Workplace diversity: Is HR doing enough?


While 2020 shed light on many of the challenges facing HR leaders, nothing was more clear in the last day of the Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition than the fact that one of HR’s biggest obstacles will be tackling inequity. Torin Ellis.

Diversity, innovation to round out last day of Spring HR Tech


While it may be the last day of the virtual Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition, it’s going to be just as packed with insights and strategies into how HR leaders are approaching their digital transformations.


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How to Promote Equality and Diversity in the Workplace?

Thrive Global

In the past few years, equality and diversity have come under the spotlight more intentionally and actively than ever before. Workplace discrimination remains the main concern for UK businesses. Equality and diversity in the office mean a lot of things.

HR Tech Conference 2021: Looking ahead to ‘finally getting back to our lives’


By now I hope you have heard the news that the HR Technology Conference and Exposition ® is returning to a live, in-person format this fall, Sept. For many of us, this will be our first in-person business event since at least March 2020.

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HR Tech Conference is back in person this fall. Here’s what’s on tap


While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought continuous disruption to the world of work in the last year, employers are now strategizing for post-pandemic stability—and smart utilization of HR technology will be key to reaching those goals.

In-depth: 7 big lessons from Spring HR Tech


It’s undoubtedly been one of the hardest years in history for organizations, and for HR leaders tasked with guiding companies and employees during the pandemic that has impacted nearly every facet of the workplace. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from the event.

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]


Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity.

The Future of Harassment Reduction is Training


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a report that talked about the state of harassment, of all kinds, in the workplace today. There are a dozen risk factors they talk about in this report that have led to an increase in harassment claims over the last several years. I am not going to cover all the risk factors they feel are responsible for the increase in harassment, though I will list them.

HR Tech Number of the Day: HR Tech Conference tracks


The agenda for the upcoming HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® —which returns to an in-person event Sept. 30, the TA track includes a Jobvite session that looks at the need for agile practices in light of the pandemic.

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7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance. Other benefits of workforce diversity are the fact that it drives innovation, creates skill diversity and that it makes your company more appealing to a broader customer and candidate demographic. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan.

Number of the Day: HR Tech countdown


190: Days until the 2021 HR Technology Conference & Exposition begins The virtual Spring HR Tech Conference wrapped up Friday, after four jam-packed days of keynotes, demos, tech talks and other sessions full of insights and trends for HR leaders and technologists.

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Not Enough: Diversity and Inclusion and Why It’s Falling Short Right Now

Flimp Communications

We thought we were getting our feet under us and settling into the new normal the pandemic pushed us into. But the protests and unrest of the last few weeks are forcing further self-assessment. There have been plenty of protests over the past decade.

From bystander to upstander

CLO Magazine

We’ve changed the laws. We’ve mandated sexual harassment prevention training. Up until a couple years ago, anti-harassment training was usually organized in response to a specific incident or public moment. How these trainings work. In the moment.

30 Ideas On How To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become an integral part of corporate culture ever since the widespread protests against police brutality, systematic racism, and discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, culture, etc.

Why Does Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter in the Workplace?


Systemic racism, gender inequality, and prejudice against minority groups have been calcified in the workplace for far too long, but thanks to the Black Lives Matter movement and the push for representation, organizations are finally taking real steps to abolish inequality.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. Inclusion is making the mix work. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. It refers to the manpower which includes individuals with a wide range of characteristics. Undoubtedly, it goes beyond the employees’ skin color, hair, looks, religion and ethnicity. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences come together to strengthen the diverse workforce. That’s where the concept of inclusion comes in.

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. before women are accorded the equity and respect that they deserve, and that is. The research also supports our. With more than 73% of global firms indicating that they have an equal-opportunity policy. in place (International Labor Org), policies are not enough to shift the brand and culture. Lewd Comments and Sexual Harassment.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Y’all must work in the most compliant workplace in America. Speaking of which… Last Friday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. Equal Pay Act: 1,117 (1.5 in the previous year.

8 steps to stamp out LGBT discrimination

Business Management Daily

For years there have been complaints, court cases, and stories in the media that show just how vulnerable the LGBT population is to discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. of the adult U.S. The number one LGBTQ rights priority.

10 Ways To Support LGBTQ Rights In The Workplace

Thrive Global

June was LGBTQ Pride month, a time to commemorate The Stonewall riots in June 1969. But evey day is the time to support LGBTYQ and Black Lives Matter. McKinsey launched the How the LGBTQ+ community fares in the workplace report earlier this week, revealing challenges LGBTQ+ employees face and actionable steps employers can take to help them bring their authentic selves to the workplace: Coming out is especially challenging for junior employees.

Addressing Racial Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace


In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, extraordinary events have swept the globe in response to the tragic deaths of African-Americans, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor. was quoted in the company’s public statement: . IMPLICATIONS FOR THE WORKPLACE.

Diversity rising up the Agenda ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. The New (Social) HR. Gamification - thats the name of the game HR. Diversity rising up the Agenda. There was also a suggestion that organisations need more diversity champions. Events.

Culture: The Microbiome Affecting Systemic Wellness in Every Organization

Thrive Global

Similar to how culture in the human microbiome impacts systemic wellness, company culture plays a critical role in maintaining the health of a business. Notably, the importance of company culture has come to the forefront for nearly all business leaders during COVID-19 quarantines.

7 Actions HR Can Take to Help Create an Inclusive Environment at Work

Digital HR Tech

When an organization nurtures an inclusive environment at work, employees sense the collaboration and fairness that helps their well-being and ability to embrace their full potential. Diversity and inclusion are separate concepts Ways HR can cultivate an inclusive environment.

The values-driven leader

CLO Magazine

On January, 8, 2021, Bradley Rukstales , CEO of data analytics firm Cogensia, was fired by his board of directors after participating in the mob that stormed the nation’s capital. The company was getting negative feedback from clients for not using more people of color in its ads.

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership


Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. It was March 5, 2018, when Frances McDormand during her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Actress sent a powerful message: women have ideas and, to put those ideas into action, they need a seat at the table. This message goes beyond Hollywood and the film industry; women in the workplace today should be equal with their male colleagues. Gender equality at work in numbers. The good…. and the bad.

4 Ways to Create an LGBT Friendly Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

Approximately four percent of the United States workforce identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), according to a 2016 research survey by UCLA's Williams Institute. When it comes to workplace diversity, this fear of self-identification poses real challenges for company leadership. Supporting and attracting diverse employees has a strong business case, too. You need to walk the talk by providing extensive employee leadership training in this area.

From Statements to Action: Addressing Racism in Today?s Workforce

EverFi - HR

In response to recent events, many companies have made strong public statements condemning inequality and violence in their communities. Any effort to increase diversity must come with a complementary effort to create an environment that embraces difference and promotes a speak up culture.

4 Steps LGBTQ+ Employees Say Companies Can Take to Be More Inclusive

Linkedin Talent Blog

Despite momentous leaps forward in LGBTQ+ rights over the past few decades, the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals in the workforce can range dramatically from one country — or even one company — to the next. This can start as early as the job post.

How to support workers with ‘hidden’ disabilities


What does the law say? According to the 2010 Equality Act, a person has a disability if they : Have a physical or mental impairment. The impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. The Act states the keys to managing this duty are to: Identify the circumstances at work that are causing the disadvantage (eg application of the company’s standard absence or performance procedure).

EEOC, Employees Continue to See Success in Disability Cases

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has quietly maintained its focus on disability discrimination. Since July 1, 2018, the agency has filed 19 lawsuits alleging various violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and has collected more than $6 million in settlements. A major area of focus for the EEOC is employer leave policies that haven’t been updated to align with its position on leave as a reasonable accommodation.

5 Ways Companies Celebrate Pride All Year Long – and Show LGBTQ+ Employees They Care

Linkedin Talent Blog

For the LGBTQ+ community, Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate being who you are and loving who you love. Celebrated in June in many countries to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City that helped catalyze the LGBTQ+ rights movement, Pride also serves an important reminder that the battle for acceptance and inclusion is far from over. Salesforce, IKEA, and others take part in local Pride parades and LGBTQ+ events throughout the year.

Helping Managers Understand and Address Stress


This meant late nights in the office with the stress that so commonly follow s. . I hadn’t been going to the gym regularly for the past few months. Each year, we consistently find that p erceptions of stress and workload generally rank within the lowest?

Carmen Aiello: 5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society

Thrive Global

BE THE CHANGE. As part of our series about ‘5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society’ I had the pleasure to interview Carmen Aiello. His projects have been on the big and small screens all over the world. I am the initiative.

Hidden Talent: Best Practices for Recruiting People with Disabilities


We are talking, of course, about recruiting people with disabilities, a unique demographic of potential employees that boast the necessary skill set, experience, and passion to take your brand forward as a whole. Failing to tap into this lucrative pool is one of the biggest HR mistakes you can make because you might just be wasting a golden opportunity to acquire the top talent in your industry. Here are the top things you should do to recruit people with disabilities. #1