The Roundup: Equal pay in Iceland and companies double down on diversity


Iceland enforces equal pay. Iceland is now the first country to enforce equal pay for men and women after the Equal Pay Standard came into effect last week. The legislation, passed last June, requires employers to prove that they are paying men and women equally.

Diversity and Connection in Coaching

Center for Coaching

What is diversity and connection? Merriam-Webster says diversity is: “the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: variety especially; the inclusion / regard of different types of people (such as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization.”

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Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality


A call for greater gender diversity in data science. Such efforts include commitments to place women in 25% of all leadership roles, leadership excellence acceleration , and certification for economic dividends for gender equality.

What Are the Top HR Certifications in Most Demand?


If you’re an HR professional looking to stay abreast of all this, here are some certifications to consider this year. Traditional HR certifications. There are many other HR designations that would be equally suitable. There are some cases where this will be helpful, and others where your experience will speak for itself without the certification. Learning and development (L&D) certification. Change management certification.

What does it mean to be EDGE certified, and why is Ceridian doing it?


As a global organization, investing in diversity and equality are top priorities for Ceridian. Instead of simply putting gender equality programs in place, we need to continually assess and measure our organization in terms of how enlightened we are around gender equivalent differences.

Cape Town: Employment Equity Compliance Certificate Now Valid For 12 Months

Global People Strategist

Affirmative action measures are measures intended to ensure that suitably qualified employees from designated groups have equal employment opportunity and are equitably represented in all occupational categories and levels of the workforce. Employment Equity Compliance Certificate.

PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 363 - Business Transformation and Diversity & Inclusion

Steve Boese

HR Happy Hour 363 - Business Transformation and Diversity & Inclusion. Guest: Melissa Whiting, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Philip Morris International. Melissa also shared how PMI has become the first large, global organization to achieve the Global Equal Salary certification - and how that illustrates the company's commitment to fairness and equality in the workplace. HR HR Happy Hour diversity inclusion podcast podcast

People Sourcing Certification Programme ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

People Sourcing Certification Programme. So, I’m currently setting out doing some initial self-study (I might post more about this in early January) and will be attending Irina’s People Sourcing Certification Program on, and following on from, 29 January.

The First National Healthcare Diversity Conference: 15 Years in the Making


The First National Healthcare Diversity Conference: 15 Years in the Making Jun. For 15 years, the National Diversity Council (NDC) has been a resource and an advocate for the value of diversity and inclusion (D&I).

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. Do you find that many organizations believe you are not as capable without an HR certification?

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. With more than 73% of global firms indicating that they have an equal-opportunity policy. plans will never achieve true gender diversity. Paid Less Than Peers for Equal or Greater Work.

Companies And Women Must “Live” Diversity To Bring About Change

SAP Innovation

It is no longer enough to ‘preach’ gender diversity. The first step in overcoming those challenges is for companies to make a commitment to diversity that comes from the very top: the board of directors.

Engaging Employees in Your Company Purpose: 4 Key Drivers & Why They Matter: Diversity and Inclusion (part 3 of 4)

Vignette Agency

Today we’ll focus on ways we can drive engagement to your purpose by elevating diversity and inclusion. Broadly speaking, diversity means ensuring representation among employees across race, age, ethnicity, gender, religion and other differentiators. Combined, diversity and inclusion is a powerful driver of innovation and is today considered an essential driver of business success.

Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion


I particularly enjoyed the session delivered by Great Place to Work ®’ s Sarah Lewis-Kulin , vice president certification production. This illustrates a growing trend in HR and business to focus on more than diversity for the sake of compliance.

‘Upskilling’ a top priority for the decade ahead

HR Digest

In an interview with The HR Digest , Tyszko explains the crucial importance of tapping into hidden talent in new ways and achieving diversity, equality and inclusion goals in 2020. Jason Tyszko: Employers in 2019 struggled with achieving their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

Has the College Degree Lost Its Luster? Employers Consider Alternative Ways to Vet Applicants

Cornerstone On Demand

The premise that education equals competence—and that more education equals better skills—is problematic. Increasingly, they are replacing their current hiring strategies—based on degrees and certifications—with competency-based selection and more wight given to life experiences.

3 HR Strategies to Bridge the Gender Leadership Gap

Women of HR

All of this is despite the fact that gender-diverse companies experience better financial performance ; companies whose leadership ranks consist of at least 30 percent women are more likely to be among the top 20 percent of companies.

Employees Purring over ‘Pawternity Leave’ and other Pet-Supportive Benefits

HR Daily Advisor

Although dog owners and cat owners aren’t members of a protected class, the policy should apply equally to both to avoid conflicts between “dog people” and “cat people.” Diversity Insight employees leave of absence pet-friendly workplaces unpaid leave

Employers Face Heavy Burden When Defending EPA Claims

HR Daily Advisor

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a new decision from the U.S.

INTERVIEW: Philip Morris International’s Charles Bendotti on Emerging Contemporary Workplace Culture

HR Digest

While most corporate cultures are focused on engineering the most common goal of every business, some employers are repositioning their cultures to address social inequality as well as drive diversity & inclusion. Philip Morris International (PMI), manufacturers of one of the most popular cigarettes brand Marlboro, is not only an EQUAL-SALARY certified employer, but pioneering the way to a smoke-free future.

5 Meaningful Things Companies Are Doing to Recruit and Retain Women

Linkedin Talent Blog

Even though struggles like mine and those around equal opportunities at work are still common for women, the good news is that in the past few years I have seen companies push for meaningful change when it comes to gender diversity and equality. Diversity

5 Things Any Company Can Do Right Now to Promote an Inclusive Culture


Diversity and inclusion in the workplace aren’t merely feel-good social policies. The least diverse companies typically performed below the national average for their industries. Diverse, inclusive workplaces appear to have long-term benefits as well.

How to Recruit Students with an Online Degree


Expanding your search to students with a non-traditional education not only widens your candidate pool, but allows your organization to build a more diverse team with employees from unique backgrounds. Hiring practices are evolving faster today than ever before.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

It’s responsible for all training, except technical operations and flight operations (mechanics and pilots, respectfully; required due to maintaining their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifications, although we do train their instructors and new hires in our orientation).

Want Better Recruiting? Add These 25 Recruitment Leaders to Your Feed


Yolanda Lee Conyers is Lenovo’s chief diversity officer and also president of the Lenovo Foundation. Connecting underserved populations to technology ensures the very diversity we. Melville’s primary role is chief diversity officer at ad agency TBWA.

Equity in Higher Education Helps All Students Seize Opportunities


There is progress towards Goal 2025 in which 60 percent of American having a degree, certificate or another credential. The progress towards Goal 2025 isn’t equal across the population. Equity in higher education is making headlines right now.

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective


Contracts, Visa, Statutory Forms and Certifications You need to ensure that each new hire’s profile complies with the latest applicable regulations. These compliance issues might involve equality and diversity, health and safety regulations, certifications, data protection, employment contacts and physical compliance to empower employees who have disabilities. The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues.

Is your company’s pay equitable? 5 must-read tips


Fair pay is a frequent subject of human resources and employment law discussions of late, with commentary coming from such diverse advocates as the Pope, President Obama and Hollywood. All have publicly voiced support for equal pay for equal work, and it would likely be difficult to find a businessperson in the 21st century who might argue against the premise of workplace equality. It’s to your advantage to be proactive when it comes to equal pay issues.

Student Veterans Serve as they Achieve Higher Education


Student veterans have completion rates equal to or better than others. 25 percent of Veterans earn more than one degree or certificate. Just like other nontraditional students, student veterans bring diversity to the higher education experience.

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology


Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

Your Promotion Decisions are Illogical and Probably Illegal


There are many things in life that baffle me, but none so much as the illogical lack of progress and action to correct diversity in workplaces. It appears that diversity is not only a race or women’s issue, but a strategic imperative for all organizations.

Your Promotion Decisions are Illogical and Probably Illegal


There are many things in life that baffle me, but none so much as the illogical lack of progress and action to correct diversity in workplaces. It appears that diversity is not only a race or women’s issue, but a strategic imperative for all organizations.

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace


There is no doubt to the fact that in order to bag a higher position in an organisation, one needs to have the right amount of experience, academic background, and of course certain certifications as well. However, there is no overlooking the fact that employers these days equally look out for an individual’s emotional intelligence while they are sifting and selecting candidates, especially for a managerial position.

7 Benefits of Online Study Programs

Corn on the Job

This left those who were not in such a position with fewer career opportunities, resulting in a lack of diversity and equality in certain industries. With the creation and development of online educational resources, more people than ever now have access to higher education.

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How A Career Break Can Benefit Your Résumé

Thrive Global

Cultivate a diverse mindset. It exposes you to diverse backgrounds, experiences and ways of thinking. workforce is going to become more diverse across nearly all demographic categories over the next six years. It used to be that having a gap on your résumé was considered taboo.