9 Faces of HR Book Update: Is Salesforce Making Progress on Diversity Since Hiring a Chief Equality Officer?

The HR Capitalist

One of the cool things about writing a book that does at least reasonably well is you start to get questions flowing in about the content you included. When I wrote The 9 Faces of HR , I alternated for a good bit of the book between serious chapter and a more pithy, fun "bonus chapter" (but let's face it, I had a lot of fun and took plenty of liberties in the "serious" chapters as well). Thanks for dropping the note and reading my book.

Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

The gender diversity discussion continues. Men and women are equal, but not the same. Rethinking Our Conversations About Equality The idea of 'sameness' suggests that two or more people (or things) are identical, while equality addresses the fact that two or more people (or things) are identical in quantity, size, degree, or value. In the case of gender equality, we are talking about men and women being identical in value.


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A Candid Conversation About Equality, Workplace Diversity, and Committing to Change


There’s been a major shift in boardrooms lately: The topics of social justice and equality have dominated the discussion, said Michael C. In his opening remarks, Bhusri said Workday will always stand for what is right—inclusion, equality, and justice. “At

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement


According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter. But how can diversity boost engagement in teams? Having led multi-cultural teams in the Middle-East, Asia, and now in Europe; I can tell blending diversity and engagement gives outstanding results.

Women Are Leading the Diversity Revolution!


This is not surprising when you consider that most diversity and inclusion initiatives are developed to comply with corporate governance and self-regulation, often under the heading “Corporate Social Responsibility”. Although well-intended they are misguided in their approach. Without clear policies on how to achieve gender diversity, businesses are unlikely to meet future needs and they are likely to fall behind competitors as global battles for the best talent grows.

Understanding and Driving Equality in the Workplace

Vantage Circle

Equality is not Pie. Equal rights for others doesn’t mean fewer rights for you. Equality is a necessity that every individual must enjoy. What exactly is Equality in the workplace? Equality is fair treatment for people in every facet of life regardless of their gender, race, disability, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or age. Equality doesn’t necessarily translate to equal treatment for all. Equality in the workplace and Business goals.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace


Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. And execs know a diverse workforce (in age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company; these elements can help you develop great new products and great new ways to cater to customers.

How To Build Your Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy


And I just built Trainual’s official Diversity & Inclusion policy. And with today’s ongoing fight for equality here in the US, failure was not an option! Trainual’s standard for Diversity and Inclusion is the product of all these experiences.

The Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People

Sergio Caredda

What is the Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People? Assessing the value of Diversity at an individual level is not just a question of the business case. For most members of the LGBT+ community, the Value of Diversity has a lot to do with visibility and awareness.

Diversity in the workplace: how to use Workable to boost D&I


We can’t talk about diversity if we only hire homogenous team members. That’s why every new feature we build and every improvement we make is designed with equal employment opportunity in mind. You won’t see a list of diversity-specific features, though. Book a demo.

Best Human Resources Book You Should Read in 2020


In 2020, there are a plethora of human resource management books to choose from. Unfortunately, not all of them are equal. The following is a carefully curated list of the best of the best human resource management books. This book acts as a technical skill primer for recruiters.

Equality Can’t Wait, Our Future Depends On It

Thrive Global

And while we are still a long way from reaching true equality in the reporting of women’s perspectives in news stories (made clear in recent research by the Gates Foundation and the Women’s Media Center ), we need to keep at it. Please follow us, as well!

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


When it comes to gender equality in the C-suite, the gap between vision and action is wide. In an October 2015 study sponsored by Weber Shandwick and KRC Research and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, 73 percent of global senior executives surveyed believe that women will occupy an equal share of C-level jobs in multinational firms by 2030. One way to chip away at workplace gender inequality is to make employee pay rates an open book.

Your corporate diversity and inclusion content needs employee stories

Stories Incorporated

We watch a ton of recruitment marketing videos (and not just the ones we create for our clients on the daily), and we consume a great deal of corporate diversity and inclusion content. The key is to uncover personal examples of inclusion and equality from all over your organization.

“Treat everyone regardless of who they love, what they look like, where they live, as equal.” Dr. Mark Leondires

Thrive Global

Treat everyone regardless of who they love, what they look like, where they live, as equal. To understand that regardless of gender identity or expression or sexual orientation, we are equal. Is there a particular book that made a significant impact on you?

The Business Case For Diversity


We met about a year ago following the publication of her groundbreaking book, “ What Works? Gender Equality by Design ,” in which she unpacks how behavioral design can help organizations reduce unconscious bias. As part of our SAP Future Factor series , we shared insights on how organizations can create and promote a diverse and inclusive culture, what role technology plays, and why it matters. The issue of diversity and inclusion goes beyond gender.

Why it’s time for HR to head to the ‘factory floor’


Include a rich diversity of perspectives beyond your fellow HR colleagues too. One book I highly recommend to help push your thinking is A Beautiful Constraint , which is perfect for us HR folks.

Me Too, For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

This year at the Great Place to Work® For All™ 2018 Summit in San Francisco, in conjunction with their latest book release, Great Place to Work shared its exciting new mission to build a better world by helping organizations create Great Places to Work For All. Arianna Huffington, CEO and Founder of Thrive Global remarked that placing the employee experience at the core of employee engagement and well-being is essential to building a workplace led by purpose.

Diversity Strategies & Challenges

New to HR

It appears that diversity is unrelated to achieving successful international performance, thus could there be a lack of interest in international positions or even an under-representation of those positions that usually require international experience? In coping with a rapidly changing business environment diversity should be self-pacing and self-generating to ensure lasting competitiveness. DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP STYLES. DIVERSITY STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES.

For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

Diversity is being invited to the party. This year at the Great Place to Work® For All™ 2018 Summit in San Francisco, in conjunction with their latest book release , Great Place to Work shared its exciting new mission to build a better world by helping organizations create Great Places to Work For All. And, many agreed that the Me Too Movement provided a power burst and renewed sense of urgency to the drive for greater equality in the workplace.

To Combat My Feelings of Helplessness, I Turned to Baking

Thrive Global

One of the men made a flip comment about the way women were reacting to what was happening in that Senate committee room, and, well, I lost it. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican from Kentucky, told Fox News, “Senator Collins will be well funded, I can assure you.”).

How to Make a Long-Term Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Thrive Global

Diversity and inclusion initiatives have ramped up over the last few weeks, but how can we ensure that these are not fleeting efforts? Research shows that 57% of employees want their organization to improve diversity amongst their workforce. Here are a few ways to demonstrate long-term commitment to diversity and inclusion while acknowledging the difficulty to make systemic change. Openly share diversity growth strategy.

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The walk is just one example of how we are encouraging our employees to bring their authentic self to work and supporting them with employee resource groups,” says Molly Ford, the director of Salesforce’s office of equality. A growing number of companies are working to build more inclusive and diverse workforces. The efforts are bolstered in part by an expanding body of research about the benefits of a diverse workforce.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

SAP Innovation

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Each of these could be a separate book, let alone a separate blog. Make affirmative efforts to increase the diversity of the applicant pool for leadership positions. Companies with gender diversity on the senior leadership team outperform their competitors. Diverse teams should help to ensure that there is not conscious or unconscious gender bias in decision-making.

30 Ideas On How To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become an integral part of corporate culture ever since the widespread protests against police brutality, systematic racism, and discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, culture, etc.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it, though I do have these books on my Kindle, ready for browsing. Total kindle books mentioned: 24). This book teaches you R (open-source programming language), People Analytics, Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences come together to strengthen the diverse workforce. It goes without saying that, to cope with the ever-increasing competitive edge, it is inevitable to retain the diverse talents. It refers to the efforts that help an employee feel like an important part of the diverse teams, irrespective of the differences. A Look At The Book.

Virtual HR Tech kicks off tomorrow


On Thursday, hear from Leapgen’s Jason Averbook about HR’s opportunity to write the new “book of work.” Between sessions, attendees have the opportunity to take part in yoga, stretching sessions and other wellness-centered programs in the Relaxation Lounge.

Lara Vandenbergof ‘Publicist’: “Go slow and do things well and thoughtfully”

Thrive Global

Hire a diverse group of employees and set them up for long term success at the company by creating a structure of support and clear growth trajectories. Is there a particular book or organization that made a significant impact on you growing up?

How Diversity And Inclusion Are Driving the Bottom Line At American Express


At many corporations, diversity is viewed as a “nice to have.” But according to Valerie Grillo , chief diversity officer at American Express , their commitment to diversity is “not just because it’s the right thing to do, but frankly, because our business leaders believe that a focus on diversity is actually going to help us with the bottom line.” Diversity isn’t about ticking off boxes, however.

Blindfolding Your Bias: How to Make Diversity an HR Staple


Diversity—it’s a key to good business. Whether you’re a tech firm, a hotel, or a hospital, diverse employees can only bring good things to your company. The Harvard Business Review reported that nearly eight out of 10 executives say diversity is increasingly important in helping them achieve business goals. Plus, in a more diverse and inclusive workforce, individual discretionary effort improves by 12%. Not surprisingly, diversity can lead to more diversity.

Jorge Sun of LendingFront: “Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds”

Thrive Global

Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds. We’re good at thinking outside the box, and that’s something that has served us well in the current environment. The lessons I had learned previously have served me well in leading the company the last 9 months.

Can Employees Really Bring Their Whole Selves to Work During Polarizing Times?

Ultimate Software

In recent years, there’s been a public push for employers to foster more diverse and accepting workplaces by inviting people to “bring their whole selves” to work. Encouraging people to “bring their whole selves” is a foundational move towards more diverse and equitable workplaces.

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How Invisible Bias May be Impacting You

Thrive Global

Well, there’s two. Girls” do practice law & we do it well Unconscious bias exists. It’s alive & well – in all of us, including this sweet bailiff. I wish the bailiff well, appreciate his kindness, and am reminded to be vigilant and wary of my own assumptions.

Creating An Inclusive Company Culture Begins With Psychological Safety


As a start, we’re witnessing corporations voice commitments to build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces , and while it should not have taken yet another life lost to realize the importance of representation, silence is no longer the acceptable response. .