Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Achieving a diverse workforce and learning how to use social media to recruit talent are two common goals for employers. Today’s social media-aided recruiting opens a world of opportunities to find a diverse set of potential employees.

When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

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 also impacts a company’s bottom line.

Evaluating Workplace Diversity is More Than a Numbers Game

Entelo

New hiring trends and initiatives have quickly emerged in the past five years – using tools and data to drive recruiting, catering to the ever-enigmatic Generation Y (endearingly named Millennials), and improving workplace diversity. Small or larger, diverse companies lead by example. (In

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. In addition, men and women have very disparate perspectives on that progress : My company is doing what it takes to improve gender diversity.

New studies reveal employers’ efforts to improve workplace inclusion aren’t paying off

cipHR

Research finds discrimination against minority ethnic job candidates is still rife, while almost half of LGBT+ workers believe their employers are failing to improve inclusion. Related: Five reasons why diversity and inclusion at work matters.

New studies reveal employers’ efforts to improve workplace inclusion aren’t paying off

cipHR

Research finds discrimination against minority ethnic job candidates is still rife, while almost half of LGBT+ workers believe their employers are failing to improve inclusion. Related: Five reasons why diversity and inclusion at work matters.

How to Watch Out for Unconscious Bias in Hiring

Brazen HR

While overt bias is thankfully rare in today’s business environment, unconscious bias could be wreaking havoc on your genuine efforts to hire a diverse, effective team. Diverse teams are essential to competing in today’s melting pot economy. “First impressions are everything.”.

The Bamboo Project Blog: Is An Online Identity Necessary and What Should You Do to Maintain It?

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few days ago, I posted on transparency and an excellent article in WIRED magazine on The See-Through CEO. Now that I am a facilitator and much of my work is in the diversity and inclusion arena, I find myself holding those beliefs much more privately.

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Insperity

Diversity. A broad mix of new rules enacted at the state level are designed to encourage diversity or protect vulnerable groups. Harassment, discrimination and bullying. Fallout from the #MeToo movement prompted a host of new or updated requirements related to gender-based harassment and discrimination training. Massachusetts mandates an annual written reminder to employees of its harassment and discrimination policy.

Seven Powerful Ways to Use Tech to Overcome Recruiting Bias

TalentCulture

The answer is a qualified yes—if the companies that use them are serious about achieving diversity. Rather than trying to replicate ourselves in our hiring practices (a common pitfall that stymies diversity), tech boosts objectivity with dispassionate and non-personality-driven metrics.

WIRTW #441 (the “Burl Ives” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Boomer Bust — Ageism in the Workplace — via Workforce Magazine. Should Employers Ditch Diversity Training? — Facebook Sued by Two Employees for Race Discrimination — via In House.

Why We Talk About Culture Change When We Discuss Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.

EverFi - HR

Here, two female clerical workers brought a suit alleging sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Although just two years later the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals would vacate this holding (and federal courts had begun to recognize that sexual harassment is illegal discrimination by 1976 ), the District Court judge’s reasoning quoted above remains emblematic of the times.

Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 17th

Entelo

Google Tests Invite-Only Applicant Tracking Tool “Google Hire” With Select Companies ( Crunchbase ): “What’s interesting about the list of partner companies is the diversity. Can Job Referrals Improve Employee Diversity? Happy last day to do your taxes, one and all!

WIRTW #449 (the “do-over” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Once confirmed, he will become the first Hispanic-American member of Trump’s cabinet, bringing some much needed diversity to the table. Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. There’s a Thin Line Between Business and Politics — via Workforce Magazine.