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How to start a workplace book club: tips and book recommendations

PI Worldwide

Implementing a workplace book club is a low-cost way to boost employee engagement while enabling employees to execute your business strategy. Getting a book club started is a light lift, so there’s no reason you can’t move on this right away. Read on to learn: The benefits of starting a book club at your company. The trick to choosing books that will help you reach your business goals. Benefits of starting a book club at your workplace. Order books.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

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.

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

Today’s HR tech conferences offer countless of interesting talks held by industry leaders as well as the opportunity to connect in real life with your peers, to exchange thoughts and ideas with them and perhaps even find a solution to some of your biggest HR challenges. Price : 625 GBP for HR professionals (two days pass), 10% discount for group bookings (two or more people). And what a great excuse to hit the Swiss slopes the weekend following the event, book your cabin!

Educator and mom of two’s first book based on her own life and disability

Thrive Global

Dr. Green used this passion, and her own life story, in writing her first children’s book, Completely Me. Justine poured her own story into every page in the book, and it yields an incredible and empowering story that resonates with every child and parent. Use your time wisely.

Contact Tracing for #COVID19: What HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

Kronos and Ultimate Software have announced the formation of the Equity at Work Council (EWC) , a group of innovators and practitioners working together to understand diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

Today’s HR tech conferences offer countless of interesting talks held by industry leaders as well as the opportunity to connect in real life with your peers, to exchange thoughts and ideas with them and perhaps even find a solution to some of your biggest HR challenges. Price : 625 GBP for HR professionals (two days pass), 10% discount for group bookings (two or more people). And what a great excuse to hit the Swiss slopes the weekend following the event, book your cabin!

Taking Action to Build Belonging, Diversity, and Inclusion

Workday

As Chief Diversity Officer at Workday, a big part of my role is networking and sharing industry best practices with others. This includes participating in events, and this month is a great example of this—it’ll be one for the books. From there, I headed to Orlando to join one of our customers at the Grace Hopper Celebration for a panel discussion on the maturing diversity model. What excites me most about diversity is that the conversation keeps getting bigger.

Katherine Kirkinis of Wanderlust Careers: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity”

Thrive Global

At the same time, not everyone who starts a coaching business sees success. What does someone starting a career as a life coach, wellness coach, or business coach need to know to turn it into a very successful and rewarding career? Bloomingdales treats customers well?—?they

Tommy Strowd: “Enjoy the time you have”

Thrive Global

In 1972, I moved to Florida to attend college and focus on a professional career in the environmental sciences. In 1976, I was attending college in South Florida and working in a local five-piece rock combo. and his girlfriend at the time?—?during

Chanelle S. Reynolds of The Reynolds Group: “Diversity & Inclusion”

Thrive Global

In my latest book, The Success Playbook, I talk about the power of positivity. Can you tell us a story about the hard times that you faced when you first started your journey? It was my first week starting my job and we had an important event to attend with big clients.

Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems: A Book Review of Collaborative Intelligence By Richard Hackman

Conversation Matters

In this post, I am reviewing his last book (he died in 2013) in which he turned his in-depth understanding to study teams in US intelligence agencies. I have followed his work for many years, but this latest book was of particularly interest to me because of the five years I spent working on knowledge management projects within one of those agencies, The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Hackman’s book is filled with practical understanding about teams.

Blindfolding Your Bias: How to Make Diversity an HR Staple

Namely

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.

A Different Kind of Diversity #WorkHuman

Women of HR

Diversity in the workplace. Plain and simple, diversity makes our workplaces better, serving as a catalyst for different types of thinking, ways to approach problems, and perspectives/frames of reference. Most often when we talk about diversity in the workplace it’s generally in the context of racial/ethnic or gender diversity. diversity in the workplace. Only #3 encompasses our traditional view of diversity in the workplace.

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. Thank you so much for your time! Being patient is crucial as most sales take a long time from start to finish.

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. My mum was a flight attendant and my dad actually had a communications agency, so I was exposed to the industry from a really young age.

Do You Suffer From “Manager Mom Syndrome?”

Thrive Global

Well, Mom is tired. Mom has her own life to live, and maybe she would like to do something with her free time other than attend to the details of her family members’ lives. My husband likes his alone time at night after working all day.”.

“How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”,With Fotis Georgiadis & JD Miller

Thrive Global

When you have a variety of perspectives on your sales team, you have an increased chance of connecting well with a variety of buyers. As a part of our series about “How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”, I had the pleasure of interviewing JD Miller.

Tina Randolph Contogenis of Eris Talent Agency: “Our society is diverse”

Thrive Global

Our society is diverse. Why would we not include diverse talent? I love when you look at our instagram and you see our diverse talent roster. Everyone needs to know they can book a job as they are. For the first time ever, I was at a loss for words.

The Business Case For Diversity In The Workplace [VIDEO]

SuccessFactors

Did you know that diverse companies outperform non-diverse companies by 35%? Besides the many financial benefits, isn’t hiring a diverse workforce the right thing to do? It’s amazing that in 2016, we’re still having issues with diversity in the workplace. As an example, if an interviewer sees that a candidate didn’t attend college, they might perceive them as less competent than they actually are. Workplace diversity research. Diversity examples.

“5 Things Anyone Can Do To Optimize Their Mental Wellness”, with Victoria Woodruff and Beau Henderson

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about the “5 Things Anyone Can Do To Optimize Their Mental Wellness” I had the pleasure of interviewing Victoria Woodruff. I have had the privilege of working with a diverse group of patients in terms of ethnicity, sexuality, age, diagnosis, and experiences.

Top Employee Benefits & Compensation Ideas for a Diverse Workforce

Vantage Circle

As the name suggests, these are benefits where an employee is paid even when he takes time off from work. So creating a policy where they can avail paid sick leaves is a great way to show that you care for your employees’ well being. And when you appreciate employees for their hard work and achievements, they continue to perform well. It’s providing paid time off to employees to take care of their child or a family member. Wellness Programs.

“6 Strategies Everyone Can Use To Optimize Their Mental Wellness” with Dr. Colleen D. Cira Psy.D.

Thrive Global

I rarely schedule something else during my gym time and participate in classes that not only challenge me but are enjoyable as well. Surround myself with positive people— intentionally spending time with positive people helps to reinforce my values and makes life so much more fun.

Influencers Ophira and Tali Edut, The AstroTwins, Share Their Top Selfcare, Wellness, and Beauty Tips

Thrive Global

At times it feels like wellness or elevating one’s wellbeing, is diametrically opposed to high achievement and high performance in one’s career. But here’s the unexpected part: the glue among our diverse team was…astrology! Marks Place for 3 hours at a time!

Coco Lloyd: “Make time to expand your life experiences”

Thrive Global

Make time to expand your life experiences. It is SO important to take time away and refresh your mind and spend time traveling, experiencing new things or seeing family. She attended Stagecoach Theatre School where she studied music, drama and dance.

Kellogg VP Priscilla Koranteng: “Why diversity and inclusion is an investment that leads to true competitive business advantages”

Thrive Global

In my opinion, the goal must be to harness the power of diversity in the workplace, the marketplace and the communities in which we work and live. Diversity and inclusion is an ongoing commitment and investment that leads to true competitive business advantages.

Top Employee Benefits & Compensation Ideas for a Diverse Workforce

Vantage Circle

As the name suggests, these are benefits where an employee is paid even when he takes time off from work. A great employee benefits idea to add in your compensation package is providing your full time employees with financial security. So creating a policy where they can avail paid sick leaves is a great way to show that you care for your employees’ well being. And when you appreciate employees for their hard work and achievements, they continue to perform well.

Edi Inderbitzin: “Take your time. Don’t stress”

Thrive Global

During that time Edi won Young Gun Student of the Year for the work on Kinder Surprise, a D&AD inBook for Deutsche Bank, and a Global Best Digital Award for McDonald’s Burger Roulette. The next few years I spent a lot of time building my portfolio to get into that school.

Viewing Generational Differences Through A Cross-Cultural Lens To Effectively Manage Millennials

15Five

Having been one of those ethnocentric travelers—that is, “my culture is the center of what’s normal for the world”—at various times in my life, I have come to realize that the difficulties employees from different generations are experiencing are analogous to traditional cross-cultural difficulties that have been experienced for millennia (pun intended). And it has been the subject of thousands of books, plays and movies. “I just don’t get how they think. Why do they __?

Black Men and Women of The C-Suite: “Diversity isn’t just about representation, it’s about agency and impact” with Michelle Hall of enCourage Kids Foundation

Thrive Global

Diverse executive teams enhance the depth of conversation, widen perspectives, and increase creativity. A diverse executive team goes a long way toward making sure all employees feel safe and emboldens them to dream more expansively about their trajectory within the organization.

Learning to live and lead: 5 memoirs that teach us how to find inspiration in diverse challenges

Thrive Global

Business leaders tend to face many of the same challenges: from scaling a team to finding ways to create a positive and lasting culture, it’s hard to know the right way every time. Mentors, colleagues, and even podcasts are solid resources, but a tried-and-true method of gathering fresh advice is through books. Books can share inspiration and ample tips for leaders of all titles and organizations. One lesson this book teaches is that your voice is an incredibly powerful tool.

How Filmmaker Kayo Washio is Helping To Make the Entertainment Industry More Diverse and Representative

Thrive Global

It’s important to have diversity represented in entertainment because the entertainment industry is enjoyed by everyone. Actors, directors, and producers are extremely influential players and leaders in the entertainment space who can impact diversity and inclusion most, so if we lead, others will follow. As a part of my series about leaders helping to make the entertainment industry more diverse and representative, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Kayo Washio.

HR Management and Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

NCHRA

Without sufficient training on understanding culture diversity, managers who are thrown into a diverse workforce can and will inevitably cross a cultural line with employees. The son of farmers, he was the first in his family to attend college. Sam loved his job and thrived in his position, and was promoted several times. After a period of time, Sam reached out to his university professors for guidance on how best to move forward.

I Host a Podcast, Tour the HR Conference Circuit and Hit the Gym Once a Day—Here's How I Make Time for Learning

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

In our Learning Diaries series, seasoned HR and business leaders share how they make time for a critical but often overlooked aspect of their jobs: learning. I rarely can find the time to read a book or even listen to a book in its entirety, so I often read or watch a video in short bursts." With so many learning materials available online, the biggest limitation to learning is time." What didn't I explain well enough?

Virtual HR Tech kicks off tomorrow

HRExecutive

For the first time ever, the HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® kicks off tomorrow in an entirely virtual format. The following day, RedThread Research’s Stacia Garr explores the power of purpose in tumultuous times at her keynote.

Perspectives19: A Customer-Centric, Music-Filled Experience

SumTotal

This year was my first-time attending Perspectives. In between meetings with clients and prospective customers, I attended several sessions. Everything he spoke about he backed with scientific fact, and I now know the ‘perfect time’ to do tasks throughout the day. His book “The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing” is well worth the read! On Tuesday, I attended Craig Weiss’s session, Battle Royale – LMS v LXP.