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 —.

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?

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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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. After learning from those insights and developing an action plan, they became “consciously competent.” Design thinking promotes “minimum viable product.”

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.

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.

Diversity in the Workplace Statistics: Job Seeker Survey Reveals What Matters

Yello

While there are endless statistics available about workplace and workforce diversity, very few take both the employee and the employer into consideration. Read on to find out what today’s job seekers think about workplace diversity. Job Candidates Demand Workplace Diversity.

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. Variety has to do with the fact that these companies compete with one another.

Bias imperils Performance. Are you ready to do something about it?

Bersin with Deloitte

In contrast, productivity, wellbeing, and overall performance can suffer when people don’t feel a sense of belonging or don’t feel that they are valued, respected, and treated with objectivity and fairness. Diversity & Inclusion Solutions series (publishing throughout March 2020).

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.

“How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”,With Fotis Georgiadis & JD Miller

Thrive Global

As a part of our series about “How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”, I had the pleasure of interviewing JD Miller. As Motus’ first senior LGBTQ leader, JD has promoted a balance of diverse and inclusive perspectives and backgrounds.

Improving Knowledge Worker Productivity

Conversation Matters

In this post I propose a third task for knowledge managers, helping organizations improve knowledge worker productivity. per year making their productivity vital to the competiveness of both organizations and the country. To discuss knowledge worker productivity, it is necessary to first define knowledge workers and to differentiate how they do their work from other kinds of workers. Taking Responsibility for Knowledge Worker Productivity.

Here’s How Your Word Choices Could Affect Hiring Gender-Diverse Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

That’s right, language matters and in our new global Language Matters Gender Diversity report , we’re diving into just how much of an impact words have on your hiring and employee engagement strategies. Talent Leadership Diversity

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 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.

Being Aware of Cognitive Bias

Sergio Caredda

In Rebel Ideas , Matthew Syed looks at how Diversity is often hindered by biases. Iris Bohnet explains in Gender Equality how much Bias hinders the perception of women in many ways. People Bias Competencies Design Diversity and Inclusion Infographic

Being Aware of Cognitive Bias

Sergio Caredda

In Rebel Ideas , Matthew Syed looks at how Diversity is often hindered by biases. Iris Bohnet explains in Gender Equality how much Bias hinders the perception of women in many ways. People Bias Competencies Design Diversity and Inclusion Infographic

Why Diversity = Winning for the U.S. Olympic Team

Linkedin Talent Blog

And recently, Team USA discovered something beyond talent and training that can help them achieve that goal: diversity. "Our teams that win medals look like our fan base, and that's important," says Jason Thompson , director of diversity and inclusion for the USOC. Diversity

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. There is clearly a movement towards greater equality.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

5 Biggest Challenges for HR Leadership Teams

Achievers

Absenteeism costs the country’s employers about $225 billion annually , and that’s only the amount from lost productivity. As a matter of fact, it can take up to two full years for a new hire to reach the same level of productivity as other continuing co-workers.

‘Upskilling’ a top priority for the decade ahead

HR Digest

Last year, Tesla’s Elon Musk admitted that the company’s over-reliance on automation was partly to blame for missed production targets and months of ‘manufacturing hell.’ “Yes, The result is often a longer vacancy, higher sourcing costs, and lost productivity.

Women in Tech: Hiring Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Hacker Earth

Studies have shown that companies are more productive when they have a gender-mixed workplace. Here’s how you can fine-tune your organization’s diversity and talent strategies to achieve better attraction of today’s growing pool of female tech talent. Equal pay for equal work has remained stubbornly elusive for far too many in the female workforce. Equal Promotions. Diversity & Inclusion Talent Assessment

Employees Purring over ‘Pawternity Leave’ and other Pet-Supportive Benefits

HR Daily Advisor

Employees may be less productive and on task during the first few “ruff” weeks of adjustment anyway, and being able to devote more attention to the acclimating pet can expedite the process. Diversity Insight employees leave of absence pet-friendly workplaces unpaid leave

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.

Women In Enterprise Cloud Computing, Part 4: Passion, Perseverance, And Patience

SAP Innovation

For most organizations, the measure of success of diversity and inclusion initiatives has become merely a matter of numbers. However, creating equal opportunities for female leaders and challenged persons is more than a numbers game.

6 Ways To Retain Women In Corporate Ranks

SuccessFactors

Research is irrefutably clear that the presence of women in the workforce improves productivity, innovation, team dynamics, decision-making processes, organization health, and the bottom line.

How to use your intranet to prepare for the rebound: 20 tasks to tackle now

ThoughtFarmer

And just like many of us are using this time in our personal lives to declutter, and reflect, it’s equally wise for us to make the most of this time in the workplace. You could include things like an RFP section, meeting minutes, a sales playbook, product brochures etc. .