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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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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 Build a Strong Employee Resource Group

Yello

Employee resource groups are one way for organizations to build community while amplifying company values like gender equity, diversity and inclusion and social impact initiatives. What is an employee resource group? Employee Resource Group Examples.

6 Most Critical HR Skills and Competencies

Vantage Circle

The HR managers now need effective HR skills and competencies to be an excellent contributor to the business. But handling these diverse duties is not a cakewalk and requires effective skills and competencies for any HR professional to keep their A-game on.

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?

Allies Of Women And Minority Groups In The Workforce

Everwise

Not only do women generally make just 79 cents to every dollar paid to their male counterparts, but women belonging to minority groups make even less. Allies are as important to the struggles of women and minority groups themselves, if not more so.

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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.

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. It’s also not about giving underrepresented groups preferential treatment. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving.

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. Those are the competencies you might want to look for in other candidates or employees.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 & 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.

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.

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

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. There is sometimes a fear that this results in engaging people solely because they are identified with a specific group. Consider the other approach: simply using language and images that invite diversity and truly being open and accepting so that the diversity occurs naturally. The coach authors are themselves a diverse group.

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.

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

SkillSurvey

Among them, 30% identify as belonging to a minority group, 20% are affiliated with the military and 40% are the first in their families to attend college. The tool uses scientifically-valid, job-specific surveys that include the range of competencies found to be most relevant to success.

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. It’s also not about giving underrepresented groups preferential treatment. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving.

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).

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.

Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group

Workday

I caught up with Rhiannon Lawler, HRIS director for Warner Music Group, to talk about not only finding and engaging talent, but also building a culture that empowers employees to thrive in the workplace. Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group. Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group. We’re joined by Rhiannon Lawler, HRIS director for Warner Music Group.

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.

sHereos: How Mariah Hale of Neon Kids is providing kids with an exciting and educational gaming experience in a safe and fun group environment

Thrive Global

I played sports and enjoyed the nature of competing and being in a team environment. Decision making power needs to be diverse and I knew from day one I’d be one of the first to pave the way for other women and minorities in the gaming industry. Always be a student.

D&I lessons to learn from top global organizations

Hacker Earth

Today, diversity and inclusion is one of the biggest challenges facing the tech industry. Companies worldwide are looking to tackle the issue of diversity hiring in tech, but very few have made strides in the right direction. Diversity and inclusion are business imperatives for Google.

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Being Aware of Cognitive Bias

Sergio Caredda

In Rebel Ideas , Matthew Syed looks at how Diversity is often hindered by biases. Think about the suggestions engines that are so common today, for example on Spotifty, Netflix and Amazon. In-Group Favoritism: We favour people who are in our in-group as opposed to an out-group.

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. Neuro-diverse workforces are more creative.

Why We Should Embrace Generational Differences in the Workplace

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the current generational diversity in the workplace; what generations make up the global workforce, how do they perceive work and how can organizations benefit from generational differences in the workplace? The benefits of generational diversity.

Michael Fraccaro, CHRO at Mastercard, on the value of business resource groups

HR Digest

In an interview with The HR Digest, Michael Fraccaro, Chief Human Resources Officer at Mastercard, explains the importance of business resource groups and the vital role it plays to deliver real business results. It can empower people to take a point of view and allow the organization to benefit from diverse points of view. For example, we worked with Washington University in St. One of the ways we bring this to life is through our Business Resource Groups (BRGs).

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The Link Between Increasing Profits & Women in Leadership

Everwise

Diversity of Perspectives. One of the primary explanations for this phenomenon is that gender diversity stimulates more vigorous discussions, resulting in smarter decisions. For example, research revealed women may on average exhibit a different, more fruitful, leadership style.

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.

How recruitment and hiring trends will evolve in 2018

Ceridian

Companies competing for the best candidates have multiple ways to find and entice job seekers to work for them. Multiple companies are competing for the same small pool of top talent, who may not even necessarily be looking for a new job (also known as passive candidates ).