Organizations Need to Intentionally Embrace Diversity

HR Bartender

I’d like to believe that most businesses understand the advantages of having a diverse workplace. Organizations that have diversity realize new ideas and find different ways to solve problems. At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , Heather Brunner, CEO of WP Engine , talked about how they have embraced diversity. Brunner shared three key principles that guide their organization and its diversity. That means equal pay for equal work.

5 Activities You Do Not Want to Miss At the HR Technology Conference – #HRTechConf

HR Bartender

One of my absolute must-attend events in the fall is the HR Technology Conference and Expo (nicknamed HRTech). This year’s conference is being held September 11-14, 2018 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. I’m a firm believer in going to conferences with a plan.

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The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post. If diversity deals with those aspects that make individuals unique, inclusion is the ability for organizations to make every person feel welcome, respected, supported, and valued.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

Abby Wambach to kick off HR Tech Conference in October

HRExecutive

Soccer star and equal-pay activist Abby Wambach will kick off the 2020 Human Resource Executive ® HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® in October. This year’s conference and exposition will take place Oct. Since retiring from soccer in 2015, Wambach has been vocal against sex discrimination and has been among those advocating for equal pay for the U.S. Now, she crusades for equal pay across all industries.

BAME equality in the workplace

Strategic HCM

Last week I ‘attended’ Westminster Employment Forum’s conference BAME equality in the workplace. Speakers referred to the McGregor Smith report last year suggesting that BAME equality would generate £24bn per year to the economy. And if organisations don’t get data on more than say 40% of the employee population then they won’t be able to use it effectively - especially if it’s people from diverse populations who are not providing it. Diversity

Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

The gender diversity discussion continues. Men and women are equal, but not the same. Rethinking Our Conversations About Equality The idea of 'sameness' suggests that two or more people (or things) are identical, while equality addresses the fact that two or more people (or things) are identical in quantity, size, degree, or value. In the case of gender equality, we are talking about men and women being identical in value.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

This year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo is hosting a new event, “ Women in HR Technology.” It will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 prior to the conference. The cost to attend is included your conference registration. I just had the conversation at the Association for Talent Development Conference. Byham] In the August issue of Harvard Business Review, there’s an article about “ Why Diversity Programs Fail.”

The interesting link between diversity and EX

HRExecutive

While research has shown that companies with gender diversity already are typically better poised to turn a profit, a new report from Willis Towers Watson has found an additional benefit of gender diversity. Specifically, the global advisory, broking and solutions company found that employers with practices that support greater gender diversity are rated more effective by their employees across a range of topics than those that do not.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! Price : for end users – $2,095 (conference), $2,695 (conference + workshop).

How to use AI, data to drive inclusion

HRExecutive

She has led anti-bias projects at the Anti-Defamation League’s A World of Difference Institute and GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) and has been a faculty member at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work, teaching graduate and faculty courses on diversity, racism, oppression and privilege. Related: Register now for the 2020 virtual HR Technology Conference®. HRE: Let’s talk about how AI-based technology can drive diversity and inclusion.

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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). NDC’s efforts include its annual diversity and leadership conference, but this year, the healthcare industry will also receive its very own diversity conference focusing on the issues unique to healthcare organizations.

HR cannot rely on tech alone to improve D&I

HRExecutive

Technology shines a spotlight on inequality,” added Women in HR Tech Conference Chair Jeanne Achille. Recent coverage of racial and social injustices have sparked renewed attention to how these disparities can be addressed in the workplace.

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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. And execs know a diverse workforce (in age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company; these elements can help you develop great new products and great new ways to cater to customers.

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.

Why women need to ‘shout those accomplishments’

HRExecutive

For women, that idea goes hand in hand with the notion that workplaces thrive the more diverse they are. Mobley—who was scheduled to speak at this year’s HR Technology Conference , which recently was announced as a virtual event —says she strives to raise awareness among the women she mentors about the ingrained expectations for women in business that could be stifling their careers. RELATED: Register for the virtual HR Technology Conference here. “I

Are we about to see a mass exodus of female workers?

HRExecutive

Learn more about the 2020 HR Tech Conference here. “It’s our responsibility to not only present this data, but also help address the issue and offer resources and support in order to continue the progress of workplace diversity and inclusion,” she adds. While joyful reports of unexpected work-from-home productivity abound for some employers during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research found that, for many working women, the situation is far from a dream scenario.

Accessibility, workplace diversity and Covid-19

Thrive Global

Being chronically ill has meant I’ve automatically missed out on courses, conferences and networking events ”. Actual workplace diversity could now be a reality. “ At the age of 38, Lucille Whiting had taken longer than most to build the career she wanted.

How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work

Ceridian

This week I’m speaking at Ryerson University’s Inclusivity in STEM Conference. As a young, female broadcaster, the biggest barrier that I faced was equal pay for equal work. Diversity and inclusion are imperatives to a business, both economically and culturally. According to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, two-thirds of executives rate diversity and inclusion as an important issue (and that number is up from 59% in 2014).

Can tech help tackle workplace racial injustice?

HRExecutive

As employers look for new avenues to address racial inequality in the workplace, what can HR leaders do to help drive diversity and inclusion efforts? At WHRT, held the first day of the HR Tech Conference, Ruettimann will join three other women leaders for a closing panel that will explore how these professionals forged their own career journeys. For more information and to register for the HR Tech conference, click here.

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. So, what better reason to get some of this year’s top HR tech conferences in your diary straight away, right?! Price : for end users – $2,095 (conference), $2,695 (conference + workshop).

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. Such efforts include commitments to place women in 25% of all leadership roles, leadership excellence acceleration , and certification for economic dividends for gender equality. 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.

Stop by Booth #206 to See Berkshire at the ILG National Conference in Milwaukee - Great Prizes, Great Speaker!

Berkshire Associates

ILG National Conference being held in Milwaukee, WI on July 30 - August 2, 2019. The ILG National conference. is the premier meeting ground for those involved in the affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and diversity & inclusion fields. Affirmative Action Pay Equity Conferences and EventsSee Berkshire at this year's annual.

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. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Attending to diversity actually helps to improve the workforce overall. We are at a critical point as a nation in regard to how we address diversity.

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. Diversity in the workplace is about providing equal opportunities so that employers can discover and work with talented people from all walks of life—not just those who attended the best universities, have the most prestigious connections, or are most likely to be your drinking buddies after work. Ethnically-diverse companies are 35% more likely to earn above-average revenue.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen Recruiting

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline. The unavoidable fact is that, despite great strides over the past fifty years , the American workplace still has a diversity problem. If money talks, what does it say about diversity?

12 Ways to Increase Gender Equality

HR Daily Advisor

Gender equality has improved, but still, women are CEOs of only 4.5 Speaking to a packed crowd at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition, held recently in Washington, D.C., Segal suggested that it is a legal AND business imperative to fix the gender equality problem. Diversity with small “d,” says Segal.). After blind auditions were instituted, women were picked in equal numbers. (In

Name It to Tame It

Center for Coaching

At the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) conference the week of June 8 to 12, 2020 many fabulous presentations and discussions focused on the future of coach training. What will you do to support diversity?

How Gender Equality in the Workplace Boosts Company Profits

Bob

According to McKinsey Global Institute’s latest research , the Australian economy could increase by a massive 12%, should women’s equality be promoted. Gender Equality At Work Means Higher Earnings for Everybody. Quentin Wodon, World Bank economist and report author, recently stated that the “important message here is that everybody would benefit from higher earnings – not just women – and thereby the wealth that gender equality would bring.

How to Make a Long-Term Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Thrive Global

Diversity and inclusion initiatives have ramped up over the last few weeks, but how can we ensure that these are not fleeting efforts? Research shows that 57% of employees want their organization to improve diversity amongst their workforce. Here are a few ways to demonstrate long-term commitment to diversity and inclusion while acknowledging the difficulty to make systemic change. Openly share diversity growth strategy.

#HotInHR: 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First, Banking Industry Addresses Diversity, Scraping By on Six Figures?

Advos

Banking Industry Addresses Diversity, Adding Women to Boards – NYT. Banking and capital markets, often viewed as dominated by men, achieved high scores in a newly released survey measuring the diversity in their director ranks. Related : Intel Says It Has Achieved 100% Equal Pay for All Women and Underrepresented Minorities. Diversity… Click To Tweet. SAP HR Conference North America , March 6 – 9, Orlando, FL, #HR2017 .

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. How Diversity Is Defined. Diversity factors (such as race, ethnicity, age, disability, and so forth) vary greatly in prevalence and perceptions in different locations.

Workhuman Announces “Hidden Figures” Star Taraji P. Henson as a Keynote Speaker at Workhuman Live 2020 Conference

WorkHuman

Henson as a keynote speaker for its annual Workhuman® Live conference on May 11-14, in San Antonio. Workhuman Live 2020 is a transformative conference that celebrates the power of humanity in the workplace to energize cultures, unlock human potential, and unite workforces around a shared purpose. Having personally faced the issue of gender equality and pay inequity in Hollywood, Henson is outspoken when it comes to the topic.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Your Company

Linkedin Talent Blog

Following widespread protests against police brutality and systemic racism, companies around the world are taking a hard look at their diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs and policies. Explicitly request a diverse range of referrals. Create a diversity scholarship program.

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). Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. “As Everybody’s Diverse in Their Own Way.

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. How did you come to be in the diversity space?

13 HR Conferences to check out in Q1 2020

Spoke

We wanted to run through 10 great HR conferences in Q1 of next year that you’ll want to put on the calendar (and start convincing your boss to allocate $$$ to): HCI 2020 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference.

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The walk is just one example of how we are encouraging our employees to bring their authentic self to work and supporting them with employee resource groups,” says Molly Ford, the director of Salesforce’s office of equality. A growing number of companies are working to build more inclusive and diverse workforces. The efforts are bolstered in part by an expanding body of research about the benefits of a diverse workforce.

Closing The Gender Gap in the Workplace

Take It Personel-ly

I saw a conference room with about ten people in it. Business Human Resources Leadership business outcomes business tips Career Career Choices Culture Diversity in the workplace Engagement Equality excellence gap Gender Gender Equality Growth HR hrblog Humanbiz Improvement Management small business Success Workplace Workplace culture workplace transformationTwo months ago I was walking in my hometown of Bristol, England.

Striving for Diversity – BCGi 2019 Summit Highlights

Biddle Consulting

This year’s theme was, “Striving for Diversity,” and focused on the challenges and rewards of pursuing “big D” diversity beyond the baseline legal requirements. Attendees were treated to a wide range of presentations by leaders in the Diversity & Inclusion field. On April 4th and 5th BCGi hosted its fourth annual Summit in San Francisco.