Prediction: Metrics that evaluate how organizations balance profit with purpose will gain influence

HR Times

Some subsets of these groups are even organizing coalitions to address major social and environmental issues like wealth inequality, climate change, affordable housing, discrimination, and privacy breaches. Bersin social enterprise Conscious Business Institute Environmental influence metrics organizational policiesPosted by Peter DeBellis , Christina Rasieleski , and Geetika Dang on December 3, 2019.

When It Comes To Confronting Discrimination, I Could Have Done More

PerformanceICreate

One of those is standing up to discrimination. I knew from the beginning that discrimination was a real thing. After college the women engineers I worked with faced a different kind of discrimination. He did not see that his actions seemed to be about the diversity metrics in his head. I regret that I did not do a better job helping managers see diversity as a value, and not a metric. I have few regrets regarding my career.

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Tracking employee health metrics: Great idea or big mistake?

Insperity

Some theorize that tracking health metrics can improve a company’s bottom line and consequently maximize stock performance. Having information may set your company up for charges of discrimination. Here are some constructive ways to create a healthier environment without tracking health metrics. On-site health fairs, weight loss competitions, smoking cessation classes, questionnaires.

Prediction: Metrics that evaluate how organizations balance profit with purpose will gain influence

Bersin

Some subsets of these groups are even organizing coalitions to address major social and environmental issues like wealth inequality, climate change, affordable housing, discrimination, and privacy breaches. The post Prediction: Metrics that evaluate how organizations balance profit with purpose will gain influence appeared first on Capital H Blog. Bersin social enterprise Conscious Business Institute Environmental influence metrics organizational policies

Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You

HRchitect

Acquiring new talent in your organization requires you to navigate around laws regarding discrimination, confidentiality of candidate information and a fiscal responsibility to your organization through timely hires and adherence to salary expectations. This confidential data is stored in the system and can be used by management in creating metrics to ensure that recruiting process allows your organization to make the best possible selection and promote diversity.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. That’s because it is impossible to discriminate against a person for being homosexual or transgender without discriminating against that individual based on sex.”. This ruling essentially provided clarity on if sexual orientation and gender identity were covered under sex discrimination.

Cafe Classic: Could Big Data Bring Big Dilemmas?

Compensation Cafe

Specifically, the degree to which Big Data may be creating a new potential and power to discriminate. We're already seeing this dilemma rear its head in Marketing, as Michael Schrage highlights in his recent HBR blog post Big Data's Dangerous New Era of Discrimination. The study's intent was clearly not to encourage discrimination but rather to encourage a more informed and evidence-based approach to reward design. Total Rewards big data HR analytics HR metrics

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Addressing and Correcting Poor Employee Performance

HSD Metrics

While it seems like a good ice breaker to discuss something going on in his or her personal life, it can too easily result in a discrimination claim. The post Addressing and Correcting Poor Employee Performance appeared first on HSD Metrics. Articles Uncategorized correcting employee performance employee stay interviews ExitRight HSD Metrics poor employee performance Stay interviews

The One Big Problem with Being Pretty

The Tim Sackett Project

Our research suggests that attractive people may be discriminated against in selection for relatively less desirable jobs,” said lead author Margaret Lee, a doctoral candidate at the London Business School. Yeah – take that Discrimination you highly beautiful and desirable hunk of humankind! The pretty person is denied work and is discriminated against. Don’t you hate pretty people? We are addicted to ‘pretty’ in America.

Five great ideas on how your business can revamp workplace culture to prevent harassment

The Employer Handbook

David Bowman, a partner at the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, testified about the importance of “routine culture assessments” and training as a best practice for employers to combat workplace harassment and discrimination. Staff retention metrics : Boards should pay attention to any spikes in attrition or significant variances within different demographic categories of staff, which could be a signal of challenges. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

EEOC’s latest, best 10 tactics for preventing harassment in the workplace

HR Morning

Make sure your mid-level managers and front-line supervisors are held accountable — through the use of metrics and performance reviews — for how well they respond to workplace harassment/complaints. Discrimination & Harassment Special Report eeoc enforcement guidance harassment reportThe EEOC is looking to publish enforcement guidance to address illegal harassment in the workplace.

Top 10 ways to curb harassment, from EEOC task force

HR Morning

Make sure your mid-level managers and front-line supervisors are held accountable — through the use of metrics and performance reviews — for how well they respond to workplace harassment/complaints. Discrimination & Harassment Special Report best practices eeoc harassment trainingOver the past year-and-a-half, an EEOC task force has been charged with putting together best practices for how employers can stymie workplace harassment.

Time’s Up: Employee’s Performance Issues Complicated by Serious Illness

HR Daily Advisor

The employee’s breast cancer diagnosis complicated matters because her termination, if not handled correctly, could have easily led to a disability discrimination claim. Evaluating her performance should be the only metric you rely on if you eventually decide to discipline or terminate a seriously ill employee. ADA & Disabilities Benefits discrimination HR termination unemployment benefits

Pay equity is a hot topic in 2021, it may be time for a self evaluation

Business Management Daily

Employers already must follow federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination — including in pay and benefits. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects the disabled from discrimination. Pay equity is shaping up to be the hot human resource topic of 2021.

Building Your Company Culture and Employee Engagement Dashboard

CultureIQ

One way to get started is to create a company culture and employee engagement dashboard that monitors the increases and decreases in certain metrics over time. Recommended Company Culture and Employee Engagement Dashboard Metrics. You’ll notice that a lot of these metrics depend on employee feedback. Company Culture Metrics. Employee productivity and performance metrics (How engaged are employees? Retention Metrics.

Facing ‘Double Jeopardy’ in STEM

HRExecutive

Given the amount of attention recently paid to the lack of gender diversity in the tech space , it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that women working in STEM fields have experienced some form of bias or discrimination in the workplace. But the report introduces a new approach to organizational change to interrupt gender bias, called Metrics-Based Bias Interrupters, developed by Professor Williams last year. demographics discrimination diversity HR profession

Hiring Without Bias 3 Steps Your Company Needs to Take

TalentCulture

By reviewing hiring metrics, HR can continually evaluate and raise their standards to ensure ongoing fairness and in the hiring process. Talent Management Workplace Culture and Innovation discrimination Diversity Hiring bias HR workplace biasWith the relentless media focus on the subject of diversity, you may think that bias in the hiring process is a well-controlled issue. It’s not!

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

In her Harvard Business Review article, “ Hacking Tech's Diversity Problem ," Williams introduces a new metric-based approach to increasing and retaining diverse employees in organizations. Using a focus group, determine if minorities in your organization are facing common discrimination and biases. Step 2: Identify Key Metrics. Once you've identified a problem, you must identify your metrics.

Diversity and inclusion training: How to apply it in the workplace

Workable

First and foremost, to be inclusive, each of us has to understand in depth what diversity means, both cognitively – i.e. what it is – and emotionally – i.e. how does a person feel when discriminated against. Emotional goals: Develop empathy: How discriminative actions affect people?

What is blind recruitment, and is it effective?

Interact-Intranet

In the US, The National Bureau of Economic Research found that, despite laws against discrimination, “job applicants with white names needed to send about 10 resumes to get one call-back; those with African-American names needed to send around 15 resumes to get one call-back.” Each candidate is on a level playing field, there are no discriminations, and each person has an equal opportunity to impress the employer with their skillset. Delay in discrimination.

What Employee Analytics Won't Tell You

nettime solutions

Metrics are often what motivate and drive companies to target and pursue new audiences, products, and services. The list can go on and on depending on what metric you’re looking at. Though analytics can work well to predict trends and some types of performance, what employee metrics don’t elaborate on or give insight into include the following variables: • Morale. Many businesses are reaping the benefits from employee data analytics.

Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

CultureIQ

One obvious starting point in seeking racial justice in the workplace is to ask employees how often they have experienced bias or discrimination based on race. Defining what constitutes racial bias and discrimination, however, is more difficult than it appears. By Paul M. Mastrangelo.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

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. But while it’s easier to rationalize away the uncontrolled gender pay gap because it’s not “equal work,” what the uncontrolled metric really reveals is that, due to a variety of structural and societal barriers, women are significantly less likely to hold high-level, high-paying jobs.

7 Ways To Promote Workplace Equity Alongside Diversity and Inclusion

Vantage Circle

In any workplace, equality refers to equal rights to every opportunity and exemption from any sort of discrimination. It has laws to protect job applicants and employees from any kind of discrimination. In the second step, you must understand where you stand in terms of metrics.

Sumser: Don’t miss these speakers at Spring HR Tech

HRExecutive

Bias-plagued AI offerings continue to discriminate while claiming to be cleansed with math. A successful recruiter by profession, Jackye Clayton uses her technical skills and insights to help the industry better recognize and address bias and discrimination.

#MeToo and the Workplace: HR and Sexual Harassment Policy

LaborSoft

sexual harassment and/or discrimination has always been under the purview of HR, it has become a necessity for HR departments to not only tighten up or edify. But not only policy training—investigation training, bystander training, and unconscious bias training all have to be part and parcel of a comprehensive sexual harassment and discrimination policy. #MeToo and the Workplace. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, HR and employee relations managers were sent scrambling. Since.

Increase Diversity in Leadership Roles

Pinsight

The C-suite called for more objective metrics of leaders in preparation for company-wide talent reviews, wanting to take proactive action to place the most capable leaders in key roles. The Pinsight assessment was unbiased and was free of unintentional discrimination (adverse impact) against women, those over 40, and racial minorities. CLIENT OVERVIEW: Fortune 100 insurance company | $47 billion revenue | 56,000 employees. Problem.

A company called the plaintiff an ‘old timer’ and later fired him. But he LOST his age bias claim. Here’s why…

The Employer Handbook

There are plenty of buzzwords and phrases that, when uttered in the workplace, made provide good fodder for an age discrimination claim. For example, referring to someone as an ‘old timer’ can be direct evidence of age discrimination. So, the company set some objective metrics for Plaintiff #1, which he failed to satisfy. Judges like objective metrics and PIPs. Image Credit: [link].

Why Talent Reviews Are Now A Huge Legal Risk (And How To Fix It)

Pinsight

Without any objective data at hand, the process may be inadvertently discriminating against a protected group, as, for example, Yulonda Woods-Early claims to be happening at Corning , a multinational technology company. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed 199 discrimination law suits and secured $505 million for discrimination victims through litigation and settlements. Add objective metrics The biggest legal risk coming out of the Woods-Early v.

Why Talent Reviews Are Now A Huge Legal Risk (And How To Fix It)

Pinsight

Without any objective data at hand, the process may be inadvertently discriminating against a protected group, as, for example, Yulonda Woods-Early claims to be happening at Corning , a multinational technology company. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed 199 discrimination law suits and secured $505 million for discrimination victims through litigation and settlements. Add objective metrics The biggest legal risk coming out of the Woods-Early v.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Here goes: The workforce diversity plan Identify the make-up of your organization Set the right roles and responsibilities Look for diverse sourcing channels Partner with different communities for diverse outreach Implement bias-free recruiting practices Provide a discrimination-free workplace Constantly monitor, evaluate and optimize your efforts. Provide a discrimination-free workplace.

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Gender discrimination in the workplace takes many forms. In the end, Riot Games agreed to pay $10 million as part of a settlement over alleged gender discrimination. Former Nike employees have filed lawsuits against alleged pay discrimination, Walmart has faced gender bias legal issues on more than one occasion, and Disney was hit with a lawsuit in early 2019. Inclusion in the workplace, on the other hand, has less tangible metrics.

Top Ways Companies Are Measuring Their Diversity and Inclusion Progress

Linkedin Talent Blog

Here are a few metric practices that can propel your diversity efforts forward and lead to success you can measure: 1. Track, share, and leverage essential metrics like representation and retention. It is literally the metric that tells you your workforce is not inclusive.

Four Ways Company Culture Can Support Women in Leadership

Cornerstone On Demand

Creating an internal dialogue around these often controversial topics can help make employees aware of unconscious bias and discrimination in the workplace. Examples of tracking metrics your organization can use include: gender representation of external candidates for hire, salary differences in comparable positions by gender and assignment of high-visibility projects by gender.

Sealy Ignored Noose, KKK Hood at Worksite, Feds Say

HR Daily Advisor

Sealy’s inaction violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, under which harassment is a form of discrimination. An employer must have an effective policy, respond to allegations promptly, and take immediate and appropriate corrective action to end the discrimination,” she said in a press release announcing the settlement. Sealy of Minnesota will pay $175,000 to resolve claims that it ignored severe racial harassment at a manufacturing plant in St.

7 Actions HR Can Take to Help Create an Inclusive Environment at Work

Digital HR Tech

If HR can motivate management to see beyond just putting a non-discrimination policy in place but promoting inclusion as a core value, it won’t be just another rule to follow, but a building block to advancing the organization’s mission.

Do You Need Consent Before Performing A Background Check?

AbelHR

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidelines, however, seek to make sure that you aren’t using the findings from the background report to discriminate against any particular candidate on the grounds of gender, religion, cultural background, disability, or other metrics.