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10 Great Examples of Workplace Wellness Programs

Rise

Considering the improvements made to the health and well-being of a workplace, and the amount of time we spend at our workplaces, it makes sense to foster workplace wellness programs. Big or small, all businesses can benefit from some form of a wellness initiative at work.

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.

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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.

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

UpstartHR

Recently, news broke that an AI-powered facial recognition technology used by law enforcement was actually biased against, well, pretty much everyone other than white men. It’s really a book about how to be more human at work (with fun stories and examples sprinkled throughout).

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.

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.

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. While this speaks to employees, the tips are helpful for small businesses as well. Specifically, the 2019 ACTO conference focuses on diversity and inclusion.

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.

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.

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).

How Employee Wellness Programs Boost Productivity

15Five

Wellness can be defined as the active process of becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life. But for employees to perform well, they must be well. The Wellness and Performance Connection. Getting On Board with Wellness.

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. We asked LaTonya about how her company strives for this as well as tips on achieving the same. What advice would you give to an organization that is trying to attract a more diverse applicant pool?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

Thrive Global

When you have a variety of perspectives on your sales team, you have an increased chance of connecting well with a variety of buyers. As a part of our series about “How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”, I had the pleasure of interviewing JD Miller.

The Secret to Improving Cross-Functional Collaboration

15Five

This arrangement has worked well, with the duo selling 255 million records worldwide. However, despite the difficulties of managing true collaboration, research shows that when your team collaborates well, you get stronger results and a better business outcome.

A Different Kind of Diversity #WorkHuman

Women of HR

Diversity in the workplace. Plain and simple, diversity makes our workplaces better, serving as a catalyst for different types of thinking, ways to approach problems, and perspectives/frames of reference. Most often when we talk about diversity in the workplace it’s generally in the context of racial/ethnic or gender diversity. diversity in the workplace. Only #3 encompasses our traditional view of diversity in the workplace.

The Culture Series [Part 4] – Implementing an Inclusive Culture

HR Bartender

For example, if the organization is planning to expand into the Latin American market in the next 5 years, what is the company doing today in terms of understanding the Latin American culture to ensure their success? This doesn’t mean that diversity training efforts should be eliminated.

Innovative talent management ? pharmaceuticals example ~ HR to.

Strategic HCM

Innovative talent management – pharmaceuticals example. I’ve been asking for innovative example of talent management in return for offering two tickets to go along to the Summit with me. More about that on this blog again soon as well. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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 ).

No, you shouldn’t be trying to “get diversity right.”

Jhana

By Kristin Moore, Jhana Business Development Manager Diversity and inclusion is a hot topic in Silicon Valley. In the past few years, the tech industry leaders have released their diversity statistics and vowed to fill in the gaps. So, what does “getting diversity right” actually mean?

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.

Overcoming our hiring biases towards diversity and inclusion

Jhana

By Ted Bauer, Jhana staff writer Many professionals, both managers and employees alike, claim to understand the importance of diversity in the workplace. How do you transition your company from “diversity is owned by a HR task force” to “diversity is a core tenet of how we operate here?”

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 ASHHRA Conference

Precheck

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2017 ASHHRA Conference Sep. The 2017 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) Conference took place this past week in the Emerald City of Seattle, Washington. Zayid is not alone in advocating for diversity in employment.

New Uber Leadership SVP Talks Trust, Diversity, And Building High-Performing Teams

SuccessFactors

During her Thursday keynote at SuccessConnect , the SAP SuccessFactors conference for HR professionals, Frei identified a “trust triangle” based on three character traits leaders need to gain trust: authenticity, logic, and empathy. It’s with diversity that authenticity is challenging.”.

Lessons from our research: Ways to build a diverse, inclusive organization

HR Times

With all the press we read about diversity, inclusion, women in leadership, and the need to be open-minded about religious and cultural differences, one might ask “Is 2016 going to be the year of diversity in business?” Posted by Josh Bersin on December 17, 2015.

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. One example is when coworkers are not treated as well because of a perceived disability. Well, I’ve buried the lede long enough. Oh, do I have some Monday Motivation for you!

The Often Overlooked Forms of Diversity

Workforce Opportunity Services

In today’s world, we hear “diversity” everywhere. But when we think about what diversity means and the initiatives that have come to bolster it, we often define it in terms of race and gender. This is an incredibly narrow view of diversity. Let’s take a deep dive into different types of diversity and how it impacts your organization. Are you providing them with professional development opportunities to expand their already diverse skill sets?

using unlimited time off to work a second job, a sexist conference organizer, and more

Ask a Manager

Because I’m new, I’m still working out exactly what the norms are, but it seems like people regularly take large chunks of vacation (2-3 weeks to travel internationally, for example) and are very quick to take days here and there for errands, appointments, days off of school for their kids, etc. It would probably be fine to do it only on very rare occasions, like a couple of times a year, planned well in advance. Speaking up about a sexist conference organizer.