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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.

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).

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.

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.

Innovative talent management - financial services example ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

Innovative talent management - financial services example. June tomorrow and only a couple of weeks to the Economist Talent Management conference on the 14th where I will acting as a media partner (ie I’ll be blogging a lot) and moderator ( interviewing Ryan Blair ).

Highlights of i4cp’s 2018 Conference – Next Practices Now – Day 1

i4cp

Kevin Oakes, i4cp’s CEO, opened day one of the 2018 Next Practices Now Conference with discussion of the disruption gap and several other significant challenges and opportunities facing business and human capital leaders today. Most impressive were his examples of coaching his students, coaching existing companies, and investing in start-up. For example, she used the term ‘new skilling’ the workforce rather than re-skilling as, in her words, it will be a never-ending process.

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

Finding "Romance" at Work in the Age of AI + More Lessons From LinkedIn Talent Connect

Cornerstone On Demand

Artificial intelligence may be bringing a new wave of technology to the HR space, but humans have a huge role to play in extracting impact from these shiny new solutions, said Tim Leberecht, founder and CEO of The Business Romantic Society, at the LinkedIn Talent Connect conference this week.

Social Talent Acquisition ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Probably the best example of social talent management exists in recruiting. Symposium conferences typically feature 8-12 expert speakers per day, including professionals with first hand experience, academics, industry observers and other experts. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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5 Tips for Removing Unconscious Bias Towards Female Assignees

HR Daily Advisor

Gender equality is an area that continues to be a significant blind spot and unconscious bias in the workplace; negatively influencing women in many ways, including the number of females that go on international assignments. HR Management diversity gender gap leadership women

The Hallways of Learning

Conversation Matters

On the South side of the hallway was a large conference table with chairs around it. At one end of the conference table was a white board and on the other end a rack that held the recent publications of the researchers. This conference table was the only one on the floor.

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.

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.

Women’s Male Allies Can Contribute to #MeToo Solutions

WorkHuman

In gender diversity initiatives, the study found that only 30 percent of companies that do not actively involve men report progress. A workshop exercise on gender bias, for example, might put men on the receiving end, so they see how it feels to have privilege used against them, she says.

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #4

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! Session Title: Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction for HR Compliance, Diversity, and Inclusion.

HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

The HR Capitalist

Put on by Globoforce, WorkHuman is the most progressive HR Conference available, with past shows focused on emerging trends like mindfulness, meditation and more - the leading edge of people practices and how HR can build them.

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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. Green Sports Alliance Board member Jen Regan, who facilitated the panel, said they added diversity and inclusion as a focus to the Summit because “our ability to improve the environment is intrinsically linked with our ability to include all members of our community.

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology

AllyO

Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

Best recruitment strategies to attract top talent

Workable

For example, you can set up a referral program with incentives for employees who recommend good candidates. If you want to increase diversity. There are many reasons why diversity and inclusion should be part of your overall recruiting strategy.

Managing introverts: 11 do’s and don’ts

Insperity

As a business leader, you’ll undoubtedly encounter diverse personality types and working styles among your team members. Although they’re more reserved in their approach, introverts are equally creative, passionate, energetic and articulate as extroverts.

Motivated Employees and Where to Find Them

OmegaHR Solutions

At other times, you keep missing the opportunity to ever let them become a part of your culture simply because you never consider diverse employing options. The key word here being: diverse. Today’s blog is a guest post. .

Workday Podcast: Why Great Culture Leads to Greater Business Success

Workday

We survey all those companies and we care about all those people equally. Given Workday’s diversity of technology, we had people in HR functions, we had people in IT functions, and we had people in our finance functions, and I know through our time together that you believe that being a great place to work is actually also great for business. They look at these types of conferences and think, “I’m absolutely not going there.”.

How 3 women technologists built a career of their dreams

Hacker Earth

I feel the best way of supporting each other is by sharing ideas and experiences by attending conferences, meeting women in their network, interviewing successful women from diverse backgrounds and building strong ties. First, they should support each other in meetings.

Are You Buying a Lawsuit with ‘Big Data’? HR Must Ask the Right Questions

HR Daily Advisor

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has warned employers that they must be responsible consumers. This is a tool that can … either help advance equal employment opportunity or it can be another thing that causes a lot of litigation,” Commissioner Charlotte A.

Reverse mentoring: 5 key reasons your business needs it

Insperity

The idea driving this growing practice is that matching up workers of different generations, for example, baby boomers with ever-connected millennials , facilitates the exchange of expertise and ideas. Reducing expensive and unnecessary travel by adopting video conference technology and current mobile apps. Collaborating with teams of diverse backgrounds and experiences . This way, you emphasize the benefits of the relationship for both parties and put them on equal footing.

8 Must-Hear Breakout Sessions at Talent Connect 2018

Linkedin Talent Blog

We're counting down the days to Talent Connect , our annual conference that brings together thousands of talent leaders and influencers. First, there’s Sara Bowen , Director of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility, who helped lead the cause.

Are Your Older Employees Thinking Differently About Retirement?

HR Daily Advisor

Our survey finds that 69% of employers say most employees at their company could work until age 65 and still not save enough to meet their retirement needs. Employers can align resources to help ensure equal access to support across the workforce.

How to Become An Office Manager with Zero Experience

SnackNation

Many Office Managers find themselves being equal parts office groundskeeper, therapist, party planner, payroll specialist, and so much more. . Office conference room scheduling. For example, the American Payroll Association offers a course on Implementing Payroll Best Practice.

How Booz Allen Hamilton’s Accelerator Brings the Employee Value Proposition to Life

i4cp

Booz Allen’s success is predicated on attracting and retaining diverse minds with the technical and innovative prowess to power client solutions and drive business growth. Marlene Aquino accepted the award on stage at the i4cp 2019 Next Practices Now Conference. Two examples: “ To me, the Accelerator equals inclusion since it helps staff feel valued, inspired, supported, connected, and empowered while they search for their next client project.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #330: Elaine Orler, Co-founder and Chairman, TalVista

HR Examiner

And since then have realized that the concept of inclusion and the concept of diversity is critical to how organizations are going to succeed. So we know that there’s a lift in the number of diverse candidates that will apply when the job description is neutral.

Boston University Questrom School of Business Dean Susan Fournier: “Here Are 5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”

Thrive Global

My office is now in the center of the building, with a wide glass wall open to the entire floor, an en-suite conference room, and a standing desk. And oh, my assistant put a live stream of the Charles River on the TV in the conference. Please share a story or example for each.

#OscarsSoWhite Should Have You Looking to Your Own House

Workology

This year, with the slate of nominees even more uniformly white, the hashtag returned, along with blistering critiques of the film industry’s lack of diversity in front of and behind the camera.

Artificial Intelligence in HCM: False Idols and Real Value

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

At the 2017 HR Technology Expo and Conference , Aberdeen witnessed something startling: Human Capital Management (HCM) technology vendors were downplaying AI as they described how they were catapulting their solution agenda further ahead into the 21st century. The False Idol of AI.

Let's Count the Ways Your Recruitment Practices Are Unethical

Entelo

We sat down with Josh in hopes of learning how he approaches recruiting ethics, and wound up covering some real ground in regards to transparency, talent poaching, diversity, as well as some recruitment tactics he finds, shall we say, less than respectable.

Evaluation in Healthcare Improvement

Conversation Matters

One of the key questions we will consider at the Salzburg Conference is, “How do we know that no other factors are influencing the results—for example, other changes of which we are not aware, or secular trends?” A circle also represents equality - there is no “head of the table.”

“5 things I wish someone told me before I became a CEO” with Robin Fleming CEO of Anvl

Thrive Global

I didn’t land any early adopters from those early meetings but hope to go back and land them in the future. I was in a fishbowl (all glass) conference room in a meeting at our venture studio, High Alpha’s office. An identical conference room was next door and both had frame-less glass doors. My meeting wrapped up and I got up to leave and was heading out of the open door… the open glass door. So hard, that folks in the next conference room and nearby noticed.