How Diversity Boosts Business Performance

Reflektive

Most of us have taken part in diversity training, and we’ve seen the quota systems that are put into place to break previous trends. Unfortunately, diversity training and quota systems are not moving the needle of progress to a sufficient degree. Why is Diversity Important?

Coaching Works. Here’s Why.

ATD Human Capital

The coaching industry is booming. In the last 10 years, membership of the International Coach Federation (ICF) has more than tripled. Estimates put the number of professional coach practitioners worldwide at more than 50,000 and growing. How Does Coaching Help?

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Byham] In the August issue of Harvard Business Review, there’s an article about “ Why Diversity Programs Fail.” The big takeaway is that if organizations want diversity, they need process change. Give them a voice to speak up and ask for mentoring and coaching.

5 Reasons Why Diversity Initiatives Fail (+ How to Save Yours)

Brazen HR

Efforts to i ncrease diversity in the workplace are nothing new. It’s widely acknowledged that more diverse workforces are better workforces , and most successful organizations have explicit diversity policies in place. How do these carefully designed diversity initiatives fail?

How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier

In August 2015, the need for more workforce diversity was spotlighted in a big way when President Obama issued a call to action to technology companies, encouraging them to hire more women and minorities by implementing the Rooney Rule. Metric to watch: Diversity of interviewed candidates.

Online Coaching Supplants Traditional Methods

HR Daily Advisor

Advances in online coaching have provided unprecedented growth and expansion in OJT to become a more efficient and effective tool for employees and managers. The benefits of online coaching are in its versatility, flexibility of use, and accessibility. Who Benefits from Online Coaching?

The Strategy You Need to Engage a Diverse Workforce

Reflektive

In our post on the performance benefits of diversity , we spoke about how important it is to create an inclusive, diversified organization. We highlighted that some organizations are doing a great job of raising awareness about welcoming and supporting diversity. What is missing is one-to-one support for each new diverse team member. What is missing is one-to-one support for each new diverse team member. . Workplace Diversity coaching diversity leadership

What To Know About In-House vs. Outsourced Executive Coaching

Dr. Nadine

They are grappling with daunting challenges such as increased threats of global competition and the need to engage an increasingly diverse workforce. Enlisting the services of an executive coach can prove transformative and can reinvigorate a languished leadership development program.

PeopleStrategy Congratulates the 2015 TAG Diversity Award Winners

PeopleStrategy

Kudos to the individuals and companies recognized by the TAG Human Resources & Diversity Society for their efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion. About TAG Human Resources and Diversity.

6 Ways to Improve Diversity In Your Workplace

Everwise

Malcolm Forbes, American entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes Magazine, once described diversity as “the art of thinking independently together.”. Valuing diversity increases your company’s viewpoints, skills and experiences. Achieving gender and ethnic diversity may feel complex.

Showcasing Truly Diverse & Inclusive Organizations

Jeff Waldman

I recently published 3 blog posts about my take on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. What does it matter that your organization is diverse when you are not supporting and including your employees in all aspects of work? What is Diversity Factor?

What Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Programs Should Include

HR Daily Advisor

The financial case for workplace diversity continues to be made across the business landscape with many companies committing significant amounts of capital to building an inclusive culture, but few executives today actually know what it should look like.

Innovative Ways To Use Higher Education Diversity Programs

Careerminds

Want to find an industry that’s making progress in creating a more diverse workforce? Take a look at higher education diversity programs and check out the results. The importance and benefits of diversity in the workforce is not a new fact.

How to Talk About Diversity at Work

Namely

Diversity is defined by who sits at the table, while inclusion is which voices get heard,” says Jamie Velazquez, Ph.D Here are six simple ways to encourage an open dialogue around diversity in your own organization: 1.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. Diversity and inclusion are now increasingly top of mind for leaders of organizations due the impact of diversity on bottom lines.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

Inpower Coaching

Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress. Will this different way of thinking about diversity make our organizations better?

Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor: Celebrating Our Differences at Workday

Workday

Having a diverse and inclusive workplace is a priority for most organizations. And like most priorities, it takes a team and a set of goals to address diversity and inclusion (D&I). Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. “As Everybody’s Diverse in Their Own Way.

How to achieve diversity in your boardroom

Sage HRMS

In today’s society having a diverse boardroom is a huge asset to your business growth and brand reputation. If properly led, the more diversity around you, the more blind spots will be covered, the more biases will be challenged, and the more decisions will be interrogated and improved. That’s a good thing – diverse boardrooms […]. The post How to achieve diversity in your boardroom appeared first on Sage Advice US.

5 Expert Secrets To Increase Workplace Diversity

Spark Hire

It might not be something you notice right away, but unless you focus on workplace diversity in your hiring process , it’ll leave you with candidates and employees who are all the same. Ethnically-diverse companies outperform by 35 percent. Know where to look for diverse candidates.

Embrace Talent Diversity in Your Sourcing Strategy

Entelo

It's no secret that many companies struggle to nurture and promote diversity. As we see time and time again, diversity and its advancement are goals without easy solutions. By doubling your diversity, you could increase earnings by 8 percent or more.

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion On Employee Engagement

Achievers

The fact of the matter is, workplace diversity has a huge impact on employee engagement. Canadian top 5 bank, RBC, is well known for its principled stance on workplace diversity — “To win in your market, you need to hire your market.” By: Jeff Waldman.

What We Can Learn from Black Panther’s Success: Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Your Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

This sense of “belonging” is also a key factor in the workplace for companies seeking to create a diverse and inclusive culture, according to a recent LinkedIn survey. EntertainHR belonging Black Panther community DIBS employees inclusion LinkedIn workplace diversity

Diversity, stop burying your head!

New to HR

Here in the London, UK Diversity was once a hot topic, probably because an English street dance troupe called Diversity won Britain's Got Talent in 2009. Diversity in the workplace is still a struggle for many organisations. Diversity, not just about gender.

Hiring Diverse Candidates Can Be Good For Your Business – and Your Workforce

TLNT: The Business of HR

talentRecently, the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals hired the very first female coach in league history. This is a seismic shift in a field heavily dominated by men – from coaches, players, announcers, etc. Diversity brings different points of view to the table.

Uncovering the Dynamic and Diverse Nature of STEM

EverFi - HR

So how can we help students to see the dynamic and diverse nature of STEM? I personally like how Coach Craig said it: Except instead of digitizing your entire math curriculum, take one part of the subject and go digital with it.

Do You Need A Diversity Leader? Yes, Your CEO

PerformanceICreate

At the end of the year, Twitter hired a new Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity can result in market-changing innovation, especially when the diversity of the workforce matches the diversity of the customer base.

Why Are More Companies Seeking Group Leadership Coaching? Because It Works!

Business2Community Leadership

As more and more executives are seeing the value of leadership coaching for themselves, they’re looking to provide coaching for their teams as well. Executive coaching one-on-one can be powerful, no doubt. Why Group Coaching Works.

Experts Agree: Diversity Begins and Ends With a Sense of Belonging in the Hiring Process

Spark Hire

Diversity isn’t a buzzword hiring pros are using to attract top talent. They’re serious about it, and the strong focus on improving diversity isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Alison Proffit , Success Coach and Founder of Amazing Journey Coaching.

Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

Inpower Coaching

As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce. Personality and Thought Diversity.

Amazon Board Opposes Shareholder Proxy On Diversity - What's Next?

The HR Capitalist

For the HR leaders who follow this blog, the news that Amazon has formally opposed a shareholder proxy related to diversity bears watching. The Rooney Rule requires NFL teams (professional football) to interview at least one minority candidate for head coaching and general manager openings.

How The Intern Explores a Hidden Diversity Challenge

ATD Human Capital

Most of the discussions surrounding diversity seem to focus on gender and race. However, one of the largest diversity challenges in today’s workforce hasn’t been talked about much at all until recently. The new film The Intern addresses the underlying issues around age diversity, revealing that many of us have forgotten that we can learn valuable information from our elders.

Compensation Cafe: Cultural Practices for a More Dynamic Workplace

RecognizeThis!

I propose three cultural practices, which are excerpted from the full post below: Leaders as coaches. Recognition of differences and diversity. Constructive debate often comes from diverse perspectives and the ability to give voice to those perspectives. By Derek Irvine.

Diversity, stop burying your head!

New to HR

Here in the London, UK Diversity was once a hot topic, probably because an English street dance troupe called Diversity won Britain’s Got Talent in 2009. Diversity in the workplace is still a struggle for many organisations. Diversity, not just about gender.

Women May Be Better Leaders Than Men, So Why Aren’t There More?

TLNT: The Business of HR

This is first of two parts on gender diversity in leadership positions. Today’s article discusses the current lack of women leaders, the reasons why, as well as describing the benefits women leaders bring to an organization. Part two, offering solutions, will post tomorrow.

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

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. plans will never achieve true gender diversity. As you can see, there is good reason that diversity is on the top of the priority list for. women to connect in the workplace and coach and mentor each other.