Annually | Source: Synergy. 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.