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. For ethnic and culture diversity, companies in the top quartile were 33% more likely to outperform on profitability.

It’s Equal Pay Day! Is Pay Equality Even Real?

The Tim Sackett Project

If you didn’t know April 10th is national Equal Pay Day ! Here’s my take on Pay Equality Day… We own this as HR. In my experience, pay equity issues rarely are equal across an organization. Even after coaching, discipline, etc., Communication Compensation Competitive Data Culture Diversity HR Department of One Inclusion influence Leadership The HR Rules Trench HRHow are you spending today celebrating this Ummm, well, holiday-ish thingy?

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

Dates: September 11-14, 2018. RitaMitjans : Mom, Harvard ’90, Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer. Coach. DrJarikConrad : Author, keynote speaker, and executive coach. Equal Housing Lender. Follow for coaching tips and inspiration.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?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. Will this different way of thinking about diversity make our organizations better?

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). Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. “As Everybody’s Diverse in Their Own Way.

Unconscious Bias: the Key to Effective Communication in the Workplace Between Men and Women

Inpower Coaching

In executive coaching (both women and men) I’ve often observed that two parallel stories about women and men in the workplace often coexist. Second, “men and women are treated equally in the workplace.”

Key Takeaways from Visier’s Women in Leadership Event

Visier

One key point: companies need to not just coach and mentor women, but also sponsor them. She explained: A coach speaks to you, a mentor speaks with you, and a sponsor speaks for you. Diversity and inclusion is key to driving business performance today.

Unintended Consequences Matter: Learning to See Bystanderism and Microaggression as Contributors to Employee Turnover in the Workplace

Inpower Coaching

Efforts to increase diversity in our workplaces has been dismally slow over the last few decades, despite business initiatives, research and even expansions of the very definition of diversity. Most men, I know, want equality.

HR Increases Focus on Engagement and Company Culture

HR Daily Advisor

Between 2017 and 2018, the same number (80%) of HR leaders said they feel they are a strategic partner within their organization—and nearly half (44%) report meeting with their CEO, CFO, or both on a weekly basis in 2018.

Paradigm for Parity® Coalition’s 5 Actionable Steps to Gender Equity

Visier

Perhaps this is due to broader talent pools, improved quality of decision-making, and innovation due to diversity of thought as suggested by a McKinsey Report. I certainly saw this first-hand with my own experience in building a diverse team. After five years of hard work, I’m proud to say that my business line was made up of 40% diverse individuals when I left–and we did not sacrifice quality one iota! Instead, prioritize diverse candidate slates and decision-making panels.

7 ways to successfully manage international teams

Ceridian

While international growth and team diversity may pose unique challenges, such as time-zone, cultural and communication differences, working in international teams can also offer many rewards and benefits. Equally important as a manager is being a careful listener.

3 Ways to Drive Growth with Digital HR Transformation

Reflektive

focused on 2018 priorities, forty-seven percent of CEOs said they are being challenged by the board of directors to make progress in digital business, with fifty-three percent of CEOs saying “growth” is their top priority. Become a real-time culture with in-the-moment coaching, development and recognition rather than rear-view mirror performance reviews delivered with bias. Let’s Focus on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I).

Can sports teams be role models for inclusivity?

WeSpire

Green Sports Alliance Board member Jen Regan, who facilitated the panel, said they added diversity and inclusion as a focus to the Summit because “our ability to improve the environment is intrinsically linked with our ability to include all members of our community. 2018 Blog Uncategorized

Four Secrets of Start-up Success Rarely Mentioned in Bootcamps and Board Rooms

WeSpire

Having a sense of purpose in our roles at work is equally important. Find a coach or a therapist. Build diverse teams and boards, Choose diverse investors. Diverse companies are more innovative, focus more on facts and process facts more carefully.

Will Your Employee Promotion Strategy Improve Or Harm Your Work Culture?

15Five

But not all stellar employees enjoy the same visibility as others: Not all qualified candidates are equally considered for promotions. The NFL applies the Rooney Rule to find good underrepresented candidates for head coaching jobs.

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.

Oscars Delve into Legal Territory with Two Words: Inclusion Rider

HR Daily Advisor

At the end of her Oscars acceptance speech for Best Actress this year, Frances McDormand, after having spoken about equality, concluded with the following statement: “I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider.”

Can sports teams be role models for inclusivity?

WeSpire

As I sat on the stage with the first ever head of diversity for an NBA team, Nzinga Shaw from the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena, I reflected on how much convergence has taken place in the sustainability and diversity and inclusion fields, which has directly influenced how WeSpire has evolved to meet these needs. What inspired hiring a Chief Diversity Officer initially was a crisis – driven by racially tinged, disparaging remarks made by a now former owner and coach.

Webinar Recap: 7 Keys to Choosing a Performance Management System That Works

Reflektive

This data reflects the shift from a static hierarchy with long-tenured, in-house employees to a diverse, flexible workforce comprised of talent all over the globe. Deloitte refers to this new structure as a dynamic ecosystem, and companies need a robust performance management system that’s equally dynamic. Even when annual reviews are conducted on time, they’re still too late for effective coaching. Reflektive recently hosted a webinar with Meghan M.

Four Secrets of Start-up Success Rarely Mentioned in Bootcamps and Board Rooms

WeSpire

In June, I was asked to be a keynote speaker for 30 entrepreneurs participating in the 2018 East Coast Academy organized and produced by the Cleantech Open Northeast. Having a sense of purpose in our roles at work is equally important. Find a coach or a therapist. Build diverse teams and boards, Choose diverse investors. Diverse companies are more innovative, focus more on facts and process facts more carefully. Coach communication styles and skills.

Highlights of i4cp’s 2018 Conference – Next Practices Now – Day 1

i4cp

Kevin Oakes, i4cp’s CEO, opened day one of the 2018 Next Practices Now Conference with discussion of the disruption gap and several other significant challenges and opportunities facing business and human capital leaders today. Most impressive were his examples of coaching his students, coaching existing companies, and investing in start-up.

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3 HR Strategies to Bridge the Gender Leadership Gap

Women of HR

All of this is despite the fact that gender-diverse companies experience better financial performance ; companies whose leadership ranks consist of at least 30 percent women are more likely to be among the top 20 percent of companies. I mplement Formal and On-the-Job Coaching Programs.

How Left-Handed People Hold Phones, And Why It Matters To Your Business

SuccessFactors

Being a left-handed person, I immediately understood the point Anka Wittenberg, chief diversity officer at SAP, was making about diversity during an intriguing breakout session at the recent SAP Ariba Live event. Collaboration equals shared ownership. Tech drives diversity.

This HR Executive of the Year is Transforming IBM

HRExecutive

stated in a letter that the company believed in equality and would not comply with those states’ “Jim Crow” laws mandating separate facilities for blacks and whites. Managers were given a coach and told they had six months to address the gaps uncovered by the assessment.

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This HR Executive of the Year Transformed IBM

HRExecutive

stated in a letter that the company believed in equality and would not comply with those states’ “Jim Crow” laws mandating separate facilities for blacks and whites. Managers were given a coach and told they had six months to address the gaps uncovered by the assessment.

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300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

CakeHR

Even though HR is known to be a female dominated profession, there’s still much room for improvement in the top C-suite positions, especially when it comes to closing the gender pay gap (something we will know in more detail following data received from the Equal Pay Day 2018 deadline). International Women’s Day 2018 campaign theme: #PressforProgress. Dawn Lyon , Communications and Marketing Executive | Advisor | Speaker | Equal Pay Advocate | Angel Investor.

Don’t Let an Offhanded Comment Bring About a Lawsuit

HR Daily Advisor

According to White, one of the store’s assistant managers told him that because he was a long-term loyal employee, he would probably get coaching (the lowest level of discipline). Diversity Insight Employment Law discharge Home Depot negligent misrepresentation supervisors

A new business paradigm

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Josh Bersin on April 5, 2018. After a year of research and another enormous survey of business and HR leaders around the world, we just released the 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends , entitled “The Rise of the Social Enterprise.” 2018 Global Human Capital Trends.

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Influential Women Making the Case for D&I

HRExecutive

Imagine that, said Rita Mitjans chief diversity officer at ADP: a safety feature designed to protect people from dying was causing more deaths. Instead, manufacturers paid a steep price for not having diverse perspectives.

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Squashing This Work-Life Balance Stereotype Will Improve Your Recruiting Process

Spark Hire

This is certainly a diversity and inclusion issue. He felt devalued and not treated equally. Not recognizing this fact will especially hurt in recruiting more diverse and younger men. Fact: more men experience work-family conflicts than women.

7 Human Resource Best Practices (A mini-guide to HRM)

Digital HR Tech

The best teams are cognitively diverse and psychologically safe. Increased focus on feedback, coaching, and peer learning plays into this. Such an egalitarian culture shows that everyone deserves equal respect and could help in promoting the sharing of ideas.

Transforming Big Blue

HRExecutive

stated in a letter that the company believed in equality and would not comply with those states’ “Jim Crow” laws mandating separate facilities for blacks and whites. Managers were given a coach and told they had six months to address the gaps uncovered by the assessment.

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12 Ways to Spark Creativity in Your Team

Effortless HR

Cross-fertilize your teams and assemble groups of employees who don’t often work together, asking them to work on a project while giving everyone equal input. That doesn’t mean just hiring “creative” types, but a team that is diverse in background, skillset, and worldview.

The Path to Individual Transformation in the Workplace, Part One

BetterUp

For individuals to grow, learning must be designed in a way that changes the brain, specifically by bridging diverse cognitive functions. Not all employees, when presented with the same materials, will be equally successful.

One Word You Should Stop Saying at Work

Globoforce

When was the last time that environmental change or change in equal rights or change in any social sphere cascaded from the bureaucrats down to citizens and ordinary individuals? One is the goal of personal development, which requires coaching and understanding what my strengths and weaknesses are and what I can do to get better. You have to value curiosity and diversity. By Sarah Payne —. Everyone likes to harp on new lingo from kids these days.