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Diversity in the workplace: how to use Workable to boost D&I

Workable

It all starts with the people you bring to your company. We can’t talk about diversity if we only hire homogenous team members. As a recruiting software, we at Workable want to support recruiters and hiring managers in their efforts to boost D&I in their organizations.

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.

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Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. I had the opportunity to speak on bias, HR technology, and how AI might be able to help us avoid some of our biased tendencies (if we can keep the bias out of the systems themselves). It was a great session because the audience was more than willing to kick in ideas on how to solve for a variety of problems in the D&I arena. General Diversity Metrics

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?

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.

How To Break Stereotypes To Achieve More Gender Diversity

SAP Innovation

Those factors are important, but there is an additional, more hidden factor that can amplify a company’s ability to innovate: a focus on diversity and inclusion. Academic research shows that an inclusive work environment strengthens an organization’s ability to innovate.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. Diversity & Inclusion are critical for success.

Diversity & Inclusion: how do you make sure your IC strategy is for everyone?

Interact-Intranet

In an age where countless groups of people struggle to be represented across all industries of the world, companies that lack a diversity & inclusion strategy are looking less and less appealing. . Diversity & Inclusion critical for success.

How to write a good job description

Workable

Your job description is your chance to connect with potential candidates. Effective job descriptions are engaging and inclusive, prompt the right people to apply and help you trim down your time-to-fill. Speak directly to candidates.

Bias in Hiring Isn't Going Away—Here's How to Combat It

Cornerstone On Demand

New research on “ resume whitening " confirms bias at the resume screening stage is still a major problem. Researchers found that up to 40 percent of minority job seekers try to avoid being stereotyped by “whitening" their resume, such as using an Anglicized version of their name or removing their experience in race-related organizations. For example, using “ Luke Zhang " instead of “ Lei Zhang. The key here is to have good data collection practices.

Here’s How Your Word Choices Could Affect Hiring Gender-Diverse Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

Whether to highlight sales goals, describe the workplace, or suggest the kind of attributes they’re looking for in a candidate. New research from LinkedIn shows that using “aggressive” could discourage almost half of women from applying to your job. to further target your outreach.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work, is. Here’s how to encourage diversity in your construction business. How HR Tools Can Help.

What does it mean to be EDGE certified, and why is Ceridian doing it?

Ceridian

As a global organization, investing in diversity and equality are top priorities for Ceridian. What’s key to real progress in the global workplace, however, is not only understanding what we’re doing right, but how we can more aggressively address areas of opportunity.

The most common recruiting challenges and how to overcome them

Workable

If you had to name one thing as your biggest hiring headache, what would it be? But, most recruiters would gravitate to a few common recruiting challenges. Use an application form with ‘knock-out’ questions to directly address your key concerns.

7 Tactics to Bolster Diversity and Inclusion at Your Company

Linkedin Talent Blog

was a proponent of diversity and inclusion long before it was called that, speaking famously and powerfully about “all of God’s children” working together. And no one should feel that they have to go it alone and shoulder this work by themselves. to 33.0%. Diversity

Launching Competitive Opportunities in Talent Acquisition

TalentCulture

In the modern work climate, there’ve been inroads made to create more equality within this unbalanced paradigm. However, to gain clarity to its prevalence, we must identify where these disadvantages begin and pervade and most importantly; how to solve them.

How to write a recruitment policy

Workable

A recruitment policy is a statement on how you hire. To begin crafting your recruitment policy , answer these three questions: Philosophy. Use these three elements to structure your policy to give hiring teams a head start with their recruiting.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Research proves that, too; we’re not immune to implicit bias. He then passes the bowl to the woman, and she eats from the bowl.

How to Lead in Today’s Changing Workforce

AllyO

Listen to Jim Link, CHRO at Randstad, lead by moderator Shannon Pritchett speak about his work passions and insights around 1) Generational strategies, 2) Re-imagining today’s workforce structure, and 3) New leadership competencies for GenZ.

Source of hire: what it is, how to measure it and how to use it

Workable

Tracking source of hire (SoH) will help you distribute your hiring resources to the most effective recruiting channels. Here’s an overview of how to determine source of hire and how to work around its limitations: What is source of hire?

How to Structure your Digital Interview Candidate Experience

Spark Hire

percent of talent acquisition pros in our 2018 Growth Hiring Trends in the United States report told us they’re adding digital interviews to their strategy this year. Digital interviews allow you to seamlessly do both. Click To Tweet. For example: .

Analytics for Diversity: How IKEA Uses Data to Improve D&I Outcomes

Lighthouse

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. I had the opportunity to speak on bias, HR technology, and how AI might be able to help us avoid some of our biased tendencies (if we can keep the bias out of the systems themselves). HR Diversity

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace That You Can Start Today

Linkedin Talent Blog

Nobody’s ever said that diversity and inclusion work is easy. And the earlier the better – the longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. Convert all job descriptions to gender-neutral language. Diversity

4 Unconscious Biases Hindering Your Recruiting (and How to Prevent Them)

Linkedin Talent Blog

Think about it for a second: do you get more excited about a hiring a candidate who went to the same school as you? And this particular example is affinity bias – or hiring in your own image. Don’t feel too bad – this bias happens to all of us. How does this work?

What is EEO?

Workable

It’s essential to know the exact answer to the question: “What is EEO?” 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.

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

Rather, the failure could be in how the system was trained. Reuters identifies the objective of Amazon’s AI as scoring job candidates on a scale of 1 to 5 in order to assist hiring teams. The same has happened to other companies that experiment with machine learning.

How to Create a Killer Office Fitness Challenge

SnackNation

How to Create a Killer Office Fitness Challenge. Employee fitness equals free money for your company. Organizations who invest in health and wellness actually save money by reducing healthcare costs and curbing lost productivity due to absenteeism. Click To Tweet.

Episode 1: How to drive inclusive hiring in tech ft. Orange Is the New Black

Hacker Earth

Welcome to #NetflixandHire where we learn some great tech hiring lessons from popular TV shows. Over the course of the next 4 episodes, you’ll learn 4 ways in which you can successfully screen and hire developers in 2020. Things seem to be gearing up in 2020.

What is blind recruitment – and does it work?

cipHR

Discover why hiding personal details from candidates’ applications helps to improve the diversity of new hires, and how to introduce it to your organisation using an ATS. Blind recruitment is gaining traction as an effective way to recruit more diverse staff. But how does it work in practice? And how can you introduce it to your organisation? Read on to find out the answers to all these questions and more.

Why you should consider non-traditional candidates

Workable

For example, if you want to be a doctor, you’ll go to med school, complete a residency program and get your license – you’re ready to practice medicine. What do you study if you want to go into sales? Say you want to hire a graphic designer.

Gen Zers Need A New Kind of Learning: Introducing the Digital Native Advancement Program

Cornerstone On Demand

Born between 1995 and 2010, Gen Z is set to occupy 36% of the global workforce by 2020. Already, this generation is predicted to become the most diverse, entrepreneurial and educated generation of workers to date. Move over, millennials—the era of Generation Z is upon us.

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Gold Medal–Winning Paralympian Shares 5 Tips for Creating a More Inclusive Workplace

Linkedin Talent Blog

Liz Johnson has a pretty good idea of just how much people with disabilities can do. To top it off, she has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Swansea University in Wales-gained whilst training for the Paralympics and World Championships. “I How can that be possible?

5 Steps for Creating a Culture That Attracts and Welcomes Employees with Disabilities

Linkedin Talent Blog

With competition for skilled workers at a high and an increased focus on diversity, companies have started to recruit in often overlooked talent pools, including veterans, women returning to the workplace, older workers, and individuals without college degrees. Diversity

Gen Zers Need A New Kind of Learning Program: Introducing the Digital Native Advancement Platform

Cornerstone On Demand

Born between 1995 and 2010, Gen Z is set to occupy 36% of the global workforce by 2020. Already, this generation is predicted to become the most diverse, entrepreneurial and educated generation of workers to date. Move over, millennials—the era of Generation Z is upon us.

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

Visier

When I think about women’s leadership, several big words come to mind–empowerment, leadership, parity–but I keep coming back to smaller words. In fact, it’s a string of two-letter words that, together, make a BIG impact: If it is to be, it is up to me. I noticed that women were frequently subjected to various stereotypes and there were very few female role models to emulate. For example, men were viewed as assertive–a good trait.

Why you should consider non-traditional candidates

Workable

For example, if you want to be a doctor, you’ll go to med school, complete a residency program and get your license – you’re ready to practice medicine. What do you study if you want to go into sales? Say you want to hire a graphic designer.

The problem with employee wellness programs

Workable

Companies usually turn to them to reduce health costs, but they’re often ineffective, poorly crafted and discriminatory. Instead, companies should focus on less intrusive ways to encourage wellness, and let employees manage their own health.