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Why Diversity Matters To Your Bottom Line

SuccessFactors

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

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.

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.

[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?

7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce

TalentCulture

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

Workday

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

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

SuccessFactors

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?

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.

Words We Use: The Biggest Stumbling Blocks For Diversity Inclusion

ATD Human Capital

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

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.

10 Tips to Help Managers Honor Diversity During Challenging Times

HR Gazette

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?

Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Spark Hire

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.

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.

Why Diversity Messaging Matters

Cangrade

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.

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.

What Is the Equal Pay Act?

HR Daily Advisor

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

The Paradox Of Diversity And Inclusion

SuccessFactors

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.

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.

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

SuccessFactors

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

HRNasty

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

HR Bartender

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

SuccessFactors

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

SAP Innovation

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

Workology

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

Workday

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

TalentCulture

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.

Inclusion Goes Beyond the Numbers: ADP Receives Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign 2017 Equality Index

ADP

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.

12 Ways to Increase Gender Equality

HR Daily Advisor

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

Workplace Diversity And Inclusion: Where To Go From Here?

SuccessFactors

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

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

On International Women’s Day, HighGround Leaders are Trailblazers

HighGround

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.

Rewarding Diversity Instead Of Productivity

TalentCulture

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.

No Woman Left Behind: The Importance of Being a Female Leader

Switch and Shift

Future Of Leadership Gender Equality Leadership female leader gender equality leadership diversityOver the last 18 years, I have been a leader in various organizations.