Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity. They are accepting of and even expect diversity as a natural priority in their education and work institutions. Yet the truth about diversity is more nuanced.

WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality

WorkHuman

Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. Others think of diversity in terms of ability. Finally, some people equate diversity with preferences. By Laurie Ruettimann —.

Diversify your company by NOT hiring diverse employees

Digital HR Tech

Just like racial and gender discrimination in our society, the problem with corporate diversity is structural. We can expect everyone to be equally likely to win a game only if it has fair rules, applied equally to all players. A structural opportunity for diversity.

Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion

Ultimate Software

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re talking all things Diversity & Inclusion. Then there are the millions of users who covet smart products such as wearable technology and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. But there’s a disturbing lack of diversity within the tech industry.

How To Encourage Greater Diversity In The Workplace

Reflektive

Today’s employees are much more diverse than they were a generation ago; Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of ethnic and cultural minorities all have an increasingly important presence in the workforce, and that’s a good thing. Increasing diversity in the workplace exposes employees to different perspectives, encouraging creativity, innovation, and productivity. Why Grow Company Diversity? How to Encourage Diversity in the Workplace.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Equality is good for men, too.

Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. In our Workplace Diversity Report 2018 , expert analysts poured over data from over 175,000 employees.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Women have and continue to create, discover, and innovate new products and services for the global economy. Byham] In the August issue of Harvard Business Review, there’s an article about “ Why Diversity Programs Fail.” Diversity isn’t a women’s issue; it’s an organizational issue.

Rewarding Diversity Instead Of Productivity

TalentCulture

According to a study by Forbes , workplace diversity is a key driver of innovation and a critical component to success. But, what does diversity in the workplace mean? All businesses are made up of diverse personalities that constitute a larger, corporate identity.

Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

Workday

Today it was announced that Workday has signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Change will happen only when companies take a disciplined approach to identifying and addressing any gender wage gaps they may have within their organizations. Those that sign the pledge commit to: Conducting an annual company-wide gender pay analysis across occupations. Embedding equal pay efforts into broader enterprise-wide equity initiatives.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. For a deeper analysis, you can refer to the breakdown of the different types of diversity. What is diversity in the workplace?

Why the Best Companies Have Diverse Training Departments

ATD Human Capital

Diversity and inclusion in the talent development profession benefits organizations that desire longevity and overall growth. Companies that focus on fostering an equal environment are more successful, because they are better able to branch into emerging markets and increase productivity.

Why Diverse Organizations Perform Better: Do We Still Need Evidence?

China Gorman

You’ve probably heard that organizations with a focus on diversity have stronger organizational cultures – they have happier and more productive employees, and are more socially ethical than other organizations.

Making the Connection: Diversity & Profits

Everwise

Having a robust diversity & inclusion (D&I) program at your company is no longer a nice to have. It is a must: the business case for diversity has become undeniable, as company after company discovers that improved D&I is directly correlated with better business performance. Research conducted by McKinsey & Company found that when it comes to the bottom line, diversity matters. Diversity of Thought for Better Decision Making.

Why it’s Essential to Cultivate Diversity and Celebrate Individuality

Thrive Global

Diversity is key to business success in today’s competitive business market. It’s so central that a recent McKinsey study showed that companies that are more gender diverse are 21% more likely to outperform others. Those that are ethnically diverse are 33% more likely to outperform others. So how do you cultivate diversity and celebrate individuality? It’s a balance and a subtle dance that has to be managed by leaders and managers across the company.

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?

Survey: Workplace Diversity Critical to Veteran Recruiting Programs

Yello

To compete for and win members of this valuable talent pool , employers need targeted veteran recruiting strategies that align with veteran’s preference about workplace diversity and recruiting. Military Veterans and Service Members Share Their Thoughts on Diversity.

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.

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. To underscore the criticality of workplace diversity, let’s take a look at how inclusion and diversity are tied to corporate performance.

Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Spark Hire

It is easy for companies to say they offer job diversity, but only the ones that embed inclusion and diversity in their everyday practices are truly diverse organizations. One area to practice diversity and inclusion is during the hiring process.

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.

Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality

SuccessFactors

Considering that data scientists enjoy many of the benefits that women have been striving to achieve in the workplace for decades, this reality is frustrating for many companies and women’s organizations. A call for greater gender diversity in data science.

Top 10 Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace (Infographics)

CuteHR

Embracing diversity in the workplace is an essential ingredient for a business that wants to be competitive on the intentional scale. Many companies are making an effort to achieve diversity in the workplace. BENEFITS OF DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE.

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. However, while profit is obviously a driving force for companies to integrate a particular effort into their core strategies, the more important question here is why this connection exists. The other equally important component is inclusion.

Rewarding Diversity Instead Of Productivity

SAP Innovation

According to a study by Forbes , workplace diversity is a key driver of innovation and a critical component to success. But what does diversity in the workplace mean? All businesses are made up of diverse personalities that constitute a larger corporate identity.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

But the truth is that many companies phone it in when it comes to referrals, often leaving them with lackluster results. And our own data at Lighthouse Research says that more than 80% of companies believe that referrals are important for measuring sourcing performance. Many employees have not had the opportunity to work at a company with a great culture. Legally, diversity refers to the age, socioeconomic background, gender, race and ethnicity differences in your workforce.

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?

Workology

Yesterday the White House held a summit on women’s issues that including talks, press announcements, a new final rule on discrimination against transgender people in the workplace , and the signing of an agreement by 28 major US companies, including Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and more, to work quickly to close the gender pay gap. But companies can start with something simple. The Equal Pay Pledge. HR diversity equal pay pledge equality gender pay gap hirin

Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

WorkHuman

I particularly enjoyed the session delivered by Great Place to Work ®’ s Sarah Lewis-Kulin , vice president certification production. The chart above shows one example of the differences in survey data between men and women at an anonymous company on the Best Companies to Work For list.

Siloed Diversity Holds Us All Back

TalentCulture

There is conflict over an issue in the field of diversity and inclusion that needs to be addressed. Here are the two opposing schools of thought: Diversity is a long process, and every disenfranchised group can’t get there at once. The Reality of Diversity Today.

How a Diversity Scorecard Helps Salesforce Keep Equality Top of Mind for Its Leaders

Linkedin Talent Blog

But, increasingly, it’s making a name for itself as a leader on diversity issues — it has spent millions to close gender and racial pay gaps and taken frontline stands on issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community. Pay attention to the diversity scorecards they’re going to be receiving. “We

The balancing beam of diverse teams: On hiring women in tech

Workable

I’ve been incredibly fortunate, as the employers I’ve worked for, not only recognized the importance of diverse teams, but were also prepared to invest both the time and sometimes the money that was necessary to source candidates from non-traditional backgrounds.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

Integrating Diversity: A Seat at the Table

ATD Human Capital

Integrating diversity into the workplace promotes increased productivity, higher quality, and greater enrichment to the customers we serve. Companies that embrace diversity can broaden their skill base and become more competitive and innovative.

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.