The Roundup: Equal pay in Iceland and companies double down on diversity

Ceridian

Iceland enforces equal pay. Iceland is now the first country to enforce equal pay for men and women after the Equal Pay Standard came into effect last week. The legislation, passed last June, requires employers to prove that they are paying men and women equally.

Four Ways to Advance Equality in the Workplace

Ceridian

Women’s Equality Day on August 26 commemorates the day that women were granted the right to vote in the U.S. Ceridian prioritizes equality and diversity in the workplace, and also leverages its position in the industry to put the spotlight on these topics.

Why Inclusivity Equals Innovation

SuccessFactors

Just look at the stats: $12 trillion can be added to the global economy if gender equality is achieved ( McKinsey Global Institute ). Companies with diverse management teams have profit margins 12.6% Diversity is a positive influence on any team.

Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 Tactics of Highly Diverse Companies

Lighthouse

In my last blog, I wrote about the importance of diversity and inclusion, the relationship between diversity and business performance , and some best practices for implementing the two in your company. And while the evidence for diversity improving business performance is clear.

Pulse Check: Equal Pay in 2018

Namely

Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into existence, prohibiting employers from paying women less than men for equal work. Achieving equal pay won’t happen overnight. On June 10, 1963, John F.

It’s Equal Pay Day! Is Pay Equality Even Real?

The Tim Sackett Project

If you didn’t know April 10th is national Equal Pay Day ! Here’s my take on Pay Equality Day… We own this as HR. In my experience, pay equity issues rarely are equal across an organization. Communication Compensation Competitive Data Culture Diversity HR Department of One Inclusion influence Leadership The HR Rules Trench HRHow are you spending today celebrating this Ummm, well, holiday-ish thingy?

Top Reads of the Week: Workplace Equality

Workology

Now that the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index is out, every organization in the top ten has been trumpeting their big win. But increasing workplace equality is about more. HR company culture diversity inclusion workplace equalityWorkology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Scary Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making

Visier

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 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.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

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.

[Infographic] Female Leaders, Do They Have Equality at The Top?

Get Hppy

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?

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.

VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce.

The HR Capitalist

Take a look, interesting stuff from Salesforce as they seek to change the narrative from Diversity to Equality. There’s a lot of companies across America that struggle with Diversity hiring. Turns out the answer isn’t more DIVERSITY, it’s more EQUALITY.

Why is Diversity Important in Hiring?

Brazen HR

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.

Making the Connection: Diversity & Profits

Everwise

Having a robust diversity & inclusion (D&I) program at your company is no longer a nice to have. It is a must: the business case for diversity has become undeniable, as company after company discovers that improved D&I is directly correlated with better business performance. Research conducted by McKinsey & Company found that when it comes to the bottom line, diversity matters. Diversity of Thought for Better Decision Making.

Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

Workday

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.

How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work

Ceridian

As a young, female broadcaster, the biggest barrier that I faced was equal pay for equal work. Diversity and inclusion are imperatives to a business, both economically and culturally. Related: A diverse & inclusive company culture is not just an HR initiative.

Does Diversity Reduce Employee Turnover?

Get Hppy

We’ve made some enormous progress in the last few years when it comes to the importance of diversity in the workplace. Also read: Workplace Inclusion, Diversity and Mentoring. Does diversity also make it easier to hold onto top talent long term?

What Equal Pay Day Means to the Gender Divide — And What HR Needs To Do About It

Visier

Today is Equal Pay Day. A day of awareness about the pay gap that exists between men and women, Equal Pay Day symbolizes how far into the next year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous calendar year. Considering that if full gender equality is attained, $4.3

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Talent Acquisition diversity

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. That language would apply with equal logic to pay associated with promotions and job transfers. The post The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Talent Acquisition diversity

How to Hire More Diverse Talent Using Workforce Analytics

Visier

Editor’s note: Improving workforce diversity and inclusion continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world. In this update of a previous post, we look at what leaders are doing – and can do – to advance diversity in the workplace. Workforce Intelligence 101 diversity

Organizations Need to Intentionally Embrace Diversity

HR Bartender

I’d like to believe that most businesses understand the advantages of having a diverse workplace. Organizations that have diversity realize new ideas and find different ways to solve problems. Brunner shared three key principles that guide their organization and its diversity.

In Defense of Feedback, Gender Equality, and Psychological Safety: Adam Grant Q&A (Part 2)

Globoforce

How can you create an environment that not only promotes gender equality, but also psychological safety and belonging ? Why is gender equality still an important issue in the workplace and in the world today? The business case for diversity is extraordinarily strong.

Equal Pay for Equal Work in Maryland

BALANCEview HR

On April 19, 2016, Maryland became the next state after California and New York to sign the new equal pay bill. Compensation Compliance Affirmative Action Diversity HR TrainingThe law is effective October 1, 2016.

The Business Case For Diversity

SuccessFactors

Gender Equality by Design ,” in which she unpacks how behavioral design can help organizations reduce unconscious bias. The issue of diversity and inclusion goes beyond gender. Based on the latest research and our experience at SAP, diversity and inclusion are more than a “nice to have.”

Seeking Diversity? Step 1 Means Attracting Diverse Candidates

HR Daily Advisor

As employers are increasingly striving to build diversity in their workplaces, recruiting for diversity is taking center stage. Having a diverse workforce as a goal requires making sure hiring managers and recruiters are committed to the organization’s objective.

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

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.

Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality

SuccessFactors

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.

The Benefits of Gender Equality In the Workplace

HR Gazette

In today’s modern times, however, although the laws are in place for gender equality and equal pay, inequality and a pay gap remains in many workplaces across the nation. If for example, a board of directors is diverse, the company culture will be shaped differently.

CalChamber Participates in Equal Pay Task Force Meeting at Capitol

HRWatchdog

Equal pay for equal work has been the law in California for decades, but, last year, this existing law was strengthened. A list of the other diverse members of the Task Force is available. Compensation equal pay

Men Think Women Leaders Are Represented Equally, But Only 10% of Women Actually Hold Leadership Positions

HR Daily Advisor

2018 is shaping up to be the year of gender equality, with Iceland leading the transformation by requiring all companies to enforce equal pay for all workers. Leadership gender equality study women workplace

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement

Achievers

According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter.

Reinventing Diversity At Corning

SuccessFactors

Valuing diversity and inclusion is key to this mindset. More than 40 years ago, Corning formally committed to ensuring diversity within our workforce. centric, compliance-focused effort, today has grown into a celebration of diversity and inclusion on a global scale. This philosophy starts at the top with our CEO, Wendell Weeks, who says , “innovation depends on a diversity of ideas, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Happy Equal Pay Day!

HRExecutive

It’s true that there is no easy answer or silver bullet to create an even playing field in all respects, but here’s hoping by the time the next Equal Pay Day rolls around, more organizations will be working earnestly to ensure the compensation rates between men and women will be even closer than it is today. boards of directors compensation diversity gender diversity HR profession

Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Everwise

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.