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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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.

How to Compete For Talent Against the Amazons of Your Industry–and Win

Visier

Attract More Diverse Candidates. Hiring diverse talent is in a company’s best interest : Ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to have financial returns above national industry medians and gender diverse companies are 15% more likely to do the same.

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.” The solutions brought to the table intend to build a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace.

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.

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. .

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 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.

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.

4 Ways to Make Meetings Actually Worthwhile

HR Daily Advisor

Meetings. In fact, most of us are complicit in maintaining the status quo – that is, we’re bystanders, quietly allowing long, tedious, pointless meetings to perpetuate. Sure, there are some widely known recommendations for improving meetings – e.g. set an agenda, start on time, invite the right people, even hold “standing” meetings (where participants are more likely to hustle through their material) – but those are Band-Aids.

Blindfolding Your Bias: How to Make Diversity an HR Staple

Namely

Diversity—it’s a key to good business. Whether you’re a tech firm, a hotel, or a hospital, diverse employees can only bring good things to your company. Plus, in a more diverse and inclusive workforce, individual discretionary effort improves by 12%.

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

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.

Six Tips for Meeting the Technology Hiring Demand

TalentCulture

When it comes to technology recruiting, in a market with low unemployment, we’re seeing a definite talent gap, and companies are competing over the few candidates who have the increasingly specialized skill sets they need. Emphasize diversity, inclusion, and equality in your hiring strategy.

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.

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

Linkedin Talent Blog

This is shocking, considering that 97% of respondents report that their company has a diversity program in place. Simply launching a diversity and inclusion (D&I) program isn’t enough. The diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives that all employees rank as highly effective.

The Culture Series [Part 3] – Using Leadership to Establish Cultural Identity

HR Bartender

In the previous article of this series on cultural identity, we talked about the first two competencies organizations should focus on developing: 1) trust and 2) emotional intelligence. If employees are not self-aware and cannot build trusting work relationships, it will be very difficult to develop the other two competencies: leadership and agility. . Competency #3 –Leadership in Cultural Identity. Competency #4 – Agility and Change in Cultural Identity.

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.

Construction Meets Engineering: How to Hire in a Converging Market

BirdDogHR

Construction Meets Engineering: How to Hire in a Converging Market. Hire for Core Competencies. Competency-based questions create scenarios for the candidate to navigate and give practical examples of their skills. Diversity. (5).

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.

How To Make Diversity Recruiting Work

SAP Innovation

Today, most organizations are dissatisfied with their ability to meet diversity recruiting objectives. This is particularly discouraging news, because this failure to meet diversity goals does not stem from the lack of effort. Many of these organizations feel that they are trapped within a cycle that prevents them from making much progress against their diversity recruiting objectives.

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.

Reaching New Heights

HRO Today

Empower the workforce of the future by proactively building a diverse leadership pipeline. But there’s another proven driver of progress and change that organizations can add to their list of strategies: building a diverse leadership team. Overcoming Obstacles to Diversity.

Meet the African women who are changing the ratio in tech

Fast Company The Future of Work

“Increasing diverse participation is not a women’s issue (or an issue relevant only to other underrepresented groups),” says Catherine Ashcraft , a senior research scientist at the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT).

‘Upskilling’ a top priority for the decade ahead

HR Digest

Expert Q&A with Jason Tyszko on how to raise the skills of your employees to meet upcoming automation challenges. . The HR Digest: You have been critical in pushing for progress in diversity & inclusion (D&I) in the workforce.

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. 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.

Diversity on Campus starts with Faculty and Staff

SkillSurvey

The role faculty and staff play in helping students achieve academic success makes it more important than ever for colleges and universities to reduce bias in the hiring process to help promote diversity and inclusion at their institution. A new whitepaper discusses how to hire diverse and competent individuals who will engage in behaviors that meet the needs of today’s students.

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. Employee resource groups are crucial to a company’s diversity and inclusion strategy.

Dressing for Success - Really?

Compensation Cafe

Researchers have found that attitudes about the use of proper attire in the workplace differ from country to country, which leads to some interesting and diverse attitudes about perceived workplace "slackers" and "achievers.". Competencies Regulations & Public Policy

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

This has caused many, such as Facebook, Google, and Apple to publicly release reports on their diversity statistics and commit to developing more female leaders. The next step is then to integrate them into your performance review process as core leadership competencies.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part II

Visier

In her book, Lean In , Sheryl Sandberg recounts the story of a board meeting where all the men attending (plus Sheryl) sat down around the conference table, while the couple of women attending chose chairs that were around the edge of the room. HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

Guest post: 10 successful ways to deal with conflicts when there is no HR

OmegaHR Solutions

This helps the negotiator identify the areas of compromise in the meeting. The diversity within the organization can also lead to conflicts in the workplace. What do you do when there is no HR department to call?

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part II

Visier

In her book, Lean In , Sheryl Sandberg recounts the story of a board meeting where all the men attending (plus Sheryl) sat down around the conference table, while the couple of women attending chose chairs that were around the edge of the room. HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice