Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability


First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

Diversity Isn’t a Program


Lighthouse Research Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks’ session at SilkRoad’s Connections conference hammered home the importance of culturally embedded diversity and inclusion practices. According to Deloitte, employees that rated their employers highly for both diversity and inclusion were 80 percent more likely to say their organization was high performing. Furthermore, companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to perform about average.

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Has the College Degree Lost Its Luster? Employers Consider Alternative Ways to Vet Applicants

Cornerstone On Demand

The premise that education equals competence—and that more education equals better skills—is problematic. Increasingly, they are replacing their current hiring strategies—based on degrees and certifications—with competency-based selection and more wight given to life experiences.

Design Thinking: The Solution for Creative and Motivated Teams


And the latest research on procrastination tells us that it suppresses our own needs for autonomy, competence and relatedness. In the sharing economy era, technology not only influences our lives at all levels, it reshapes our workplaces completely.

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Embrace Digital Transformation With Change


The importance of diversity is rising, and it’s critical for innovation in the digital era. Furthermore, millennials will form 75% of the workforce in 2025. Diversity at work to excel, learn, and innovate.

Indeed Interactive 2018 Highlights: Most Valuable Tweets


Diversity and Inclusion. Performance profiles guide performance by mapping the mindsets, skills & core competencies” via @AnoukKon #indeedinteractive pic.twitter.com/iRmPvrDPx3. Diversity and Inclusion. Donna_DeBerry “Diversity and inclusion promote creativity and innovation. Companies in the top tier for diversity and inclusion are 1.7X Ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform their respective national industry medians.

How To Deal With Astonishing Growth in Global Talent Acquisition

Pragna Technologies

As we intensify our understanding of the massive increase in global hiring, we must also endow ourselves to compete effectively. All of these points in the same direction: With the increase in global workforce, we have to renew our commitment to cross-cultural and diverse communication.

5 Ways to Adapt to an Aging Workforce

Career Partners International

People age 60 and over are expected to outnumber children under the age of 5 within the next year, and by 2025, it is expected that 25% of workers in the U.S. And beyond the value and competence older employees can bring to the workforce, there is the issue of cognitive diversity.

HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs


Recipes for HR success often rely on long lists of competencies and attributes for the HR leader. Recommended Read: Workplace 2025: Five Forces, Six New Roles and a Challenge to HR. CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions.

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7 Skills HR Technologists Will Need in the Next Eight Years


In September 2013, a group of top HR leaders, together with CHREATE (the global Consortium to Reimagine HR, Employment Alternatives, Talent, and the Enterprise), gathered together to envision the HR profession in 2025. Cross-Cultural and Technological Competency.

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The Debate On Workplace Automation Ignores Humankind’s Greatest Opportunity


When analysts talk about 60% of tasks being automated by 2025, they are not talking about a mass reduction in the workforce. As the debate over the impact of artificial intelligence technology in the workplace rages on, people often plead their case from one of two perspectives.

Maximizing the Value of HR Digital Transformation, Today and in the Future


By 2025, half of midmarket and large enterprises worldwide will have invested in a cloud-deployed human capital management (HCM) suite for administrative HR and talent management,” according to the recent “Gartner 2019-2021 Strategic Roadmap for HCM Technology Investments.”. And HR has to be more agile to address issues such as shifting skill requirements, hiring and retention in a tight talent market, a changing workforce, and the need for greater diversity throughout organizations.

7 HR Trends and Ideas to Implement This Year


And, since we are not just competing for talent with other companies that sell toilets, branding is absolutely critical for meeting our strategic goals. As more companies continue to focus on creating diverse teams, we will need more inclusive leaders to manage those teams.

6 Best Steps to Prepare Employee Development Plan


When a competent staff, equipped with apt knowledge, training and qualifications is hired, they contribute to an organization’s assets. shows that the global HR industry will touch $30 Billion by 2025. Employees make up a company’s workforce.

How to Build a Microlearning Strategy with Impact


Millennials are a major driving force in the workplace, and by 2025 they’re projected to represent about 75 percent of the workforce. We’re all competing for employees’ time. We are always competing for our employees time, and thoughtful microlearning can help you maximize your impact.

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6 Features that Will Optimize Your Employee Onboarding Software

HR Daily Advisor

This digital learning translates directly to higher competence and confidence in the office starting on day 1. Learning technologies are the new training tool of choice for onboarding new employees, with the global eLearning market expected to reach $325 billion by 2025.

The Future of Recruiting Will Have a Lot Fewer Resumes, and 3 More Predictions From an Expert

Linkedin Talent Blog

Resumes will vanish, machines will drive gender diversity, and recruiting for something called “LQ” will be the next big thing. Jennifer predicts that machines will help recruiters “ensure intelligent inclusion” and improve gender diversity.

Millennial Execs Offer New Approach To Gaining Competitive Advantage


According to Deloitte , they will represent 75% of the workforce by 2025. In short, the data points to millennials thinking that baby boomer and Gen X executives are overestimating their digital readiness for competing in a market driven by innovation and won by making the most of available technology. Millennials are ready to take over the workforce very soon.

Why Student Information Systems Will Shape Higher Education


The reality is that the old, retiring student information systems (SIS) that power many campuses today simply can’t keep up with their increasingly diverse student populations. The ethnic makeup of students is also shifting—for example, Hispanic high school graduation rates are projected to increase by more than 50 percent between 2013 and 2025.

3M's Jon Ruppel: The Keys to Innovation


An example from HR is the ‘Invent a New Future’ contest, which is really a gaming opportunity to engage future 3M employees at universities in developing markets to compete for jobs. So we really value diversity from its purest sense and think about it in regard to how it solves problems.

A Look Inside the Future Finance Function, Part 2


Finance professionals will need both data science skills and an understanding of industry trends, cost and revenue drivers, and the ability to develop action plans and understand financial impacts,” says Naved Qureshi , associate partner in the Finance, Risk, and Fraud Center of Competence at IBM Global Business Services. By 2025, millennials will comprise 75 percent of the workforce.

The Top Reasons Why The Maker Movement Will Be The Next Renaissance

SAP Innovation

Manufacturers spend billions of dollars on market research and product development to deliver a diverse mix of goods with a variety of options on a mass scale. The World Bank predicts the market will grow to $93 billion by 2025.

Predicting the Future, Talent Edition


By 2025, the ratio of workers to retirees will be 1:1, making the candidate pool much smaller. In addition, companies are using data to capture a whole-person analysis of candidates to determine if they have the competencies, experiences, traits and drivers to succeed. Embracing diversity proving key to growth. New data is constantly supporting why diversity positively impacts business performance and in 2016 we will begin to see to start its impact.