15 Reasons Why Technology is Crucial to Diversity Hiring

ClearCompany HRM

Diversity hiring is hiring based on ensuring the process and procedure is free from bias based on age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are irrelevant to their job performance. Gender diversity helps organizations perform 15% above the median.

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.

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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?

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?

How to Up Your Competency Management Game for 2019

AvilarHR

It’s exactly how competency-driven organizations look, feel and act. There’s still time to take these five steps to up your competency management game in 2019. 1) Adopt Competency Management Technology. 2) Infuse Job Descriptions with Competencies.

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. In a recent study that I personally conducted and is in the midst of being published, I uncovered ten essential dimensions to networking.

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.

#SHRM16 Interview with Sodexo’s Global Chief Diversity Officer

UpstartHR

I had the opportunity as part of my role on the #SHRM16 social media coverage team to interview Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer. Sodexo is convinced that Diversity and inclusion has a significant impact on business performance.

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.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Hiring A Players with Referrals Data from one study shows that referrals are the best source for finding quality hires. 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 begins and ends with your company culture.

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. Based on different psychological studies, here are three key factors that should be taken into account: .

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.

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.

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.

Friday Five: This Week in Studies

Workology

A New Study, XKCD. There’s always “a new study” isn’t there? I thought I’d contribute to the problem by bringing you the most interesting – in my not at all humble opinion – studies of the week.

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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 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.

How to Talk About Diversity at Work

Namely

Diversity is defined by who sits at the table, while inclusion is which voices get heard,” says Jamie Velazquez, Ph.D Here are six simple ways to encourage an open dialogue around diversity in your own organization: 1.

Wise Eyes: On Age Diversity in the Workplace.

Thrive Global

Let’s Talk about Age Diversity in the Workplace. According to some studies, nearly forty percent of workers now have a boss who is younger than them. But is there enough age diversity in the workplace? The Benefits of (Age) Diversity.

New Business Realities Require New Leadership Competencies

FlashPoint

As business gets more complex (due to globalization, more diverse employees and customers, technological shifts, and other factors), confidence in leaders at all levels is declining. Trend One: The specific competencies needed by today’s and tomorrow’s leaders go beyond visible behaviors.

Emotional Intelligence: A Key Competency for Lawyers in the Digital Age

Thrive Global

Emotional Intelligence: A Key Competency for Lawyers in the Digital Age. Studies show that exemplary employees exhibiting emotional intelligence make the workplace better. A key job competency in the legal world. As legal work becomes more diverse and global, your ability to be flexible and adapt to the demands of different clients relies on the strong interpersonal skills of emotional intelligence.

How is Workplace Diversity Changing?

TalentCircles

A diverse workforce isn’t simply a numbers game focused on how many members of certain groups of people you employ. It’s about bringing the diverse perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures of those groups together to make your company a better place.

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? Study the Sequence of Production.

Advocating for Diversity and Inclusion Training Plans

Global People Strategist

It’s 2019 and diversity and inclusion seem to be hot topics on everyone’s mind. With a variety of different organizations advocating in the workforce, a large majority of operating organizations in North America are now offering specific diversity and inclusion training seminars. What is Diversity and Inclusion training? Recent studies have suggested that many North American organizations are providing some sort of diversity & inclusion training.

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%.

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.

Top 10 Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace (Infographics)

CuteHR

With people moving to study or work in different countries. 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.

Pursuing New Technologies? Focus on the ‘Human Operating System,’ Says Study

HR Daily Advisor

According to Mercer’s 2018 Global Talent Trends Study–Unlocking Growth in the Human Age , 91% of U.S. Mercer’s study identified five workforce trends for 2018: Change@Speed, Working with Purpose, Permanent Flexibility, Platform for Talent, and Digital from the Inside Out.

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ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

In Olsen and Olsen’s words, it establishes common ground that is “subtler than knowing their background or competence.” . ProQuest is an information company that connects people with vetted, reliable information, from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news.

How Tech Startups Can Build Diversity Into Their Culture

SAP Innovation

Given that impetus, it’s astounding that technology companies have such a poor reputation for diversity and inclusivity. The lack of diversity is present at all stages of development, beginning with startups and continuing through some of the world’s largest tech companies.

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.

How Tech Startups Can Build Diversity Into Their Culture

SuccessFactors

Given that impetus, it’s astounding that technology companies have such a poor reputation for diversity and inclusivity. The lack of diversity is present at all stages of development, beginning with startups and continuing through some of the world’s largest tech companies. Some of the diversity issues endemic to the technology industry trace back to the hiring process. This will ensure a diverse mix of backgrounds in the pool of potential new hires.

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. Simply launching a diversity and inclusion (D&I) program isn’t enough.

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.