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Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

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. The order declared that employers were no longer allowed to discriminate applicants based on their creed, racial and ethnic characteristics, skin color, cultural belonging or origin. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). This diversity title article is the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity. Equality and Diversity — what’s the difference?

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Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

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. The order declared that employers were no longer allowed to discriminate applicants based on their creed, racial and ethnic characteristics, skin color, cultural belonging or origin. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability (Infographic included)

Hubert

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. The order declared that employers were no longer allowed to discriminate applicants based on their creed, racial and ethnic characteristics, skin color, cultural belonging or origin. The Ultimate Guide To AI Recruiting.

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers

Business Management Daily

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers. Working parents with children under 14 constitute about one-third of the workforce, approximately 50 million workers. Researchers are now also examining the long-term effects on female employment as well.

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

Workable

Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. It was March 5, 2018, when Frances McDormand during her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Actress sent a powerful message: women have ideas and, to put those ideas into action, they need a seat at the table. This message goes beyond Hollywood and the film industry; women in the workplace today should be equal with their male colleagues. Gender equality at work in numbers. The good….

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. What former Uber engineer Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement.

Guiding DEI principles for the Reimagined Campus

EverFi - HR

A global pandemic has shuttered campuses, and has given way to an unprecedented beginning of the Fall semester; while also shining a glaring light on inequities in the student experience. The disparate impact of COVID-19 related deaths on communities of color . Learn More!

Top 5 Benefits of Strategic Workforce Planning

TalenX

You become more mindful in your recruitment, choosing candidates who possess the right skills and competencies, which can add immense value to the company. There are many benefits of strategic workforce planning, and here we’ll look at the top 5 advantages: 1.

Understanding Systemic Racism in The Workplace: A Courageous Approach to Learning and Change.

Thrive Global

It takes a lot of courage to call out or confront racism in the workplace. Many say that they have nightmares about disclosing the racism they face at work and must consider clearly if they can afford to undergo the backlash, they would receive for disclosing racism they encountered at work. He was booted out from the House of Commons as if he had sworn or disrespected the other member. The Victim Defines Racism. The Lens of Privilege.

Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

The workplace is no exception. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. When the leader is secular and open, shouldn’t the workplace reflect his/her values as well? The truth is not so rosy. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Sometimes, the leader of an organization can remain oblivious to the discrimination that an employee might face from his colleagues, superiors, or manager.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. It is the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. It also changes with respect to what is happening in and around the world. And the new age employees are taking full advantage of it.

Why creating a culture of HR compliance could reduce risk

Insperity

Business owners in the United States today must abide by and stay compliant with more laws and regulations than at any other point in history. If you establish and ingrain your company’s values into the fabric of the culture, then your business is likely more risk averse. ” Being proactive in compliance, Sarvadi wrote, is the best approach. Prevention is better than the cure.”. The more you can help your people, the better off the company will be.

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

It is defined as the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. We live in a world where trends change in the blink of an eye. With every new generation in the workforce, employee engagement trends change drastically. Here is a list of 10 Employee engagement trends for the coming year. Embracing flexibility will become the highlight in the employee engagement space in 2019. It helps in the smooth running of the management.

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

Workable

Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. It was March 5, 2018, when Frances McDormand during her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Actress sent a powerful message: women have ideas and, to put those ideas into action, they need a seat at the table. This message goes beyond Hollywood and the film industry; women in the workplace today should be equal with their male colleagues. Gender equality at work in numbers. The good….

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. Again, the idea is just to discover people in HR tech that are doing interesting, innovating work. The names are listed in no particular order. Adrian Tan – HR solutions architect at PeopleStrong & HR Tech blogger. Barend Raaff – CEO at Harver.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. Again, the idea is just to discover people in HR tech that are doing interesting, innovating work. The names are listed in no particular order. Adrian Tan – HR tech solutions architect at PeopleStrong. Madeline Laurano – Founder at Aptitude Research.

HR Advice for Small and Medium Businesses

HR Partner

Most small and many medium sized businesses have to figure out the Human Resources side of business as they go along. . We surveyed hundreds of HR consultants to find out the most crucial HR advice for small and medium businesses that they most frequently find themselves giving. When it comes to managing Human Resources, these are the gaps and blind spots that small and mid-sized businesses tend to have. Founder/CEO/Chief Culture Officer at Ideal Outcomes , Inc.

4 Months into 2019, What are the HR Trends That are Here to Last?

Zenefits

There were many predictions of HR trends that would take the industry landscape by storm when 2019 started. However, there are a few HR Trends that have stood the test of time and are still going strong even as the first quarter of the year draws to a close. There has been a sustained increased focus on regulatory compliance across the board. There are several regulations in HR that have come to the forefront lately, demanding more focus than the rest.

Andrea Albright: “Don’t race to the finish line”

Thrive Global

The most important role of the CEO is to be a visionary of the organization. It’s the most important skill set a CEO can have, and an important asset to every business. The vision is where you’re going and where the market is evolving. It’s the same here.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make to Develop More Female Leaders

TalentCulture

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. What Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement.

70+ Best Career Podcasts to Listen to for Job Search and Career Growth Advice

Career Metis

This extensive article lists some of the best career podcasts that will help you find a new job, grow your career, switch careers, and achieve a work-life balance. The only thing you need to do is switch on your headphones and enjoy listening to these job search and career advice podcasts now.

6 Ways HR Can Tackle Tech's Glass Ceiling

Impraise

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. What Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement.

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6 Gen Z Traits You Need to Know to Attract, Hire, and Retain Them

Linkedin Talent Blog

For talent and HR professionals, Millennials have been the hot-button topic of discussion for a long time. But as that generation inches closer to middle age (the oldest Millennials are already in their late 30s), Generation Z (aka Gen Z) has quickly replaced them under the microscope. Born roughly between 1995 and 2015, Gen Z accounts for 32% of the global population in 2019. By 2020, they’ll make up 24% of the workforce. In the U.S.,

Developer Job Offer Letter template

Workable

It’s common for companies to compete for tech talent. When offering a job to your best developer candidate, congratulate them and highlight how they will contribute to the mission of your products and company, especially if you’re a smaller company that is still establishing its brand. For example, mention: Your anti-harassment policies. Your equal opportunity initiatives (e.g. any efforts you take to build diverse teams.). Training.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall! Bookmark this page and refer to it during the conference if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Location: The Venetian®, Las Vegas. The best is yet to come!

“Things to improve education.” With Penny Bauder & Victoria Theisen-Homer

Thrive Global

I have become increasingly concerned about the lack of oversight for charter schools in some places, particularly in my home state. There are certainly great charter schools that are doing wonderful things, but these are often the exception. As a part of my interview series about the things that should be done to improve the US educational system I had the pleasure to interview Victoria Theisen-Homer. Can you tell us what lesson you learned from that?

Campus Prevention Network Legal Brief

EverFi - HR

This Brief is approved for external distribution, but the information is not intended as legal advice. On June 15 and 18, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered decisions that have major implications for diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. Surprisingly, these were not decisions that split the justices along ideological lines, but instead they formed a bipartisan majority in both cases to mark a milestone in anti-discrimination law.

Michael Rain of ENODI: 5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society

Thrive Global

We can get overwhelmed by the size and scope of our problems. As part of our series about ‘5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society’ I had the pleasure to interview Michael Rain. Iam the third child of two Ghanaian immigrants.