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?

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.

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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?

5 Excellent Tips For Managing Workplace Diversity

Career Metis

Workplace diversity and inclusion is a fundamental topic in business circles. First and foremost, it’s necessary to understand what workplace diversity is. Employees in a company may be diverse, but not included in office processes. Begin by recruiting to promote diversity.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there Pay equity simply means eliminating sex, race and all types of discrimination out of the wage-setting system,” said Andrea Beidl, learning manager at Ultimate Software.

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). Gender discrimination in the workplace takes many forms.

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?

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Can these different age groups work together in harmony or is there a certain age discrimination that hinders collaboration and productivity? In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. How can HR fight age discrimination?

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.

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Can these different age groups work together in harmony or is there a certain age discrimination that hinders collaboration and productivity? In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. How can HR fight age discrimination?

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

Diversify your company by NOT hiring diverse employees

Digital HR Tech

Just like racial and gender discrimination in our society, the problem with corporate diversity is structural. We can expect everyone to be equally likely to win a game only if it has fair rules, applied equally to all players. A structural opportunity for diversity.

There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. Organizational efforts to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion can improve productivity and outcomes.

Integrating Diversity: A Seat at the Table

ATD Human Capital

Integrating diversity into the workplace promotes increased productivity, higher quality, and greater enrichment to the customers we serve. Companies that embrace diversity can broaden their skill base and become more competitive and innovative.

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?

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?

7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce

TalentCulture

Organizations today are more diverse than ever today. Most companies benefit from a diverse environment, but there are always certain challenges that may rise. Realizing that truth and developing hands-on strategies that welcome diversity is imperative. Understand discrimination.

Why the Best Companies Have Diverse Training Departments

ATD Human Capital

Diversity and inclusion in the talent development profession benefits organizations that desire longevity and overall growth. Companies that focus on fostering an equal environment are more successful, because they are better able to branch into emerging markets and increase productivity.

“Overqualified” is Just another word for Age Discrimination

The Tim Sackett Project

Turns out we all love to discriminate against old people, equally! Creative companies think the only people who buy products and services are 26-year-olds on Instagram and Snap. Had a really talented lady reach out to me the other day. 49 years old, college grad, great portfolio of work. She has been interviewing and is being told she is “Overqualified” There is some truth about her being called this.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. The EPA includes only four defenses to a claim of unequal pay: A seniority system; A merit system; A system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of product; or.

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. The Equal Pay Pledge. HR diversity equal pay pledge equality gender pay gap hiring

$5 trillion says that LGBT discrimination at work is against federal law

The Employer Handbook

Here’s a snippet from a story by Sarah McBride : HRC, Lambda Legal, Out & Equal, Out Leadership, and Freedom for All Americans announced that 206 major corporations have signed a “friend of the court” brief that will be filed with the U.S. LGBT discrimination is bad for business.

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.

Women in Technology: United We Stand

Ultimate Software

Even though these numbers have been widely circulated in HR circles, I continue to come across corporate annual reports that feature a variety of diverse employees on the cover page. The report chalks up the backpedaling to what it calls ‘diversity fatigue’.

Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias

SuccessFactors

Diversity and inclusion are no longer “nice to have” cultural topics – or issues companies address only to avoid being accused of discrimination or to be legally compliant. Instead, they are a critical part of the new paradigm of doing business in a global, increasingly diverse world.

Good CEOs Get Why Diversity and Inclusion Matters

TalentCircles

Focusing on talent diversity is no longer optional. A true diversity and inclusion initiative is about more than ensuring that rules are followed and the requisite diversity programs and regulations are in place.

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.

Top 10 Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace (Infographics)

CuteHR

Embracing diversity in the workplace is an essential ingredient for a business that wants to be competitive on the intentional scale. Many companies are making an effort to achieve diversity in the workplace. Diversity enables them to attract the best talents into their human resources.

Five great posts for all HR professionals to read

OmegaHR Solutions

Certainly, FMLA requires we offer parental leave equally, but that is unpaid time. One company made the mistake of not offering equal time off to both mothers and fathers and got charged with sex discrimination. Five fantastic reads to educate and inform.

Four EEOC-approved ways that your company can prevent age discrimination at work

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just released a report on “ The State of Age Discrimination and Older Workers in the U.S. 50 Years After the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).” No, how about I just cut to the chase and share some EEOC tips for reducing age discrimination in your workplace: Include age in diversity and inclusion programs and efforts. And high employee engagement increases employee productivity.”

Teach Workers to Celebrate Diversity on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

HR Daily Advisor

Regardless of your organization’s pay practices, this holiday is a great time to celebrate diversity in your workplace. Help employees learn to respect each other’s differences so they can understand each other, communicate effectively, and work together productively.

Fine, Be a Bigot

PerformanceICreate

I think of my mother and her pleadings nearly every time I teach a class on discrimination and harassment prevention. I have been teaching discrimination and harassment prevention classes since 1995.

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.