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. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

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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How Diversity Boosts Business Performance

Reflektive

Most of us have taken part in diversity training, and we’ve seen the quota systems that are put into place to break previous trends. Unfortunately, diversity training and quota systems are not moving the needle of progress to a sufficient degree. Why is Diversity Important?

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

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. To exacerbate the issue, women believe that they need to be 'the same' to compete with men. This diversity came in two flavors, demographic and professional.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline.

How to Find Your Personal Values – Examples

EmployeeConnect

A hospital’s value statement, for example, would likely embrace values such as Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence Examples of personal values Listed below are some examples of personal values. The post How to Find Your Personal Values – Examples appeared first on EmployeeConnect. To experience all round success in both work and your personal life, you need to live and breathe the values which hold true for you.

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.

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.” Doug McMillon, Walmart’s CEO, has led by example.

How to Create a Strong Diversity Recruiting Strategy

Yello

What Is a Diversity Recruitment Strategy? A diversity recruitment strategy defines goals, accountabilities, action items and success measures for attracting, engaging, assessing and hiring diverse talent to drive business success. A diversity recruitment strategy can help. .

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.

Why are Some Leaders more Committed to Diversity than Others?

HR Examiner

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic draws from a variety of psychological studies to highlight three factors that show why certain leaders are more effective and committed to diversity. Personality: One of the best predictors of whether bosses will value diversity or not is their personality.

6 Real-World Examples of Company Reorgs Done Right

Pingboard

The company’s leadership team has become more diverse , with more women on its senior executive team (six out of 13) than any other tech company in the Fortune 100. The post 6 Real-World Examples of Company Reorgs Done Right appeared first on Pingboard.

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?

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. Developing a Diversity Protocol.

Diversity Is Hard Work And Requires Rethinking

SuccessFactors

In the third episode of the SAP Future Factor series , I sat down with Iris Bohnet, professor of public policy and behavioral economist at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, to talk about the positive impact of diversity in the workplace for employee engagement and the business bottom line.

5 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Overlook the Power of Diversity

TalentCulture

Diversity in the workplace is increasing, which gives organizations greater access to talent. Diverse workplaces are not always easy to achieve, for many reasons. Let’s take a closer look: Workplace diversity is improving. Businesses are recruiting with diversity in mind.

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.

Enabling Diversity of Opinion in Your Organization

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. Diversity of opinion is hard to measure, but it’s essential to developing well-balanced teams. Interested in a further deep-dive on diversity?

Diversity Matters: 5 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Overlook It

TalentCulture

First, the good news: Diversity in the workplace is increasing, which gives organizations greater access to talent. Diverse workplaces are not always easy to achieve—for many reasons. Let’s take a closer look: Workplace diversity is improving. Diversity is lagging in the C-suite.

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. Diversity pushes others out of their comfort zones, which allows for growth and development.

Everwise Learning Series: Diversity & Inclusion in Life Sciences

Everwise

Regardless of industry, diversity is no longer a nice to have. In the ever-growing life science sector (which includes pharma, biotech, and medical device companies), there is significant deficiency when it comes to diversity and inclusion (D&I). As an example, new research has revealed the severity of the gender gap in the boardroom and C-suite in Life Sciences as compared to other industries. Talent Development Diversity Inclusion talent development

Wise Eyes: On Age Diversity in the Workplace.

Thrive Global

Let’s Talk about Age Diversity in the Workplace. But is there enough age diversity in the workplace? How can you promote age diversity, whilst maintaining inter-generational harmony in your workplace? The Benefits of (Age) Diversity.

Diversity, Inclusion / Regard, and Access to Coaching at CCC

Center for Coaching

When it comes to ensuring diversity and inclusion / regard, a call or mandate to action is often what it takes to effect change. Consider the other approach: simply using language and images that invite diversity and truly being open and accepting so that the diversity occurs naturally. As is recommended, when seeking to step up to the challenge to increase diversity, we started by looking at ourselves. The coach authors are themselves a diverse group.

Uncovering the Dynamic and Diverse Nature of STEM

EverFi - HR

Students who compete to be the best will grow up and put their name at the bottom of a long list of contributing authors. So how can we help students to see the dynamic and diverse nature of STEM? The post Uncovering the Dynamic and Diverse Nature of STEM appeared first on EVERFI

Diversity Isn’t a Program

Silkroad

Lighthouse Research Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks’ session at SilkRoad’s Connections conference hammered home the importance of culturally embedded diversity and inclusion practices. According to Deloitte, employees that rated their employers highly for both diversity and inclusion were 80 percent more likely to say their organization was high performing. Furthermore, companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to perform about average.

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.

The First National Healthcare Diversity Conference: 15 Years in the Making

Precheck

The First National Healthcare Diversity Conference: 15 Years in the Making Jun. For 15 years, the National Diversity Council (NDC) has been a resource and an advocate for the value of diversity and inclusion (D&I).

Cafe Classic: Ideal Organizations Diversify The Definition of Diversity

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: The Classic concept of diversity - defined by Merriam Webster as "the condition of having or being composed of differing elements" - is the focus of much attention and conversation today. Take the first principle, for example.

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

‘We need cognitive diversity to bring in new perspectives and ideas’

cipHR

More than a third (37%) of organisations surveyed for the report said they were not effective at recruiting for cognitive diversity (also referred to as ‘neurodiversity’), which is a key predictor of positive team performance. Organisations were also found to be poor at leveraging the benefits of cognitive diversity; just a quarter (25%) of respondents said their organisation was effective in this area. News Diversity and inclusion Talent management

The Culture Series [Part 4] – Implementing an Inclusive Culture

HR Bartender

In the second and third articles of the series , we talked about the four competencies that are key to the organization’s cultural identity. One of the biggest challenges to creating an inclusive culture is the nebulous nature of diversity training and activities.

The Business Case For Diversity In The Workplace [VIDEO]

SuccessFactors

Did you know that diverse companies outperform non-diverse companies by 35%? Besides the many financial benefits, isn’t hiring a diverse workforce the right thing to do? It’s amazing that in 2016, we’re still having issues with diversity in the workplace.

Diversity Improvement: Measuring & Managing For Long-Term Success

Lee Hecht Harrison

Faced with headlines about their poor diversity numbers, the leaders of the biggest tech companies respond, saying they are committed to improving their workforce diversity. The CEO of a Fortune 500 company gives a mandate to the division head with the worst diversity metrics in the company: “Fix this!”. The corporate diversity problem is not dissimilar to the widespread problems at for-profit colleges.

UCCS Shares How to Hire Faculty Who Will Support a Diverse Campus Environment

SkillSurvey

To meet the needs of these very diverse groups, UCCS seeks teachers who can understand their unique challenges as well as mentor, teach and advise. The tool uses scientifically-valid, job-specific surveys that include the range of competencies found to be most relevant to success.

Just What The H*ck Is Organizational Culture Anyway?

15Five

The bottom line is that salaries and benefits do help you compete for talent, but in the end they are not enough. Salaries and benefits do help companies compete for talent, but in the end they are not enough. A great example of this is your elevator pitch.