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Why Diversity Hiring Is Important

ExactHire

Diversity is complicated, and that’s why most companies fail to meet their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion goals. Businesses tend to see diversity as a numbers issue. But emphasizing statistics ignores the uncomfortable factors that lead to poor diversity.

Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

CultureIQ

As soon as hundreds of organizations and business leaders responded to these events by publicly committing to racial inclusiveness and justice in the workplace, we at CultureIQ started getting calls asking what was missing from existing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts. By Paul M.

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How to measure diversity in your candidates using surveys

Workable

With those metrics on hand, you now have a baseline of concrete numbers to start from, allowing you to track your DEI progress and establish clear goals. Table of contents: How to measure diversity: Best practices. How to measure diversity: Best practices.

Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

Today’s workforce is made up of a broad range of previously underrepresented groups of people—women, people of color, immigrants, disabled people, and LGBTQ individuals. 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. Diversity & inclusion initiatives and programs have entered the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR.

SEC to Require Talent Metrics Reporting: What’s Your Talent Story?

Survale

HRExecutive Magazine recently reported that the SEC has begun requiring talent metrics reporting for disclosure staring in 2021. Public companies are scrambling to determine what to report and how to report it. Disclosing talent metrics makes sense. Diversity. Surprise!

A Diversity Boost

HRO Today

In today’s increasingly diverse world, the case for corporate D&I initiatives that deliver real progress is stronger than ever. According to Greg Summers, president of North America at Cielo , this begins with company values. “It Find diverse talent.

The Business Need for Diversity Metrics

DCI Consulting

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives are organizational goals focused on an inclusive work culture where all employees are valued, able to perform at their optimal level, and treated fairly. Companies use a multimodal approach to D&I by engaging in strategic programmatic efforts within all levels of the organization. Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

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?

How to Implement Diversity & Inclusion Programs That Actually Work

Criteria Corp

Diversity is a topic that is on everyone’s minds right now, but corporate diversity programs are nothing new. Nearly every large company (over 1,000 employees) in the United States has some sort of diversity program in place, according to research by Harvard Business Review.

The Diversity Metric You Aren?t Tracking Yet

Namely

How do you currently measure employee diversity in your organization? 45% female / 55% male) are very common for organizations to monitor and action as “outcomes” of diversity initiatives (e.g., “Did Did the introduction of a structured interview process increase diversity in our workplace?”). But how do we know if our diversity efforts have succeeded? Simply put, this index distills the measurement of diversity into a single, trackable metric.

What’s the real deal with Diversity metrics?

Thrive Global

The pro here is having metrics is valuable for setting goals, tracking progress, and the big “A” – accountability. If you consistently have 0% of people in upper management from underrepresented groups or the needle barely moves, chances are you are just blowing smoke.

Diversity Driven By Data

HRO Today

Organizations looking to quickly boost employee representation can use predictive data to understand which markets have the largest number of available diverse candidates for specific roles, and focus pipelining efforts in those areas.

Emotional Intelligence Is Essential for Diverse Workforces

Criteria Corp

Workplace diversity is commonly viewed through the lens of representation—by increasing the number of employees with certain backgrounds and experiences, companies demonstrate their commitment to equality and fairness. How EI Equips Employees to Flourish in Diverse Companies.

Diversity & Inclusion In Hiring: Creating A Diverse Workplace 

Get Hppy

A diverse world should have mixed workplaces — but not all businesses agree. While hiring for diversity and inclusion would ideally be a no-brainer, some companies need a little convincing to see the value of pursuing and making the most of a multi-faceted team.

8 Key Diversity and Inclusion Jobs Explained

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion jobs come in all sizes and forms. Increasingly, companies want to increase the diversity within their employee pool – and for a good reason. But, supporting diversity within your business is more than just hiring people from different ethnic groups.

A Day in the Life of a Diversity Manager

Cornerstone On Demand

The need for more diversity in Silicon Valley is no secret — recent demographic reports from large companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter show large gaps in both gender and ethnicity. Fortunately, companies are beginning to recognize the benefits of a diverse workforce , hiring HR managers, program leads and recruiters with the specific task of increasing inclusion initiatives. How did you get involved with diversity and inclusion?

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). For example, if you’re hiring employees from underrepresented groups (e.g.

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. Yet, despite decades of efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in corporate America, even the most casual observer of business trends will notice that it remains a much-discussed topic — and not because companies are great at it.

Meeting Challenges With Data for Diversity and Inclusion Professionals

Burning Glass Technologies

A chief diversity officer’s power often comes from persuasion—and few things are more persuasive than data. The ability to easily access and interpret data for diversity and inclusion can better enable organizations to reach the goals they set for themselves.

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

When looking at the statistics presented by some of the most innovative companies in the world, the picture is painfully clear. population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. Using a focus group, determine if minorities in your organization are facing common discrimination and biases.

How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Recent events have called attention to the state of workplace diversity at organizations in all industries. Restaurant Brands International committed to ensuring that at least 50% of all final round candidates for corporate office positions are diverse.

Eye on Diversity

HRO Today

Make no mistake, creating and maintaining a diverse workforce is both a business imperative and a huge challenge for today’s employers. Researching the subject back in 2012, McKinsey found companies ranking in the top quartile of executive-board diversity experienced 53 per cent higher returns on equity, on average, than those in the bottom quartile. Having committed to becoming a smoke-free business, the company is reinventing itself around diversity.

The Internal Mobility Metrics You Should Be Tracking (HR Zone)

Paddle HR

In today’s competitive talent market, internal mobility opportunities within companies are becoming more of an expectation than a perk for employees. When it comes to measuring the effectiveness of internal mobility efforts, success metrics fall into four categories: 1.

Diversity and inclusion training: How to apply it in the workplace

Workable

In this blog post, you can find the skeleton of a diversity and inclusion training program that you can use with adjustments within your company. Company-wide level. Bonus fact: Did you know that employee turnover is lower in diverse environments?

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics. The benefits of having diverse teams at work. Workplace diversity isn’t exactly a new concept.

What Makes a Workplace Diversity Program Successful?

Thrive Global

Facebook publishes an annual diversity report —a way to catalog the efforts the company is making toward diversifying its staff, and to report on its progress. They’re not alone; many other companies, both in the technology world and beyond, are implementing similar initiatives.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Tech: Q&A with Arthur “AJ” Johnson

Quickbase

He brings over 30 years of experience across a wide range of corporate functions – including operations, strategy, alliances, finance and mergers and acquisitions – with a successful track record with hyper-growth companies. Quick Base News board members diversity inclusion technology

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. Other benefits of workforce diversity are the fact that it drives innovation, creates skill diversity and that it makes your company more appealing to a broader customer and candidate demographic. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

Inclusion is More Than Just a Seat at the Table — It’s a Voice Too

Ultimate Software

And although I would never be one to critique the effort for progress, I believe organizations who focus solely on the metric of diversity at the table are missing the true opportunity for diverse representation. Is the diversity objective one of assimilation or belonging?

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. During the White House’s first-ever Demo Day , over a dozen major technology companies committed to ensuring more diverse recruitment and hiring practices, including Facebook , Amazon, Microsoft and Box.

How to Figure Out If a Company Takes Diversity and Inclusion Seriously

Professional Alternatives

Different businesses promote their stand for diversity and inclusion in different ways. These companies broadcast their urge to hire employees from different backgrounds and not treat them unfairly on the basis of gender identity, race, sexual orientation, disability, age, or even ethnicity.

How to Prioritize Diversity in Hiring

ViziRecruiter

While diversity and inclusivity in hiring has been a priority for the majority of human resource professionals and recruiters, today’s climate has strengthened focus and commitment to ensuring these practices are ingrained into their corporate DNA. . How diverse are your clients and vendors?

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. The way different groups experience unfair treatment is dramatically varied.

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.

Top Ways Companies Are Measuring Their Diversity and Inclusion Progress

Linkedin Talent Blog

As companies continue to elevate and prioritize their diversity and inclusion efforts, they have increasingly looked for ways to use data as both a meter and a motor, a tool to track improvement and to drive it. And how does a company even begin to assess inclusion and belonging?

6 Examples of Employers with High Diversity and Inclusion Statistics

Ongig

More companies are reporting diversity and inclusion statistics than ever before. We found 6 employers whose diversity stats impress us. of employees embracing diversity in the workplace. Stand out D&I stat: High D&I stats for women and gender diversity .

6 Steps to Hiring More Diverse Candidates

TalenX

Recruiters and employers agree that having a diverse team allows organizations to be more creative and achieve positive outcomes. Research indicates that extremely diverse companies have attained 19% more revenue, are 1.7 However, hiring a diverse workforce is not an easy task.