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Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. Men and women are equal, but not the same. In the case of gender equality, we are talking about men and women being identical in value. We are different, but we are equal in value.

The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

This year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo is hosting a new event, “ Women in HR Technology.” It will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 prior to the conference. The cost to attend is included your conference registration.

Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. For example, last week Amazon announced they were shutting down an internal program its team had created to support recruiting initiatives. The team built an algorithm to find the best candidates based on years of performance data at the company, but the algorithm kept delivering male candidates. It’s important to continue the diversity beyond a token hiring action. General Diversity Metrics

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline.

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

Precheck

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). We are looking forward to a wonderful conference.

How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work

Ceridian

This week I’m speaking at Ryerson University’s Inclusivity in STEM Conference. As a young, female broadcaster, the biggest barrier that I faced was equal pay for equal work. Diversity and inclusion are imperatives to a business, both economically and culturally.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. They know 1) innovation and 2) terrific customer service are two key ways any company can stay competitive in tough markets and show consistent revenue growth. Diversity in the workplace benefits. A diverse workforce, however, is just the first step. How diverse is your executive team?

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

some, the company says, were even jetted in from other offices to participate. A growing number of companies are working to build more inclusive and diverse workforces. The efforts are bolstered in part by an expanding body of research about the benefits of a diverse workforce.

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day. Diversity is About Embracing Everyone.

Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

WorkHuman

She presented some fascinating data behind the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, which shows even in the best company cultures, disparities can exist in employees’ experience at work based on gender, ethnicity, age, and hourly vs. salaried status.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. Attending to diversity actually helps to improve the workforce overall. Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building diverse teams

Workable

Diversity in the workplace is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving. Ethnically-diverse companies are 35% more likely to earn above-average revenue.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences come together to strengthen the diverse workforce. It focuses on creating an environment where diverse employees are accepted and appreciated.

Diversity & Inclusion Through a Global Lens

ATD Human Capital

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) continues to evolve in response to workplace and marketplace globalization, with implications for: expanding the potential audience for D&I to include not only employees and suppliers, but also contingent workers, customers, and business partners.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! Price : for end users – $2,095 (conference), $2,695 (conference + workshop).

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

Eightfold

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.

Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

What does diversity and inclusion mean to you and your organization? Carin Taylor, chief diversity officer at Workday, and Mike Dillon, chief diversity and inclusion leader at PwC, joined me to share their experiences and inspiring insights in a podcast. Take a listen: Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion. That diversity and inclusion isn’t just a tagline or thing you check off. How did you come to be in the diversity space?

Retreat on Diversity? Sure!

Great Place to Work

As we wait to see what a new administration could mean for the country, employers and jobs, it might be tempting to pause or pull back from activities that promote diversity and inclusion. Year after year, study after study has shown diversity improves innovation, brand awareness and client retention, and results in higher revenue and gross profits. According to our analysis, revenue growth at these 50 companies was 24% higher than at other U.S. Making Diversity Work.

Women in Technology: United We Stand

Ultimate Software

It’s conference season and at Ultimate Software, we are excited that preparations for our participation in the HR Technology Conference & Expo and the Grace Hopper Celebration—the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, produced by AnitaB.org —are in full swing.

Diversity in the workplace: the case for building a diverse team

Workable

Building a diverse team is not about recruiting people based on qualities they were born with. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving. Key figures for a diverse team. Diversity begets diversity.

Why Diversity Matters to Capacity-Driven Success

Women of HR

Diversity tends to be a very hot topic on the web and in the news. While this looks like it would bankrupt companies to make these gender biased odds more even, the simple math is that it would actually cause companies to perform better. More diverse companies, we believe, are better able to win top talent and improve their customer orientation, employee satisfaction, and decision making, and all that leads to a virtuous cycle of increasing returns.

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at the Great Place to Work for All Summit

Workday

Workday recently celebrated workplace diversity and culture at Great Place to Work’s summit in San Francisco. The three-day Great Place to Work For All Summit was an opportunity to come together, share ideas, and hear from company leaders who are innovating HR practices, management strategies, and using technology to solve difficult issues with hiring and inclusion. The post Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at the Great Place to Work for All Summit appeared first on Workday Blog.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

Artificial intelligence is already past the tipping point of becoming a prevalent tool to help companies find more and better job applicants and decide who to hire or promote. She says the wedding case is just one example of what machines that recognize patterns can miss.

Innovative talent management ? pharmaceuticals example ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

Innovative talent management – pharmaceuticals example. I’ve been asking for innovative example of talent management in return for offering two tickets to go along to the Summit with me. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing. About-HCM.

Innovative talent management - financial services example ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

Innovative talent management - financial services example. June tomorrow and only a couple of weeks to the Economist Talent Management conference on the 14th where I will acting as a media partner (ie I’ll be blogging a lot) and moderator ( interviewing Ryan Blair ).

New Uber Leadership SVP Talks Trust, Diversity, And Building High-Performing Teams

SuccessFactors

During her Thursday keynote at SuccessConnect , the SAP SuccessFactors conference for HR professionals, Frei identified a “trust triangle” based on three character traits leaders need to gain trust: authenticity, logic, and empathy. It’s with diversity that authenticity is challenging.”.

using unlimited time off to work a second job, a sexist conference organizer, and more

Ask a Manager

I recently started working at a company with “unlimited discretionary time off.” Because I’m new, I’m still working out exactly what the norms are, but it seems like people regularly take large chunks of vacation (2-3 weeks to travel internationally, for example) and are very quick to take days here and there for errands, appointments, days off of school for their kids, etc. Speaking up about a sexist conference organizer.

Highlights of i4cp’s 2018 Conference – Next Practices Now – Day 1

i4cp

Kevin Oakes, i4cp’s CEO, opened day one of the 2018 Next Practices Now Conference with discussion of the disruption gap and several other significant challenges and opportunities facing business and human capital leaders today. Most impressive were his examples of coaching his students, coaching existing companies, and investing in start-up. For example, she used the term ‘new skilling’ the workforce rather than re-skilling as, in her words, it will be a never-ending process.

Why should employers care about the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. Instead of paying employees fairly because society says it’s the right thing to do, companies should be paying employees fairly because they can’t afford not to. Hire diverse leaders.

#TChat Recap: Live From Ireland: The IT@Cork European Technology Summit

TalentCulture

Hosted at the popular IT@Cork European Technology Summit , the show looked at the impact of gender diversity on technology business performance around the world. For example, the leadership at all of the top tech companies remains dominated by men. This week, Kevin W.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. Here are some examples you’re welcome to adapt. Diversity

Managing Gender Pay Equity Through the Employee Lifecycle

Reflektive

Pay equity remains top of mind for HR professionals, company executives, and employees alike. Gender bias can sneak into virtually every aspect of an employee’s lifecycle, from the interview and offer stages to performance management to company exit. Earlier this year, Reflektive’s Vice President of Employee Success, Rachel Ernst, spoke in Chicago at From Day One — the conference for companies to forge stronger relationships with their employees, customers and community.

Analytics for Diversity: How IKEA Uses Data to Improve D&I Outcomes

Lighthouse

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. For example, last week Amazon announced they were shutting down an internal program its team had created to support recruiting initiatives. It’s important to continue the diversity beyond a token hiring action.

Leapfrogging Opportunities For Women In Tech: The Grace Hopper Celebration

SAP Innovation

The annual Grace Hopper conference is the place to be for women in technology. Based on the report, companies can take advantage of digital transformation as a leapfrog opportunity for women and a chance to build a more inclusive digital world overall.

The Top CEO Concern Today: Speed of Change

HR Bartender

At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , I heard from several CEOs that the speed of change was keeping them up at night. As a result, I’m hearing about companies that are rethinking the value of long-term vision statements because their organizational vision needs to be more fluid.

Workday Rising Daily: Going Even Further Together

Workday

We conclude this year’s Workday Rising Daily with a recap of great discussions around diversity and inclusion, and a look at how some attendees gave back to the Las Vegas community by mentoring young job seekers on-site. Diversity: Much More Than Checking a Box.