WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality

WorkHuman

Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. Others think of diversity in terms of ability. Finally, some people equate diversity with preferences. By Laurie Ruettimann —.

More Than a Check Box: Why Compliance Should Be an Integral Part of Company Strategy

Cornerstone On Demand

You won't find Heather Bussing's definition of compliance in a dictionary. Why should leaders integrate compliance into their larger business strategy? Compliance is key to creating a great company culture. How can HR get more proactive about identifying non-compliance?

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

This edition of The Oswald Letter is a guest post from Elizabeth Petersen, Project Director for Simplify Compliance. While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. PeopleImages/E+.

Gender equality, employee experience and HCM compliance: the top-read posts of 2017

MBO Partners

Gender equality and diversity at work, and culture. Equality, diversity and inclusion. With gender equality, diversity and inclusion being hot topics this year, two of our top-viewed posts, from our VP People Academy Lisa Bull, addressed sponsorship and bias.

Diversity and Inclusion Drive the Road to Remarkable

TalentCulture

Yes, it has been something that weighs on me, but the good news is that diversity and inclusion are hot topics today and rightly so. According to “What Is the Impact of Gender Diversity on Technology Business Performance?” “Half the world is. Half the world was. Half the world thinks.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Some of them are actively looking to attract diverse candidates, e.g. by applying blind resume screening methods or by hosting female-only career days. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams.

Diversity and inclusion make teams great

HR Management

Is diversity and inclusion (D&I) in organizations and teams just the latest HR craze? Or maybe just a nod to equality compliance? It will highlight communication styles, which helps build a more engaged and productive workforce. Plus, it’s good business practice to embrace diversity and inclusion: Complex and challenging issues are more likely to be resolved when a team includes a range of talents, thought processes and behaviors.

Report: Contract Workers Are More Productive than Full-Time Employees

HR Daily Advisor

Work Market, an on-demand workforce management platform, commissioned the new research report through KRC Research to evaluate the views of CFOs and line-of-business managers on productivity and workforce utilization across a diverse range of industries and business sizes.

Diversity in the Workplace: Good for People, Good for Business

SumTotal

A few years back I attended a panel presentation featuring many prominent business executives discussing diversity and inclusion (D&I) to an audience of HR leaders. Decisions made and executed by diverse teams deliver 60% better results.

5 FAQs About Federal Compliance for Small Businesses

Zenefits

It’s a good thing American business owners “pull themselves up by their bootstraps” because wading through the muck of federal compliance and tax codes is a messy business indeed– those boots might come in handy. But don’t let compliance (or the lack of knowledge around it) soil your reputation. . This post tackles five of the top frequently asked compliance questions small business owners ask, and provides a few tips to help clean up the muddle of compliance chaos.

Could This One Rule Make You Rethink Workforce Diversity?

SAP Innovation

Facebook’s diversity report was recently released and the results are…could be better. Diversity in the workplace, particularly in tech, has become a seriously hot issue in the past year, and a polarizing one at that. Viewing diversity through a different lens.

Fine, Be a Bigot

PerformanceICreate

The laws, and accompanying regulations, suggest an employee’s value should be based on productivity, quality, service, knowledge, merit and other job related issues and NOT her/his protected class.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Equal Pay Act (EPA), via EEOC. One key amendment, the Labor Management Relations Act, grants employers an equal position in union-employee-employer disputes and outlines dispute procedures. Learn more about managing small business compliance. . Check out our Compliance Assistant. . Compliance

10 Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements

Ongig

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Ties diverse employees to diverse products/customers.

Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

WorkHuman

I particularly enjoyed the session delivered by Great Place to Work ®’ s Sarah Lewis-Kulin , vice president certification production. This illustrates a growing trend in HR and business to focus on more than diversity for the sake of compliance.

All the Money in the World: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams, and Wage Disparity Issues

HR Daily Advisor

Netflix suspended production of House of Cards , and director Ridley Scott began pursuing rapid reshoots to recast Spacey’s role in the true crime thriller All the Money in the World. Renewed public outcry has called for transparency in pay discussions and equality in the workplace.

You’re Not Managing DE&I if You’re Not Measuring It

Newmeasures

So why is the measurement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives often neglected beyond tracking compliance requirements (e.g., Diversifying your workforce is a great start but alone will not lead to engaged and productive employees.

10 Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements

Ongig

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Ties diverse employees to diverse products/customers.

FMLA and ADA Overlap

HR Daily Advisor

As employers we all strive to be in legal compliance, especially when it comes to federal regulations that protect our employees, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Why HR Should Go Above and Beyond the New ISO Standards

Visier

Businesses worldwide will soon be experiencing more pressure to openly share metrics related to areas such as ethics, total workforce costs, and workforce diversity. While compliance with the standard is not mandatory, business leaders should take them seriously.

How Canada Can Tackle the Gender Wage Gap

Visier

One important indicator of the state of gender equality is the gender wage gap , which persists in all countries despite increased attention from governments and the private sector. Many of Canada’s like-minded global partners and competitors have prioritized closing the gender wage gap as a way to achieve gender economic equality. Iceland’s recent legislation to fine companies that did not achieve wage equality is the most recent to garner global attention.

3 Ways to Drive Growth with Digital HR Transformation

Reflektive

Scale diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies and results with data-driven decision-making across core people management processes. Let’s Focus on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). D&I is becoming more of a CEO and HR mandate given its compliance roots and because there is evidence of organizations that embrace D&I perform better than those who don’t make it a priority. But diversity isn’t always something we can measure or see.

Women And Men Working Together = More Sustainable & Successful Work Environments

Inpower Coaching

The demand is right around the corner and the Millennials will expect it for young men are used to working with women as equals. Finally, research has shown that teams that are compromised of equal numbers of men and women are most successful. Feedback is the lifeblood of productive teamwork. These diverse teams also have significantly higher returns for stakeholders. Want to sustain outstanding results in business?

12 Ways to Go From Administrative HR to Business Impact HR

Visier

As a result, few firms (with the notable exception of Nestlé Purina) have devoted significant time to develop a plan for making the transition from the current administrative/compliance model to the emerging, what I call, “Business Impact HR” model.

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

In fact, statistics show that employee onboarding programs can increase retention rates by as much as 25 percent while improving productivity by 11 percent. Any compliance training requirements Cross-training and advancement policies The Power of Rules Driven Workflow Rules driven workflows ensure that the onboarding process follows a predefined sequence of events for approvals, notifications, escalations, reminders and exports.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient. This prediction is based on the renewed focus on diversity in the workplace. Diverse organizations work better.

Want Better Recruiting? Add These 25 Recruitment Leaders to Your Feed

Eightfold

Yolanda Lee Conyers is Lenovo’s chief diversity officer and also president of the Lenovo Foundation. Connecting underserved populations to technology ensures the very diversity we. Melville’s primary role is chief diversity officer at ad agency TBWA.

Why is an All-Inclusive Workplace Good for business?

NGA Human Resources

The discussion was filmed ahead of Pride London, one of the global network of events set-up to celebrate LGBT+ life and to provide a platform to continue the fight for equality and to challenge prejudice. Diversity is good for business. Make it a good, productive and successful time.

HR Department Best Set up Guide for Startups (2019)

CuteHR

A startup founder is often caught up amidst product innovation, market demands, and the cutthroat competition. The focus is on significant ways to create path-breaking products often assuming that managing the employees is a non-essential part of creating risk proof companies.

Pay Equity: A New Requirement for HR

TalentCulture

But there are also statistics showing that pay equity drives more profitability — tied into the fact that a well and fairly compensated workforce is a more engaged and productive one, and a more diverse workforce is a more innovative and creative one.

$5 trillion says that LGBT discrimination at work is against federal law

The Employer Handbook

Today, we’re taking a break from wage-and-hour compliance because I’m not sure that you can continue to handle that much fun. Image by mibapict from Pixabay.

How to Tackle the Engagement Crisis in a Remote Workforce?

Kea

From improved productivity to reduced overheads, the benefits of a remote workforce are plenty. How can organizations juggle such initiatives across diverse teams and locations? When expectations are high, solutions need to be equally gratifying.

Top 5 Moments from HR Redefined

Namely

Attendees at the two-day event were also given a sneak peek at what’s to come from Namely’s product and client success leadership. The event included a 24-hour “ hackathon ,” where over 20 brave clients worked alongside Namely engineers and other teams to build new product features.

Four Reasons Private Equity Firms Are Rethinking Their Workforce Investments

SuccessFactors

Despite the workforce consuming 40%-70% of a company’s expenditure, organizations often struggle to produce real-time, accurate workforce cost and productivity data. Modern HCM technology helps deliver on commitments to diversity, inclusion, and gender equality.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. When it comes to compliance, time is not on HR’s side.

DOL Sues Oracle for Pay Discrimination; Company Says Claims are ‘Political’

HR Daily Advisor

The suit also alleges that Oracle favored Asian applicants in its recruiting and hiring practices for technical positions, such as product development. “As The U.S.

The Myth of Global Payroll

Ascender

Each team works under different awards and benefits, not to mention the complexities of each locale’s legislative compliance requirements. With a geographically diverse workforce, the reality for many organisations is that their level of integrated HR technology is the key driving force for efficiency and productivity on a global level. While expanding an organisation’s global reach is vital, taking a local approach to payroll is equally important.