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Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

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.

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Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). Gender discrimination in the workplace takes many forms.

DOJ reverses course on Title VII protections for transgender persons

HR Daily Advisor

Justice Department’s (DOJ) new stance that transgender employees aren’t protected from discrimination under federal law. Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination. The memo says nothing about sexual orientation discrimination. by Angela N. Johnson.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

LifeSpeak

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. A McKinsey study also revealed that diverse organizations earn 35% better results than those that are more homogeneous. Inviting candidates from different walks of life to an interview is a great step, but it’s not the only way to improve workplace diversity.

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.

5 Ways to Show Candidates Your Company is Committed to Diversity

Linkedin Talent Blog

Diversity used to be a box that companies checked. According to the Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report , companies are prioritizing diversity to build stronger cultures and bigger bottom lines. Include photos (and voices) of diverse employees in web and print materials.

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

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

The HR Capitalist

We are bringing together the leading voices of this movement in a historic panel discussion on sexual harassment, respect, and equality in the workplace. One wrong turn and it's going to be harsh for them, like the time Matt Damon did some #mansplaining of this own on a diversity panel.

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What is blind recruitment – and does it work?

cipHR

Discover why hiding personal details from candidates’ applications helps to improve the diversity of new hires, and how to introduce it to your organisation using an ATS. Blind recruitment is gaining traction as an effective way to recruit more diverse staff. Academic studies and research surveys suggest that bias and discrimination are rife in the hiring process. Read more in our article, five reasons why diversity and inclusion at work matters.

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.

Hiring for culture fit: The key to attracting and retaining talent

Workable

Some warn that hiring for culture fit is a way to discriminate against people with different personalities. But there’s another side to this; one that’s less prominent but equally, if not more, important.

Can Technology Help with Workplace Diversity?

Cronofy

When companies are diverse, their employees are happier and more engaged. Diverse companies not only save money, but they earn more, too. Businesses that are culturally diverse earn 35% more than companies that aren’t. And yet the lack of diversity in business is still an issue. According to research conducted by TNG in 2018, 73% of people believe that they’ve been discriminated against when applying for a job.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

An interactive display at the conference demonstrated that learning preferences vary, so it's up to HR teams to determine how to meet their needs with a range of content formats (videos, infographics, handbooks), and make learning available whenever, wherever.

5 Tips for Handling Tricky Religious Accommodations

HR Daily Advisor

As long as you engage in an interactive dialog with each employee who requests an accommodation, and you offer accommodations that don’t create an undue hardship, you will be meeting your legal obligations. Otherwise, you could leave yourself vulnerable to a discrimination charge.

Cape Town: Employment Equity Compliance Certificate Now Valid For 12 Months

Global People Strategist

Simply defined, employment equity (EE) is the use of hiring policies that encourage fair representation of members of minority groups, women, or other people who suffer discrimination. The Act seeks to eliminate unfair discrimination and to promote the use of affirmative action measures.

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

Seeking work-life balance is not a new concept, but the desire to actually meet it is much higher now. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE WORKPLACE. To do so, diversity and inclusion must prevail. When you have a diverse, fair and just culture, it results in a more innovative, creative and engaged workforce. To learn more about the advantages of Diversity and Inclusion at work click here. In 2019, companies must give more prominence diversity and inclusion.

Voluntary Self-Identification: Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Reporting may be imposed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), for example. First—and most altruistically—employers should be concerned with whether they are attracting and retaining diverse applicants.

Why Uber, Google, and Other Companies Failed to Address Workplace Harassment

Rallyware for Human Resources

Even though we see the rise of the #MeToo movement and can witness the way recent harassment issues are shaping the global conversation against workplace bullying, abuse, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct, there’s still a lot to be done. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found out that more than 70% of workplace harassment cases go unreported due to shame, fear, possible retaliation, and rumors holding back victims from reporting misconduct.

Hiring for culture fit: The key to attracting and retaining talent

Workable

Some warn that hiring for culture fit is a way to discriminate against people with different personalities. But there’s another side to this; one that’s less prominent but equally, if not more, important.

No one should ever have to choose between their children and their job

Ohio Employer's Law

Three female associates at Morrison & Foerster have filed an alleged $100 million class-action sex discrimination lawsuit against the firm. Related Stories Hair discrimination; not a thing If you weren’t angry about the fired Saints cheerleader before, you will be now.

Employer Branding 101: How to Attract Millennials?

Glints

And it’s not just about how fast things progress in the office, too – you stand a chance of being more attractive if you respect your employees and push for the important things like gender equality and anti-discrimination policies. Are the people diverse and wholly accepted?

Women of Chemistry – Questions with Laura Brennand-Carter

The Chemistry Group

Our experiences of gender discrimination (or any discrimination for that matter) are unique and so we should seek to educate those who don’t have the same perspective or experiences as we have had and use our influence for good. What is your role at Chemistry and what does that entail?

Culture Clash: Federal Agencies Offer Different Interpretations of Same Issue

HR Daily Advisor

Currently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have opposing views on whether workplace investigations into sexual harassment can be confidential. Diversity Insight Sexual Orientation Discrimination

WOMEN OF CHEMISTRY – QUESTIONS WITH Laura Brennand-Carter

The Chemistry Group

Our experiences of gender discrimination (or any discrimination for that matter) are unique and so we should seek to educate those who don’t have the same perspective or experiences as we have had and use our influence for good. Janine was also the kindest, most caring and gentle person you could meet which made her easy to adore and aspire to! We desperately need more diversity of thought in leadership if we are to break down equality barriers at a global level.

5 Ways HR Leaders Can Help Humanize the Organization

TrustRadius HR

Promote Equality and Diversity. A humanized organization is one that supports diversity and equality in the workplace. But if you’re making sure the company supports equality and diversity, then there’s no need to be afraid of the hashtags.

3 Ways Companies Are Fighting Bias in the Workplace and Hiring Process

Linkedin Talent Blog

And not only can these biases hurt interactions with customers, they can also creep into the hiring process and damage efforts to build a diverse workforce. Unilever understands that diversity is a business imperative. DiversityOn May 29, Starbucks customers across the U.S.

Helping Managers Understand and Address Stress

DecisionWise

They could also be psychological threats, such as harassment, fear of retribution, or discrimination. Address harassment and discrimination?issues?quickly Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion by ensuring employees on your team feel respected,?valued,?heard,?and?feel

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

Seeking work-life balance is not a new concept, but the desire to actually meet it is much higher now. A 2018 study from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that 75 percent of surveyed companies now have at least one HR process in the cloud. They love diverse and flexible choices.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace? Diversity Insight. 11 Things Leaders Need to Talk About When They Meet With Their Staff. For More Productive Meetings, Do a Mindset Check-In First. Diversity. Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity.

HR’s Guide to Building an LGBTQ-Friendly Workplace

PlanSource

Even with insurance , LGBTQ adults are more likely to delay medical care than straight men and women due to fears of discrimination and negative experiences at the doctor.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Think of courses about the art of giving feedback, how to become agile, aiming for diversity and many, many more.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Think of courses about the art of giving feedback, how to become agile, aiming for diversity and many, many more.