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Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. For example, last week Amazon announced they were shutting down an internal program its team had created to support recruiting initiatives. Despite efforts to balance the results, Amazon eventually had to shut it down because it was not creating equal opportunities for both men and women. For example, if a firm is hiring plenty of diverse candidates but not growing them, then they will ultimately leave.

Women in Technology: United We Stand

Ultimate Software

It’s conference season and at Ultimate Software, we are excited that preparations for our participation in the HR Technology Conference & Expo and the Grace Hopper Celebration—the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, produced by AnitaB.org —are in full swing.

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day. Diversity is About Embracing Everyone.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline.

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. For example, she used the term ‘new skilling’ the workforce rather than re-skilling as, in her words, it will be a never-ending process.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

She says the wedding case is just one example of what machines that recognize patterns can miss. In light of Amazon’s AI misfire, Smart stresses that Hilton’s AI projects benefit from the firm’s global reach and its prior commitment to diversity. “We

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! Price : for end users – $2,095 (conference), $2,695 (conference + workshop).

Finding "Romance" at Work in the Age of AI + More Lessons From LinkedIn Talent Connect

Cornerstone On Demand

Artificial intelligence may be bringing a new wave of technology to the HR space, but humans have a huge role to play in extracting impact from these shiny new solutions, said Tim Leberecht, founder and CEO of The Business Romantic Society, at the LinkedIn Talent Connect conference this week.

using unlimited time off to work a second job, a sexist conference organizer, and more

Ask a Manager

Because I’m new, I’m still working out exactly what the norms are, but it seems like people regularly take large chunks of vacation (2-3 weeks to travel internationally, for example) and are very quick to take days here and there for errands, appointments, days off of school for their kids, etc. Speaking up about a sexist conference organizer. I recently attended a small conference for members of my field. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at the Great Place to Work for All Summit

Workday

Workday recently celebrated workplace diversity and culture at Great Place to Work’s summit in San Francisco. The major theme of the conference was how to make actionable change in the workplace to help create a better employee experience. Conference attendees heard from several top business executives, who shared stories about problems they faced, how they discovered them, and what changes they decided to make for the better.

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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Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Josh Bersin and Burt Rea on April 23, 2018. 2018 Global Human Capital Trends. At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. Fair, inclusive, diverse work environment. Part 3 of 5.

Can sports teams be role models for inclusivity?

WeSpire

It was my second time speaking, but six years ago the topic was what you would expect from WeSpire at a sustainability conference: how to inspire people to save energy, waste, water and fuel. As an example, when Shaw first arrived, the team had never participated in the Atlanta Pride parade.

The New Workforce Gender Equity Factors HR Needs to Watch

Visier

Research shows that gender diverse companies are more likely to outperform their less diverse peers, and a lack of a gender diverse workforce can also impact employer brand. The gender wage gap cannot simply be explained as “unequal pay for equal work.”

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Workday Rising Daily: Going Even Further Together

Workday

We conclude this year’s Workday Rising Daily with a recap of great discussions around diversity and inclusion, and a look at how some attendees gave back to the Las Vegas community by mentoring young job seekers on-site. Diversity: Much More Than Checking a Box.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

HR Times

Posted by Josh Bersin and Burt Rea on April 23, 2018. 2018 Global Human Capital Trends. At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. Fair, inclusive, diverse work environment. Part 3 of 5.

Leapfrogging Opportunities For Women In Tech: The Grace Hopper Celebration

SAP Innovation

The annual Grace Hopper conference is the place to be for women in technology. For example, Disney offered a fun but profound presentation on how Minnie Mouse would appear today. It’s an amazing platform for female technologists to exchange insights and network.

8 Must-Hear Breakout Sessions at Talent Connect 2018

Linkedin Talent Blog

We're counting down the days to Talent Connect , our annual conference that brings together thousands of talent leaders and influencers. First, there’s Sara Bowen , Director of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility, who helped lead the cause.

Can sports teams be role models for inclusivity?

WeSpire

It was my second time speaking, but six years ago the topic was what you would expect from WeSpire at a sustainability conference: how to inspire people to save energy, waste, water and fuel. 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

Analytics for Diversity: How IKEA Uses Data to Improve D&I Outcomes

Lighthouse

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. For example, last week Amazon announced they were shutting down an internal program its team had created to support recruiting initiatives. It’s important to continue the diversity beyond a token hiring action.

HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

The HR Capitalist

Put on by Globoforce, WorkHuman is the most progressive HR Conference available, with past shows focused on emerging trends like mindfulness, meditation and more - the leading edge of people practices and how HR can build them.

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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.

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.

Women’s Male Allies Can Contribute to #MeToo Solutions

WorkHuman

In gender diversity initiatives, the study found that only 30 percent of companies that do not actively involve men report progress. In an October 2018 article in Harvard Business Review, Johnson and David G. Training is also a great opportunity for male managers to set an example.

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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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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Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

WorkHuman

This raises some interesting questions: Does focusing on averages – in engagement and retention scores, for example – misrepresent certain employee groups? He added, “For the 2018 list, we’re going to measure disparity. Bowman, chief diversity and inclusion officer at Bank of America.

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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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.

Workday Rising Daily: Going Even Further Together

Rallyteam

We conclude this year’s Workday Rising Daily with a recap of great discussions around diversity and inclusion, and a look at how some attendees gave back to the Las Vegas community by mentoring young job seekers on-site. Diversity: Much More Than Checking a Box. At several Workday Rising sessions on diversity and inclusion, leaders gathered to discuss why we need to better redefine the meaning of diversity. “In Carin Taylor , chief diversity officer at Workday, agreed.

How 3 women technologists built a career of their dreams

Hacker Earth

I feel the best way of supporting each other is by sharing ideas and experiences by attending conferences, meeting women in their network, interviewing successful women from diverse backgrounds and building strong ties.

Reverse mentoring: 5 key reasons your business needs it

Insperity

The idea driving this growing practice is that matching up workers of different generations, for example, baby boomers with ever-connected millennials , facilitates the exchange of expertise and ideas. Reducing expensive and unnecessary travel by adopting video conference technology and current mobile apps. Collaborating with teams of diverse backgrounds and experiences . This way, you emphasize the benefits of the relationship for both parties and put them on equal footing.

A new business paradigm

HR Times

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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10 Affordable & Fun Team Building Activities

Tandem HR

This type of activity celebrates diversity and encourages dialogue that coworkers hesitate to bring up on their own. An alternative to drawn-out conferences is to allow employees to either choose an online class or other learning opportunity on their own. For example, host a craft club or photography club. Though some employees may be wary, this team building activity involves everyone on an equal level. For example, what would they save in a fire?

How to Determine the Best Learning Platform for Your Needs

SumTotal

At Perspectives , our user conference, I had several conversations with customers and partners in which they expressed confusion about what learning platform best fits an organization’s learning needs.