Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

It’s time for a new approach to improve workplace diversity and inclusion – one focused on changing the environment in order to “de-weaponise the cultures that we oversee,” argued John Amaechi, a former NBA basketball player turned organisational psychologist, at the CIPD Festival of Work 2020. “We

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

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How To Build Your Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy

Trainual

And I just built Trainual’s official Diversity & Inclusion policy. And with today’s ongoing fight for equality here in the US, failure was not an option! Trainual’s standard for Diversity and Inclusion is the product of all these experiences.

Diversity vs Inclusion: What’s the difference?

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are often used in tandem rather than as diversity vs inclusion. Contents What’s the difference between diversity and inclusion? How D&I leads to organizational success 7 Examples of diversity and inclusion activities On a final note FAQ.

The Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People

Sergio Caredda

What is the Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People? Assessing the value of Diversity at an individual level is not just a question of the business case. For most members of the LGBT+ community, the Value of Diversity has a lot to do with visibility and awareness.

Diversity in the workplace: how to use Workable to boost D&I

Workable

We can’t talk about diversity if we only hire homogenous team members. That’s why every new feature we build and every improvement we make is designed with equal employment opportunity in mind. You won’t see a list of diversity-specific features, though.

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). But you of course don’t want to be in the employer’s position in the first place.

Why it’s Essential to Cultivate Diversity and Celebrate Individuality

Thrive Global

Diversity is key to business success in today’s competitive business market. It’s so central that a recent McKinsey study showed that companies that are more gender diverse are 21% more likely to outperform others. Those that are ethnically diverse are 33% more likely to outperform others. So how do you cultivate diversity and celebrate individuality? Here are five ways you can cultivate diversity and celebrate individuality to help bolster and build your business.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good.

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.

Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. We must maintain continuous feedback loops to have a timely pulse, chart the progress and course correct when needed. Design thinking promotes “minimum viable product.”

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?

Workology

In announcing the Pledge, the White House pointed to research that shows that closing the pay gap will “boost productivity and benefit our economy.” The Equal Pay Pledge. The White House’s Equal Pay Pledge, which commits companies to taking immediate action to address the gender pay gap was signed by 28 companies: Accenture, Airbnb, Amazon, American Airlines, BCG, Buffer, Care.com, CEB, Cisco, Deloitte, the Dow Chemical Company, Expedia, Inc.,

Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Executive Recruiters

Thrive TRM

Prior to co-founding Thrive, I worked at Berlitz where I led the development of assessments and online training courses that helped leaders develop the skills necessary to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. Revamp your search process to cultivate diverse candidate pools.

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. It is no secret that women are more often the primary carers in opposite-sex families.

Diversity and Inclusion Drive the Road to Remarkable

TalentCulture

Of course this was all a self-fulfilling prophecy; a forward-thinking daydream fantasy of what I hope the world and the workplace become someday for my children, and how they might help transform it. According to “What Is the Impact of Gender Diversity on Technology Business Performance?”

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?

Connecting Organisational Development with Diversity: A Strategic Change Imperative

New to HR

Diversity is becoming a strategic change imperative at many organisations, and for good reason. Studies show that organisations with a more diverse workforce – in terms of gender, ethnicity and race – are more productive, more efficient, and ultimately, more profitable. Diversity, of course, starts with HR hiring policies that are able to attract the best and brightest and convince them to join the company.

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.

Men and Women are Equally Engaged at Work. But is There More to the Story?

Newmeasures

There’s the pay gap of course, wherein women make just 82 percent of what men earn. It is something that many organizations are working to maximize, as studies have shown that engaged employees are happier, more productive, and more responsive to customer needs.

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.

6 Reasons Why Men Shouldn’t “Man Up”

Thrive Global

When initially watching the series I wanted to know what makes men and boys tick (my work in achieving gender equality depends on engaging men in the conversation and actions.). Instead, let’s talk about equally distributing power, responsibility and work.

When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Employees who are good culture fits are those who mesh well both professionally and personally – the idea being that a team of employees who believe in your company mission and get along well enough to grab post-work drinks together will be more productive.

LinkedIn Integrates Diversity Insights Into All of Its Talent Solutions

Linkedin Talent Blog

Building diverse and inclusive teams is the No. Research shows that diversity is tied directly to company culture and financial performance. In fact, LinkedIn data shows that 78% of companies prioritize diversity to improve culture and 62% do so to boost financial performance.

“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.

3 Steps to Hacking Your Productivity

Namely

What makes us more productive? It’s an interesting question because it’s wrapped up in the definition of productivity itself. Productivity Equals Speed—Or Does It? You could say that he was highly productive in this task. Overall, the end product was more difficult to produce and a less productive endeavor for the company. The point is that productivity isn’t always about getting something done and out the door.

The Harms Of “Productivity and Activity Monitoring” Of Remote Workers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Thrive Global

One of the leading practices that I see around me that businesses have resorted to is activity monitoring or productivity monitoring. So First, let’s start with one strategy that businesses are using that is called “productivity tracking” or “activity tracking.”

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Some of them are actively looking to attract diverse candidates, e.g. by applying blind resume screening methods or by hosting female-only career days. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams.

Best Practices for Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Criteria Corp

Considering the fact that our nation is becoming ever more diverse , lack of inclusivity can be extremely detrimental not only for moral reasons, but for business ones. Without a refresher course, it’s easy for employees to quickly forget what they learned in their original training.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

While the race to out-innovate with new ideas and products fuels the technology industry at large, the competition between companies is fought most pervasively as on the talent front lines. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

Could This One Rule Make You Rethink Workforce Diversity?

SAP Innovation

Facebook’s diversity report was recently released and the results are…could be better. Diversity in the workplace, particularly in tech, has become a seriously hot issue in the past year, and a polarizing one at that. Of course, tech isn’t the only industry with this problem.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #322: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist, ClickIQ

HR Examiner

Guest: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist at ClickIQ. He now serves ClickIQ as its VP, Product Evangelist. of product evangelists for North America for ClickIQ which is a automated job advertising platform startup in the UK which is now branching out to the U.S.

Fine, Be a Bigot

PerformanceICreate

” She was, of course, suggesting that I present a kinder, more gentler me. You see, unless a client is offering these courses as a preventative measure, the classes are typically in response to a complaint or lawsuit.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

While the race to out-innovate with new ideas and products fuels the technology industry at large, the competition between companies is fought most pervasively as on the talent front lines. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

Addressing Racial Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace

LifeSpeak

Diverse communities around the world are calling for the end to anti-Black racism, and for employers to actively address racial discrimination in the workplace. While these incidents have ranged from subtle to overt, they have all been painful and affected employee productivity.