15 Key Leadership Competencies every HR Professional Should Know

Digital HR Tech

Developing a diverse leadership bench that’s filled with the right (mid-level) leaders at all times is one of the top priorities for HR this year. Contents What are leadership competencies? What are leadership competencies? Types of leadership competencies.

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. Successful workplaces embrace all aspects of diversity as a competitive differentiator. How can you elevate diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equality beyond compliance and governance to become a cultural imperative?

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When Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Doesn’t Work

Get Hppy

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are vital to business success. But so often, organizations fail to fully understand and incorporate a strategy that works to embrace the benefits that a diverse workforce can bring. . You can measure diversity with numbers.

How Mom-And-Pops Can Compete With Big Retail

Accurate Background

Mom-and-pop businesses often find it challenging to compete with their big retail competitors when it comes to the pricing of products and services. Five ways for mom-and-pop stores to compete with big retail.

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.

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

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

The gender diversity discussion continues. Men and women are equal, but not the same. Rethinking Our Conversations About Equality The idea of 'sameness' suggests that two or more people (or things) are identical, while equality addresses the fact that two or more people (or things) are identical in quantity, size, degree, or value. In the case of gender equality, we are talking about men and women being identical in value.

Norway’s Wealthiest Sovereign Fund Pushes For Gender Equality on Company Boards

HR Digest

trillion in assets, wants more diversity and gender equality reflected on the boards of companies it invests in. “The board (of a company) should have a diversity of competencies and backgrounds,” read a new policy document from the fund.

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?

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). Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity.

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. Stories & Insights Diversity & Inclusion Inside HR Recruiting strategy Technology Video interviews

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there I’m a strong believer in Equal Pay for Equal Work – no one should be paid any more or less based on their identity; they should be paid by their contribution and skills.”.

Understanding and Driving Equality in the Workplace

Vantage Circle

Equality is not Pie. Equal rights for others doesn’t mean fewer rights for you. Equality is a necessity that every individual must enjoy. What exactly is Equality in the workplace? Equality is fair treatment for people in every facet of life regardless of their gender, race, disability, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or age. Equality doesn’t necessarily translate to equal treatment for all. Equality in the workplace and Business goals.

Top 10 Diversity Mission Statements

Ongig

An exceptional diversity mission statement sends a powerful message. We found 10 examples of diversity mission statements that fit the bill. How to Write a Diversity Mission Statement (7 Learnings). The best diversity mission statements use inclusive language.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

TalentCulture

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Make Affirmative Efforts To Increase Diversity Of Applicant Pool For Leadership Positions. Where there is gender diversity on the senior leadership team , companies outperform their competitors. While we always should hire the most qualified person, we should make sure that we cast a wide net to increase the diversity of the applicant pool. Leadership gender equality

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

Quickbase

How do you see Quick Base competing against these household names? . In the broader tech industry, do you see progress being made in diversity and inclusion? Quick Base is at a size where we can make a huge impact and change the trajectory of diversity, so we need to do that. .

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.

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

UpstartHR

Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean? Legally, diversity refers to the age, socioeconomic background, gender, race and ethnicity differences in your workforce. Diversity sourcing, by extension, is a dedicated effort to attract, engage, and hire a diverse slate of candidates. Diversity begins and ends with your company culture.

Finding Hidden Treasures – Mining for Employee Competencies

Effortless HR

What are competencies? Competencies represent the behavioral, technical, and motivational requirements for successful performance in a given role or job. A competency is usually defined as a grouping of related: Behaviors. So, why are competencies important? Identifying the needed competencies make recruiting easier and can help in coaching and training employees. What competencies do they have that can be seen, heard, or documented by colleagues and clients?

Reflektive Customer Series: Best Practices to Drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Reflektive

We really look to these groups to represent diverse voices and thoughts in our business and policies. In team meetings, LifeLabs recommends equal turn-taking to ensure that everyone’s voice is heard. Workplace Diversity customers DEI performance reviews

Diversity and Inclusion: 5 Lessons Learned from Top Companies

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Diversity and inclusion is now a business imperative with consumers demanding that organizations take action on their promises. Improving D&I is not easy, especially when only 35% of Chief Diversity Officers are tracking diversity data , according to a Russell Reynolds study.

Recruiting a Diverse Workforce in Healthcare

Hospital Recruiting

The prevailing wisdom is that a diverse workforce in the healthcare industry can lead to better patient outcomes. A workforce that better represents patients may be more adept in practicing cultural competency, awareness, and sensitivity. Moving toward a more diverse facility is something almost every healthcare provider should prioritize. Developing a Diversity Protocol. How can healthcare providers increase diversity in their workforce? Andriy Popov/123RF.com.

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

SuccessFactors

A call for greater gender diversity in data science. Such efforts include commitments to place women in 25% of all leadership roles, leadership excellence acceleration , and certification for economic dividends for gender equality. By offering opportunities to further grow skill sets through education and professional development, businesses are wisely investing in the power of diversity to drive innovation and revenue growth through data science.

The Diversity & Inclusion Glossary [A List of 200+ Terms]

Ongig

Diversity terms are all over the place. I started keeping a list of these D&I (“Diversity & Inclusion”) terms for Ongig’s clients and decided to put them all in one place in this glossary below. Diversity Glossary. Diversity Terms Starting with B.

How to apply diverse hiring practices to your business

Business Management Daily

Examining diverse hiring practices encompasses everything from advertising open positions to hiring the selected candidate. In the wake of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, many companies have launched diversity initiatives. Avoiding backlash for diverse hiring practices.

Making Diversity Central to Success: Q&A With Chevron’s Chief Diversity Officer

HR Digest

Diversity is an overused word, but at Chevron it’s a perfect description of its corporate culture. The company’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights how diversity and inclusion (D&I) feature so centrally in the company’s success story. The spectacular progress reflects a holistic view of diversity which closes the gap between aspiration and reality. Efforts to bring more diversity to the oil and gas industry are working.

Spring HR Tech: What to expect on day one

HRExecutive

From recruitment to diversity to engagement to redesigning the workplaces of tomorrow, technology is influencing all of the priorities competing for the top spot on HR leaders’ agendas.

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?

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good. As a woman of color, I could say a bunch of warm and fuzzy things about diversity here, but when it comes right down to it the bottom line is: diverse teams lead to better business outcomes.

Your Organization Wants More Focus on Diversity

EverFi - HR

The events of 2020 compelled many organizations to more deeply align public statements of commitment to social justice and their internal diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. Introducing EVERFI’s Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Training Course.

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.

10 critical competencies for leadership

Unicorn HRO

There has been a rapid change in the workplace culture over the past decade leadingcompaniesto be faced with new demands, including the effects of globalization, new technologies, and diversity of employees. Today, organizations are looking for a leader with a different set of skills and competencies than those they had previously hired. Here are ten critical leadership competencies which companies are looking for in today’s workplace.

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. Invest in diversity training.

Lack of Gender Equality in Venture Capital Industry

HR Daily Advisor

We recently sat down with Loni Brown, Head of Talent at Entelo to discuss recent research into the dearth of gender equality in the world of venture capital. HR Daily Advisor : Gender equality in the workplace has been a struggle, especially for some industries. HR Daily Advisor : What can companies do in general to try to improve their gender equality? HR Daily Advisor : What can venture capital companies do specifically to improve gender equality?

How to Improve Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy

Vantage Circle

Today, with all the equality movements and the support that’s going to different minority groups, it’s hard to imagine that any company would allow itself not to make the workplace more diverse and inclusive and continue discriminating against certain genders and nationalities.

The critical role all managers play in workplace diversity

Business Management Daily

The reality is, managers play a critical role in ensuring that a high-level corporate concept of workplace diversity comes to life in a way that all employees can feel, sense and embrace in their professional lives. Demand a diverse candidate pool.