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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.

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.

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.

How Gender Equality in the Workplace Boosts Company Profits

Bob

This and other recent studies confirm that the pervasiveness of gender inequality not only hinders women’s ability to advance, it’s also costing the entire global economy. Gender Equality At Work Means Higher Earnings for Everybody. Pay Equality Is More Than a Women’s Issue.

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).

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., Diversity with small “d,” says Segal.).

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. Backed by such studies, companies are forging ahead.

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. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving. Key figures for a diverse team. Diversity begets diversity.

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.

ProQuest Case Study: Using the Oscillation Principle for Software Development

Conversation Matters

It offers online products for researchers, for example, tools to manage research, or applications that helps to connect researchers to grants. And I also want to give everyone an opportunity to edit the agenda once we have put it together, for example, Is this where the energy is?

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

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.

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.

Why should employers care about the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. Fair pay, raises and bonuses communicate that you value all employees equally. Hire diverse leaders.

#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.

Managing Gender Pay Equity Through the Employee Lifecycle

Reflektive

Earlier this year, Reflektive’s Vice President of Employee Success, Rachel Ernst, spoke in Chicago at From Day One — the conference for companies to forge stronger relationships with their employees, customers and community. Ensuring men and women are treated equitably in the workforce ultimately leads to more gender equality in leadership positions, diversity of thought, and organizational inclusivity. Workplace Diversity

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

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

Bersin with Deloitte

Studies show that 68 percent of women say they’d prefer more free time to more money, and 80 percent of men would like to work fewer hours. At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. Part 3 of 5.

Lessons from our HeforShe Roundtable

Everwise

The obstacles to true equality are abundant. The good news is that the research is clear: Diverse companies perform better. Yet more recent research suggests that women and people of color who bring up diversity issues or hire a nonwhite or female employee are actually seen in a negative light by their coworkers. In order to make teams more diverse, in order for a company to reap the benefits of diversity, the shift must be largely spearheaded by straight white men.

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

Studies show that 68 percent of women say they’d prefer more free time to more money, and 80 percent of men would like to work fewer hours. At one of the largest telecommunications providers in Asia, the company’s “All Roles Flex” policy is an example of flexibility. Part 3 of 5.

Women in Leadership: Creating an Inclusive Community of Interest

HR Bartender

There was a recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek titled, “ Deloitte Thinks Diversity Groups are Passé ”. These companywide social-networking groups promote inclusivity, equality, respect, and care for all individuals, and align with Ultimate’s ‘People First’ core philosophy.

Happy Employees? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

For example I found myself in a particularly morose mood at the Monster Buzz event last week. Symposium conferences typically feature 8-12 expert speakers per day, including professionals with first hand experience, academics, industry observers and other experts.

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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

How Bosch Used Gamification to Build People Analytics Skills

Visier

All three pillars played an equally important role in this critical organizational change. He periodically joined conference calls to provide his input and advice to our HR population as we moved along this transformation. .

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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The Hallways of Learning

Conversation Matters

This was a group of about 20 researchers and, as the name implies, they studied workplace issues, including, environment, safety, labor, and management. Tommy studies union issues.”. On the South side of the hallway was a large conference table with chairs around it.

The New Workforce Gender Equity Factors HR Needs to Watch

Visier

Research shows that gender diverse companies are more likely to outperform their less diverse peers, and a lack of a gender diverse workforce can also impact employer brand. The gender wage gap cannot simply be explained as “unequal pay for equal work.”

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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.

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. You can go read the entire article on the study here.

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Too much communication at #MelcrumSummit ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

The next two presentations this morning have been from Rebecca Edwards at GE and David Harrington at Shell - both good case studies with similar themes. Take these stats for example: 91% of US workers discard work information without fully reading it (and the other 9% are just lying!).

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.

Why should employers care about the the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. Fair pay, raises and bonuses communicate that you value all employees equally. Hire diverse leaders.