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.

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.

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Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. For example, last week Amazon announced they were shutting down an internal program its team had created to support recruiting initiatives. Despite efforts to balance the results, Amazon eventually had to shut it down because it was not creating equal opportunities for both men and women. For example, if a firm is hiring plenty of diverse candidates but not growing them, then they will ultimately leave.

9 Great Employer Branding Examples to Inspire You in 2021

Digital HR Tech

Good employer branding examples come in many different shapes and sizes, and from different industries. In this article, we’ll share 9 exceptional employer branding examples and what we like about them. Another cool example are the employee headshots.

DEI in Logistics: These 4 Companies Are Setting the Example Across the Industry

Eightfold

And these shipping companies have an excellent track record with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), which only bolsters their employer brands. Let’s take a look at each of those companies one-by-one to see what they are doing to push diversity and inclusion in logistics.

HR Technology Conference 2020 Key Takeaways

Visier - Talent Acquisition

This year’s virtual HR Technology Conference was packed with amazing insights that will help HR weather uncertainty, increase diversity and inclusion success , drive employee productivity, and more. Download HR Technology Conference 2020 key takeaways.

How to utilize HR tech for an integrated DEI approach

HRExecutive

If you hold up a diversity and inclusion mirror to the corporate world, what do you expect to see? 29 during the virtual HR Technology Conference & Exposition. For example, for representation, they might capture 50% of women across the entire organization.

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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.

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.

How bias in ‘moments that matter’ hurt DEI recruiting efforts

HRExecutive

HR leaders need to begin to feel comfortable feeling uncomfortable, that’s the message from Rocki Howard, chief diversity officer at SmartRecruiters, as employers look to improve their DEI hiring practices. “(It Howard shares more examples in her podcast, Voices of Diversity here.

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.

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. The most obvious example of this was when I was a Promotions Manager for a radio station where, at age 25, I had responsibility for a small team and a sizeable budget. Diversity and inclusion are imperatives to a business, both economically and culturally.

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. One example, if you have pay equity issues, tech enables you to identify and resolve compliance compensation.”.

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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).

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. What attracted me to the company was the opportunity to further expand our diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts, influence our products, and have engaging discussions with our employees and customers about our D&I initiatives. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day.

Framework for Leveraging People Analytics for Recruiting Diverse Talent

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Outsmart, the leading people analytics and workforce planning conference, takes place online on May 5-6, 2021. Come back everyday leading up to the conference for more great insights. You don’t have to wait until you’re ready to tackle every diversity and inclusion challenge.

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.). Another example of unconscious bias involves violinists.

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?

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.

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.

Your Guide to HR Technology Conference & Expo 2020

Visier - Talent Acquisition

The annual HR Technology Conference is going digital and we have your definitive guide for making the most of the biggest virtual HR event. “ To help you maximize your time and value from the conference, here are five tips: 1.

New Study Suggests Ways of Overcoming Institutional Resistance to Workplace Diversity Initiatives

Pollack Peacebuilding

Institutional resistance to managing workplace diversity” (2019). Intercultural Communication in Business Environment, International Conference of LIGS University, 26-32. How can organizations combat institutional resistance to incorporating diversity initiatives in the workplace?

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?

Melinda B. Wolfe: “Diversity is a driver of innovation”

Thrive Global

…First, diversity is a driver of innovation, fueling fresh and unique perspectives. By bringing a more diverse team to the table, companies leverage collective intelligence for more effective problem solving. leading the company’s diversity efforts.

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.

Women in Technology: United We Stand

Ultimate Software

It’s conference season and at Ultimate Software, we are excited that preparations for our participation in the HR Technology Conference & Expo and the Grace Hopper Celebration—the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, produced by AnitaB.org —are in full swing. Even though these numbers have been widely circulated in HR circles, I continue to come across corporate annual reports that feature a variety of diverse employees on the cover page.

Why Does Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter in the Workplace?

Zenefits

In this article, we’ll clear up the confusion between diversity, equity, and inclusion, and share some ideas to help you develop a fair workplace where all team members feel safe. What’s the difference between diversity, equity, and inclusion? Diversity is the right thing to commit to.

Why Diversity Matters to Capacity-Driven Success

Women of HR

Diversity tends to be a very hot topic on the web and in the news. More diverse companies, we believe, are better able to win top talent and improve their customer orientation, employee satisfaction, and decision making, and all that leads to a virtuous cycle of increasing returns. You can make a slate of diverse talent ripe for your own efforts by nurturing your leadership pool from within. Diversity is the pathway to current and future corporate capacity.

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.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences come together to strengthen the diverse workforce. It goes without saying that, to cope with the ever-increasing competitive edge, it is inevitable to retain the diverse talents. It refers to the efforts that help an employee feel like an important part of the diverse teams, irrespective of the differences.

using unlimited time off to work a second job, a sexist conference organizer, and more

Ask a Manager

Because I’m new, I’m still working out exactly what the norms are, but it seems like people regularly take large chunks of vacation (2-3 weeks to travel internationally, for example) and are very quick to take days here and there for errands, appointments, days off of school for their kids, etc. Speaking up about a sexist conference organizer. I recently attended a small conference for members of my field. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go….

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. 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. Key figures for a diverse team. Diversity begets diversity.

Jorge Sun of LendingFront: “Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds”

Thrive Global

Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds. When COVID started to spread in the US, we went from being at a conference in mid-March to most of the country being shut down just 2 weeks later. Please share a story or an example for each. Hire smart and from diverse backgrounds.

Innovative talent management ? pharmaceuticals example ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

Innovative talent management – pharmaceuticals example. I’ve been asking for innovative example of talent management in return for offering two tickets to go along to the Summit with me. Id also suggest that increased focus on building a truly diverse reflection of global footprint is accelerating the need to answer these questions. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing. About-HCM. Welcome.