Book Review – Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) by Paul E. Levy

Workplace Psychology

The VitalSource Bookshelf ebook platform (website and software program) was so frustrating and clumsy to use that I almost didn’t review this book. Book Review of the hard copy of Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.):

Best Human Resources Book You Should Read in 2020

TalenX

In 2020, there are a plethora of human resource management books to choose from. The following is a carefully curated list of the best of the best human resource management books. In Lowisz’s book, he argues that 2020 is the decade where updates to the hiring process should be made.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. We strongly advocate using data and statistics as a means to an end. In analytics we want to contribute to solving business issues using data and statistics. This data set is neatly structured.

Book Review: Applied Psychology in Talent Management (8th ed.) by Wayne Cascio and Herman Aguinis

Workplace Psychology

Please understand that this is not a reflection on the substance and quality of the book itself, but it is important to point out. The explanation for the 80 percent rule was difficult to follow and the book did not clearly explain what the 80 percent rule actually is.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. We strongly advocate using data and statistics as a means to an end. In analytics we want to contribute to solving business issues using data and statistics. This data set is neatly structured.

You’ve heard about the Gender Pay Gap? Welcome to the Gender Data Gap.

Thrive Global

From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, urban planning and the media – Invisible Women exposes the biased data that excludes women. In making the case for change, this powerful and provocative book will make you see the world anew.

?OFCCP Proposes to Collect Detailed Applicant- and Employee-Level Transaction and Compensation Data in 503 and VEVRAA Focused Reviews

Biddle Consulting

Director Leen stated during the webinar that OFCCP intends to “look at” contractors’ hiring, promotion, termination, and compensation data for evidence of potential discrimination against individuals with disabilities. For instance, he spent a significant amount of time talking about OFCCP’s efforts to clear the books of “aged” cases, defined as audits that have been ongoing for more than two years.

How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting

TalentCulture

million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Similar to EEOC guidelines, as a federal government contractor, Palantir cannot discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or against military veterans. As just one high profile hiring discrimination case among many, this latest lawsuit drives home why compliance matters.

Why Amazon's AI-driven high volume hiring project failed

Hubert

This leads us to the main issue; Amazon’s AI technology favored men and thus discriminated against women. As AI and machine learning became a “thing”, many following the development hoped for an unbiased technology, one that would save the human race from discriminating against each other. The hope was for the AI to deliver unbiased results within virtually all areas in which human decision-making and attached bias can have discriminating consequences.

Hey New York! A New Year Means New Workplace Laws

FingerCheck

New York employers and business owners should be aware of all the new employment laws taking effect in 2020, as well as, laws already on the book this year, to be sure they’re compliant. The amendments also lowered an employee’s burden to prove a claim for pay discrimination.

Why Amazon's AI-driven high volume hiring project failed

Hubert

This leads us to the main issue; Amazon’s AI technology favoured men and thus discriminated against women. As AI and machine learning became a “thing”, many following the development hoped for an unbiased technology, one that would save the human race from discriminating against each other. The hope was for the AI to deliver unbiased results within virtually all areas in which human decision-making and attached bias can have discriminating consequences.

How to avoid common mistakes with EEOC complaints

Insperity

According to recent data, the top five EEOC complaints reported nationally are: Retaliation: 39,110 Disability: 24,238 Race: 23,976 Sex (including pregnancy): 23,532 Age: 15,573. And, if your company finds itself facing a charge of discrimination, what should you do?

The 10 Best Pieces of HR Content in 2019

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Catch them if you can: How leaders in data and analytics have pulled ahead . McKinsey’s research department has been reporting since 2017 that data and analytics will make a huge impact on businesses within the next decade of work. How are organizations using data to pull ahead?

Employee Surveys, Pandemic Safety and Corporate Filter Bubbles

Survale

Filter Bubble is a term coined by Eli Pariser in his book, The Filter Bubble: How the New Personalized Web Is Changing What We Read and How We Think. Data that could indicate myriad risks to your business, from discrimination to lack of engagement, to stressors, and anxiety about the future.

6 top tips for preventing ageism in the workplace

Insperity

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects individuals 40 and over from discrimination in any decision made during the full cycle of employment – including everything from hiring, termination, pay, job duties and beyond. Fifty years after its enactment, one in four discrimination claims are still related to ageism, according to the EEOC. Follow these tips to help prevent age discrimination in your organization.

“Education.” with Timothy Quinn and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing Timothy Quinn, a principal co-founder of Hatebase , the world’s largest repository of multilingual hate speech data. Consumer consequence.

Why Is Smell So Important To Your Customer's Experience?

Dr. Nadine

Researchers from Rockefeller found that the average person is able to discriminate between one trillion different odors, by conservative estimates. But these data points only scratch the surface of what’s really happening.

The Dilemma of Predictive Analytics for HR

OmegaHR Solutions

It turns out the article was actually the forward to the book Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die by Eric Siegel. Apparently things are changing so fast in the predictive analytics world that Siegel has already revised his 2013 book, with the revised copy coming out in January 2016. In the forward Davenport says “However, as Siegel points out—early in the book, which is admirable—these approaches can also be used in somewhat harmful ways.”

New Required Reporting Proposed to Close Gender Pay Gap

Compensation Today

Mykkah Herner, MA, CCP, Modern Compensation Evangelist, PayScale On Friday, President Obama announced a proposal submitted by the EEOC that would require employers with 100+ employees to report, not just employee demographic data, but also pay data. The objective is for employers to provide data that could then be used to search for patterns of discrimination, or to support existing discrimination claims. Check out the form that will be used to record data.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. In this report, we’ll discuss the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. In this white paper, we’ll discuss the on-going problem of how discrimination and prejudice affect career mobility.

Solving Gender Disparity Requires Analytics that Discover the Intersections

Visier

Yet such data offer a dizzying array of suggestions, each supported by a particular data finding: Pay men and women equally; equalize development opportunities; provide flexibility to juggle work and personal demands; eliminate gender discrimination; help women feel included; start formal mentoring programs for women, etc. . The Importance of Looking for Intersections in Data.

5 (Unexpected) Things You Need To Include In Your Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Focus on the topics that are most relevant to a new hire without overwhelming her with unnecessary data. Certainly, you’ll want to include the basics that an employee needs to know about your company in the book: Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) & Conflict of Interest Statements. Anti-Discrimination & Sexual Harassment Policies. Wouldn’t it be more fun to give a new hire the “Little Book of Everything You Need to Know About Your New Work Home?”.

How employees respond to disruptive workplace behavior

PI Worldwide

As defined by the study, this behavior included a number of disruptions, including those caused by discrimination, poor management, sexual harassment, fraud, and theft. ” Thirty-eight percent feared retaliation for speaking out, with data showing that women were 28% more likely to fear retaliation than men. His online courses on Udemy include The Manager’s Mindset and his book is “ The Type B Manager.”

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AIHR Launches: Statistics in HR

Analytics in HR

Understanding statistics, knowing how to look at data differently, and being able to analyze it when needed helps to make better decisions. Nothing is more helpful in making better and evidence-based decisions than a solid understanding of the thing we base most of our conclusions on data and statistics. Nothing is more helpful in making better and evidence-based decisions than a solid understanding of the thing we base most of our conclusions on data and statistics.

Top 5 Trending HR analytics Articles of October 2018

Analytics in HR

Who better than the author of the book “Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die” to talk about this topic? Clean data? If you start with the data, you can easily end up in the land of “So what?” 2: How to develop a data-savvy HR department.

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Employee Who Stutters

Career Metis

You can make sure that your company is not discriminating against PWS. . Existing scientific data suggests that speech disfluencies have a neurological & genetic basis. . Most stutterers experience bullying, harassment, and discrimination at some point in their lives. .

Religion v. Law

HR Examiner

The government is only involved in the legal aspects that include licensing (the original data collection device), taxes, rights to property and to act on each other’s behalf, and what happens when one partner dies. Allen (1968), the Court said it was okay for public schools to loan text books to students who attend religious schools because there was no monetary contribution, and the support was to the students instead of the religious school.

“Set your own pace.” With Tyler Gallagher & Erin Michelson

Thrive Global

Only by actively rooting out discrimination in recruiting and promotion practices, a lack of representation at conferences, and a paucity of diversity in the boardroom will we be able to establish an equitable work environment that will enable women in tech, and AI in particular, to flourish.

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For Companies Like Buffer And Zingerman’s, Is Transparency Good For Business?

SAP Innovation

According to Ari Weinzweig, Zingerman’s CEO and partner, transparency is key to their open-book finances philosophy: Employees have access to the company’s financial performance and key business metrics. In a TEDx talk , professor and author of Under New Management David Burkus explains that salary transparency reduces the concern about pay equity and discrimination. Employee Engagement Future of Work Knowledge Networks data transparency transparency workplace culture

HR 2025 Series: Three skills you need to win in the digital workplace revolution

NGA Human Resources

This refers to the ability to transform data into business and customer value. Frank Feather is a leading business futurist, strategy consultant, keynote speaker, and author of several business books.

Can personality tests be used to improve diversity?

LifeSpeak

Organizations should be careful not to use the data from personality tests to discriminate against certain candidates or employees. If you think this information would be helpful in your organization, click the “Book a Demo” button to find out more. Introvert or extrovert? Cats or dogs? Tea or coffee? We love categorizing ourselves and each other. Doing so can help us figure out who we’re compatible with, what sort of work we’re best suited for, and where we belong.

Why should employers care about the the gender pay gap?

Workable

They represent old data. Nurul, one of the data analysts, looked around at the cards. Gender discrimination in the form of pay disparities can tank a company’s brand, in the form of Glassdoor comments, employee discrimination lawsuits and bad publicity. CEOs rarely wake up one day and decide to discriminate with pay. But there are simpler and cheaper ways to eliminate gender discrimination at all levels. Businesses do not profit from the gender pay gap.

What are the HR Processes That Can Be Readily Automated

Corn on the Job

However, by bringing in automation, not only can we better utilize our HR experts, but also cut costs, save time, eliminate errors, avoid any scope of discrimination or biases and improve data security. The most obvious tasks that can be easily automated are the transaction-based repetitive activities such as writing standard emails, analyzing data, employee onboarding and answering FAQs. The HR Department is a quintessential function in any organization.

Cafe Classic: The Duckbilled Platypuses of Compensation

Compensation Cafe

More than a unicorn, or even a hybrid, duckbilled platypus jobs combine skills so eclectic they won’t fit into any standard compensation data set. Market data, refined and focused over years of evolution, does not easily accommodate these jobs. Ensuring that these positions don't discriminate, meet your internal tests and can be defended in court may push your compensation expertise to its limits. Editor's Note: You thought hybrid jobs were a challenge!

8 HR Nightmares & How to Avoid Them

Rise

An HRIS keeps important and sensitive data centralized and secure by providing digital storage for your most important documents and records — this includes everything from employee contracts to performance evaluations — so that you’ll have them at your disposal when needed. The danger of manually entering data into spreadsheets is that the redundancy of the task can make you prone to making human errors. Book a free demo today.

3 ways to avoid restricting employees’ access to the legal system

Insperity

It’s never easy for employees to report discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Likewise, employers cannot prohibit employees who sign separation agreements from filing charges of discrimination, harassment or retaliation in exchange for severance benefits. Ensure proper maintenance of applicant and employee data. Some applicant data – like race and/or sex – is offered on a voluntary basis to employers.

Take It From a Futurist: How Chief Ethics Officers Should Approach AI Issues

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Chief Ethics Officers, the new CEOs, will soon need to take over as artificial intelligence at work introduces AI ethics issues including growing unemployment, unconscious bias in hiring and controversial employee or customer data usage. For example, businesses of all sizes must collect, process and use customer data, yet most companies do not have a codified data governance policy ," says Webb. In the near future, a new crop of leaders is coming to the C-Suite.

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How to Write an HR Mission Statement

BerniePortal

Commons is credited with coining the term “human resource” in his book “The Distribution of Wealth” in 1893. Some workforce discrimination and harassment issues took center stage. We give each new hire a copy of the book and we periodically hold trainings and reviews on the material.

Most Important Developments in HR for 8/16

GetFive

The WTA addresses many aspects of workplace discrimination and harassment, such as limiting non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses, excluding certain claims from forced arbitration, mandating sexual harassment training and reporting, and broadening the scope of the worker protections against discrimination and harassment. They’re scientists, creatives, MBAs, data nerds, and visionaries.