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.

Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

Workday

Today it was announced that Workday has signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Those that sign the pledge commit to: Conducting an annual company-wide gender pay analysis across occupations. Embedding equal pay efforts into broader enterprise-wide equity initiatives. Our Chief People Officer Ashley Goldsmith and her team regularly conduct company-wide gender pay analysis using reporting capabilities in the Workday system, as do many of our customers.

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. For a deeper analysis, you can refer to the breakdown of the different types of diversity. What is diversity in the workplace?

People-centric analytics: how can employees benefit from data analysis?

Analytics in HR

Thanks to this analysis, PostNL optimized its recruitment process and reduced its recruitment costs. They discovered that a 1%-point score improvement in engagement equals to an increase of 0.4% How can we ensure more financial turnover or productivity?

Why Diverse Organizations Perform Better: Do We Still Need Evidence?

China Gorman

You’ve probably heard that organizations with a focus on diversity have stronger organizational cultures – they have happier and more productive employees, and are more socially ethical than other organizations.

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?

Workology

In announcing the Pledge, the White House pointed to research that shows that closing the pay gap will “boost productivity and benefit our economy.” The Equal Pay Pledge. The White House’s Equal Pay Pledge, which commits companies to taking immediate action to address the gender pay gap was signed by 28 companies: Accenture, Airbnb, Amazon, American Airlines, BCG, Buffer, Care.com, CEB, Cisco, Deloitte, the Dow Chemical Company, Expedia, Inc.,

KPIs Alone Will Not Fix The Diversity Problem

SuccessFactors

Thanks to the recent high-profile media focus, the issue of diversity has finally taken its place front and center of mainstream public interest and is being properly addressed in the workplace. We also take a data-driven approach to the analysis of pay discrepancy.

Improving Knowledge Worker Productivity

Conversation Matters

In this post I propose a third task for knowledge managers, helping organizations improve knowledge worker productivity. per year making their productivity vital to the competiveness of both organizations and the country. To discuss knowledge worker productivity, it is necessary to first define knowledge workers and to differentiate how they do their work from other kinds of workers. To be productive knowledge workers have to be responsible for their own work processes.

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.

Diversity in the Workplace: Good for People, Good for Business

SumTotal

A few years back I attended a panel presentation featuring many prominent business executives discussing diversity and inclusion (D&I) to an audience of HR leaders. Decisions made and executed by diverse teams deliver 60% better results.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

Understanding Workday’s Compensation Philosophy and Support of Pay Parity

Workday

I also want to share the results of our most recent analysis of how we’re doing with pay parity across Workday globally, and the steps we’re taking to maintain those positive results in the future. Following our latest annual compensation cycle, we shared feedback on our process with the Workday product teams and sought input from customers about their pay parity analysis practices, with the goal of making it easier for customers to run their own pay parity analyses using Workday.

Engaging Employees in Your Company Purpose: 4 Key Drivers & Why They Matter: Diversity and Inclusion (part 3 of 4)

Vignette Agency

Today we’ll focus on ways we can drive engagement to your purpose by elevating diversity and inclusion. Broadly speaking, diversity means ensuring representation among employees across race, age, ethnicity, gender, religion and other differentiators. Combined, diversity and inclusion is a powerful driver of innovation and is today considered an essential driver of business success.

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

In that spirit, according to Reuters, Amazon has formed a new team in Edinburgh to give automated employment screening another try, this time taking diversity into account. We recognize the difficulty of algorithmically promoting diversity and training machines to be fair,” says Vasilis.

Enhance Employee Performance with ONA

Visier

Consulting firm Bain & Company has estimated that, across all job types , “ the best performers are roughly four times as productive as average performers.” Build Employee Networks With Organizational Network Analysis. It pays to invest in A players.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

But while many see artificial intelligence as the wave of the future for HR executives seeking to recruit and retain talented, diverse applicants and make better talent-management decisions, skepticism remains.

How Women Are Poised To Impact Cybersecurity

SuccessFactors

Increasing gender diversity in cybersecurity isn’t just a numbers game. Gender-balanced companies also demonstrated superior productivity and team dynamics. For more on gender equality in the tech industry, see Girls In Tech: From One Event To A Global Movement.

Overcoming the Manager Divide: How HR can Accelerate the Path to Gender Pay Equity

Visier

Although significant progress has been made in employers proactively pursuing policies of equal pay for equal positions, this alone will not close the gap: gender equity is a complex and systemic issue that requires action on many fronts. Boosting morale and worker productivity.

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).

A Recruiter Answers His 3 Biggest Talent Acquisition Questions with Analytics

Visier

You can review this information by job, job family, generation and diversity. This is critical for me since I really want to understand how committed my organization is to diversity. Are the diverse candidates in our pool being treated equally throughout the process?

Despite the Onset of Automation, the ILO Calls For a Human-Centered Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

These elements are preconditions for gender equality, but they'll need the support of entire organizations to become reality. Gender equality should be everyone's fight, and technology can help, says Jennifer Burnett, senior principal consultant, thought leadership, at Cornerstone OnDemand.

Why HR Should Go Above and Beyond the New ISO Standards

Visier

Businesses worldwide will soon be experiencing more pressure to openly share metrics related to areas such as ethics, total workforce costs, and workforce diversity. Take something like diversity — which continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world — as an example.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

So, if your metrics don’t directly and unambiguously cover strategic goals like increasing revenue, productivity, or innovation, they simply won’t drive executives to act. This metric is widely accepted by CFOs as the standard workforce productivity metric.

4 Ways to Attract More Female Applicants at Your Next Recruiting Session

Cornerstone On Demand

An analysis of half a billion candidate profiles by Entelo found that only 18 percent of tech roles, including positions in engineering, data science and product are held by women in the U.S., Some research indicates that due to their more prosocial motivation , women are typically more attracted to the social impact of a company's products or services than men. An Indeed survey found only 49 percent of women believe that both genders are treated equally in the workplace.

Five Powerful Ways Your HR Team Can Leverage Big Data

SuccessFactors

But analysis is crucial if you want to reveal patterns and trends to improve your business. Big Data also has an affect on existing staff; for example, by learning what increases and decreases productivity, work processes can be adjusted.

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8 HR Tech Trends of 2019

CakeHR

After 2018 has proven to be the year of addressing the serious issues surrounding equality, diversity, inclusion and sexual harassment, 2019’s focus has shifted to include solutions to these problems with help from HR software, automated systems and AI tools.

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Hot in HR: Amazon’s 30 Hour Work Week Experiment, Men Benefit From Closing the Pay Gap, Too

HRmarketer

In case you haven’t noticed, equal pay is a hot topic at the moment. In fact, analysis of equal pay gaps are sort of the new diversity report—in the sense that companies seem to be releasing their salary discrepancy numbers in an effort to attract and retain female employees. Subtle changes in what employees think about compensation or product road maps, or how they feel about specific leaders can often be accurate predictors of future productivity or attribution.

The Seven Behaviors of Effective Supervisors

Decision-Wise

Simply holding a bi-yearly workshop on how to give constructive feedback will help you make sure your managers are equally equipped for these conversations. When respect and fairness don’t exist within a team, productivity lags.

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12 Ways to Go From Administrative HR to Business Impact HR

Visier

Maximizing workforce productivity (the dominant HR focus). Most HR functions don’t even calculate the simplest measure of workforce productivity (the annual revenue of the firm divided by the number of employees). pale blue) when data shows that it increases productivity.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient. This prediction is based on the renewed focus on diversity in the workplace. Diverse organizations work better.

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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Redesigning organizations to unleash the untapped power of teams

Bersin with Deloitte

1: Exponential Organizations (ExOs) relentlessly seek the right mix of technologies, data, and people who can leverage data analysis with creative thinking to unleash value creation and achieve exponential return on assets. 9 Engagement equals exponential impact.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

It offers online products for researchers, for example, tools to manage research, or applications that helps to connect researchers to grants. Nonaka later argued in The Knowledge Creating Company , that the new framework for product development “is a form of organizational knowledge creation.

11 Reasons You Should Work at Women-led Companies

CakeHR

Perhaps most notably, an analysis from Quantopian, a Boston-based trading firm, found that between 2002 and 2014, companies with women in control saw returns that were 226% higher. Diversity is good for everybody and every company. Diversity improves a company, and employees.

Human Resource Planning to forecast for less risky business

CuteHR

“In a future-ready organization, ‘talent’ is increasingly a metaphor for capability—at the right place, at the right time and equally, at the right price.” Consequently, product shelf life is shortening and the skill gaps are rising high.

Clear Steps to Implement an Effective Feedback Loop

CakeHR

Research shows that the behaviour of peers in a group has more impact on the productivity of team members than monetary incentives. Diversity of thinking is powerful for three reasons.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

To answer this question, that person (or, if lucky, team of people) will typically take a deep dive into the abyss of spreadsheets — spending countless hours exporting, cleaning, and merging workforce data from multiple sources, and then countless more performing analysis on that data.