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Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. What is the goal?

Diversity Training in a Nutshell: Why It Fails and How to Make It Work

Rallyware for Human Resources

In April, two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks after the store manager called the police. The men asked for a bathroom code but were denied because they were sitting in the coffee shop, had not ordered anything, and refused to leave.

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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. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

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. Another report by Bersin by Deloitte found more diverse companies had 2.3

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. And for real, our 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Sexual harassment text on cardboard. Hollywood is the perfect example.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. What is the goal?

Are Millennials responsible for the increase in harassment claims?

OmegaHR Solutions

Younger workers may equal more harassment in the workplace for a variety of reasons. In a report put out by the EEOC they purport that there has been an increase in harassment in the workplace and that it remains a persistent problem. Harassment is up in all areas from sexual harassment to age harassment. I will look at those reasons and see if they support my question in the title of this post.

How to Build Diversity and Inclusion into Your Company’s DNA, According to a Diversity-Focused VC Firm

Linkedin Talent Blog

While the conversation around diversity and inclusion (D&I) has come a long way in recent years, the biggest challenge that chief diversity officers face is making the business case for D&I, with one in four (27%) reporting this is still an issue for them.

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. That’s where the concept of inclusion comes in.

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

Vibe HCM

This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. Hollywood is the perfect example.

Fine, Be a Bigot

PerformanceICreate

It’s not often our parents suggest we are anything less than authentic but from time to time back in my teenage years, my mom would tell me, “Heather, you may be the devil’s spawn but for God’s sake, quit acting l ike it!”

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. How HR Tools Can Help.

4 Strategies You Can Use to Build Diversity and Inclusion Into Your Company’s DNA

Linkedin Talent Blog

While the conversation around diversity and inclusion (D&I) has come a long way in recent years, the biggest challenge that chief diversity officers face is making the business case for D&I, with one in four (27%) reporting this is still an issue for them.

Unintended Consequences Matter: Learning to See Bystanderism and Microaggression as Contributors to Employee Turnover in the Workplace

Inpower Coaching

Efforts to increase diversity in our workplaces has been dismally slow over the last few decades, despite business initiatives, research and even expansions of the very definition of diversity. Most men, I know, want equality. They want harassment to stop.

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

Insperity

Remember the last time you went to a lively dinner party? One with a mix of different people with plenty of interesting things to say? You may not have noticed, but the host was busy bringing people together, making them feel welcome and moving the conversation along. Managing diversity in your company is much the same as hosting a lively dinner. What is workforce diversity? . And the definition may surprise you.

How to Make Your Organization a Great Place for Women to Work?

Synergita

It is imperative that every organization needs to focus on strengthening the voices of the female employees working for them. A workplace that actively supports female employees has a strong say in the organization. In most of the organizations, women often feel that they are not being heard. This is exactly why women are the least involved in the decision-making process. They even face harassment on many levels.

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

Workable

“We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed. Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. Invite us into your office in a couple days, or you can come to ours, whatever suits you best, and we’ll tell you all about them.”. The good…. and the bad.

Why Gen Z Activists Are the Leaders of Tomorrow

Thrive Global

Welcome to our special section, Thrive on Campus , devoted to covering the urgent issue of mental health among college and university students from all angles. We welcome faculty, clinicians, and graduates to contribute as well. It doesn’t have to be. .

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. To find out you have to look at the root causes.

Common LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace (and How to Solve Them)

Zenefits

So I firmly believe that it’s time to address this injustice for every American.”. This was an important day for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. However, as we celebrate Pride Month this June, it’s important to remember that the fight for equal rights and protections is nowhere near over. Today, LGBTQ employees still run into obstacles within the workplace. Common LGBTQ Workplace Issues and How to Solve Them. #1

6 Compliance Training FAQs Answered for Your Business

Insperity

Unfortunately, if your business has employees, incidents of discrimination and harassment may occasionally disrupt your company culture. People naturally bring their biases into the workplace – sometimes by accident, sometimes by choice. Be sure to document everything.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

The Human Resource industry has gone through massive evolutions over the past decades. And 2019 will be another big year for the HR. There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient.

Women’s Male Allies Can Contribute to #MeToo Solutions

WorkHuman

One message from #MeToo is clear: When it comes to sexist treatment and harassment of women, men are the problem. There will be no solution to the ugliness brought to light by the #MeToo movement without men’s active participation.

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.

6 Compliance Training FAQs Answered for Your Business

Insperity

Unfortunately, if your business has employees, incidents of discrimination and harassment may occasionally disrupt your company culture. People naturally bring their biases into the workplace – sometimes by accident, sometimes by choice. Thorough compliance training can go a long way toward preventing these incidents. Here are the answers to six of the most frequently asked questions about workplace compliance training. How should it be delivered?

Hidden Talent: Best Practices for Recruiting People with Disabilities

CakeHR

In case you haven’t noticed, there is a hidden talent pool just waiting to bring value and opportunity to your business. Here are the top things you should do to recruit people with disabilities. #1 Adapt your work environment to the needs of employees with disabilities.

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

HR leaders predict how cultural, social, and technological shifts will impact the way people work in the coming year. Not too long ago, HR professionals were relegated to the realm of “personnel management”—paper-pushers responsible for administrative tasks and little else.

SME’s Guide to Creating Your First Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Whilst there are many HR factors that you will need to consider, creating an employee handbook (also known as a Policies and Procedures Manual) should be a priority if you are looking to grow your team. Download our free eBook on Neuroscience in the Workplace ! training policy.

EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance On National Origin Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) recently released enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination covers issues related to employment decisions, harassment, and language issues. Harassment. Before coming to BLR, Ms.

Announcing the WorkHuman 2019 Agenda

WorkHuman

We are now less than six months away from the most exciting HR and leadership event of the year – WorkHuman ! The conference will take over the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, March 18-21, for WorkHuman’s fifth anniversary. So far, we’ve announced iconoclastic business thinker and best-selling author Gary Hamel is returning to deliver a keynote on “ humanocracy.” I’m lucky enough to be a part of the team that helps craft the agenda for WorkHuman.

Announcing the WorkHuman 2019 Agenda

WorkHuman

We are now less than six months away from the most exciting HR and leadership event of the year – WorkHuman ! The conference will take over the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, March 18-21, for WorkHuman’s fifth anniversary. So far, we’ve announced iconoclastic business thinker and best-selling author Gary Hamel is returning to deliver a keynote on “ humanocracy.” I’m lucky enough to be a part of the team that helps craft the agenda for WorkHuman.

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

Linkedin Talent Blog

For the hundreds of thousands of individuals who identify as transgender in the US alone, job hunting can be a difficult and sometimes miserable experience. First, some background: what it means to be transgender. Here’s a handy FAQ to learn more about the basics.

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

HR leaders predict how cultural, social, and technological shifts will impact the way people work in the coming year. Not too long ago, HR professionals were relegated to the realm of “personnel management”—paper-pushers responsible for administrative tasks and little else.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Paycor

Do you have an age requirement for certain jobs (excluding businesses that sell alcohol and require the person to be at least 21 years old, of course)? If so, your company could be headed to the courtroom to defend itself against an age discrimination lawsuit.

The Disturbing Signs That We Have A Long Way To Go In Closing The Workplace Gender Gap

Vibe HCM

This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. The #MeToo movement has shined a powerful spotlight on the gender gap in the workplace. Not only did it reveal the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace, but it also highlighted the continued persistence of gender inequality. cents on the dollar compared to their male counterparts.

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

Workable

“We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed. Don’t talk to us about it at the parties tonight. Invite us into your office in a couple days, or you can come to ours, whatever suits you best, and we’ll tell you all about them.”. The good…. and the bad.

Coming out as transgender at work – I’m a bucket of nerves!

HR Digest

One of my earliest memories, about six years old, was when I refused to have my hair cut. I didn’t have it cut until I was 14, because having it cut was agonizing to me. I’m glad my parents didn’t try to diagnose me and instead just let me do my thing. Is it safe to disclose?