Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

The below post is an excerpt from Cecile Alper-Leroux’s, VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, new book, From Dissonance to Resonance: Bringing Your People and Organization into Sync. For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity.

How To Encourage Greater Diversity In The Workplace

Reflektive

As national demographics change, so do the faces of your workforce. Today’s employees are much more diverse than they were a generation ago; Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of ethnic and cultural minorities all have an increasingly important presence in the workforce, and that’s a good thing. Increasing diversity in the workplace exposes employees to different perspectives, encouraging creativity, innovation, and productivity. Workplace Diversity

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Identify the make-up of your organization.

Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. In our Workplace Diversity Report 2018 , expert analysts poured over data from over 175,000 employees.

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.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Every year in March, we celebrate the accomplishments of women on International Women’s Day. Women have and continue to create, discover, and innovate new products and services for the global economy. It will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 prior to the conference.

Survey: Workplace Diversity Critical to Veteran Recruiting Programs

Yello

According to the Society of Human Resource Management , military veterans are known for being high-performing employees and possessing the expertise, leadership and training to fill skills gaps. Military Veterans and Service Members Share Their Thoughts on Diversity.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. Therefore many execs have no problem embracing policies, initiatives, and tools designed to increase levels of diversity among employees. A diverse workforce, however, is just the first step. The Inclusive Workplace Model.

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Equality is good for men, too.

Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Spark Hire

It is easy for companies to say they offer job diversity, but only the ones that embed inclusion and diversity in their everyday practices are truly diverse organizations. One area to practice diversity and inclusion is during the hiring process.

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day. Diversity is About Embracing Everyone.

Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality

SuccessFactors

The data science field is booming as Big Data and advanced analytics become primary players in the boardroom. For people with an aptitude and passion for math, logic, and investigative sleuthing, the role of data scientist appears to be a good fit.

Diversity Training in a Nutshell: Why It Fails and How to Make It Work

Rallyware for Human Resources

In April, two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks after the store manager called the police. The men asked for a bathroom code but were denied because they were sitting in the coffee shop, had not ordered anything, and refused to leave.

Top 10 Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace (Infographics)

CuteHR

Globalization affects our everyday lives, and the labor market is not an exception to this trend. The freedom of movement today is widely recognized. Gone are the days when we believed that only specific class, race, color, or gender is right for a particular task or job.

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

UpstartHR

Employee referrals are not a new topic in the HR and recruiting space. But the truth is that many companies phone it in when it comes to referrals, often leaving them with lackluster results. It takes a little time, effort, and intention to get a referral program into good shape, and the benefits are far-reaching. Hiring A Players with Referrals Data from one study shows that referrals are the best source for finding quality hires.

7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce

TalentCulture

Organizations today are more diverse than ever today. Most companies benefit from a diverse environment, but there are always certain challenges that may rise. Realizing that truth and developing hands-on strategies that welcome diversity is imperative.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. The concerns of under-represented workers often represent the concerns of other workers, as well.

Integrating Diversity: A Seat at the Table

ATD Human Capital

Integrating diversity into the workplace promotes increased productivity, higher quality, and greater enrichment to the customers we serve. Companies that embrace diversity can broaden their skill base and become more competitive and innovative.

Why the Best Companies Have Diverse Training Departments

ATD Human Capital

Diversity and inclusion in the talent development profession benefits organizations that desire longevity and overall growth. As the workforce changes, so should the faces of those who train it. A diverse training function promotes growth.

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

By Sonnet Lauberth, PayScale Compensation Professional, As a Compensation Professional, I work with a variety of companies in the technology industry. One of the biggest concerns I consistently hear from my clients is the struggle with attracting and retaining top talent.

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. How Companies Should Drive Diversity.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear.

International Women’s Day: I Was Told, But I Persevered

Ultimate Software

?. In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight the strengths and successes of women who refused to let what they were told impact who they became. ” -Reannah Gilenson, Product Marketing Manager. ” – Montra Ellis, Director, Product Innovation.

Why Psychological Safety is Key to Improving Diversity

WeSpire

In the fall of 1992, I was living in New York City weekends and jetting up to client site in Boston weekdays. I had incredibly smart and fun colleagues and was learning a ton. My life was a lot like Anna Kendrick’s in Up in the Air, except without George Clooney.

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.

AI and the Search for a More Diverse Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry. Competition is fierce, and the pool for top candidates is seemingly small.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. On March 14, 2018, a federal judge approved a $45 million settlement between Family Dollar Stores and a class of 37,000 female managers who claimed they were paid less than men in the same positions.

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The Hyderabad Swabhimana Yatra (Pride Parade) drew close to 200 people, larger than in past years, according to the Indian Express. some, the company says, were even jetted in from other offices to participate. s(HPQ) Lesley Slaton Brown, the company’s chief diversity officer.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. Inclusion is making the mix work. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. It refers to the manpower which includes individuals with a wide range of characteristics. That’s where the concept of inclusion comes in. When’s The Happy Hour?

Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

What does diversity and inclusion mean to you and your organization? Carin Taylor, chief diversity officer at Workday, and Mike Dillon, chief diversity and inclusion leader at PwC, joined me to share their experiences and inspiring insights in a podcast. Take a listen: Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion. That diversity and inclusion isn’t just a tagline or thing you check off.

why you shouldn’t forget about workplace diversity

O.C. Tanner

Right around the year 2000, initiatives encouraging employee diversity were a key growing Human Resources trend. Companies around the United States—and worldwide—strove to be more inclusive in their hiring, promotion, and management structures. But why has the hubbub died down?

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. The workplace is not unaffected by all this. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice.

Patty Nishimura Dingle: Driving Belonging & Diversity at Workday

Workday

The secret? Fostering a diverse culture that values different views and approaches has helped us create applications relevant to our customers’ needs and ultimately improve how people work. Company News & Culture culture diversity LGBT minorities Patty Nishimura Dingle women

Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor: Celebrating Our Differences at Workday

Workday

Having a diverse and inclusive workplace is a priority for most organizations. And like most priorities, it takes a team and a set of goals to address diversity and inclusion (D&I). She rallies everyone around the concept of “VIBE”—value inclusion, belonging, and equity for all.

Hiring Diverse Candidates Can Be Good For Your Business – and Your Workforce

TLNT: The Business of HR

talentRecently, the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals hired the very first female coach in league history. Sure, one could argue it is part PR, however, the positive impact still holds true. Hiring outside of the stereotypical box brings diversity to the team and the organization.

Gender Equality in the Workplace is More Than a “Women’s Issue”

Dynamic Team Solutions

They’re ingrained in us from how we grew up, who our parents are, and from the societal and cultural norms that have been feeding us. As a result, when it comes to equality in the workplace, many of us feel like things are pretty good. Awareness is the primary tool for change.