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.

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. Diversity

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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.

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!

Accessibility, workplace diversity and Covid-19

Thrive Global

Being chronically ill has meant I’ve automatically missed out on courses, conferences and networking events ”. Everyone became proficient at using Zoom and people who had never even looked at social media before were setting up groups.

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).

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 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.

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.

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. Attending to diversity actually helps to improve the workforce overall. Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

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).

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.

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.

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.

Trust and Business Success (and Hay Group International Conference)

Strategic HCM

And from my perspective, despite its somewhat smaller role in Edelman’s annual Trust Barometer this year, I remain convinced that this is the group called People Like Me (or ‘PLM’s I suppose). This post is sponsored by Hay Group.

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. workplace-diversity workplace-culture workforce diversity

Diversity in the Workplace Statistics: Job Seeker Survey Reveals What Matters

Yello

While there are endless statistics available about workplace and workforce diversity, very few take both the employee and the employer into consideration. Read on to find out what today’s job seekers think about workplace diversity. Job Candidates Demand Workplace Diversity.

Diversity and Inclusion Drive the Road to Remarkable

TalentCulture

Yes, it has been something that weighs on me, but the good news is that diversity and inclusion are hot topics today and rightly so. According to “What Is the Impact of Gender Diversity on Technology Business Performance?” “Half the world is. Half the world was. Half the world thinks.

The sudden shift in how we work could be the great equalizer – if we let it.

Thrive Global

That risk is also heightened by traditional gender roles, coupled with the current status of gender equality in leadership where men still vastly outnumber and out-earn women. The number of women in this age group who lost all or the majority of their usual hours increased by +433.3%

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.

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.

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?

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.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives.

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.

“How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”,With Fotis Georgiadis & JD Miller

Thrive Global

As a part of our series about “How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”, I had the pleasure of interviewing JD Miller. As Motus’ first senior LGBTQ leader, JD has promoted a balance of diverse and inclusive perspectives and backgrounds.

The Culture Series [Part 3] – Using Leadership to Establish Cultural Identity

HR Bartender

This relates to our inclusion within certain social groups such as age, gender, race, religion, nationality, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, etc. Social identity establishes three things: It tells us about ourselves viz a vie the groups we identify ourselves with. It enhances self-esteem by feeling emotionally connected with a group. It provides an opportunity to understand people or groups who are different from ourselves.

The Importance of Inclusion in the Workplace

Achievers

So, we made a very deliberate decision to build things like sustainability and equality and inclusion into the business to make it part of how brands grow and part of the business model.”. Many organizations have figured out the diversity aspect, but not inclusion.

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.

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.

The 2019 i4cp Conference Buzz: What’s Emerging and What’s Advancing in the HR Space

i4cp

The annual i4cp Next Practices Now conference always provides a fascinating glimpse into the future. There were plenty of future next practices shared over the course of the conference—both from new i4cp research and in the presentations from provocative thought leaders and practitioners onstage. Equally interesting were the leads and ideas shared by attendees during informal conversations throughout the week.

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. Explicitly request a diverse range of referrals. Diversity

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

Bischoff and Bussing, a San Francisco-area lawyer who writes frequently on employment issues, presented a session with similar wording in its title—“How AI Technology Can Eliminate or Amplify Bias”—at the recent HR Technology Conference held in Las Vegas.