Diversity, Equality, and Belonging

Ultimate Software

Throughout 2019, we saw a renewed focus on diversity, equality, and belonging in the workplace. While companies are continuing to embrace the value of diversity to improve their business, there are still critical steps that need to be taken to ensure full equality for all people at work. Diversity, Equality, and Belonging Programs. At Ultimate, we are committed to putting all people first. 12 Days of HCM Diversity Gender Equality

Announcing our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion survey report

Workable

One way of doing this is with our new survey on the topic of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The responses we received were as varied as they were fascinating, and the result is our new survey report titled All roads lead to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the workplace.

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Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

The below post is an excerpt from Cecile Alper-Leroux’s, VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, new book, From Dissonance to Resonance: Bringing Your People and Organization into Sync. For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity. They are accepting of and even expect diversity as a natural priority in their education and work institutions. Yet the truth about diversity is more nuanced.

Organizations Need to Intentionally Embrace Diversity

HR Bartender

I’d like to believe that most businesses understand the advantages of having a diverse workplace. Organizations that have diversity realize new ideas and find different ways to solve problems. At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , Heather Brunner, CEO of WP Engine , talked about how they have embraced diversity. Brunner shared three key principles that guide their organization and its diversity. At least, WP Engine walks the talk.

Build Diverse Tech Teams: Strategies for Hiring & Reskilling Your Workforce

Learn from the experts at HR Dive, Guardian Life, Axios, Vettery, and General Assembly about common biases within the talent sourcing process and strategies for improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Efforts During and After Pandemic & Protests

Ultimate Software

Unfortunately, diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs often fall into that category and it was no different during the pandemic. Diversity and inclusion programs are back on the table! It’s better to act, make mistakes, learn from them and do better next time than to not act at all.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

A Diversity Boost

HRO Today

In today’s increasingly diverse world, the case for corporate D&I initiatives that deliver real progress is stronger than ever. According to Greg Summers, president of North America at Cielo , this begins with company values. “It Find diverse talent.

Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

CultureIQ

As soon as hundreds of organizations and business leaders responded to these events by publicly committing to racial inclusiveness and justice in the workplace, we at CultureIQ started getting calls asking what was missing from existing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts.

Why Diversity Training Matters and How to Build a Program

Achievers - Recruiting

A diverse team is no longer a simple aspiration. Diverse companies enjoy 2.3 times higher cash flow per employee and a BCG study found that companies with diverse management teams had a 19% increase in revenue compared to their less diverse counterparts.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

How To Have Clearing Conversations At Work

15Five

Tough conversations are a constant—and necessary—aspect of building a strong, connected, and diverse workforce. In a global study by CCP , more than 85% of employees cited experiencing conflict at work. A clearing conversation is an essential piece of a workplace resolution toolkit for companies that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Differing beliefs and behaviors are expected when you foster a diverse environment.

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The True Value of Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Into Your Workplace

15Five

In today’s business world, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are often treated as buzzwords that often amount to little more than a mandatory annual training. Diversity is the presence of differences within a given setting. A diverse group, community, or organization is one in which a variety of social and cultural characteristics exist. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are mutually reinforcing principles within an organization.

Diversity Driven By Data

HRO Today

Organizations looking to quickly boost employee representation can use predictive data to understand which markets have the largest number of available diverse candidates for specific roles, and focus pipelining efforts in those areas.

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. Thanks to organizations like McKinsey, Deloitte, Catalyst, Lean In, and the American Sociological Association, there is a strong business case for diversity and inclusion. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

Debunk the Four Myths in Reskilling & Upskilling

The future of work and the underlying global reskill­ing challenge were among the hottest topics discussed at the World Economic Forum at Davos in 2019. The discussion addressed the emerging skills gaps arising from greater use of artificial intel­ligence (AI) and automation. With the unprecedented speed of change and uncertainty technology is causing, more and more organiza­tions and chief learning officers are strategizing to deal with this new challenge as a business imperative and competitive advantage. In this article, I want to zoom in on and debunk some related myths, so organizations will intentionally include and engage diverse talent, while putting together a blueprint and roadmap for reskilling and upskilling efforts.

The Evolution of Diversity in the Workplace - 2000 to 2020

Vsource.io

Incredibly, diversity in the workplace has been something of a hot topic for nearly two decades now. But diversity initiatives in the year 2000 looked very different to those we now have in the year 2020.

Answers To Your Top 10 Diversity And Inclusion Questions

15Five

By now, you’ve heard of Diversity and Inclusion. You know the benefits of having a diverse workforce and a culture that includes every possible viewpoint. Lever recently co-hosted an amazing webinar panel on Building a Diversity and Inclusion Program from Scratch. Answers to your top diversity and inclusion questions. What is your biggest piece of advice for getting started with diversity and inclusion? Look at underrepresented communities on GitHub.

How to Transform your Diversity Recruitment Strategy

Skillate

As migration and commute become more accessible, diversity is slowly coming to the forefront of corporate discussion as a major problem for many industries. This is only the tip of the iceberg, as diversity issues crop up in a variety of ways, including reliance on nepotism.

The last frontier in diversity and inclusion: ability diversity

LifeSpeak

By Michael Bach, Cornell Certified Diversity Professional, Advanced Practitioner (CCDP/AP). If we look at it from a historical perspective, the word “dis” takes its origin from Latin to indicate a “lack of” or “the opposite of” something.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. If diversity deals with those aspects that make individuals unique, inclusion is the ability for organizations to make every person feel welcome, respected, supported, and valued. At this year’s WorkHuman Conference , I heard a quote from Verna Myers that explains it well, “Diversity is being invited to the party.

[#WorkTrends] The Power of Workplace Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Talking about workplace diversity without talking about inclusion and a sense of belonging isn’t going to help the marginalized feel like they have a seat at the table. The post [#WorkTrends] The Power of Workplace Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging appeared first on TalentCulture.

Top 10 Diversity Videos

Ongig

A solid stance on Diversity & Inclusion is the foundation of many successful companies. Our CEO, Rob Kelly wrote about 5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos in 2019, but with diversity taking center stage due to the recent Black Lives Matter movement, we wanted to find a few more.

#SXSW – Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures

Reflektive

Though great strides have been made on diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years, there are still several misconceptions and myths that are preventing businesses from creating truly inclusive environments for their employees. linked the myths to failures in their SXSW panel titled: Avoid Diversity Myths to Diversity Failures. Misperceptions of Diversity. Why is it Important to Understand Diversity? How can we Avoid Diversity Fails?

Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Systemically in Today’s Workplace

The challenge: Corporate America has been struggling to achieve sustainable progress in diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) at the workplace for decades. The approach: Adopt futuristic thinking, growth mindset, innovative approaches, a DEI ecosystem, and agility to well-position today’s workforce for new challenges in the digital era. The impact: DEI transformation contributes to outperforming the competition and propelling business success in the disruptive digital world.

Celebrating Pride and Committing to Action: Inclusion & Diversity at AGS

Allegis Global Solutions

We are committed to fostering inclusion in the workplace at AGS. This year, AGS President Chad Lane joined more than 700 CEOs and Presidents as part of the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion. AGS is one of more than 600 companies in 85 industries that have pledged the following three core commitments

How to Recruit for Diversity

Spark Hire

Everyone on your team should know that diversity is a priority at your business. Accessibility is an important part of boosting the diversity found within your organization. By providing the opportunity for internships and on-the-job training, you let people of various backgrounds get an inside look at your business and a foot in the door. Develop relationships at career centers on your local college campuses. Make diversity a part of your company’s brand.

4 Ways AI Can Help With the Diversity and Inclusion Goals at Your Company

Fuel50

The post 4 Ways AI Can Help With the Diversity and Inclusion Goals at Your Company appeared first on Fuel50. CareerLabs AI AI-Driven Tool bias diversity diversity and inclusion Fuel50 inclusion Internal Talent Mobility talent Talent Marketplace technology

Building Blocks to Diversity

HRO Today

People, process, and technology are key pillars to creating a more diverse workforce. But technology is empowering organizations to work toward eliminating bias, which in turn allows companies to build stronger and more diverse workforces. Removing the ability for bias to creep in creates a much more inclusive and diverse environment, which can have a profoundly positive impact on company culture and business growth.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

Creating Engaging Diversity Programs for College Students

EverFi - HR

Higher education institutions—like many other types of organizations around the country—have been increasingly focused on diversity and inclusion in the midst of many social justice movements on and off-campus. Diversity Training in Higher Education That Creates Allies Not Enemies.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the Bottom Line

TalentCulture - Recruiting

The events of the last few months have brought increased attention to the value that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) bring to the workplace and to society at large. The post Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the Bottom Line appeared first on TalentCulture.

How psychometric testing improves diverse hiring

Teamtailor

But at times, also the most foolish creatures on the planet. So, how do we hire more diverse people? One last clarification: What diversity hiring is not about. And that’s what diversity hiring is not about. Psychometric testing and diversity hiring. People.

Reinventing Diversity At Corning

SuccessFactors

Valuing diversity and inclusion is key to this mindset. More than 40 years ago, Corning formally committed to ensuring diversity within our workforce. centric, compliance-focused effort, today has grown into a celebration of diversity and inclusion on a global scale. This philosophy starts at the top with our CEO, Wendell Weeks, who says , “innovation depends on a diversity of ideas, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Think Outside of the Proverbial Box: Harness the Power of Data in D&I Recruitment

Speaker: Gabriel Hitt, Senior Employer Brand Advisor, Universum Global

If 2020 has shown us anything, it is that change can happen quickly and at any time. As the events of social injustice have served as a catalyst for many organizations to refocus on D&I recruitment strategy, it’s important to take a step back and think outside of the proverbial “come work for us because diversity is important right now” box. While there are proven best practices, lasting and impactful results are achieved through differentiation, authenticity, and creativity. Join Gabriel Hitt as he discusses how you can build an effective D&I recruitment strategy by harnessing the power of data and keeping the interests of your audience at heart.

8 Diversity Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

SHRM Resources

Employers are reevaluating workplace diversity at their organizations, starting with being more thoughtful about recruiting from a broader range of talent. Cultural Competence Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Talent Acquisition