Why Diversity Matters To Your Bottom Line
AUGUST 22, 2016
Over the past three years, workplace diversity has increased significantly according to studies conducted by Oxford Economics and SAP in 2014 and again in 2016. This finding is especially concerning when you consider the potential impact of diversity on overall business performance. In 2015, McKinsey research revealed that gender-diverse companies were 15% more likely to financially outperform their less diverse competitors.
Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Today it was announced that Workday has signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Embedding equal pay efforts into broader enterprise-wide equity initiatives. More broadly, having a diverse workforce that brings many different viewpoints and experiences to work each day is critical to our success. Yet real change doesn’t happen without unity, which is why we’ve joined the growing list of companies—including Workday customers—signing the White House Equal Pay Pledge.
Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality
JANUARY 30, 2017
A call for greater gender diversity in data science. Such efforts include commitments to place women in 25% of all leadership roles, leadership excellence acceleration , and certification for economic dividends for gender equality.
[Infographic] Female Leaders, Do They Have Equality at The Top?
OCTOBER 28, 2016
When it comes to the workplace, is there equality or diversity at the top? Because there needs to be an equal levelling, there needs to be a significant change, more than ever before. The post [Infographic] Female Leaders, Do They Have Equality at The Top?
7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce
MARCH 15, 2016
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.
Our Journey Toward a More Diverse Workday
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
Today, Fortune ranked Workday #6 on its list of the “ 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity.”. Yet diversity isn’t an end game, it’s a journey. First and foremost, every human being is born with the right to equal opportunities.
Is Your Diversity Recruitment Struggling? Maybe You’re Making These Mistakes
TLNT: The Business of HR
MARCH 2, 2017
Lack of workforce diversity has placed a magnifying glass on the hiring practices of organizations in all industries. Diversity Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured
Apple’s Diversity And Inclusion Report Offers Lessons For All Brands
AUGUST 12, 2016
I have consistently been vocal about the need for diversity and inclusion in our workforce. Whether hiring (and fairly paying) more females or underrepresented minorities, Apple has stepped up to the plate and shown some tremendous progress in its “ Diversity and Inclusion ” webpage with brand new data. Openness about commitment to equal pay and diversity is absolutely critical. The equal pay conversation isn’t just a campaign.
Why is Diversity Important in Hiring?
AUGUST 25, 2016
According to a 2015 McKinsey study , diverse companies perform at least 35% better than their homogeneous counterparts. Not only is a beneficial for your bottom line to recruit a diverse team, it’s common sense in our growingly diverse nation.
Words We Use: The Biggest Stumbling Blocks For Diversity Inclusion
ATD Human Capital
MARCH 7, 2017
The seemingly innocuous words we use every day are so powerful that they can create or destroy empires, organizations, and human beings with equal facility. Our workplaces consist of individuals from diverse backgrounds in terms of their gender, accessibility, race, religion, or culture.
Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Equality is good for men, too.
10 Tips to Help Managers Honor Diversity During Challenging Times
OCTOBER 26, 2016
As managers in increasingly diverse workplaces, how do we understand the challenges our people are facing at home while keeping the peace at work? How do we continue to talk about the value of diversity while embodying the principle of equality?
Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace
DECEMBER 22, 2016
The next generation of professionals working their way up the ranks are demanding more of employers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Millennials are the most diverse generation in history : 59% identify as Caucasian, and 27% have immigrant backgrounds. There is a given expectation by them to see equal representation and opportunity at work, but that barely scratches the surface of how millennials see diversity evolving. Diversity vs. Inclusion.
Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
APRIL 17, 2017
It is easy for companies to say they offer job diversity, but only the ones that embed inclusion and diversity in their everyday practices are truly diverse organizations. One area to practice diversity and inclusion is during the hiring process.
4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace
MARCH 7, 2016
The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline.
Why Diversity Messaging Matters
APRIL 7, 2017
Diversity can be a very valuable thing. Organizations with more diverse employees tend to be more successful. 95% believe that a more diverse workforce will make their company more innovative. 84% say that problems with diversity lead to employee turnover.
What Is the Equal Pay Act?
HR Daily Advisor
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Did you know that the Equal Pay Act (EPA) is actually a component of the Fair Labor Standards Act? The EPA is administered and enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Exceptions to Equal Pay. Compensation benefits EEOC EPA Equal Pay Act
Scary Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Lack of workforce diversity has placed a magnifying glass on the hiring practices of organizations in all industries. Catalyst also has a great infographic showing 39 reasons businesses should invest more in diversity and inclusion). Mistake #2: Lack of Diversity In The Hiring Funnel.
The Paradox Of Diversity And Inclusion
JULY 26, 2016
Almost every organization has a firm understanding of how important diversity is. There is an abundance of research out there that confirms more diversity results in success. Forty-nine percent of executives surveyed by Forbes Insights strongly agree that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to encouraging different perspectives and ideas that drive innovation. With the rise of millennials in the workplace, many organizations have achieved diversity organically.
Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too
MAY 13, 2016
The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. We have a long way to go, but gender and ethnic equality are firmly on the agenda. But there’s a gaping oversight in the conversation that’s too often ignored: In the push to improve diversity, we have to recognize that age matters, too. Such a range has the potential for significant diversity of thought and action. Diverse workplaces have tangible benefits. Embrace a broader view of diversity.
Gender Equality, what you need to know to make it to the C Suite
APRIL 13, 2016
Gender equality and diversity at the leadership level A recent Economist’s blog addressed the topic of gender equality in the workplace which I found fascinating.
High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
Byham] In the August issue of Harvard Business Review, there’s an article about “ Why Diversity Programs Fail.” The big takeaway is that if organizations want diversity, they need process change. Diversity isn’t a women’s issue; it’s an organizational issue.
Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias
OCTOBER 26, 2016
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.
12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality
AUGUST 11, 2015
I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Make affirmative efforts to increase the diversity of the applicant pool for leadership positions. Companies with gender diversity on the senior leadership team outperform their competitors.
6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite
AUGUST 4, 2016
When it comes to gender equality in the C-suite, the gap between vision and action is wide. Yet only 39 percent of these same executives ranked gender equality as a top-ten business priority, and only half admitted they have established goals to get there.
Patty Nishimura Dingle: Driving Belonging & Diversity at Workday
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Fostering a diverse culture that values different views and approaches has helped us create applications relevant to our customers’ needs and ultimately improve how people work. To further our efforts, Workday recently hired Patty Nishimura Dingle as director of Belonging & Diversity.
The Paradox of Diversity and Inclusion
JULY 22, 2016
Almost every organization has a firm understanding of how important diversity is. There is an abundance of research out there that confirms more diversity results in success. With the rise of millennials in the workplace, many organizations have achieved diversity organically.
12 Ways to Increase Gender Equality
HR Daily Advisor
JULY 13, 2016
Gender equality has improved, but still, women are CEOs of only 4.5 Segal suggested that it is a legal AND business imperative to fix the gender equality problem. Diversity with small “d,” says Segal.). After blind auditions were instituted, women were picked in equal numbers. (In
Inclusion Goes Beyond the Numbers: ADP Receives Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign 2017 Equality Index
DECEMBER 15, 2016
Talking openly about diversity is important to creating an inclusive work environment. ADP News Developments Human Capital Management Human Resources Progress Recognition ADP Human Rights Campaign Equality Index 2017However, it holds little value if an organization doesn't.
Workplace Diversity And Inclusion: Where To Go From Here?
JULY 21, 2016
Women comprise almost 50 percent of the workforce, and many organizations agree diversity and inclusion are economic and business imperatives. So why does achieving equality in the workplace remain such a major challenge? Graham, the show was entitled HR, Inclusion and Diversity: Where to Go From Here? The panelists agreed on two major issues: diversity and inclusion are equally important, and real change can only happen when the conversation shifts to international action.
Leadership Improv: Team Equality Is Not Team Equity
ATD Human Capital
AUGUST 27, 2014
This is Part Three of a four-part series on using improvisational behaviors to ensure their teams are strong, diverse, and engaged. Click here to read full version
Rewarding Diversity Instead Of Productivity
JULY 23, 2015
According to a study by Forbes , workplace diversity is a key driver of innovation and a critical component to success. But, what does diversity in the workplace mean? All businesses are made up of diverse personalities that constitute a larger, corporate identity.
On International Women’s Day, HighGround Leaders are Trailblazers
MARCH 7, 2017
When people talk about workplace diversity, it often implies an either/or scenario where women and men are pitted against one another. In the video below, Anjoo, an Ernst & Young alumna, talks about gender equality in the workplace.
Global Workforce Gender Diversity: It’s Not Happening
Great Place to Work
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Focusing on diversity in the workplace is an essential step in building a great culture. Advancing gender diversity is a key focus area that organizations should look to, armed with the knowledge that there is still significant progress to make before most workplaces achieve true gender equality.