Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: Are employers doing enough?


If you are having trouble understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, you aren’t alone. Spurred by a growing social consciousness, businesses are slowing making a more concerted effort to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good.

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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. Yet only 39 percent of these same executives ranked gender equality as a top-ten business priority, and only half admitted they have established goals to get there.

Research Says: Top-Team Diversity Equals Greater Financial Gain

Inpower Coaching

Study : Is There A Payoff From Top-Team Diversity? Finding : Companies with diverse executive boards have notably higher earnings and returns on equity. InPower Insight : Increase the diversity of your executive top-team to increase your company financially. Summary : Good news if you’re a company looking to increase your financial performance and/or returns on equity – invite more diverse team into your C-Suite and top executive slots. How diverse are they?

Decreasing the Gap

HRO Today

Faced with stricter pay reporting regulations, UK companies are implementing recruitment strategies to increase diversity. Some companies are—and indeed, already were—demonstrating how gender equality can be promoted. The business case for gender equality remains crystal clear to us.

Research Says: Gender Diversity Improves Team Performance

Inpower Coaching

Study: The Impact of Gender Diversity on the Performance of Business Teams: Evidence from a Field Experiment ( Tinbergen Institute, 2011, Hoogendoorn, Oosterbeek, van Praag ). Keywords: teamwork, gender diversity, gender balance, productivity, results, gender impact.

How Geena Davis’ Groundbreaking Research is Helping Girls “See It” So They Can “Be It”

Thrive Global

Since the Institute’s first full-blown study in 2008, their extensive research reports have examined gender balance and stereotypes in media and entertainment areas including YouTube advertising , girls’ leadership ambitions , STEM characters and brand mascots , with staggering results.

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

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. Even more concerning, is that a Fortune 500 study published roughly 9. With more than 73% of global firms indicating that they have an equal-opportunity policy. make Blu Ivy Group a diverse supplier.

3 Ways to Promote Gender Diversity in the C-Suite

Linkedin Talent Blog

Other studies have discovered a correlation between the number of women in leadership roles and an increase in the company’s profitability and reputation. And in today’s day and age when 78% of talent professionals report that diversity is a top priority for their company , establishing gender balance in the C-suite and beyond is becoming crucial. Talent Leadership DiversityWe recently reviewed thousands of company profiles on LinkedIn and one finding made us pause.

3 Ways Leaders Sabotage Their Company’s Inclusion Goals

Thrive Global

To say diversity and inclusion are in the spotlight these days is a massive understatement. The Black Lives Matter protests and push against systemic racism have called out the inadequate response from many employers in addressing a lack of diversity in their companies and industries.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts


Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Diversity boosts innovation, too.

3 Myths About Working Women That Are Hurting Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Linkedin Talent Blog

As Joanne points out, gender-diverse leadership teams can yield greater financial returns than those with homogeneous leadership. Multiple studies have found that adding women to all-male teams leads to greater financial success,” Joanne says. Diversity

Could This One Rule Make You Rethink Workforce Diversity?

SAP Innovation

Facebook’s diversity report was recently released and the results are…could be better. Diversity in the workplace, particularly in tech, has become a seriously hot issue in the past year, and a polarizing one at that. Viewing diversity through a different lens.

Why Diversity = Winning for the U.S. Olympic Team

Linkedin Talent Blog

And recently, Team USA discovered something beyond talent and training that can help them achieve that goal: diversity. "Our teams that win medals look like our fan base, and that's important," says Jason Thompson , director of diversity and inclusion for the USOC. Diversity

Research Says: Executive Committees Are Better Indicators Of Gender Diversity

Inpower Coaching

Study: Where the Worlds Top Companies Stand: 20-First’s Global Gender Balance Scorecard 2011 (Wittenberg-Cox, 20-First 2011). Note about The Woman Effect Research Index: This study was performed by researchers not affiliated with InPower Women. InPower Insight: Increase the diversity of your executive committees to realize the true benefits of gender balance. The study shows that the US leads with 74% of companies having at least two women on their board.

Why Using Data Is Your Key to Increasing Diversity, According to This Tech Leader

Linkedin Talent Blog

It takes courage to push for diversity, but using data—which comes naturally to an engineer like Leslie—has helped him drive change. While arguments for diversity are sometimes dismissed as too emotional or not urgent, data can help you make a powerful case that leads to progress. “It’s

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I


of their time either being a “strategic advisor” (19.2%) and “counselor, coach, of confidante” (18.4%). being a coach). There is a simple litmus test that can give a sense of gender equality in HR: compensation. HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

Werk (a people analytics company) conducted a comprehensive study [The Future is Flexible – Werk Flexibility Study] on the state of flexibility in corporate America. The Future is Flexible – Werk Flexibility Study.

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.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders


The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. These studies may reveal some answers.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders


The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. These studies may reveal some answers.

Announcing the Employee Experience Index: Why Moving Beyond Engagement is Essential


Another study found that the greater employees’ feelings of authenticity are, the greater their job satisfaction, engagement, and self-reported performance. Offering personalized, 1:1 mobile coaching for employees is one way that companies can invest in employee experience.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I


of their time either being a “strategic advisor” (19.2%) and “counselor, coach, of confidante” (18.4%). being a coach). There is a simple litmus test that can give a sense of gender equality in HR: compensation. HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

The Biggest Gen Y and Gender Myths and Why Your Company Should Care

Inpower Coaching

I recently published my Harvard study in Harvard Business Review : Busting Gen Y & Gender Myths and Why Your Company Should Care unleashing new research on the work-life aspirations of elite Gen Y women and men. And your company needn’t make it a work-life issue; it can be coached in terms of leadership, performance, and strategy. Know that the diversity of talent among Gen Y leads to better innovation.

5 things every manager should know about their single employees

Thrive Global

As a leadership coach, I am passionate about bringing more empathy and compassion into the workplace so that we can all be more effective, authentic, and purpose-driven. Here were the top five concerns that came up repeatedly: Equal pay and promotion opportunities. Additionally, studies show that providing all employees with clarity and certainty around their salary (i.e. It’s simply a different choice that can add to the diversity of your group.

Why you should consider non-traditional candidates


What do you study if you want to go into sales? To afford her studies, she worked part-time while at college and graduated after 6.5 Diversity is a choice – not a ‘nice thing to do’. Connect with customers with equally diverse backgrounds.

What It’s Like to Be a Black HR Leader in This Moment

Linkedin Talent Blog

These are some of their stories about what it’s like to navigate this moment in time: “We need to do a better job of having the hard conversations around diversity”. I want to educate, but not convince someone that my existence is equal to theirs”. “As HR Diversity

Paradigm for Parity® Coalition’s 5 Actionable Steps to Gender Equity


A recent study from McKinsey shows that when there are three or more women at the top, there are better results in many organizational performance areas. Perhaps this is due to broader talent pools, improved quality of decision-making, and innovation due to diversity of thought as suggested by a McKinsey Report. I certainly saw this first-hand with my own experience in building a diverse team. Instead, prioritize diverse candidate slates and decision-making panels.

3 Ways to Drive Growth with Digital HR Transformation


Become a real-time culture with in-the-moment coaching, development and recognition rather than rear-view mirror performance reviews delivered with bias. Scale diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies and results with data-driven decision-making across core people management processes. Let’s Focus on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). When we say diversity in the workplace, we mean the idea that our companies reflect the communities we serve.

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 Bosch Used Gamification to Build People Analytics Skills


All three pillars played an equally important role in this critical organizational change. All three of these program pillars played an equally important role in evolving HR to an organization focused on making decisions that are future-oriented and data-driven.

The Business Case For Gender Balanced Leadership

Inpower Coaching

More good news is that studies show that companies with about 30% gender diversity on their boards actually outperform those with no women by a wide margin measured through multiple metrics (e.g., The bad news is that 15% is paltry for the Fortune 500, and it looks like midcap firms’ leadership teams may be even less gender diverse. Check out the resources in the InPower Coaching EQ at Work and Soft Skills Research Index.

To Close the Gender Gap, Don't Disregard Our Differences

Cornerstone On Demand

There's no lack of studies linking gender balance with increased performance, innovation and creativity in organizations. Despite the mounting evidence in favor of diversity, many organizations still fail to appropriately address gender parity in the workplace. " You can check to see if your marketing is gender bilingual by testing if the marketing messages for your innovation, product, service or delivery channel are equally resonant with both men and women.

From Employment Opportunity to Employment Value

Brandon Hall

And according to Brandon Hall Group’s Human Capital Management Outlook 2015 study , “strengthening employer brand” was identified by 78% of organizations as the most important talent acquisition activity (behind only improving the quality of hire and attracting more talent).

Don't be the team that has the right instruments but makes the wrong sounds

Rob Whitfield

Today, most leaders understand the benefits of corporate diversity, and countless studies have shown the direct ties between diverse views and improved business results.