Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Thanks to organizations like McKinsey, Deloitte, Catalyst, Lean In, and the American Sociological Association, there is a strong business case for diversity and inclusion. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

How to Up Your Competency Management Game for 2019

Avilar

It’s exactly how competency-driven organizations look, feel and act. There’s still time to take these five steps to up your competency management game in 2019. 1) Adopt Competency Management Technology. You may already be using competencies to understand your employees’ weaknesses and develop learning plans to close essential skills gaps. Increasingly, organizations are using competencies more holistically, to support their strategic plans.

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Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Should they fire the ones who are discriminating?

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

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?

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. Diversity initiatives are policies and practices designed to improve the workplace experiences and outcomes of target group members.

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). This diversity title article is the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity. In the world of diversity job titles, the words used are, well, quite diverse. Diversity Trainer.

COVID-19: Asian American Discrimination and Mental Health Resources

Thrive Global

As this trend continues, there will surely be a mental health fallout to consider given the negative impact of discrimination on wellbeing. Racial discrimination is a significant predictor of mental health disorders among Asian Americans, and race-based traumatic stress is highly related to typical trauma symptoms such as dissociation, anxiety, depression, and sleep disturbance. 1) Responding to and Reporting Hate/Harassment/Discrimination.

One-way video interview biases: potential risks for diversity

Workable

So, as any other recruiting solution that you use to improve diversity in your business, if you don’t use video interviews the right way, there will still be some stumbling blocks. No tool and feature will enable you to you to directly succeed in ensuring diversity – rather, it will be your mindset towards diversity that will do the job and your persistent attempts to establish diversity in the core of your business… Click To Tweet.

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers

Business Management Daily

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects employees from discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, or national origin. Terminating workers based solely on productivity may reinforce already existing discrimination. The temptation may be to ax employees with other needs competing for their time. In another scenario, the complaint if filed as systemic discrimination.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. But diversity and inclusion shouldn’t be viewed as a simple box you tick on the way to meeting quarterly goals.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) in the Workplace: How to Create More Inclusive Careers

Paddle HR

There’s no other way to mince it: Discrimination and prejudice in the workplace regularly stop otherwise qualified candidates from advancing in their careers. But diversity and inclusion shouldn’t be viewed as a simple box you tick on the way to meeting quarterly goals.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

When Is a Discrimination Complaint against a Manager an Act of Harassment?

HR Daily Advisor

What if a manager accused of unlawful discrimination based on employees’ religion asserts that the complaint itself is an act of harassment? My Manager Discriminates Based on Religion. On March 17, 2011, Arave’s attorneys sent a letter to Bank of America complaining of religious discrimination and retaliation. On March 29, 2011, Arave resigned and later filed suit against the bank, Holsinger, and Anderson for religious discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce

TalentCulture

Organizations today are more diverse than ever today. Most companies benefit from a diverse environment, but there are always certain challenges that may rise. Realizing that truth and developing hands-on strategies that welcome diversity is imperative. The simple fact is that businesses with a diverse workforce are more successful and competent than their less diverse counterparts. Understand discrimination. Invest in diversity training.

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. A diverse training function promotes growth. A diverse training department brings a range of perspectives to an organization, which can help trainers develop the organization’s greatest asset: its employees. Modeling diversity in training allows others to see that they are included in the organization, and that their experience is valuable.

Why the Head of Diversity is the Job of the Moment

Linkedin Talent Blog

But there is a growing consensus that this position — whether you call it head of diversity and inclusion or chief diversity officer or diversity director — will be critical to an organization’s ability to grow, innovate, and compete for talent.

Getting Social Media Recruiting on the Right Track for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Previously, we’ve addressed how it’s great for finding and attracting strong candidates, but it’s also possible to use social media to exclude candidates that might lead an employer to a more diverse workforce. Mark Tortorici, founder, staffing and training manager of Transform Talent Acquisition , agrees that social media recruiting can boost diversity recruiting. When you source for a particular diversity pool of candidates, make sure to also look at ALL possible candidates.

The Spring Addition of the HR Carnival

OmegaHR Solutions

Of course, I submitted one as well Age Discrimination in Today’s World. ADEA Age discrimination Carnival of HR Data in HR discrimination diversity EEOC Gender HR Carnival HR competencies HR department issuesThe spring issue of HR Wisdom. It seems that Spring is finally here for good and nothing signals that more than the Spring Edtion of the HR Carnival.

5 Strategies for Effective Diversity Recruitment

Linkedin Talent Blog

Focus on competency-based interviewing. An efficient interview process frames each stage as an opportunity to drill into specific competencies (like the ones found on Lominger’s list ), rather than on soft skills or nebulous ideas of “culture fit.” Unfortunately, not every company has a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) team fully staffed and empowered to drive organizational change. However, there are other ways to publicize a commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

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. Companies have come to recognize the simple fact that diversity is a vital instrument in human resource management if a company wants to achieve even better productivity and efficiency. Many companies are making an effort to achieve diversity in the workplace. Variety has to do with the fact that these companies compete with one another.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability (Infographic included)

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. The order declared that employers were no longer allowed to discriminate applicants based on their creed, racial and ethnic characteristics, skin color, cultural belonging or origin. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

Can you still tell a joke at work?

Stratus

And if you’re the one telling the jokes, you appear more competent and even make other people want to work with you! It’s a fact that we live in an incredibly diverse society with an equally diverse set of topics we find funny. Discrimination Employee Morale Newsletter discriminate discrimination employee joke harass harassment jokes laughing offended offensive offensive humor office humor pervasive reasonable person severe workplace humor workplace joke

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

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

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. As of February 2018, diversity and inclusion roles, as a share of all job postings, were up by 35% from two years prior, according to Indeed.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

Pay equity simply means eliminating sex, race and all types of discrimination out of the wage-setting system,” said Andrea Beidl, learning manager at Ultimate Software. Not paying people equally for the same work is a form of illegal discrimination. If you want to compete for the best talent, your salaries have to be competitive as well.”. Culture Diversity Gender Equality international women's day pay equity

Launching a Diversity and Inclusion Program Isn’t Enough – Here’s How to Make a Meaningful Impact

Linkedin Talent Blog

This is shocking, considering that 97% of respondents report that their company has a diversity program in place. Simply launching a diversity and inclusion (D&I) program isn’t enough. If initiatives aren’t actively tracked and fine-tuned, they may have little to no impact on diversity hiring goals — and a company’s productivity and bottom line. The diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives that all employees rank as highly effective. Diversity

Dear White People…

Thrive Global

We’d rather compete with and “shine on” each other. Community #bystanderintervention #discrimination #diversity #ally #equality #humanresources #microaggressions DreBaldwin humanity WorkOnYourGameDear White People, I’ve seen the status updates and watched the streams of consciousness. You believe that remaining silent would make you complicit. That not speaking up would make you just as bad as the racists and people committing the crimes. So you’ve spoken up.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace. Because ageism and gender are already broadly covered topics in the area of diversity and inclusion, this event attempted to shine a light on the unique issues in the area where they cross.

Neuro-Diversity: Employers Need To Help People “Come Out”

SAP Innovation

What is neuro-diversity? Neuro-diversity is an umbrella term referring to a group of neurological development disorders which share common features, in particular differences in how people learn and process information. Disclosure: I am an “out” dyslexic so I have a vested interest in moving the neuro-diversity agenda forward. Projections vary, but typically between 1 and 20, or 1 in 5 of your staff members may be on the neuro-diverse spectra.

The Journey of a MomWarrior

Workday

And because it was such a privilege, I took with it all the blows: the bullying, discrimination, microaggressions, and harassment. It suggests that women with caregiving responsibilities lack competence, productivity, and commitment at work.

What is blind recruitment, and is it effective?

Interact-Intranet

Not only have there been digital advancements, such as the development of bots , there has also been a shift towards a more diverse workplace. Diversity in the workplace has been under scrutiny in recent years. Despite improvements in diversity, it’s clear we still have some way to go. Through its practice, each job applicant will be fairly considered on a level playing field, leading – at least in theory – to organizations creating a more diverse workforce.

How to Detect and Defeat Unconscious Bias

Reflektive

Referred to as “second-generation discrimination,” unconscious bias may seep into language used to describe work performance or snap judgments made from resumes. There are four common types of bias: performance, performance attribution, maternal and competence or likability. Set Specific and Public Company Diversity Goals. Workplace Diversity bias diversity gender bias

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace. Because ageism and gender are already broadly covered topics in the area of diversity and inclusion, this event attempted to shine a light on the unique issues in the area where they cross.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Some of them are actively looking to attract diverse candidates, e.g. by applying blind resume screening methods or by hosting female-only career days. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams. And less diversity hinders your business productivity. “If The role of technology in increasing diversity.

Looking to update your policy on sexual harassment? Maybe you’d like to see Facebook’s…

The Employer Handbook

Here is the module on competence/likeability tradeoff bias. Here is the module on the Business Case for Diversity & Inclusions and What You Can Do. Discrimination and Unlawful HarassmentI’m used to it by now. Maybe it’s a conversation at a networking event or a question from the audience at an HR session. You know what I’m talking about.

What is unconscious bias in the workplace, and how can we tackle it?

cipHR

But we display unconscious bias when we favour or discriminate against people because of these influences without even realising it. When bias is prevalent, your organisation will struggle to hire diverse teams , and efforts to improve workplace inclusion will be of limited success. Gender bias : Gender bias is one of the most commonly discussed and observed forms of bias in the workplace, and can get employers and managers into trouble for discrimination.

Recruitment bias: why workplaces stay the same

myhrtoolkit

Without this type of discrimination, hiring someone would be impossible! Age : There is a body of research on age discrimination at work; as one example, a study from the Centre for Ageing Better found 18% of workers aged 50+ have considered hiding their age when applying for a job. Not only is recruitment bias a problem for applicants who experience discrimination; companies suffer too from the resulting lack of diversity.

Considering the Stigma of Affirmative Action

HRExecutive

Two recent studies out of the University of Michigan raise some troubling questions about just how far we’ve come as a diverse nation, with equal access to all in life, school and work. Thus, both discrimination and differences in human capital contribute to racial economic inequality.” demographics discrimination diversity hiring HR profession

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

Workable

Everyone is all about Diversity & Inclusion these days. But how can women compete with their male colleagues who are already in track of becoming managers? Age discrimination in the workplace is also a common issue specifically for women. Recently, we collaborated with SGO for an event dedicated to age and gender discrimination and learned what companies can do to tackle these challenges. “We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed.

Why are women better leaders than men?

All about Human Capital

We ask these individuals to rate each leader’s effectiveness by evaluating how well he or she performs on 16 competencies, which have proven to be the most important to overall leadership effectiveness. So the typical stereotypes, which would have us believe that women leaders excel at the “soft” competencies are not completely true; women actually do really well on many of the so-called hard competencies as well. Measuring HR Diversity Gender HR Leadership