Eye on Diversity

HRO Today

Make no mistake, creating and maintaining a diverse workforce is both a business imperative and a huge challenge for today’s employers. Researching the subject back in 2012, McKinsey found companies ranking in the top quartile of executive-board diversity experienced 53 per cent higher returns on equity, on average, than those in the bottom quartile. HR leaders must be proactive in ensuring their businesses retain that diversity and make the most of it in every way they can. “HR

The Average Fortune 200 CHRO is 54 Years Old.

The HR Capitalist

That age means your average Fortune 200 CHRO is Half Boomer, half Gen-X. . More stats on Fortune 200 CHROs from a great piece of research from Mark Effron and the Talent Strategy Group : -- Tenure of Chief Human Resources Officers Is Low : The average tenure for a Fortune 200 Chief Human Resources Officer is less than five years. In nearly one out of three situations, the CHRO is hired externally.

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CHRO to CEO: Stairway to Heaven

China Gorman

These best-in-class leaders are “change champions” who are comfortable not having all the answers as well as being around a diverse group of people, enabling them to see from perspectives different than their own.

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HRO Today Announces Finalists for the CHRO of the Year Awards in North America

HRO Today

Philadelphia, PA – May 2, 2019 – HRO Today will recognize leading human resources executives for their unparalleled leadership with the 2019 CHRO of the Year Awards at the HRO Today Forum North America. LeighAnne Baker, CHRO & Corporate Vice President, Cargill.

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Michael Fraccaro, CHRO at Mastercard, on the value of business resource groups

HR Digest

In an interview with The HR Digest, Michael Fraccaro, Chief Human Resources Officer at Mastercard, explains the importance of business resource groups and the vital role it plays to deliver real business results. It can empower people to take a point of view and allow the organization to benefit from diverse points of view. The HR Digest: One of Mastercard’s key strengths is its investment in business resource groups and mentoring programs for various subgroups of employees.

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Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

HR Digest

Many of your employees have spent their entire careers with the group. Such a degree of corporate socialization can also stifle innovation and overall cognitive diversity. Individuals who have the skills and background to move across our businesses have a higher probability of advancing through the organization because we view the diverse experience as a major strength and key driver of innovation and growth.

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Walser Automotive Group Launches Women’s Resources Network: What Other Dealers Can Learn

Hireology

Walser Automotive Group, a dealership group with more than 20 locations in Minnesota and Kansas, recently announced the launch of its Women’s Resources Network, the first group of its kind in retail automotive.

5 Questions for Carole Watkins, CHRO at Cardinal Health

Workday

In our interview, Carole talked about change and diversity in the workplace—and the importance of embracing both in order to drive innovation and growth. We have more ethnic diversity and multiple generations working side by side than ever before. Carole Watkins, CHRO, Cardinal Health.

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How to Leverage Diversity & Inclusion as a Competitive Advantage

Everwise

According to Ted Colbert , Boeing’s Chief Information Officer, “The best workforce is a diverse workforce.” Countless studies support this statement , directly linking organizational Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) to higher profits. Diversity of experience and opinion has been tied to innovation and creativity of thought time and again. One Forbes Study identified workforce diversity and inclusion as a key driver of innovation.

Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

HR Digest

Many of your employees have spent their entire careers with the group. Such a degree of corporate socialization can also stifle innovation and overall cognitive diversity. Individuals who have the skills and background to move across our businesses have a higher probability of advancing through the organization because we view diverse experience as a major strength and key driver of innovation and growth.

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Walt Disney CHRO Jayne Parker to Join Speaker Lineup at the i4cp 2019 Conference

i4cp

Parker, who is responsible for leading Disney’s overall human resources strategy, global talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and many other initiatives for the company’s 199,000 employees around the world, has transformed the HR function, and its impact across the company. How will work continue to be disrupted in the years ahead? What does this mean for HR, and how will the changing nature of work impact the employee experience?

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The Existential Problem of Coonery

The Aristocracy of HR

A “coon” is a black person who values what white people think of them more than they care to honor their culture and the suffrage of the racial group they identify with. 000010000000 Let’s start by defining what a “coon” is.

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Uber CHRO Resigns Amid Whistleblower Allegations: Serves as Cautionary Tale for HR Pros at all Levels.

The HR Capitalist

As head of the HR department, Hornsey served as one of the company's top spokespersons on issues regarding diversity and discrimination throughout the upheaval that followed. Bo Young Lee, the ride-hailing firm's first diversity chief , was even ordered to report to her instead of to the company's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Bo Young Lee, the ride-hailing firm's first diversity chief , was even ordered to report to her instead of to the company's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.".

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HRO Today Announces Winners of the CHRO of the Year Awards in North America

HRO Today

Philadelphia, PA – May 7, 2019 – HRO Today has announced the winners of the 2019 CHRO of the Year Awards in North America. For Profit – Enterprise : Max Langenkamp, VP of HR and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Cintas. Nancy Hauge, CHRO, Automation Anywhere.

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Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group

Workday

I caught up with Rhiannon Lawler, HRIS director for Warner Music Group, to talk about not only finding and engaging talent, but also building a culture that empowers employees to thrive in the workplace. Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group. Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group. We’re joined by Rhiannon Lawler, HRIS director for Warner Music Group.

Editor’s Letter: Lead On

HRO Today

And we have been acknowledging this transformation by recognising the strategic work of HR leaders through our annual CHRO of the Year Awards. And this year’s group of CHRO of the Year Award finalists is no stranger to cultural transformation. You can also add strategic workforce planning, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion to their lists of game-changing initiatives. Uncategorized CHRO of the Year Debbie Bolla Global-Autumn-2018By Debbie Bolla.

Every Minute Matters: Create the Best Employee Experiences

Workday

Employees can join any of dozens of employee belonging councils (EBCs), which are internal employee groups that support a more diverse population and advance the professional development of its members. This year we held our first EBC Summit, where EBC leaders joined Workday executives to discuss workplace diversity and inclusion. Human Resources career sprints CHRO diversity and inclusion employee experience Performance Enablement

‘Most Admired for HR’ Leaders Speak Out

HRExecutive

The panel, moderated by conference co-chair Steve Boese, included (from left to right in the photo above) Jayne Parker, senior executive vice president and CHRO at The Walt Disney Co.; Peter Fasolo, executive vice president and CHRO at Johnson & Johnson; Ellyn Shook, chief leadership and HR officer at Accenture; Jeff Smith, head of global human resources and senior managing director at BlackRock; and Joanne Smith, executive vice president and CHRO at Delta Air Lines.

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The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I

Visier

However, as I’ve learned over the past year and a half, there is more to it than holding the executive title of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

4 Quick Tips on Authenticity from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect

Globoforce

He also shared some quirky recruiting tactics—like the time he dressed up as an elderly taxi driver to pick up a group of Virgin Group applicants at the airport. In HR, we talk a lot about diversity and inclusion (D&I), but is it enough?

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

This overall team IQ isn’t a reflection of the average or even the maximum intelligence of team members; research demonstrates that groups are more than the sum of their parts and collective intelligence is the property of the group itself. Do top teams have diversity of thinking?

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I

Visier

However, as I’ve learned over the past year and a half, there is more to it than holding the executive title of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

This overall team IQ isn’t a reflection of the average or even the maximum intelligence of team members; research demonstrates that groups are more than the sum of their parts and collective intelligence is the property of the group itself. Do top teams have diversity of thinking?

How to Invest in ALL Employees, Not Just #Millennials

UpstartHR

This article is all about how to meet the varying needs of a diverse workforce. . In reality, members of this group have an immense amount of knowledge and skills and are looking for a way to share them before they ultimately retire. Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Workforce.

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5 Big Things on the Minds of Today's Most Innovative CHROs

Cornerstone On Demand

In March, we partnered with management consulting firm Ferrazzi Greenlight to host 30 of the most innovative and progressive HR executives at the CHRO Community Summit in Los Angeles.

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Steal this People Analytics Leader Job Description!

Visier

In the coming weeks, we’ll also release job descriptions for CHRO and HRBPs. What group do they report into? I’ve even seen some go on to become the CHRO! You need the right People Analytics Leader in order to build an effective and strategic people analytics function.

How to Turn Your Vision for Data-Driven HR into a Reality

Visier

Here is how this might look for different groups within the HR function: Diversity : finding the unseen patterns that actually prevent females from entering leadership roles. Good strategic examples will emphasize the following: The personal impact a CHRO needs to make on the business.

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Dealers Are Hiring HR Leaders from Outside the Auto Industry: What Your Team Can Learn

Hireology

In July 2018, Lithia Motors , one of the largest dealership groups in the U.S., announced the appointment of Erik Lewis as its first CHRO. Prior to joining the Lithia Motors team, Erik held HR leadership roles at Apple Leisure Group and Walmart.

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HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs

Visier

CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions. CHRO’s from non-HR backgrounds say the CHRO role can be the best and most impactful of all leadership positions.

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New Podcast: The Future of Dealership Human Capital Management

Hireology

Sherry Schultz, Chief Human Resources Officer at Walser Automotive Group, is this week’s featured guest on The Best Team Wins podcast. Prior to Walser Automotive, Sherry held roles as SVP, CHRO at Catalyst Capital, LLC and VP, Talent Acquisition and Diversity at Sears Holdings Corporation.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it. Embrace diversity. “Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”.

Why HR Needs to Be More Like Marketing

EmployeeConnect

The popularity and validity of approaching HR like marketing are clearly illustrated by the rise of the CMO, or chief marketing officer, and the CHRO, or chief human resources officer. The CHRO frequently manages a crack team of specialists, and CHRO duties include developing influence, branding job positions and recruiting diverse talent.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it. Embrace diversity. “Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”.

Top 5 Insights from WBR HR Healthcare 2019

Sterling Talent Solutions

Keynote speakers addressing a host of other issues included Heather Brace, SVP Chief People Officer, at Intermountain Healthcare, Qiana Williams, VP Chief Diversity Officer, for OhioHealth, and David Jones, CHRO of Stanford Healthcare.

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Employee Voice from Coast to Coast

Waggl

2019 launched with the January CHRO Exchange in Orlando, Florida. Inclusion, diversity, and belonging. The Waggl crew headed back to Austin in May for another CHRO Exchange. at Heineken USA, share how they are using Waggl to support their Inclusion & Diversity Journey.

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