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. What competencies? Training 4.

4 Ways to Create Effective Sexual Harassment Training

HR Morning

In a study by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), 71 percent of HR professionals said their company conducts sexual harassment prevention training. Why sexual harassment training is broken. Improving the effectiveness of sexual harassment training.

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Thoughts on Sexual Harassment—a Personal Perspective

HR Daily Advisor

I do a lot of antiharassment training. I also point out that the fact that no one has protested a sexually charged atmosphere doesn’t mean it’s not a problem for the employer. I’m old enough to remember when sexual harassment wasn’t illegal. The Hole in the Front Step.

How to Create a Harassment-Free Work Environment

CultureIQ

The workforce is a diverse place—encompassing many cultures and customs, meaning that your employees may have differing views on hairy topics like sexual harassment. Talking about sexual harassment can be awkward, but not handling it at all can make matters worse.

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

The Employer Handbook

Maybe it’s a conversation at a networking event or a question from the audience at an HR session. You see, Facebook decided to make a bunch of its workplace policies and training modules publicly available. Here is the harassment policy (which includes an internal FAQ for employees on Facebook’s investigations process that I’m totally going to steal , plagiarize , borrow.). Here is the full managing unconscious bias training module.

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

Linkedin Talent Blog

In a recent study of 16,500 employees from companies around the world, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that half of all workers from underrepresented groups see bias as part of their day-to-day work experience. However, one-and-done unconscious bias training often doesn’t work.

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. To find out, you need to look at the root causes.

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

Workable

Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. It was March 5, 2018, when Frances McDormand during her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Actress sent a powerful message: women have ideas and, to put those ideas into action, they need a seat at the table. The good…. and the bad.

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. To find out you have to look at the root causes.

#WorkTrends Preview: We Can’t Talk about That at Work!

TalentCulture

Today’s headlines are brimming with emotionally-charged topics including racial injustice, protests, sexual harassment and more, making it unrealistic for employers to expect their employees to leave their opinions at the door.

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

Hacker Earth

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. Of course, the most obvious recruiting tool is a competitive salary. Equal pay for equal work has remained stubbornly elusive for far too many in the female workforce. Companies must continuously monitor the marketplace to ensure they’re paying women salaries that are competitive with their male counterparts.

Six Steps to Beat the Talent Shortage with L&D

Rallyware for Human Resources

First, we’d like to say this: every employee deserves to be a part of your learning and development strategy. The “identifying talent” process is often followed by the above-mentioned issues of manager’s perception. Encourage diverse opinions and be open yourself.

These are the Highlights of the Women in HR Tech Summit

HRExecutive

From its exciting opening session on how to take advantage of the power of data to a closing session on how the nation’s largest employer is innovating within its recruiting process, this year’s edition of the Women in HR Technology Summit offers something for everyone.

Overcoming Microagressions & the Bystander Effect in the Workplace

marenated HR

I love helping people and being the “go to” person to make things happen. When I support my team — even in the smallest way — and it helps them succeed, my personal success soon follows. But, in the past, there have been some people along the way that seem to think that because my job title includes the word “assistant” that makes me less somehow. Over the years, I’ve grown to have thick skin, and for the most part, I can brush it off.

Women in HR Technology Summit 2019: Focused and feature-packed

HRExecutive

From its exciting opening session on how to take advantage of the power of data to a closing session on how the nation’s largest employer is innovating within its recruiting process, this year’s edition of the Women in HR Technology Summit offers something for everyone.

2019 Prevention Progress: A Year in Review

EverFi - HR

As 2019 draws to a close, we also approach the end of a decade in higher education that has largely been defined by issues of health, wellness, inclusion, and safety. EVERFI prevention experts weigh in below on the issues and updates that shaped the industry in 2019 and set the stage for the challenges and opportunities that will kick off the decade ahead. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | by Jesse Bridges.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. The list just goes on.

Everything to know about Human Resource Management

CuteHR

People are crucial to the success of any organization and are not merely means to achieve end objectives and goals of the company. To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace. Recruitment is very competitive as every company wants the best candidate.

Why creating a culture of HR compliance could reduce risk

Insperity

Business owners in the United States today must abide by and stay compliant with more laws and regulations than at any other point in history. If you establish and ingrain your company’s values into the fabric of the culture, then your business is likely more risk averse.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. The names are listed in no particular order. Let the commenting begin.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. The names are listed in no particular order. Let the commenting begin.

10 Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Vantage Circle

It is defined as the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization. We live in a world where trends change in the blink of an eye. With every new generation in the workforce, employee engagement trends change drastically. Here is a list of 10 Employee engagement trends for the coming year. Embracing flexibility will become the highlight in the employee engagement space in 2019. It helps in the smooth running of the management.

Recruiting Sales Leaders and 9 More of the Biggest Challenges Startups are Facing

Linkedin Talent Blog

At least, that’s according to 94% of the nearly 900 venture-backed startup founders surveyed by First Round Review for their annual State of Startups report. Here are the 10 most important insights you should know. Sales leaders were the hardest people to hire last year.

4 Months into 2019, What are the HR Trends That are Here to Last?

Zenefits

There were many predictions of HR trends that would take the industry landscape by storm when 2019 started. However, there are a few HR Trends that have stood the test of time and are still going strong even as the first quarter of the year draws to a close. There has been a sustained increased focus on regulatory compliance across the board. There are several regulations in HR that have come to the forefront lately, demanding more focus than the rest.

6 Gen Z Traits You Need to Know to Attract, Hire, and Retain Them

Linkedin Talent Blog

For talent and HR professionals, Millennials have been the hot-button topic of discussion for a long time. But as that generation inches closer to middle age (the oldest Millennials are already in their late 30s), Generation Z (aka Gen Z) has quickly replaced them under the microscope.

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

Workable

Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. It was March 5, 2018, when Frances McDormand during her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Actress sent a powerful message: women have ideas and, to put those ideas into action, they need a seat at the table. The good…. and the bad.

WIRTW #425 (the “tschüss” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

The Hymans did not take a vacation this summer. Tschüss” is the German equivalent of “bye.” Bullying or Harassment or Am I Missing Something? — Why Your Diversity Program May Be Helping Women but Not Minorities (or Vice Versa) — via Harvard Business Review.

Who Let the Dogs in? Possibly HR: Service Animal Requests in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Employees’ service animal accommodation requests tend to bring out the beast in everyone – employees requesting the accommodation, employers, and other employees. Anecdotally, service animal questions are on the rise, dogging HR professionals. The issue is here to stay.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make to Develop More Female Leaders

TalentCulture

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. To find out you have to look at the root causes.

Employment Investigations - Land Mines and Lessons

NCHRA

Workplace investigations and the way they are carried out are c ritical to liability issues and to the quality of the working environment. Workplace investigations and the way they are carried out have both legal and human implications. The Nazir Court also cited Reeves v.

How to Recognize and Manage Employees’ Cognitive Mistakes

Rallyware for Human Resources

In 2018, the biggest part of the L&D industry’s efforts was aimed at developing leadership (65%), communication (64%), and collaboration skills (55%). The times when the efficiency of soft skills development was hard to measure are in the past.

6 Ways HR Can Tackle Tech's Glass Ceiling

Impraise

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. To find out you have to look at the root causes.

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Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

5 Effective Ways to Handle Employee Conflict

Zenefits

On the contrary, it’s rather healthy to have your ideas challenged, and it helps hash out and harmonize ideas. However, there does exist an uglier side of workplace discord that involves discrimination, bullying, harassment, and other sorts of emotional abuse. It’s prudent, then, that supervisors and business owners equip themselves with the right social tools to disperse conflict and come away from the ordeal as a fortified team.

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part One)

Talmetrix

While every business has its own risks, these risks are also opportunities, points out Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group , during our conversation with him on the topic of risk mitigation and the tie to employee engagement and culture.