Diversity, Equality, and Belonging

Ultimate Software

Throughout 2019, we saw a renewed focus on diversity, equality, and belonging in the workplace. While companies are continuing to embrace the value of diversity to improve their business, there are still critical steps that need to be taken to ensure full equality for all people at work. Diversity, Equality, and Belonging Programs. Are You Familiar with Disability Equality Indexes? 12 Days of HCM Diversity Gender Equality

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

CultureIQ

As soon as hundreds of organizations and business leaders responded to these events by publicly committing to racial inclusiveness and justice in the workplace, we at CultureIQ started getting calls asking what was missing from existing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts. By Paul M.

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Increasing Equality

HRO Today

My friends and I look at corporate websites and when we do not see diversity, we think less of that company.”. You need to see women leaders to want to aspire to be one,” adds Kelly Quirk, the group managing director and CEO of the Harrier Group , which runs the diversity and inclusion strategies for several of Australia’s largest mining companies and energy providers. The benefits of ensuring diversity on corporate boards and in the workplace are well-documented.

Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity. They are accepting of and even expect diversity as a natural priority in their education and work institutions. Diversity & inclusion initiatives and programs have entered the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR. In fact, diversity & inclusion (D&I) is increasingly becoming a component of companies’ employee recruitment and customer branding strategies.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

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. At this year’s Great Place to Work Conference , Heather Brunner, CEO of WP Engine , talked about how they have embraced diversity. Brunner shared three key principles that guide their organization and its diversity. That means equal pay for equal work.

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. According to the New York Times , “Iceland has had equal pay laws for half a century, pushing companies and the government to gradually reduce the pay gap.

WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality

WorkHuman

Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. Others think of diversity in terms of ability. Finally, some people equate diversity with preferences. Successful workplaces embrace all aspects of diversity as a competitive differentiator. How can you elevate diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equality beyond compliance and governance to become a cultural imperative?

The Institute For Workplace Equality Releases Statement Supporting Affirmative Action and Diversity & Inclusion

DCI Consulting

On Thursday, October 15, The Institute for Workplace Equality released a statement reiterating its support surrounding affirmative action and diversity & inclusion. In the statement, The Institute says: Industry News EEO Case Law OFCCP VEVRAA Diversity & Inclusion

3 Steps to Promoting Gender Equality the Right Way

Thrive Global

Supporting gender diversity in a male dominated workplace is hard. By the end of this article you’ll know what I wish I knew years ago – how to promote gender equality the right way. I’ve given countless talks about the benefits of gender equality in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Me teaching some simple actions people can do to help achieve gender equality in STEM. My failed attempts at promoting gender equality.

Equality, diversity and inclusion: why HR needs to take centre stage

HR Zone

Culture Avoiding EDI pitfalls

Workplace Equality: How Focusing on Diversity Benefits Business and Employees

SnapComms

Equality and fairness are powerful forces. As people, when we’re treated fairly, we respond positively – we’re more motivated and more likely to succeed. Human Resources

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. While we’ve come a long way since then, issues related to equality and diversity – particularly in the workplace – have remained hot button issues as we collectively work towards progress and change. Ceridian prioritizes equality and diversity in the workplace, and also leverages its position in the industry to put the spotlight on these topics.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

The Secret to Equal Pay? Representation at the Top.

Namely - Talent

Nearly sixty years after President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, federal and state regulators are still tinkering with potential solutions. This fall , the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will require employers to report on employee demographics and compensation for the first time. HR Equal Pay Diversity & InclusionThe secret to eliminating the pay gap could be more intuitive than you think. It’s not news that America has a pay equity problem.

Top 10 Diversity Videos

Ongig

A solid stance on Diversity & Inclusion is the foundation of many successful companies. Our CEO, Rob Kelly wrote about 5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos in 2019, but with diversity taking center stage due to the recent Black Lives Matter movement, we wanted to find a few more.

How to Increase Diversity in the Workplace

Hireology

Diversity and inclusion have for a long while been hot button issues in the workplace. All that to say, hiring employees from diverse backgrounds isn’t simply a fad that will die down — it’s a necessity to have a workforce that represents the world we live in. . Why is Diversity Important? . The impacts of a diverse team reach all corners of your business. So, if you want your business to be ahead of the curve, a diverse workforce is absolutely essential. .

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Thanks to organizations like McKinsey, Deloitte, Catalyst, Lean In, and the American Sociological Association, there is a strong business case for diversity and inclusion. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

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% Ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform their peers ( McKinse y). Diversity is a positive influence on any team. However, it’s no good having a talented, diverse team if they don’t feel valued. Many now employ chief diversity officers.

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. They’re under-utilized in multiple job families, and even as they try to attract diverse talent, it hasn’t gone great. Turns out the answer isn’t more DIVERSITY, it’s more EQUALITY. We want to go beyond diversity and beyond inclusion to really achieve equality.”.

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.

9 Faces of HR Book Update: Is Salesforce Making Progress on Diversity Since Hiring a Chief Equality Officer?

The HR Capitalist

Since 2016, are you aware if Salesforce actually improved in terms of diversity in the aftermaths of naming a "Chief Equality Officer"? Note - if you don't have my book, there's a bonus chapter on Salesforce naming a "Chief Equality Officer" as a strategy to take credit for what they do well, in an effort to take the focus off of broad diversity reporting in Silicon Valley that always looks horrid).

4 Actions Leaders Can Take to Improve Gender Equality

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

On September 24, DIAL Global – a community for Diverse Inclusive Aspirational Leaders – hosted the DIAL Global Summit, a virtual event covering topics related to diversity, inclusivity, and belonging.

#WorkTrends: How to Rethink the Modern Workplace for Gender Equality

TalentCulture

New research shows that diversity and inclusion are a top priority for leaders. So why does the needle seem to be moving backward when it comes to gender equality at work? The post #WorkTrends: How to Rethink the Modern Workplace for Gender Equality appeared first on TalentCulture. worktrends bias Diversity equality gender HR inclusion recruitment

GPA Minimums May Be Spoiling Your Diversity Goals

SHRM Resources

But doing so could be hurting diversity recruiting efforts, according to Liz Wessel, the CEO and co-founder of WayUp, a New York City-based job site and resource center for college students and recent graduates. SHRM Online: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Diversity and Inclusion Employment Applications?Having new graduates provide their grade point average, or GPA, has long been an application requirement for early-career job candidates.

The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post. If diversity deals with those aspects that make individuals unique, inclusion is the ability for organizations to make every person feel welcome, respected, supported, and valued.

Diversity, Inclusion, & Social Impact with Andrea Forsht

Quickbase

In 2020, diversity and inclusion has been brought into the spotlight for all businesses. Quick Base brought on Andrea Forsht to lead all diversity and inclusion initiatives and put an action plan to this meaningful work and engage our community in vital conversations. Before I arrived at Quick Base, the organization did a deep dive to understand and share our current levels of diversity and inclusion. Perspectives Uncategorized diversity inclusion social impact

A Candid Conversation About Equality, Workplace Diversity, and Committing to Change

Workday

There’s been a major shift in boardrooms lately: The topics of social justice and equality have dominated the discussion, said Michael C. Bush had joined Workday Co-Founder and CEO, Aneel Bhusri, and Workday Chief People Officer, Ashley Goldsmith, for the June 17 webinar, “Coming Together on the Path to Equality.”. In his opening remarks, Bhusri said Workday will always stand for what is right—inclusion, equality, and justice. “At

Podcast Recap: Willie Jackson Discusses Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

15Five

I firmly believe that there is finally an opportunity to correct massive injustice, dismantle the structures of systemic racism, and co-create a new future where all people can have true freedom, equal rights, and equal opportunities for a life of safety and prosperity. This is about much more than workplace diversity. He goes on to provide actionable advice about what we as business leaders can do to ensure workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. A recent survey by Deloitte found that diversity is perceived differently by generations. In comparison, diversity refers to the traits and characteristics that make people unique. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

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.

This One Factor is Reducing Your Diversity Hiring by 30%!

The Tim Sackett Project

For racial minorities, those who received the pro-diversity statement were 30% less likely to apply for the job—and the effect appeared to be worse in cities with white majorities (see chart). Diversity Hiring InclusionEmployers discriminate in hiring. This is a fact.

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics. The benefits of having diverse teams at work. Workplace diversity isn’t exactly a new concept.

Pay Black Women What They Deserve: Equal Pay Day 2020

Thrive Global

August 13th was Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, a designation focused on raising awareness of the severe pay gap between Black women and their white male counterparts. Despite the nation’s intense focus on equity, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2020 received very little attention this year. Executive Women of New Jersey is an organization that strives to ensure women have equal access to corporate leadership opportunities and that they are paid equitably in those positions.

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. 72% are consciously focused on creating a culture of diversity and inclusion. But what impact do different diversity programs actually have? Should we focus on how everyone is equal?

BAME equality in the workplace

Strategic HCM

Last week I ‘attended’ Westminster Employment Forum’s conference BAME equality in the workplace. Speakers referred to the McGregor Smith report last year suggesting that BAME equality would generate £24bn per year to the economy. And if organisations don’t get data on more than say 40% of the employee population then they won’t be able to use it effectively - especially if it’s people from diverse populations who are not providing it. Diversity

Equal Pay for Equal Work in Maryland

Berkshire Associates

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.

Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. While much conversation focuses on equal pay, and the oft-repeated stat that women make only 80 cents for every dollar made by their male counterparts, we identified other key areas of inequality: employee recognition and mobility. Do Men and Women Have an Equal Chance for Promotion?

A Business Curse Word For The Ages: Diversity

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000000 I’ve spent the better half of my career immersed in work environments that had to keep a watchful eye over things like diversity & inclusion. The work felt like something I should be proud of — seeing as though it is predicated upon providing equal opportunity to people who have often been outcast based […].

How BounceX Set a New Standard for Equal Pay and D&I

Namely

HR Equal Pay Diversity & InclusionBounceX has quickly become one of the tech industry’s model employers. For anyone who follows their business practices, that should come as no surprise. In a world where the average adult spends more time at work than they do at home, the company knows how essential it is to offer resources that support and engage workers.