Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

Decision-Wise

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.

How to Do Diversity and Inclusion Training Right

Cornerstone On Demand

And then they shut down stores for bias and diversity training—although the company says the training had been planned in advance and was not related to the viral tweet. Instead of reacting to an incident of bias or discrimination, companies should take a more preventative approach.

#SXSW – Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures

Reflektive

Though great strides have been made on diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years, there are still several misconceptions and myths that are preventing businesses from creating truly inclusive environments for their employees. linked the myths to failures in their SXSW panel titled: Avoid Diversity Myths to Diversity Failures. Misperceptions of Diversity. Why is it Important to Understand Diversity? How can we Avoid Diversity Fails?

Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work

TheHRBlog

Continue reading Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work at Human Resources Blog | Top HR Blog. Gender Discrimination Gender Diversity Issues of gender discrimination

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

Dice Diversity. The Pipeline Reality Building a Diverse Workforce Dice Diversity and Inclusion Report 2018 3 Diversity &. in Tech Dice’s new Diversity and Inclusion Survey finds that discrimination and. of men believe gender discrimination exists in tech.

Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work

TheHRBlog

Continue reading Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work at Human Resources Blog | Top HR Blog. Gender Discrimination Gender Diversity Issues of gender discrimination

Promote diversity without violating discrimination laws

Business Management Daily

Workplace diversity initiatives can benefit employers and employees alike, but they can also present a challenging dynamic for employers. The post Promote diversity without violating discrimination laws appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Discrimination and Harassment Hiring Human Resources

Thoughts on Discrimination

HR Examiner

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here is the Diversity series we did this in year’s past. The key to diversity is to put down your fear and assumptions long enough to get curious. ” Diversity: Voices of Discrimination “Atticus, he was real nice.

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.

Memo Challenging Google’s Diversity Efforts Sparks Firestorm

TLNT: The Business of HR

A political firestorm has erupted at Google over a 10-page memo by a software engineer challenging the company’s diversity efforts, declaring that biology and not society explains why there are so few women in tech and leadership.

Workplace lactation discrimination laws are expanding: Stay compliant

HR Morning

A recent lactation discrimination case in Delaware resulted in a $1 million jury award to a mother who sued when harassment from co-workers and supervisors caused her to stop pumping breast milk and subsequently lose her supply. . Research shows continued discrimination in the workplace.

Fired Google Engineer Sues Claiming Discrimination Against Caucasians, Men and Conservatives

TLNT: The Business of HR

Google has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging it discriminates against white male conservatives. Diversity Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination Featured legal issues

Ep 146 – Workplace Elephant: Tackling Age Discrimination

Workology

Age discrimination is topic that is. Age discrimination is topic that is hidden away behind closed doors, but the simple fact is that we are all growing older. According to […] Podcast age bias Age Discrimination EEOC generational workforce jo weech managing workplace diversityIf there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years as a writer and speaker in HR, it’s that there is power in a personal story—which is what you’re about to hear.

The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

HR Daily Advisor

All too often, we risk re-creating past discrimination, even when we try not to. How AI May Discriminate in Recruiting: The Amazon Example. The post The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate? Hiring & Recruiting AI discrimination recruiting

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.

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?

CEOs Make Giant Diversity Pledge

HRExecutive

More than 150 CEOs from some of the largest, best-known companies on the planet have just signed on to the “CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion,” an effort that includes leaders from Accenture, Deloitte U.S., discrimination diversity training

EEOC sends a message about age discrimination

OmegaHR Solutions

As we close in on the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the EEOC announced the settlement of a long-lived age discrimination suit against Texas Roadhouse. How many were discriminated against? What caused this discrimination?

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

has always been known as a melting pot; diversity is its strong suit. However, when it comes to corporate America, diversity has historically been lacking. The Business Case for Diversity. Plain and simple, a diverse talent pool leads to diverse ideas. The U.S.

The Google Manifesto Debate Tells Us That Diversity Training Is Harder Than We Suspect

TLNT: The Business of HR

It was inevitable that Google would fire its outspoken software engineer for his controversial manifesto challenging the company’s efforts at diversity and suggesting biology is why there are few female coders and leaders.

When diversity efforts backfire: Advice to avoid legal trouble

HR Morning

Many employers support the idea that diversity is good for business. . So, it’s no surprise many HR pros are making diversity and inclusion efforts a top priority. But despite their best intentions, companies can end up in legal trouble if they go about diversity the wrong way.

Digital Discrimination: Targeted Ads Don’t Reach All Potential Applicants

HR Daily Advisor

“Help Wanted” ads have evolved significantly since the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was first enacted in 1967—from classified ads in the local newspaper, to listings on company websites and online jobs sites like ZipRecruiter.com and Indeed.com.

How Age Discrimination in the Workplace Affects Company Culture

Kazoo

Age Discrimination in the Workplace. We recently spoke about discrimination against women in the workplace, but unfortunately, gender bias isn’t the only prejudice found in companies across the nation. Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Age Discrimination in Firing.

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.

National Origin, Discrimination, and Employers—Oh, My!

HR Daily Advisor

Below is guidance on some of the more common national origin discrimination issues that may confront employers. What Is National Origin Discrimination? Discrimination is most often an intentional act, such as a failure to hire someone based on his race.

Blind Hiring Can Reduce Discrimination In Hiring

TheHRBlog

The results were way better than the industry average, Best HR Practices Gender Diversity Workplace How To Increase Hiring Diversity How To Reduce Gender discrimination in Hiring How To Reduce Hiring BiasA company providing Blind Hiring in the United States conducted 1,200 auditions across 13 companies to study if real change is happening or not.

The power of diversity, dignity, and respect over discrimination #MondayMotivation

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission focused on addressing discrimination based on employees’ perceptions of others. Together, he explained, we can emphasize the “power of diversity” and focus on workplace “values.”

Civil Rights Law Opens Door for DACA Recipients to File Alienage Discrimination Claims

HR Daily Advisor

In 2014, a federal court in New York pronounced that refusing to hire DACA recipients with employment authorization could constitute “alienage discrimination” under the Civil Rights Act of 1866. National origin discrimination and citizenship status discrimination are distinct in nature.

Diversity, stop burying your head!

New to HR

Here in the London, UK Diversity was once a hot topic, probably because an English street dance troupe called Diversity won Britain's Got Talent in 2009. Diversity in the workplace is still a struggle for many organisations. Diversity, not just about gender.

Disability discrimination: what does case law tell us?

cipHR

The council dismissed him after an investigation and Mr Wood brought a claim for disability discrimination, because he argued that the incident was “arising from” his disability. The post Disability discrimination: what does case law tell us?

Five Recruiting Tips to Increase Diversity in the Workplace

TalentCulture

A new Deloitte survey finds companies’ interest in diversity in the workplace is focused on bias in recruiting and the use of new tools to reduce this bias. 68% of companies they surveyed measure and monitor diversity and inclusion in their recruiting.

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.

What? Google sued for discriminating against white, conservative men

HR Morning

But now, a lawsuit claims the tech giant is actually discriminating against an unexpected group of workers. Filed by two ex-employees, a new lawsuit claims that Google actually discriminates against white, male conservative employees.

How Diversity Drives Innovation: Q&A with Frans Johansson

Workday

Most people support the idea of growing diversity and inclusion in the corporate world because it’s the “right thing to do.” Yet what sometimes gets missed in the discussion is why having more diverse teams leads to better ideas and decisions, and ultimately, greater innovation.

Facebook to Make Sweeping Discrimination Reforms

SHRM Resources

External Recruiting Diversity and InclusionFacebook will change how it manages job, housing, and credit ads on its platforms, following what it called "historic settlement agreements.".