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.

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.

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.

[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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. For ethnic and culture diversity, companies in the top quartile were 33% more likely to outperform on profitability.

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.”

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

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.

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.

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.

Diversity Is Hard Work And Requires Rethinking

SuccessFactors

In the third episode of the SAP Future Factor series , I sat down with Iris Bohnet, professor of public policy and behavioral economist at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, to talk about the positive impact of diversity in the workplace for employee engagement and the business bottom line.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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?

A New CEO Push for Diversity Success

HR Daily Advisor

Earlier this summer, 150 corporate executives from some of America’s largest companies formed a new alliance called CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion. Driving Diversity. or services to diverse customers—or what’s known as “matching the market.” Did you hear?

Diversity: Does HR Have A Voice?

SuccessFactors

At a recent HR executive workshop held in Brisbane, diversity was one of four key areas of focus. Does HR have a voice when it comes to diversity? We certainly know it’s on the agenda; however, it is a real challenge to execute a diversity strategy.

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.

A Brief History of Diversity in the Workplace [Infographic]

Brazen HR

The history of diversity in the workplace is by definition the story of how the concept of inclusion finally worked its way into our national narrative. When you have equality in the workforce, it creates a domino effect of change across the socioeconomic system.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.