3 Guidelines to Help HR Leaders Rethink Diversity in the Workplace

Fond

The importance of diversity in the workplace isn’t news — with decades of supporting evidence, today’s HR leaders are well aware that this issue is important and has real returns for companies that are able to deliver effective solutions. Diversity in the workplace starts with inclusion.

EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer

Workable

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) refers to fair, unbiased treatment in the workplace. In the US, companies need to comply with the regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a regulatory body that enforces a group of federal EEO laws.

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Equal Opportunity Hiring Firms: Recruiting for Diversity

Zenefits

Corporate environments have become more diverse in recent years, but they still have a long way to go in the name of equality. But the good news is that equal opportunity hiring forms can help you ensure that your workforce accurately reflects today’s society. Here’s what equal opportunity means for employers today. What is the Equal Employment Opportunity Act? What is the Purpose of Equal Employment Opportunity? Equal Employment Opportunity.

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good.

Today is Equal Pay Day: Can HR Technology Help Close the Gender Pay Gap?

SumTotal

What is Equal Pay Day? Organised by the Fawcett Society , the UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for gender equality, the day is about raising awareness and encouraging everyone to participate in the fight against gender inequality.

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

Flimp Communications

Over the last decade, there have been a flurry of HR initiatives to increase diversity and inclusion. The response, in a lot of cases, was for HR to organize training and seminars around diversity and inclusion.

DOL Issues Final Rule Updating Apprenticeship Program Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations

Berkshire Associates

On December 19, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule updating the guidelines that dictate how employers ensure equal employment opportunity in apprenticeship programs.

3 tips on running a gender equality health check

Ascender

When it comes to gender equality in the workplace, although we have made massive strides in the right direction, the stats say there is still a long way to go. One of the most important changes as we move forward and prepare future generations for gender equality, is the attitude towards the topic. We need to shift from gender equality being a “men vs. women” battle, into a collective and societal attitude towards equal opportunity in the workplace, and in our general lives.

How to Improve Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Best Money Moves

How can employers improve gender diversity in the workplace? It starts with tracking representation and setting goals for diversity when hiring and promoting employees. If companies start hiring and promoting women and men to manager at equal rates, the report estimates that the U.S.

When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

In 2015, the Harvard Business Review published tips on hiring for culture fit – less than a year later, the publication featured an article warning that hiring for culture fit can thwart a company’s diversity efforts. Diversity also impacts a company’s bottom line.

Unconscious Bias: the Key to Effective Communication in the Workplace Between Men and Women

Inpower Coaching

Second, “men and women are treated equally in the workplace.” Download the free InPower Coaching transformational leadership guidelines to help you lead others for personal growth and business results!

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.

3 Reasons Why Employers Should Care about Accessibility

Outmatch

When your online experiences aren’t accessible, you shrink your recruiting reach – and the diversity inside your company – by 15%. On top of that, diversity has evolved from a conversation to a full blown revolution. Imagine increasing diversity of thought in your company by 15%.

Abby Wambach to kick off HR Tech Conference in October

HRExecutive

Soccer star and equal-pay activist Abby Wambach will kick off the 2020 Human Resource Executive ® HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® in October. Now, she crusades for equal pay across all industries. See also: Will Paycheck Fairness Act actually lead to equal pay? .

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

Strategic HCM

Five Simple Goal-setting Guidelines. Diversity rising up the Agenda. I seem to be have been having lots of conversations about diversity recently so was interested to see a new report from the CIPD and Bernard Hodes, Diversity and Inclusion - Fringe or Fundamental?

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?

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.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Five Simple Goal-setting Guidelines. Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives.

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.

The Non Discrimination Policy: Importance and 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion is about more than just hiring people with a variety of skin tones. You need a non discrimination policy in your workplace, and this article will help you write one that reflects your company’s commitment to treating everyone equally.

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.

OSHA Publishes Guidance on Use of Restrooms by Transgender Employees

Berkshire Associates

Diversity HR Training Workplace Discrimination Sex DiscriminationWith the recent debut of Caitlyn Jenner, there has been much discussion regarding the transgender community.

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. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently placed its ADA website compliance guidelines on its “inactive list.” Diversity Insight Disability Discrimination

Tips for creating fair and friendly holiday policies [Video]

PeopleStrategy

While this time of year is filled with cheer and celebration, it’s also important to make sure your company’s policies reflect fairness, equality and safety. Tip #2: Make sure your policies work with diverse religious beliefs. ‘Tis the season!

Using Collective Sensemaking to Put Caring Back in Health Care

Conversation Matters

Equally important they talk about the way each team continuously learns, a necessity for the transformative change in healthcare that collaborative care engenders. Being at the same level, literally, communicates a sense of equality.

4 Ways to Make Your Company More Inclusive for Women

Entelo

For instance, rather than a “maternity leave policy,” create a “parental leave policy” that treats mothers and fathers equally. We know that happy, diverse teams are successful teams, so what are you waiting for? hiring Company Culture Diversity

Why HR Should Go Above and Beyond the New ISO Standards

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Businesses worldwide will soon be experiencing more pressure to openly share metrics related to areas such as ethics, total workforce costs, and workforce diversity. Take something like diversity — which continues to be a top priority for CEOs around the world — as an example.

Creating a compensation philosophy and policy document

Insperity

It can also help you ensure alignment with equal pay laws and with your company’s vision and values around pay equity. And written compensation policies make it easier to follow legal requirements and internal guidelines for fair pay.

Office Dress Code Policies in Today’s Workplace

Best Money Moves

It’s great to empower your employees to dress for their day, as well as show their personality, but it is equally important for employers to set some clear guidelines to ensure that everyone feels comfortable.”. Building Office Culture with Diversity and Inclusion.

Stay Compliant With Hiring Laws As Your Workforce Grows

ApplicantStack

As part of the settlement, the EEOC ordered Bass to proactively increase diversity hiring. EPA (Equal Pay Act). Male and female employees must be compensated equally for the same job role. Uniform Guidelines for Employment Selection Procedures (under EEOC ). million.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

myhrtoolkit

A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff.

What is organizational trust (and how to build it)?

PI Worldwide

Workplace diversity, inclusion, and equality. By defining the values every employee should strive to uphold, you create clear guidelines for the work to be done. Guidelines to avoid micromanaging. “The secret to any high-performing team is trust.”

Tips for creating fair and friendly holiday policies [Video]

PYMNTS

While this time of year is filled with cheer and celebration, it’s also important to make sure your company’s policies reflect fairness, equality and safety. Tip #2: Make sure your policies work with diverse religious beliefs. ‘Tis the season!

Core Company Values: 12 Inspiring Examples

Achievers - Recruiting

Consider these guidelines when establishing your company values: Keep it short. Value and develop our employees’ diverse talents, initiative and leadership. In fact, Forbes magazine named Cox Automotive to its first-ever list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2018.

Best Practices for Using Performance Rating Scales

Primalogik

Make sure there is an equal difference between each of the options on the scale. In your rating guidelines, define what you mean by “average.” Primalogik allows different types of rating scales to accommodate the most diverse needs in surveys.

How Gender Pay Gap Affects Your Business

Vantage Circle

Every woman needs to know when she's being discriminated against and what the reasons are why she isn't getting equal pay so we can close that pay gap. In an era when gender inequality in the workplace is in the limelight, the gender pay gap is an equally relevant topic.

An employer’s guide to LGBT inclusion in the workplace

myhrtoolkit

A study in the US by Out Now titled ‘LGBT 2020 – LGBT Diversity Show Me the Business Case’ found that the US economy could save $9 billion annually if organisations implemented more effective inclusion policies for their LGBT staff.

How to Communicate with Millennials: 4 Rules for Delivering Constructive Feedback

Fond

Being the most diverse generation to date, this group is characterized by a complex set of dynamics that include their fair share of contradictions. Millennials View Themselves and Other Generations as Equals.

Gender Fluidity and HR: Moving Beyond M/F Labeling (i4cp login required)

i4cp

The colleague’s approach comes off equal parts condescending, judgmental, and nervously leery. How are organizations acknowledging heightening awareness and evolving understanding of gender, identity, and orientation in the workplace?

Why creating a culture of HR compliance could reduce risk

Insperity

Impact on creativity and diversity. Just because everyone in your company is on the same page culture-wise doesn’t mean creativity and diversity will be stifled. You still hire diverse talent, backgrounds and technical skills.