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.

HR documentation: A step-by-step guide

Insperity

At first, HR documentation can feel like a series of tedious administrative tasks you have to do as part of running a business. However, thorough HR documentation is incredibly important to your business. This is your guide to achieve comprehensive, accurate HR documentation.

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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.

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). For example, if you’re hiring employees from underrepresented groups (e.g.

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.). Another example of unconscious bias involves violinists.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities.

Diversity Issues Affecting the Workplace

Thrive Global

the process of signing documents fast and convenient so everything can be. While paper documents still have a place in business, many. documents are now sent electronically, so it only makes sense to be able to sign those documents electronically as well.

Recruiting Within the Boundaries of Equal Opportunity Employment Law

Hospital Recruiting

The federal rules to prevent hiring discrimination are known as the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws in which the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces and provides regulation oversight. © Minerva Studio / Fotolia.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The walk is just one example of how we are encouraging our employees to bring their authentic self to work and supporting them with employee resource groups,” says Molly Ford, the director of Salesforce’s office of equality. workplace-diversity workplace-culture workforce diversity

Men and Women are Equally Engaged at Work. But is There More to the Story?

Newmeasures

It’s an unfortunate but well-documented fact that many gender disparities persist in today’s world of work. So if engagement is virtually the same between men and women, doesn’t that suggest that your organization is doing a good job of supporting everyone equally?

Diversity Considerations in Compensation: Part 1

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. The big connection between diversity and compensation is fair pay. Note: Fair pay and equal pay are not the same thing.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech

Ceridian

It is crucial for leadership teams to support diversity and inclusion awareness – a point that stood out to me when reviewing Where’s the Dial Now ? Gender equality isn’t only a women’s issue. These events have naturally evolved into larger diversity summits.

Real Accountability: How to Measure Your Company’s Diversity Hiring Efforts

Eightfold

Diversity boosts the bottom line. A McKinsey & Company report found that companies in the top 25 percent for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their industry’s median. Diversity boosts innovation, too.

Closing the STEM Gap: Promoting Gender Equity at All Levels

TalentCulture

There is a resource I came across in my research that I found particularly illuminating: it’s called “ Advancing Women in Tech-Intensive Industries: Transforming Organizational Cultures ,” published by an organization called White Men as Full Diversity Partners.

7 Tips to Be Sure You’re Managing Diversity in the Workplace Correctly

Insperity

Managing diversity in your company is much the same as hosting a lively dinner. What is workforce diversity? . Before you can manage diversity in the workplace, you have to know what it is. Diversity is anything that makes people different from one another. What are the benefits of diversity in your workplace? . Building a diverse environment and team has some challenges, but the advantages far outweigh them.

What is EEO?

Workable

The basic EEO definition (or equal employment opportunity) is the idea that everyone should be treated fairly when they’re considered for various employment decisions (including hiring, promotion, termination, compensation, etc.). This means, for example, that anyone competing for a position at a company should have the same chances of succeeding if they’re right for the job. Disclaimer: We don’t provide legal advice, nor is this a legal document.

3 ATSs That Make it Easy to Be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Capterra

This long string of legal requirements might send you into a defiant rant about the overreach of the federal government, but it’s important to note that compliance laws also promote diversity in the workplace. And diversity is a good thing. Bias is unavoidable.

7 ways to successfully manage international teams

Ceridian

While international growth and team diversity may pose unique challenges, such as time-zone, cultural and communication differences, working in international teams can also offer many rewards and benefits. Equally important as a manager is being a careful listener.

Higher Ed Hiring Challenge: Promoting Diversity and Minimizing Risk

SkillSurvey

Creating an inclusive and diverse community is one of higher education’s greatest responsibilities and gifts. And that diversity should be pervasive – from the front line recruitment and admissions staff to faculty in the classrooms and administrators. Department of Education, diversity in college populations will increase over the next decade, elevating the importance of fostering an inclusive learning environment.

Why Is It So Hard to Address Gender Pay Equity?

Compensation Today

April 4th is Equal Pay Day , and PayScale will be hosting a Facebook live stream discussion about the challenges facing women in the workforce, including pay equity. A shame, since study after study has documented the effectiveness of female leaders.). How to Define “Equal”.

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Gender inequality in the workplace has gotten better over the years, but it’s still a far cry from giving men and women equal opportunities. Hollywood is the perfect example. Safeguard that all incidences are documented and, if possible, videotaped.

‘Upskilling’ a top priority for the decade ahead

HR Digest

In an interview with The HR Digest , Tyszko explains the crucial importance of tapping into hidden talent in new ways and achieving diversity, equality and inclusion goals in 2020. Jason Tyszko: Employers in 2019 struggled with achieving their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

She says the wedding case is just one example of what machines that recognize patterns can miss. In light of Amazon’s AI misfire, Smart stresses that Hilton’s AI projects benefit from the firm’s global reach and its prior commitment to diversity. “We

Leadership Advice From SAP Women In Enterprise Cloud Computing, Part 5: Capitalize The ‘A’ In STEAM

SAP Innovation

For most organizations, measuring the success of diversity and inclusion initiatives has become merely a matter of numbers. However, creating equal opportunities for women leaders and challenged persons is more than a numbers game.

5 Tips for Handling Tricky Religious Accommodations

HR Daily Advisor

If you ultimately decide not to accommodate a religious belief, be certain to document your analysis, including all accommodations considered and the costs and operational burdens associated with each one. Diversity Insight employees overtime religious beliefs time off

Immigration, Travel Ban Debates Put Focus on National Origin Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Monty , an attorney with Monty & Ramirez LLP in Houston, Texas, points to a recent case in which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought a suit against Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. Diversity Insight travel ban

Paradigm for Parity® Coalition’s 5 Actionable Steps to Gender Equity

Visier

For example, men were viewed as assertive–a good trait. Perhaps this is due to broader talent pools, improved quality of decision-making, and innovation due to diversity of thought as suggested by a McKinsey Report. I certainly saw this first-hand with my own experience in building a diverse team. After five years of hard work, I’m proud to say that my business line was made up of 40% diverse individuals when I left–and we did not sacrifice quality one iota!

Is your company’s pay equitable? 5 must-read tips

Insperity

Fair pay is a frequent subject of human resources and employment law discussions of late, with commentary coming from such diverse advocates as the Pope, President Obama and Hollywood. All have publicly voiced support for equal pay for equal work, and it would likely be difficult to find a businessperson in the 21st century who might argue against the premise of workplace equality. Document and communicate.

Hidden Talent: Best Practices for Recruiting People with Disabilities

CakeHR

The culture you’re promoting needs to be founded on transparency and honesty, as well as equality in order for your recruits to feel welcome and as a part of the brand. Create different diversity training programs and materials for your employees.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

myhrtoolkit

Note that more sexualities can feature under the LGBT umbrella (for example: intersex people, pansexuality , asexuality , and people who are questioning their sexuality/gender identity). There are some great examples of workplace LGBT networks over at the Global Diversity List.

The Importance of Creating a Gender Inclusive Workforce

LaborSoft

Let’s take a step back for a minute and remind ourselves why the evolution of a diverse workforce is imperative to a business thriving. Multiple studies have concluded that having a highly diverse workforce is simply more productive and profitable than a monoculture.

Recruiting Transgender Candidates: 10 Simple Ways to Be Welcoming and Respectful

Linkedin Talent Blog

For example, not all trans people have surgery or take hormones, often due to personal choice or financial reasons. Go by the name the candidate tells you—even if it’s different on official documents. But it can take time to officially change documents, records, and ID.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

myhrtoolkit

Note that more sexualities can feature under the LGBT umbrella (for example: intersex people, pansexuality , asexuality , and people who are questioning their sexuality/gender identity). There are some great examples of workplace LGBT networks over at the Global Diversity List.

What is intersectional discrimination and why should you care?

OmegaHR Solutions

This is an EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) term that has received new emphasis in the PROPOSED Enforcement Guidance on National Origin Discrimination document released in early June. You need to be aware of this and all of the other things contained in this document.