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

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. Men and women are equal, but not the same. In the case of gender equality, we are talking about men and women being identical in value. We are different, but we are equal 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.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

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 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). We are looking forward to a wonderful conference.

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.

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. Pay Equality Is More Than a Women’s Issue.

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. It’s also not about giving underrepresented groups preferential treatment. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving.

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.

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 : 625 GBP for HR professionals (two days pass), 10% discount for group bookings (two or more people).

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.

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 focuses on creating an environment where diverse employees are accepted and appreciated.

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.

Retreat on Diversity? Sure!

Great Place to Work

As we wait to see what a new administration could mean for the country, employers and jobs, it might be tempting to pause or pull back from activities that promote diversity and inclusion. Year after year, study after study has shown diversity improves innovation, brand awareness and client retention, and results in higher revenue and gross profits. For three decades, many companies have been paying lip service to diversity. Making Diversity Work.

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. It’s also not about giving underrepresented groups preferential treatment. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts

Eightfold

Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Diversity boosts innovation, too.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

She says the wedding case is just one example of what machines that recognize patterns can miss. In light of Amazon’s AI misfire, Smart stresses that Hilton’s AI projects benefit from the firm’s global reach and its prior commitment to diversity. “We

The power of diversity, dignity, and respect over discrimination #MondayMotivation

The Employer Handbook

Last Friday, I spoke at an HR conference about the EEOC’s latest enforcement trends. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission focused on addressing discrimination based on employees’ perceptions of others. Oh, do I have some Monday Motivation for you!

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at the Great Place to Work for All Summit

Workday

Workday recently celebrated workplace diversity and culture at Great Place to Work’s summit in San Francisco. The major theme of the conference was how to make actionable change in the workplace to help create a better employee experience. Conference attendees heard from several top business executives, who shared stories about problems they faced, how they discovered them, and what changes they decided to make for the better.

Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

WorkHuman

This raises some interesting questions: Does focusing on averages – in engagement and retention scores, for example – misrepresent certain employee groups? You’re not going to get the label just because a group of people are having a great time.”.

#TChat Recap: Live From Ireland: The IT@Cork European Technology Summit

TalentCulture

Hosted at the popular IT@Cork European Technology Summit , the show looked at the impact of gender diversity on technology business performance around the world. For example, the leadership at all of the top tech companies remains dominated by men. This week, Kevin W.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. Here are some examples you’re welcome to adapt. Diversity

Workday Rising Daily: Going Even Further Together

Workday

We conclude this year’s Workday Rising Daily with a recap of great discussions around diversity and inclusion, and a look at how some attendees gave back to the Las Vegas community by mentoring young job seekers on-site. Diversity: Much More Than Checking a Box.

Women in Leadership: Creating an Inclusive Community of Interest

HR Bartender

Communities of interest (sometimes referred to as affinity groups or employee resource groups) are exactly what you would think. They are groups of people who share a common interest, experience, or passion. The group is formed to share ideas and thoughts.

Economist's High Growth Markets conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s High Growth Markets conference. So you can look at Wal-mart for example. Any thoughts on these points from anyone else out there, particularly those attending the conference either physically or virtually (since the sessions were being live streamed)?

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

Bersin with Deloitte

At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. For example, when JetBlue implemented a peer-to-peer recognition system focused on company values, employee satisfaction surged by 88 percent. Part 3 of 5.

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them

Workable

For example, according to research published in Harvard Business Review (HBR) , millennials, GenXers and Baby Boomers all want to “make a positive impact in their organization”, “help solve social/ environmental challenges” and “work with a diverse group of people” in equal measure.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

HR Times

At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. For example, when JetBlue implemented a peer-to-peer recognition system focused on company values, employee satisfaction surged by 88 percent. Part 3 of 5.

How Bosch Used Gamification to Build People Analytics Skills

Visier

All three pillars played an equally important role in this critical organizational change. The winning team received trophies and had the opportunity to present their case and findings to a group of global leaders.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

One of the words I’m starting to hear at conferences and in business conversations is “intentional.” I found a great example of “intentional” decision making at Southwest Airlines. This Fall, I will be speaking at CPP’s MBTI© Users Conference.

The Hallways of Learning

Conversation Matters

The article was read by some members of a research group at the National Institute for Working Life (Arbetslivsinstitutet) in Stockholm, Sweden and they saw the ideas as a way to enhance their own collective learning. Describe the projects of others in the research group.”.

How Bosch Uses Gamification to Build HR Analytics Skills (Case Study)

Digital HR Tech

All three pillars played an equally important role in this critical organizational change. Some examples of the activities included: Participating in discussion forums with other HRBPs to learn and share best practices.

Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data

Visier

And, unfortunately, Human Capital has been their #1 concern for four years in a row (Source: The Conference Board). Let’s start with an illustrative example: You report your standard turnover metric – that your salesforce turnover rate is 20%.

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Women’s Male Allies Can Contribute to #MeToo Solutions

WorkHuman

When it comes to taking action against harassment and related misconduct, a Boston Consulting Group study reports that men can be key contributors. In gender diversity initiatives, the study found that only 30 percent of companies that do not actively involve men report progress.

Can sports teams be role models for inclusivity?

WeSpire

It was my second time speaking, but six years ago the topic was what you would expect from WeSpire at a sustainability conference: how to inspire people to save energy, waste, water and fuel. As an example, when Shaw first arrived, the team had never participated in the Atlanta Pride parade.

Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data

Visier

And, unfortunately, Human Capital has been their #1 concern for four years in a row (Source: The Conference Board). Let’s start with an illustrative example: You report your standard turnover metric – that your salesforce turnover rate is 20%.

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12 Ways to Go From Administrative HR to Business Impact HR

Visier

However, even today when I give presentations to groups of HR professionals around the globe, I am continually surprised by how few HR leaders have found the free time to even think about our future.