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. Needless to say, every organization is diverse. I see three main points to make the business case for diversity.

High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

This year’s HR Technology Conference and Expo is hosting a new event, “ Women in HR Technology.” It will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 prior to the conference. The cost to attend is included your conference registration.

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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.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. One of these dimensions was the level of diversity in one's network: The more diverse the network, the greater is its associated effectiveness to achieving the desired outcome.

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. In the session we talked about how algorithms can be made gender blind in order to better accommodate a diverse population and how to create a council or team to oversee decisions made by the algorithm to keep it in check. General Diversity Metrics

How AI Can Influence Diversity and Inclusion (for Better or Worse)

UpstartHR

It’s really a book about how to be more human at work (with fun stories and examples sprinkled throughout). This prevents groupthink and helps the team to think through outcomes for a variety of diverse individuals, not just a single group.

10 Great Examples of Workplace Wellness Programs

Rise

10 Great Examples of Workplace Wellness Programs. The most important requirement for practising yoga is the space to do it, and many companies are using their conference or break rooms to provide yoga classes for team members throughout the workday.

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.

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 Art of the Employee Referral: a complete guide with tips and examples

Workable

For example, instead of paying an external recruiter to give you a shortlist of qualified candidates, you can ask your coworkers to recommend people with the right skills at no additional cost (or a lower price if you offer a referral bonus.) Lack of diversity.

People Analytics Conferences Data-Driven HR Leaders Can’t Miss in 2018

Visier

To support this, we’ve gathered a list of the top 2018 people analytics and workforce planning conferences for data-driven HR leaders of all skill levels. Why is it so important for HR to attend at least one conference on data and analytics? UNLEASH Conference & Expo.

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. We see diversity as something that is complex and holistic, a concept that’s constantly evolving. Ethnically-diverse companies are 35% more likely to earn above-average revenue.

Getting Involved for Diversity and Increased

Center for Coaching

On an organizational level, what can be done to increase diversity and access to coaching? As an example, Vanderbilt wrote about what they are doing and included suggestions helpful to all of us at [link]. An article at [link] discusses how employees can support diversity and inclusion. ACTO is taking the initiative to engage others in the conversation as well as acting to increase diversity and inclusion. Learn about the conference here.

How to Attend an HR Conference (and make it worth your while)

Silkroad

Think about the last conference you attended. Research tells us that within a few days we forget most of what we hear in a single training session, much less a whole conference with a wide range of topics. I attend a lot of conferences. Trade Shows & Conferences

5 Big Problems I See With Women’s Conferences

Thrive Global

You open it up to learn … your boss is sending you to a “women’s conference.”. Every year, hundreds of women-focused business conferences are held across the globe. Women’s business conferences are a noble idea. The conferences are too darn formal.

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 Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work

Ceridian

This week I’m speaking at Ryerson University’s Inclusivity in STEM Conference. 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.

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).

Diversity Empowers the Workplace

Nextwave Hire

Diversity in Hiring. In speaking with LaTonya Wilkins of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who has this kind of experience and dedication, we learned more about focusing on diversity in the workplace to ensure hiring of quality people. What advice would you give to an organization that is trying to attract a more diverse applicant pool? I think you need to be networking all the time at conferences and other events to identify diverse talent.

The Intersection of Innovation, Inclusion, and Diversity

ATD Human Capital

A key to innovative cultures seems to be reinforcing the notion that everyone is a source of potential ideas; this is where diversity and inclusion shines. Diversity and Inclusion: A Key Driver. Phillips provided evidence that diversity produces superior thinking.

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. s(HPQ) Lesley Slaton Brown, the company’s chief diversity officer.

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?

#HotInHR: Tesla and LinkedIn Use These Neuroscience-Based Games, Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18

Advos

As diversity progress in Silicon Valley stalls, advocates call for a new approach (LA Times). Silicon Valley tech companies were pressured to share their workforce demographics, confirming what diversity advocates had suspected all along: the industry is overwhelmingly white and male.

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.

HR Technology Conference: People, Networks, and Productivity

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

At this year’s HR Technology Conference in Chicago, Oracle’s Cara Capretta kicked things off with a preconference event, “Women in Technology.” Released earlier this year, Oracle Cloud “infolets” provide an HR example.

Takeaways from the 6th Annual SHRM St. Louis Leadership Conference

Bonfyre

Louis held its 6th Annual Leadership Conference & Business Partner Expo. — Matt: How have you two been enjoying the SHRM leadership conference? As an attendee, I’ve been impressed with the speaking lineup too and the focus on diversity of thought. That’s really what the conference is all about: hearing brilliant ideas from all different types of people. Checking that box that says “We’re diverse” is not the goal here.

Edcor Interview for the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition

Edcor

This week Edcor is at the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#shrm19) in Las Vegas. As an example, CBE and PLA programs make it possible for adult students to earn credit for knowledge they have received outside of formal education.

Diversity Isn’t a Program

Silkroad

Lighthouse Research Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks’ session at SilkRoad’s Connections conference hammered home the importance of culturally embedded diversity and inclusion practices. According to Deloitte, employees that rated their employers highly for both diversity and inclusion were 80 percent more likely to say their organization was high performing. Rather, diversity and inclusion must be part of the culture and all phases of the employment lifecycle.

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.

Diversity, Leadership and Performance: i4cp Report

HRExecutive

In HRE ’s most-recent annual “What Keeps HR Executives Up at Night” survey, HR leaders ranked attracting and retaining diverse talent sixth on their list of top concerns, just below driving culture change and aligning people practices to business.

7 Examples of good customer service practices

Qualtrics HR

For instance, Coke in Ireland initiated the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund , which gives €100K annually to local charities that empower young people, foster sustainability, and encourage diversity and inclusion. The post 7 Examples of good customer service practices appeared first on Qualtrics.

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How to Improve Diversity and Inclusion Using Social Media

Zenefits

If your top 2018 goals include improving your organization’s diversity and inclusion (D & I) initiatives, you may have overlooked an important tool– social media. In today’s world, social media platforms help businesses with human resources in two important ways: internally to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and externally to attract more diverse candidates for open roles. . The Case for Improved Diversity and Inclusion.

Mobile Recruiting Websites—Good Examples and Strategic Approaches

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , expert Matt Adam busted three myths of mobile recruiting while speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, recently held in San Diego.

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.