How Organizations and Employees Can Start Focusing on Wellness

HR Bartender

An increasing number of companies are offering employee wellness programs. employers offer wellness benefits (up from 58 percent in 2008). A RAND Corporation study found that every $1 invested in wellness yields a return on investment (ROI) of $1.50.

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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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?

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 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.

How to Bolster Your Employee Experiences with Competencies

AvilarHR

And, to be successful, it requires adopting and strengthening competencies to identify, cultivate, and promote employee engagement every step of the way. Competencies help with that. Ready to harness competencies to support your employee experience strategy?

7 Career Competencies to Look for in New Graduates

Outmatch

Graduation season is a chance to bring diversity, fresh perspectives, and new skills into your organization. Then, since you can’t evaluate this talent pool’s past experience, you’ll have to look for other success indicators, like career competencies.

7 Career Competencies to Look for in New Graduates

Outmatch

Graduation season is a chance to bring diversity, fresh perspectives, and new skills into your organization. Then, since you can’t evaluate this talent pool’s past experience, you’ll have to look for other success indicators, like career competencies.

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.” Content Library, well-curated digital contents grouped by different DEI topics.

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

UpstartHR

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 sourcing, by extension, is a dedicated effort to attract, engage, and hire a diverse slate of candidates. Diversity begins and ends with your company culture.

Engaging Employees Through Wellness Programs

SuccessFactors

And according to Gallup, “employee engagement has barely budged in well over a decade.”. Wellness and employee care must become a top of mind issue. A focus on personal wellness is not just a feel-good HR issue, this is a business issue. This may well even be a crisis.

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.

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. .

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? They can give us a better understanding of why an individual may or may not do as well on a project or why or why not objectives are not met. Diversity.

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.

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. This is critical in designing a well-balanced organization. Interested in a further deep-dive on diversity?

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 Strategies & Challenges

New to HR

It appears that diversity is unrelated to achieving successful international performance, thus could there be a lack of interest in international positions or even an under-representation of those positions that usually require international experience? DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP STYLES.

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.

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). Ernst & Young has found that 96 percent of leaders in life sciences overwhelmingly believe that their organizations need to improve their diversity in order to compete in the sector.

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. She read people so well.

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

Thrive Global

Emotional Intelligence: A Key Competency for Lawyers in the Digital Age. Daniel Goleman “ describes emotional intelligence as your ability to manage and use your own emotions, as well as the emotions of others, purposefully. 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.

Become a Competent HR Professional with HR Analytics

Analytics Training

Analytics has been touching diverse aspects of the IT realm and it has now come to HR for optimized efficiencies. This way, not only do employees feel like they are being taken care of, it shows how committed you are to your work as well. This is the age of cutthroat competition.

Employee Well-Being: Is It Critical For Your Growth Strategy?

SuccessFactors

Do employee well-being programs really work? Organizations are looking for better ways to provide a robust suite of well-being programs focused on physical, mental, financial, and spiritual health to drive employee productivity, engagement, and retention.

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.

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%.

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).

Top 10 Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace (Infographics)

CuteHR

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. Variety has to do with the fact that these companies compete with one another.

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. But there are important nuances as well. Talent Leadership Diversity

The Culture Series [Part 2] – Using Trust and Emotional Intelligence to Establish Your Cultural Identity

HR Bartender

Companies need to build and maintain cultures that embrace the competencies that will allow inclusiveness. There are four key competencies to developing an inclusionary cultural identity. Cultural Identity Competency #1 – Trust.

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.