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The Roundup: Equal pay in Iceland and companies double down on diversity

Ceridian

This week, we introduce The Roundup: simply, the goods on recent stories that are influencing the conversation about the future of work. Iceland enforces equal pay. They must then report back to the government for certification, or face penalties.

Why Inclusivity Equals Innovation

SuccessFactors

Technology is bringing the world closer together. And it’s allowing them to build relationships with suppliers across the globe. In short, technology is inherently changing the way we work. But it’s not the only thing that’s at play.

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Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. In our Workplace Diversity Report 2018 , expert analysts poured over data from over 175,000 employees.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. Another report by Bersin by Deloitte found more diverse companies had 2.3

5 Activities You Do Not Want to Miss At the HR Technology Conference – #HRTechConf

HR Bartender

One of my absolute must-attend events in the fall is the HR Technology Conference and Expo (nicknamed HRTech). This year’s conference is being held September 11-14, 2018 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. If you’ve never attended HRTech, now is the perfect time.

Diversity Training in a Nutshell: Why It Fails and How to Make It Work

Rallyware for Human Resources

In April, two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks after the store manager called the police. The men asked for a bathroom code but were denied because they were sitting in the coffee shop, had not ordered anything, and refused to leave.

10 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements

Ongig

How good is your diversity statement? I asked my team to send me some of the best diversity statement samples they could find. I whittled that down to 10 that I believe are either excellent overall or at least have an idea or two for you to consider. Diversity.

Equal Opportunity Hiring Firms: Recruiting for Diversity

Zenefits

Corporate environments have become more diverse in recent years, but they still have a long way to go in the name of equality. But the good news is that equal opportunity hiring forms can help you ensure that your workforce accurately reflects today’s society. Here’s what equal opportunity means for employers today. What is the Equal Employment Opportunity Act? Regulated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity.

Wade Davis: Creating Equal Opportunities In The Workplace

SuccessFactors

In a recent episode of the SHE Innovates podcast , Michelle King, a leader in the United Nations’ women’s gender innovation work, interviews Wade Davis, a former National Football League player and the first LGBT inclusion consultant for professional sports leagues.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. Last October, record 12,000 people attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC), the “world’s largest gathering of women’s technologists” according to the website.

Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor: Celebrating Our Differences at Workday

Workday

Having a diverse and inclusive workplace is a priority for most organizations. And like most priorities, it takes a team and a set of goals to address diversity and inclusion (D&I). She rallies everyone around the concept of “VIBE”—value inclusion, belonging, and equity for all.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

Men Think Women Leaders Are Represented Equally, But Only 10% of Women Actually Hold Leadership Positions

HR Daily Advisor

2018 is shaping up to be the year of gender equality, with Iceland leading the transformation by requiring all companies to enforce equal pay for all workers. Women in the Workplace 2017 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America.

Want to Improve Your Diversity Hiring? Look At Your Process Through Candidates’ Eyes

Spark Hire

This year, many organizations have upped their game to find and hire more diverse talent. But chances are, you’re still not seeing the results you want in regards to your diversity hiring initiative. In fact, the 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report from LinkedIn found that 38 percent of companies are still having trouble finding diverse candidates. An additional 14 percent find it difficult to get these job seekers to move past the interview process.

Lack of Gender Equality in Venture Capital Industry

HR Daily Advisor

We recently sat down with Loni Brown, Head of Talent at Entelo to discuss recent research into the dearth of gender equality in the world of venture capital. HR Daily Advisor : Gender equality in the workplace has been a struggle, especially for some industries.

AI and the Search for a More Diverse Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry. Competition is fierce, and the pool for top candidates is seemingly small. But AI can solve it at scale.

How to Improve Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Best Money Moves

How can employers improve gender diversity in the workplace? It starts with tracking representation and setting goals for diversity when hiring and promoting employees. it’s stalled,” reads the alarming introduction to LeanIn’s latest report, Women in the Workplace 2018.

EEOC Outlook for 2018: What Should Employers Expect from the Agency?

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), by contrast, had a relatively uneventful year. So far, during the Trump administration, the agency has held the status quo. At some point in 2018, the agency will most likely have a Republican majority.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. On March 14, 2018, a federal judge approved a $45 million settlement between Family Dollar Stores and a class of 37,000 female managers who claimed they were paid less than men in the same positions.

Gender diversity in the workplace: 5 whys and 5 hows

Insperity

Could greater gender diversity in the workplace be the secret weapon in your company’s quest to dominate your market? Could greater gender equality be the untapped power play upon which you build your company’s success? Studies show that business teams with an equal gender mix perform significantly better than male-dominated teams when it comes to both sales and profits. Why you need gender diversity in the workplace. It’s the law.

Workplace Diversity Starts with Top-Down Commitment, Finds Randstad Survey

HR Daily Advisor

A new survey, released by Randstad US, reveals that a majority of workers (78%) say a workplace where people are treated equally—regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, race, or religion—is important to them. The Road to an Inclusive Workplace Is Long.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. The good news? A data-driven approach can provide the actionable insights HR needs to get the upper-hand and succeed.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

Inpower Coaching

Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress. How is the workforce diversity discussion evolving?

Diversity, Data, And The X-Factor

SuccessFactors

It’s there for a very specific reason: to remind me that when I have an imperfect understanding of the data behind results, then I mismanage, misjudge, and ask the wrong questions. I might as well save myself some time and just shake the Magic 8 ball. Diversity delivers results.

How to Renew Focus on Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity

AbelHR

Business owners can help their companies grow and thrive with a renewed focus on diversifying the staff and creating a corporate culture that promotes equity and inclusion. Women in Australia fare slightly better, at 21 percent.

Improve Your Business by Building an Inclusive and Diverse Workforce

Synergy

Over the last year, words like “inclusivity” and “diversity” have come up more and more in the business world, but what do those words really mean for small and medium-sized companies? The Benefits of a Diverse Company. Gender Equality. Cultural Diversity.

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: removing the barriers to finding top talent

Workable

In the 2011 Report on Disability , theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking writes: “ We have a moral duty to remove the barriers to participation, and to invest sufficient funding and expertise to unlock the vast potential of people with disabilities. ”.

Gender Equality in the Workplace is More Than a “Women’s Issue”

Dynamic Team Solutions

They’re ingrained in us from how we grew up, who our parents are, and from the societal and cultural norms that have been feeding us. As a result, when it comes to equality in the workplace, many of us feel like things are pretty good. Awareness is the primary tool for change.

#MeToo, #TimesUp, and #BlackLivesMatter Not Being Discussed at Work

HR Daily Advisor

Over 1,000 full- and part-time employees in the United States were asked questions about current social movements, along with areas of discrimination they have witnessed and experienced and how their personal outlook has shifted over the past year.

3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of September 2018

Digital HR Tech

The top articles of September feature a business case for onboarding automation, an article on the pipeline opportunity for diversity in tech, a piece on the importance of hiring for soft skills, and a video with our experts explaining what excites them about Organizational Network Analysis (ONA).

How to hire veterans

Workable

Skills involved in military service go far beyond combat training. This might get accentuated by veterans’ lack of training on how to present their transferable skills in their resumes. Here are a few ideas to start you off: Partner with organizations and use online resources.

India: Developments Affecting Diversity in the Workplace

Global People Strategist

When it comes to inclusivity and diversity within the workplace, companies operating in India now have to face and adhere to four major recent developments in the country’s employment law. There at least three women working that shift at all times.

Education, Mentoring, And Role Models: Effective Vehicles To Motivate Gender Equality In The IT Sector

SuccessFactors

It is not widely known that the first computer programmer was a woman, Ada Lovelace (1815–1852). She was the first person to publish an algorithm intended to be executed by the first modern computer – the Analytical Engine created by Charles Babbage.

HR’s 2018 year in review part two

cipHR

We look at how the working world has been changing in 2018, from the impact of the political climate to changes in attitudes towards HR technology. The political view of the working world. The transformation of HR’s role. The result?