Increasing Equality

HRO Today

My friends and I look at corporate websites and when we do not see diversity, we think less of that company.”. You need to see women leaders to want to aspire to be one,” adds Kelly Quirk, the group managing director and CEO of the Harrier Group , which runs the diversity and inclusion strategies for several of Australia’s largest mining companies and energy providers. The benefits of ensuring diversity on corporate boards and in the workplace are well-documented.

The Roundup: Equal pay in Iceland and companies double down on diversity

Ceridian

Iceland enforces equal pay. Iceland is now the first country to enforce equal pay for men and women after the Equal Pay Standard came into effect last week. The legislation, passed last June, requires employers to prove that they are paying men and women equally.

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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. Diverse companies are more likely to achieve above-average profits.

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. For a deeper analysis, you can refer to the breakdown of the different types of diversity. What is diversity in the workplace?

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.

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?

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity.

The Masks of Equality

Thrive Global

This definition speaks to me of the balance carnival suggests. It is a victorious celebration of our diversity, which manages to thrive, despite any demagogue’s attempts to destroy those that are different.

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. In the US, companies need to comply with the regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a regulatory body that enforces a group of federal EEO laws.

Diversity and Connection in Coaching

Center for Coaching

What is diversity and connection? Merriam-Webster says diversity is: “the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: variety especially; the inclusion / regard of different types of people (such as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization.”

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.

It’s Equal Pay Day! Is Pay Equality Even Real?

The Tim Sackett Project

If you didn’t know April 10th is national Equal Pay Day ! Here’s my take on Pay Equality Day… We own this as HR. I might not be able to change the past, immediately, but I can definitely ensure no new issues come in the door! In my experience, pay equity issues rarely are equal across an organization. Communication Compensation Competitive Data Culture Diversity HR Department of One Inclusion influence Leadership The HR Rules Trench HR

CalChamber Participates in Equal Pay Task Force Meeting at Capitol

HRWatchdog

Equal pay for equal work has been the law in California for decades, but, last year, this existing law was strengthened. A list of the other diverse members of the Task Force is available. Compensation equal pay

The ACTO Stand for Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Center for Coaching

ACTO is committed to creating diversity, inclusion and belonging in the coaching profession through calling forth, honoring and inviting the uniqueness of all individuals and diverse life experiences. 7. Culture – a call to equalize cultural differences among racial groups.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean? Legally, diversity refers to the age, socioeconomic background, gender, race and ethnicity differences in your workforce. Diversity sourcing, by extension, is a dedicated effort to attract, engage, and hire a diverse slate of candidates. Diversity begins and ends with your company culture.

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?

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: Are employers doing enough?

ThoughtFarmer

If you are having trouble understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, you aren’t alone. Spurred by a growing social consciousness, businesses are slowing making a more concerted effort to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Diversity vs. inclusion in the workplace

Workable

Diversity vs. inclusion. Below, we’ll provide their definitions and explain how they differ from each other, especially in the workplace. What is diversity? Diversity in the workplace describes the variation in personal, physical, and social characteristics, such as gender, ethnicity, age, and education. What is the main difference between diversity and inclusion? Inclusion, on the other hand, introduces concrete methods and strategies to make diversity work.

Will the next generation really hold more gender equal views?

Lee Hecht Harrison

Will the next generation really hold more gender equal views? We were talking about the state of gender equality and the progress achieved (or lack thereof). ” That’s a common sentiment I hear when I work with organizations on their gender diversity strategy.

5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos

Ongig

I’ve been on the lookout for the best diversity and inclusion videos. Tips: A)Try things like authentic employee testimonials in the workplace; B) and examples of your definition of diversity; C) Length — Try to stay in the 45 seconds to 2-minute range.

5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos

Ongig

I’ve been on the lookout for the best diversity and inclusion videos. Tips: A)Try things like authentic employee testimonials in the workplace; B) and examples of your definition of diversity; C) Length — Try to stay in the 45 seconds to 2-minute range.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

Inpower Coaching

Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress. Will this different way of thinking about diversity make our organizations better?

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.

Diversity Training in a Nutshell: Why It Fails and How to Make It Work

Rallyware for Human Resources

Starbucks, reacting to a national debate, closed 8,000 of its US coffee stores on Tuesday, 29 of May, to conduct racial bias training—a type of diversity training. . Why companies even do diversity training? But there are more reasons to implement diversity training.

What is EEO?

Workable

The basic EEO definition (or equal employment opportunity) is the idea that everyone should be treated fairly when they’re considered for various employment decisions (including hiring, promotion, termination, compensation, etc.). If your company fails to comply with equal employment opportunity regulations, you may face complaints, lawsuits and fines. Equal employment opportunity that concerns protected characteristics does have some exceptions.

Don’t Leave Talent on the Table—How to Recruit Diverse Candidates

Tandem HR

How to recruit diverse candidates and improve your work culture. The majority of recruiters and executives agree that having a diverse team helps boost productivity and even revenue. Read our tips to learn how to recruit diverse candidates and improve your work culture.

5 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trends We Can Expect in 2020

EverFi - HR

As the year draws to a close, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remain top of mind for HR and learning and development professionals. The recognition of the workplace as a working and learning community for an increasingly diverse workforce has made all of us more attuned to the need for continued discourse, education, and training around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Today’s workforce is one of the most diverse in our nation’s history.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. Diversity & Inclusion are critical for success.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. Diversity & Inclusion are critical for success.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. . Diversity & Inclusion critical for success.

India: Developments Affecting Diversity in the Workplace

Global People Strategist

When it comes to inclusivity and diversity within the workplace, companies operating in India now have to face and adhere to four major recent developments in the country’s employment law.

Diversity Considerations in Compensation: Part 1

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. The big connection between diversity and compensation is fair pay. Note: Fair pay and equal pay are not the same thing.

Harnessing the Power of Diversity and Inclusion in Change Initiatives

Waggl

Many businesses speak to the importance of diversity and inclusion. Nevertheless, they miss the tremendous opportunity that change offers to put to practice the power of diversity and inclusion.”. There are many definitions of change. Diversity and Inclusion that is Radical.

Blindfolding Your Bias: How to Make Diversity an HR Staple

Namely

Diversity—it’s a key to good business. Whether you’re a tech firm, a hotel, or a hospital, diverse employees can only bring good things to your company. Plus, in a more diverse and inclusive workforce, individual discretionary effort improves by 12%.

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.