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Four Ways to Advance Equality in the Workplace

Ceridian

Women’s Equality Day on August 26 commemorates the day that women were granted the right to vote in the U.S. Ceridian prioritizes equality and diversity in the workplace, and also leverages its position in the industry to put the spotlight on these topics.

Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017

WorkHuman

Diversity & Inclusion. It’s not enough to check off the diversity box. Diversity is the what, inclusion is the how, and diversity doesn’t work without inclusion,” said Rita Mitjans , chief diversity and corporate social responsibility officer at ADP. Wellness.

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Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Equality is good for men, too.

Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality

SuccessFactors

Although women make up half of the world’s population, it is well-known that they don’t even come close to parity in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. A call for greater gender diversity in data science.

That’s What No One Tells You About Hiring Women in 2017

TalentCulture

Picture this: It’s 2017, but gender imbalances still occur in companies. Managers know that gender diverse boards perform better , but female talents still face gender bias and stereotypes, which turn into challenges for ladies to overcome if they want to thrive.

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.

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

HR Daily Advisor

Employees who are good culture fits are those who mesh well both professionally and personally – the idea being that a team of employees who believe in your company mission and get along well enough to grab post-work drinks together will be more productive.

Teach Workers to Celebrate Diversity on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

HR Daily Advisor

Regardless of your organization’s pay practices, this holiday is a great time to celebrate diversity in your workplace. There’s no doubt that diversity can lead to challenges in the workplace, so make these points with your employees: Differences among people are OK.

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. One thing has become clear to me: women are much more passive when it comes to selling and presentation skills than our male counterparts. Diversity Goals.

Closing the STEM Gap: Promoting Gender Equity at All Levels

TalentCulture

There is a resource I came across in my research that I found particularly illuminating: it’s called “ Advancing Women in Tech-Intensive Industries: Transforming Organizational Cultures ,” published by an organization called White Men as Full Diversity Partners.

Class of 2017 Salary Expectations Revealed

Yello

When members of the 2017 graduating class begin negotiating salary for their first jobs, they may be in for a surprise. The 2017 Yello Collegiate Study: Undergraduate Expectations * surveyed college students to learn about compensation expectations and found students’ price points are well above industry averages. The 2017 Yello Collegiate Study surveyed more than 1,700 college students and found this group expects high paychecks from their first job.

International Women’s Day 2017: Women in the Changing World of Work

Ceridian

Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030 ”, is this year’s theme, with the ultimate goal of fostering a world where sustainable development is achieved through gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. By: Lisa Bull, VP of People Academy, Ceridian.

Is My Bias Showing? (Moving from Woke-ish to Woke)

PerformanceICreate

Employees are not equal in their capabilities and contributions, but they are equal in their humanity. And sometimes, it is my own lack of perception about the inequality that is presented. ” “Well,” I said, “That is a pretty big ask.

Your AI Might Be a Bigot. Here's How to Build Tech for a Better World.

Cornerstone On Demand

Tech companies have recently come under scrutiny for a lack of diversity in their recruiting processes. While AI recruiting tools can be asked to turn a “blind eye" to things like race, gender and socioeconomic background when considering new candidates, it cannot eliminate bias that's already present in the data. The good news, though, is that it can reveal that bias and help companies make real progress toward fair hiring and equality.

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Is Culture Fit a Myth?

WorkHuman

We know that culture affects the way individual employees and groups interact with each other, as well as customers, clients, and other stakeholders. Listen to our WorkHuman Radio interview with Robin Schooling and Bill Boorman, embedded at the top of this post.

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. Explicitly request a diverse range of referrals. Diversity

Adam Grant’s Tips for Hiring & Developing Original Thinkers

WorkHuman

WorkHuman 2017 speaker and best-selling author Adam Grant has some ideas that might surprise you. But as you grow, culture fit becomes a proxy for groupthink, and you end up bringing in a bunch of people who see the world in exactly the same way, and you weed out diversity of thought.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Posted by Juliet Bourke on February 15, 2017. As public scrutiny of top teams (boards of directors and C-suite leaders) increases, the question arises: How well are top teams set up for success? Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Does our team display diverse thinking?

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

How Women Are Poised To Impact Cybersecurity

SuccessFactors

From alleged election-related hackings to massive data breaches to DDoS attacks now capable of crippling some of the biggest websites on the Internet, the present is bleak, and the future appears to be even more daunting. Increasing gender diversity in cybersecurity isn’t just a numbers game.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Posted by Juliet Bourke on February 15, 2017. As public scrutiny of top teams (boards of directors and C-suite leaders) increases, the question arises: How well are top teams set up for success? Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Does our team display diverse thinking?

i4cp 2017 Conference Day Two: Quotes and Notes

i4cp

The presentations and ideas shared on day two certainly matched the quality of the preceding day and in more than a few cases, provided additional “wow” moments. Mark’s CEO / “teach-igator” presentation included working through a flipchart on the five fundamentals of his workplace culture. With a thoughtful, well-researched and no-holds-barred style, she skillfully took down poplar notions of multi-generational differences.

EEO Trumps Google Employee’s Free Expression

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to the important societal issues Google’s action implicates, it raises interesting labor and employment law questions about how far employees can go in speaking their minds to oppose workplace diversity. ” Damore’s memo presented a puzzle for Google managers.

Keep Your Hiring Process Moving Forward — Even During a Scandal

Spark Hire

First Uber, then Volkswagen, and now Wells Fargo. 2017 isn’t lacking in corporate America scandals — and they don’t seem to be ending anytime soon. The most recent one hitting newsstands is Wells Fargo , which has uncovered up to 1.4

Winning at Talent Recruitment in the Age of Extreme Competition

TalentCulture

Companies are also using technology to streamline interview processes as well as onboarding processes. Diversity, diversity, diversity. In today’s highly competitive job market, winning at recruiting top talent is no easy task.

Women in Business: Driving Innovation in Senior Leadership

TalentCulture

Women in particular often don’t do this well, so asking for what you want, being clear about that right from the start, is sage advice. Understand what opportunities different roles present from a broad career perspective.

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.

6 Ways HR Can Tackle Tech's Glass Ceiling

Impraise

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. Not only is this an issue about equality, it also greatly impacts a company’s bottom line.

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6 Changes Your Company Must Make to Develop More Female Leaders

TalentCulture

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

Top 5 Moments from HR Redefined

Namely

With nearly forty sessions consisting of hands-on training, strategic discussions, and interactive presentations, it was a unique event that offered something for everyone. Below are our five favorite moments and quotes from HR Redefined 2017: 1. “HR

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Team Millennial-Friendly

Achievers

A well-known contributor of employee engagement is a sense that an individual’s contributions have influence on the success of an organization as a whole. What about encouraging flexibility of ideas, and diversity of thought ?

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14 Opportunities to Address Unconscious Biases in the Modern Workplace

Bonusly

These biases “are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness,” writes UCSF’s Office of Diversity and Outreach. Audit the language in your job listings and revise if necessary to appeal to a more diverse, more qualified pool of applicants. Speak candidly with them about their health and wellness — insurance coverage, if your company provides it, might be less equitable than you think.

What Can Federal Contractors Expect Under the Trump Administration? Here’s What We Know So Far

HR Daily Advisor

On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Join us on January 25 for the first quarterly briefing of 2017 designed exclusively for federal contractors. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) matters. by David Fortney and H. Juanita Beecher of Fortney & Scott.

Interview process and strategies: a comprehensive FAQ guide

Workable

Situational interviews involve questions that present hypothetical situations or dilemmas to candidates to gauge their reactions. Avoid overused phrases like “We wanted a more diverse skill set.” Candidates know that they have to present their best selves during interviews.

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.

11 powerful and immediate ways to improve your employer brand

cipHR

If you're not presenting an accurate depiction of what it's like to work for your company then you may be missing the whole point of employer branding. Differing religions, cultures and employee needs mean that today's employers must accommodate diversity.