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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. In 2015, the Harvard Business Review published tips on hiring for culture fit – less than a year later, the publication featured an article warning that hiring for culture fit can thwart a company’s diversity efforts.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

A List of Minority Groups [by %]

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Many companies are focusing on minority groups as a part of their diversity initiatives. If you want deeper definitions of some of these minority group terms, they are listed in The Diversity & Inclusion Glossary [a List of 200+ Terms]. Diversity Goals for Underrepresented Groups.

Free speech in the workplace: 4 things you can ban employees from talking about

Business Management Daily

There are some protections in place for workers, such as anti-discrimination laws, whistleblower laws, and local laws. Also, the issue of political discussion around protected areas such as race, religion, or national origin can initiate workplace discrimination or retaliation complaints.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

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A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff. This is partially attributed to avoiding costs from stress and ill-health associated with LGBT staff who need to hide their identity at work or experience discrimination.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

myhrtoolkit

A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff. This is partially attributed to avoiding costs from stress and ill-health associated with LGBT staff who need to hide their identity at work or experience discrimination.

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

i4cp

These questions and others were posed recently to 150 HR leaders by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). The colleague’s approach comes off equal parts condescending, judgmental, and nervously leery.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

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With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Equal Pay Act (EPA), via EEOC. One key amendment, the Labor Management Relations Act, grants employers an equal position in union-employee-employer disputes and outlines dispute procedures. Uniform Guidelines for Employment Selection Procedures , via EEOC.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

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What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace? Diversity Insight. For More Productive Meetings, Do a Mindset Check-In First. Diversity. Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity & Inclusion (Eliminating Bias (including Gender, Race, Age, Disability)).

Identifying talent using AI — Here’s how

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How to find talent with AI Automation is really the result of things needing to move faster — whether that’s production, creation or processing. It’s obviously important to have room for changes — perhaps the perfect applicant wasn’t exactly what you were expecting — but generally it makes most sense to follow the job listing guidelines. Input, input, input Just to be clear: AI does not equal magic, even if it at many times, may seem like it.

How Your AI-Driven Recruiting Software Could Lead to Legal Trouble Instead of Better Candidates

Linkedin Talent Blog

In the latest episode of Talent on Tap , Jaimi and Brendan explore reasons why, more than ever, your company’s legal and talent acquisition teams need to be working closely together: Caveat emptor: A product’s claim to being unbiased doesn’t make it unbiased. She notes that often these companies also tout that their products eliminate human bias. “It There’s this whole area of discrimination,” Jaimi says, “which is disparate impact discrimination.

Interview process and strategies: a comprehensive FAQ guide

Workable

Candidates should feel as comfortable as possible so that all parties benefit from a productive interview. Avoid overused phrases like “We wanted a more diverse skill set.” Describe the type of work environment in which you are most productive.”). However, hiring strictly for culture fit may result in homogenous teams that don’t benefit from diversity’s advantages. A company policy will help you establish consistent guidelines.

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. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has warned employers that they must be responsible consumers. This is a tool that can … either help advance equal employment opportunity or it can be another thing that causes a lot of litigation,” Commissioner Charlotte A.