Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

Tips for creating smart corporate holiday policies

PeopleStrategy

The holiday season is a time for celebrating with friends and family. But in the office, it can be a bit stressful when trying to navigate time-off requests, diverse religious/ethnic backgrounds and beliefs, and the always controversial office holiday party and gift-giving. The holiday season is also a very busy time of year. Here are four tips to keep in mind when thinking about your corporate holiday policies.

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The Basics of Building Your Supplier Diversity Program

Quickbase

The majority of today’s consumers have an expectation that the businesses they patron support righteous causes. For sourcing and procurement professionals, this is reflected in the overwhelming interest in supplier diversity and responsible sourcing.

7 Steps To Effective Diversity Management

Vantage Circle

Not many companies or their executives have acted on the management of diversity. Worldwide, several organizations struggle to recognize the value of organizational diversity. What is Workplace Diversity and Diversity Management?

Workday’s Policy Priorities for 2018

Workday

In setting our public policy agenda at Workday, the first thing we consider is how well a particular policy empowers our customers and our employees. For example, we support laws and policies that enable customers to fully harness the power of cloud computing. For both customers and employees, we value policies that promote security, strong privacy protections, and a supportive environment for technological advances. Free Flow of Data.

How to Manage Diversity In The Workplace

Abel HR

Diversity in the workplace has been a key focus in almost all industries over the past few decades. Putting a focus on workforce diversity offers an equal chance to every prospect. Take Diversity Seriously. Hire The Most Qualified.

Culture Scout: 4 reports of rough terrain on the road to better culture

CultureIQ

This week’s Culture Scout journeys along the rocky road to meaningful culture change. How can they dust themselves off and do it right this time? . Among his hints: “brilliant jerks” stand in the way, and you think a budget and end date for your mission can be set in stone.

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Linus Torvalds is back at Linux while GNU’s Stallman unveils a “kindness” policy

Fast Company The Future of Work

Linus Torvalds is apparently back at the helm of the Linux operating system he created in the early 1990s, after taking roughly a month off after complaints about his brusque, often vulgar communications style. of the software on Monday, Linux temporary leader Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote “Linus, I’m handing the kernel tree back to you” and called for the Linux community to be both more welcoming and more united.

Workday Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Workday

We’re delighted to be named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Out of 135 honorees, Workday is one of four companies in the software and services industry to receive this distinction, and we believe it reflects our commitment to our values. . Conduct business in accordance with our core values and in compliance with all laws and regulations.

Law Firm Staff: Best Employment Practices

Embroker

That’s a massive step in the growth of your law firm. . That means it’s crucial to hire the right people for your law firm staff—and then entice them to stay. . Many small law firms don’t devote enough time to learning and developing good practices for hiring and managing productive teams. As a result, finding the wrong person for your team could not only hinder your firm’s growth and overall culture. The average cost of one bad hire is nearly $15,000.

7 Tips to Be Sure You’re Managing Diversity in the Workplace Correctly

Insperity

Remember the last time you went to a lively dinner party? One with a mix of different people with plenty of interesting things to say? You may not have noticed, but the host was busy bringing people together, making them feel welcome and moving the conversation along. Managing diversity in your company is much the same as hosting a lively dinner. What is workforce diversity? . And the definition may surprise you.

4 Things Harvard Business Review Got Wrong About People Analytics

AIHR

“ In the article, the authors provide a bleak and one-dimensional view of people analytics that, if not seen in context, will damage the field and dilute the current and potential contribution that people analytics can make to HR.

Out of office: 8 pros and cons of being a fully remote company

Insperity

As the realities of a global pandemic settle into lives of everyday Americans, businesses have been thrust into answering a question that many have been pondering for some time: Should yours become a fully remote company? Weighing the upsides and downsides.

Does your sexual harassment training include this important topic? If not, it should.

The Employer Handbook

More than ever, American workplaces are emphasizing diversity by targeting hires of different races, religions, ethnicities, genders, cultural and educational backgrounds, work experience, etc. Generally, this results in businesses attracting better talent, reducing turnover, and improving the brand and reputation. But, with different backgrounds may come a different appreciation of social norms. But, he stopped short of saying that he did nothing wrong.

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

Hireology

Given the historically low unemployment rate and competitive hiring market, successful dealers recognize the importance of rethinking their recruitment marketing and hiring efforts to attract top talent. And some dealers have even taken their elevated their recruitment efforts by adding strategic leadership roles – such as VP of People and Chief Human Resources Officer. Dealers Hiring from Outside the Industry. What Your Dealership Can Learn.

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Project Include Aims to Radically Diversify the Tech Industry

Workology

The new non-profit, which recently brought on board tech leaders Ellen Pao , Tracy Chou (Pinterest) and Y-Vonne Hutchison (ReadySet), tracks diversity at tech companies and provides resources and training materials. Rather than being primarily an advocacy group, Project Include is focused on advising CEOs and managers at “early to mid-stage tech startups, where we believe change is possible and can have a broad impact on the industry and beyond.”

What leaders can do about workplace factionalism

Insperity

What happens when two teams in the same company can’t – or won’t – work together? All of these situations and behaviors can create problems, which can be exacerbated further when leadership styles clash between leaders of different teams. The answer, fortunately, is yes.

9 Strategies for Navigating Election Week and Beyond at Work

EverFi - HR

Over the past several years, conversations about politics in the workplace have shifted from taboo to commonplace. The nation’s political divide is certainly impacting the world of work. Equip managers for a range of employee responses. Learn More.

HR Glossary of Terms

Zenefits

ATS, employee handbook, HRIS, workers’ comp … there are plenty of acronyms and terms in the HR world to know and stay on top of. Whatever your situation is, we’ve got the ultimate HR glossary to help! Ban the Box. Cross Training.

SME’s Guide to Creating Your First Employee Handbook

Hppy

Hiring staff is a big responsibility and it’s vital that as a business owner, you approach HR correctly with good policies and best practices in place. Whilst there are many HR factors that you will need to consider, creating an employee handbook (also known as a Policies and Procedures Manual) should be a priority if you are looking to grow your team. Curious to learn more about neuroscience and how it can help create an engaging work environment? training policy.

Everything You Need to Build Your Employee Handbook

Zenefits

The employee handbook is the holy grail of workplaces, and every employer should have one, regardless of size. And many of those that do have a handbook fail to update it. Not having an employee handbook is one of the biggest mistakes small employers can make.

What leaders can do about tribalism in the workplace

Insperity

What happens when two teams in the same company can’t – or won’t – work together? All of these situations and behaviors can create problems, which can be exacerbated further when leadership styles clash between leaders of different teams. The answer, fortunately, is yes.

Trust Within a Changing World

Workday

Trust can mean something different to all of us—but given the events of the past two years, we’ve seen firsthand how its force and value is universally undeniable. One example of how we’ve aimed to do this is through our efforts to support employees during the pandemic.

Building an Employee Handbook: Top Things You Must Have

Zenefits

An employee handbook gives your HR team the chance to introduce company culture and values, share policies and procedures, and communicate expectations. Share your company’s values and mission, and explain how employees should use the handbook. Code of conduct.

6 Impactful Steps Companies Can Take to Fight Racial Injustice and Foster Inclusion at Work

Linkedin Talent Blog

As protests against racial inequality continue across the U.S. In a recent episode of LinkedIn’s Talk to the Brand webinar series, Ronnie Dickerson Stewart , chief diversity officer at Publicis Groupe, John Graham Jr. They have to look at all levels of the organization.”.

5 Takeaways from the HCCA 2021 Compliance Institute

Precheck

5 Takeaways from the HCCA 2021 Compliance Institute Apr. A year after the pandemic, the 25th Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute took place virtually this past week. The following represent my top takeaways from HCCA’s 2021 Compliance Institute. .

Develop a plan to address negative publicity

Business Management Daily

Employment law violations can result in lawsuits, but that isn’t the only kind of negative fallout. Employers increasingly find themselves in the crosshairs of advocacy groups and media outlets eager to expose perceived wrongdoing. Don’t hide from the exposure.

The Need for Ethical Leadership in the Workplace

Business2Community Leadership

The structure of your business and the use of “ethical managers” are big determinants of business success. This term stems from Luke Andreski’s article “ Ethics in the Workplace: The Ethical Manager. ” There was a time when ethical practices of business managers weren’t emphasized as being of importance in the workplace. No longer should unethical practices be seen as profitable but, instead, the opposite.

8 HR Tech Trends of 2019

CakeHR

Off the back of reading a recent thought-provoking article by Courtney Moran at G2Crowd , which looks at their predicted 5 major HR tech innovations for 2019 , it made us want to explore further and look at some of the ways HR technology will support other important HR operations over the next 12 months. But in all seriousness, employee engagement has been proven to boost commitment, loyalty to the company, enthusiasm and increased productivity.

How Cynthia Marshall Transformed the Dallas Mavericks’ Toxic Culture in 100 Days

Linkedin Talent Blog

Less than a year into her retirement from being the SVP of HR at AT&T, Cynthia Marshall ’s phone began to ring. Her husband held out the phone and told her it was Mark Cuban asking for her. If you’re wondering the same question, Mark Cuban is the owner of the NBA team the Dallas Mavericks (though you might also know him from Shark Tank). He hoped that Cynthia, an expert in diversity and inclusion, could turn things around.

How to write an employee handbook

Workable

Here’s how to write a helpful and engaging employee handbook : What is the purpose of having an employee handbook? Your handbook’s content and level of detail depends on how you intend to use it. An employee handbook may be a repository of all your policies or a way to welcome new hires. Without the help of a handbook, it may take employees time to grasp a company’s culture and organization. Guidelines for employee conduct. Dress code.

Google's Awkward Week Offers a Teachable Moment to Us All

i4cp

The story that broke this past weekend about an internal document authored by a Google employee calling the company’s culture (specifically, its approach to diversity and inclusion) into question, doesn’t seem to be going away. That says a lot in a news cycle that includes worrisome talk of ballistic missiles, military strikes on U.S. The mess at Google isn’t the first of its type, and it won’t be the last. What’s crossing the line?

5 Takeaways from the HCCA 2021 Compliance Institute

Precheck

5 Takeaways from the HCCA 2021 Compliance Institute Apr. A year after the pandemic, the 25th Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute took place virtually this past week. The following represent my top takeaways from HCCA’s 2021 Compliance Institute. .

my unvaccinated coworker may have exposed me to Covid, is my boss bullying me, and more

Ask a Manager

Today, I was informed that my unvaccinated coworker (who had Covid last year and is convinced that she has the antibodies so doesn’t need to get vaccinated) was exposed to Covid when her son-in-law tested positive. She flies back to home tomorrow so we’re taking all the precautions needed.

5 Takeaways from the HCCA 2021 Compliance Institute

Precheck

5 Takeaways from the HCCA 2021 Compliance Institute Apr. A year after the pandemic, the 25th Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute took place virtually this past week. The following represent my top takeaways from HCCA’s 2021 Compliance Institute. .

20 Ways To Successfully Implement Remote Employee Engagement During Covid-19

SurveySparrow

‘Work from home’ has been a buzzword for quite some time, but then 2020 has completely changed the way we think about it. The Coronavirus pandemic has made us take unprecedented steps to create a semblance of normalcy in our lives. Equip them with the right tools.

Your company is more like Google than you think. You have similar respect-in-the-workplace problems.

The Employer Handbook

A few weeks ago, I delivered a #MeToo presentation to a local chapter of HR professionals. Our dialogue evolved into a discussion of other “respect in the workplace” topics with which many companies are presently wrestling. The trouble with politics at work. One of the audience members volunteered that her workplace has struggled at times with heated employee conversations about politics and other politically-charged issues.

Your company is more like Google than you think. You have similar respect-in-the-workplace problems.

The Employer Handbook

A few weeks ago, I delivered a #MeToo presentation to a local chapter of HR professionals. Our dialogue evolved into a discussion of other “respect in the workplace” topics with which many companies are presently wrestling. The trouble with politics at work. One of the audience members volunteered that her workplace has struggled at times with heated employee conversations about politics and other politically-charged issues.

7 Easy Steps To Build a New Employee Onboarding Process

Vantage Circle

Without employee onboarding, companies lose 25 percent of all new employees within a year. You have to sort through the long list of candidates and find those whose expectations align with yours. Onboarding plans are intended to make new employees familiar with the overall goals of a company and support them as they embark on early projects all in an effort to achieve the perception of success (and productivity) quickly. Peter Vanden Bos of Inc.

EEO Trumps Google Employee’s Free Expression

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to the important societal issues Google’s action implicates, it raises interesting labor and employment law questions about how far employees can go in speaking their minds to oppose workplace diversity. Historically, Google has promoted a workplace culture of openness and encouraged the free exchange of views. Danielle Brown (Google’s newly appointed vice president of diversity, integrity, and governance) issued an internal response.