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Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

HR Examiner

Bias and discrimination are often used interchangeably. But this example is a research question, not discrimination. Discrimination is a legal term that means making an employment decision that adversely affects an individual or group in a protected class.

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Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer

Workable

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) refers to fair, unbiased treatment in the workplace. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against existing or potential employees based on protected characteristics, including: Race / color. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA).

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

How to Renew Focus on Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity

AbelHR

This attention should be focused creating a diverse, inclusive culture for all the benefits and perspective that employees of different backgrounds bring to the table, not because it is required by law to not discriminate on grounds of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or other perceived differences.

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. To underscore the criticality of workplace diversity, let’s take a look at how inclusion and diversity are tied to corporate performance.

Allies Of Women And Minority Groups In The Workforce

Everwise

These statistics come from data released by the National Partnership for Women and Families before Equal Pay Day, and concluded that women lose out on $500 billion annually, thanks to the gender wage gap. Still, the near gender parity is far more equal than that of the average U.S.

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Today is Equal Pay Day: Can HR Technology Help Close the Gender Pay Gap?

SumTotal

What is Equal Pay Day? In the UK, it is the day when based on data about average pay, women overall stop being paid compared to men. Gender pay gap reporting is based on hourly wage, and therefore, numbers of hours worked does not impact the data.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

However, the emergence of AI has sparked a fascinating and important debate: Do machines making decisions that were once made by humans reduce or even eliminate discrimination—or can they actually increase bias?

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. Do they have equal pay to their majority counterparts?

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. For ethnic and culture diversity, companies in the top quartile were 33% more likely to outperform on profitability.

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

Workology

Yesterday the White House held a summit on women’s issues that including talks, press announcements, a new final rule on discrimination against transgender people in the workplace , and the signing of an agreement by 28 major US companies, including Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and more, to work quickly to close the gender pay gap. It’s also true that the gender pay gap affects different groups of women to varying extents. The Equal Pay Pledge.

While Companies Make Strides Towards Diverse Workplaces, Political Diversity Struggles in Tech

Select Software Reviews

Despite increased pressure to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, diversity is still an area where many companies struggle. Businesses also fail to create an inclusive workplace when they focus on hitting diversity quotas rather than on shifting the company culture.

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

TalentCulture

The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. We have a long way to go, but gender and ethnic equality are firmly on the agenda. Such a range has the potential for significant diversity of thought and action. Diverse Workplaces have Tangible Benefits.

#HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1% of Civil Rights Lawsuits

HRmarketer

Every Generation Wants Meaningful Work — but Thinks Other Age Groups Are in It for the Money – HBR. HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1%… Click To Tweet. Tags: Women, Diversity.

EEOC Approves Strategic Enforcement Plan

HRWatchdog

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently approved an updated Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) , which sets national priorities for fiscal years 2017-2021. Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. Ask your manager to reconsider an off-cycle adjustment based on all this data. Gender Equality women in leadership

5 Weeks To Davos: Equality And Empowerment For Women Around The Globe

SAP Innovation

Global Goal #5 : Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Gender equality is a hot topic in Hollywood these days. Goal #5 is specifically targeted towards ending discrimination against women and girls throughout the world. 17 weeks to Davos.

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

SuccessFactors

The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. We have a long way to go, but gender and ethnic equality are firmly on the agenda. But there’s a gaping oversight in the conversation that’s too often ignored: In the push to improve diversity, we have to recognize that age matters, too. Such a range has the potential for significant diversity of thought and action. Diverse workplaces have tangible benefits. Embrace a broader view of diversity.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams. And less diversity hinders your business productivity. “If

The Business Impact of a Day Without A Woman

Visier

It’s also a global call to action to accelerate gender equality in all areas of a woman’s life. Recommended Read: Reduce Gender Bias Using Data-Driven Performance Reviews ]. According to a 2016 McKinsey Global Institute report , if full gender equality is attained, $4.3

Solving Gender Disparity Requires Analytics that Discover the Intersections

Visier

Typical analytics use correlation-based analysis such as regression, that search for the effects of one factor while “holding all other factors equal.” For example, vehicles with larger engines are faster “holding other factors equal,” but increasing engine size does not always increase speed.

Pay Attention to Age Diversity, Especially in the Tech Industry

TalentCircles

According to Scientific American, “for groups that value innovation and new ideas, diversity helps.” And, yes, diversity needs to include age as a demographic in addition to race, gender and sexual orientation.

Are You Buying a Lawsuit with ‘Big Data’? HR Must Ask the Right Questions

HR Daily Advisor

But with the federal government eyeing “big data” as a potential area needing nondiscrimination enforcement, experts say HR must ask the right questions before buying any products or services. Despite the risks, “big data analytics work and they’re not going away,” Marko J.

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

Workable

This message goes beyond Hollywood and the film industry; women in the workplace today should be equal with their male colleagues. Every year, on March 8, the rights of women in education, equal pay and fair treatment at work are assessed worldwide. Gender equality at work in numbers.

How to Improve Inclusion in the Workplace

CuteHR

Diversity is not only a buzzword. That’s why it is important to know ways to improve inclusion in the workplace and enhance diversity. To build diversity within a business, recruiting and hiring diverse talent is an insufficient scalable solution.

Jobseekers Do Not ‘Like’ Allegedly Biased Facebook Advertisements

HR Daily Advisor

Background on Discrimination and Ads. Federal law prevents employers or employment agencies from discriminating against protected classes, such as gender. Facebook has faced similar allegations relating to age discrimination in the past.). Diversity Insight Social Media Bias

Why are women better leaders than men?

All about Human Capital

Emotions have so far driven these conversations, but we are now beginning to get some data to support a more informed debate. Another analysis of the data provides an interesting insight; the relative effectiveness of women leaders appears to improve over time. What makes a good leader?

Ensuring Fair Hiring Practices

HRO Today

While this population group represents a huge pool of prospective employees, having a criminal record can make it difficult to find work. There are key regulations already in place to reduce this type of discrimination. In particular, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

A Glimpse into the Upcoming Research on Bias in the Leadership Pipeline

Pinsight

As an organization striving for excellence and success, it is important that the people that make the place are qualified, diverse, high performers, and great leaders. A Powerful Case Many organizations have focused on tackling unconscious bias and discrimination in hiring decisions.

Celebrating Black History Month at the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

At Sterling, we follow a time-honored tradition of celebrating diversity and inclusion in our workplace as much with our community. Studies have corroborated the fact there is great potential for business growth through ensuring diversity.

Cape Town: Employment Equity Compliance Certificate Now Valid For 12 Months

Global People Strategist

Simply defined, employment equity (EE) is the use of hiring policies that encourage fair representation of members of minority groups, women, or other people who suffer discrimination. What Are Designated Groups? Employment Equity.

Gender Fluidity and HR: Moving Beyond M/F Labeling (i4cp login required)

i4cp

Are employee groups being leveraged to help navigate all of this? The colleague’s approach comes off equal parts condescending, judgmental, and nervously leery.

How Gender Pay Gap Affects Your Business

Vantage Circle

Every woman needs to know when she's being discriminated against and what the reasons are why she isn't getting equal pay so we can close that pay gap. In an era when gender inequality in the workplace is in the limelight, the gender pay gap is an equally relevant topic.

Sit Down Old People - I'd Hire You, But You're Not "Digitally Native".

The HR Capitalist

The older managers in my group this week were great. However, whilst they're sensitive about being outwardly racist and sexist, high tech firms are total fine with discriminating against one type of job candidate: anyone born before 1985. Use data to make smarter decisions?