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? Training 4.

Best Practices for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business

Synergy

With recent equality movements gaining momentum in society, there is a powerful microscope on companies today. Many are trying to evaluate their own organization’s diversity, but diversity has many layers. In other words, inclusion is the real goal, not just diversity.

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Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

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.

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 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.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. The concerns of under-represented workers often represent the concerns of other workers, as well.

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? Training 4.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Workforce Diversity

CakeHR

What is workforce diversity and why does it matter? Individuals, companies and indeed the collective culture is beginning to embrace the benefits of having a diverse workforce. The Business case for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I).

7 Strategies for Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work

EverFi - HR

On any given day, you can do a Google search for “sexual harassment,” click on the “News” link, and find dozens of headlines about recent sexual harassment allegations. The stories cross geographies and industries and they show how little has been invested in preventing sexual harassment at work. No company is immune to the need to create and maintain a workplace that is free of harassment. But not all communications are created equal.

#HotInHR: The Silence Breakers, Rethink Your Diversity Program With This Chart, Best Places to Work in 2018

Advos

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Time Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers. Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me… Yet it turns out that—in the most painful and personal ways—movie stars are more like you and me than we ever knew. RELATED: What the CVS-Aetna Deal Means for the Delivery of U.S. RELATED: 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity (Fortune).

Time’s Up: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

HR Daily Advisor

“So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! Let’s be clear, 2017 was the year of the woman. Don’t just talk the talk, do the walk. This not only gets down to the truth, but it also enables accountability.

Embracing Gender Diversity in the Workplace for a better tomorrow

Pragna Technologies

Diversity is imperative to all workplaces. Despite this, companies in many industries and roles are not benefiting from this because they are dominated by a single-sex. For example, tech industry roles are typically filled by men, while nursing roles are typically filled by women.

Do enterprise social networks hold the key to solving the lack of diversity in tech?

Thrive Global

For anyone with even a passing familiarity with the tech scene, it won’t come as a surprise to hear the sector seems to have a problem with diversity and inclusion. Gender representation, especially in senior management roles, continues to be unbalanced despite a number of interventions intended to address the issue. These enterprise social networks are often praised with their ability to give diversity and inclusion a huge boost within organisations.

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.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

LifeSpeak

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. A McKinsey study also revealed that diverse organizations earn 35% better results than those that are more homogeneous. Inviting candidates from different walks of life to an interview is a great step, but it’s not the only way to improve workplace diversity.

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. Regardless of industry, there are.

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.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

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. Diversity. (5).

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.

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? 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. Assembling the right mix of employees on your team and in your business is the first step, but you’ll need to be vigilant and committed to make it a success.

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.

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

Workable

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. The good…. and the bad.

An easy Linkedin hack to reduce bias in recruiting

Collage

This year’s news cycle has been full of reminders that the tech industry has a diversity problem. They are also more likely to face discrimination, harassment, and the hot mess James Damore’s Google ‘Manifesto’ has created. The bigger picture.

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 need to look at the root causes.

8 HR Tech Trends of 2019

CakeHR

After 2018 has proven to be the year of addressing the serious issues surrounding equality, diversity, inclusion and sexual harassment, 2019’s focus has shifted to include solutions to these problems with help from HR software, automated systems and AI tools.

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Mentoring And Women In The Workplace

Get Hppy

I am not sure if this train is even moving based on what I see and hear. Women in the workplace are still underrepresented at all levels. I think of one organization that promoted one of their managers to a very senior role in a male dominated industry.

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.

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. 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.

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. Below are the 2019 HR trends and predictions we’ve compiled from all over the Internet. Diverse organizations work better.

Helping Managers Understand and Address Stress

DecisionWise

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?

Hidden Talent: Best Practices for Recruiting People with Disabilities

CakeHR

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. Here are the top things you should do to recruit people with disabilities. #1

5 Things Any Company Can Do Right Now to Promote an Inclusive Culture

Eightfold

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace aren’t merely feel-good social policies. The least diverse companies typically performed below the national average for their industries. Diverse, inclusive workplaces appear to have long-term benefits as well.

Reduce Bias in the Hiring Process By Taking These Courageous (and Sometimes Uncomfortable) Steps

Linkedin Talent Blog

You can’t be a diverse organization without really talking about diversity,” says Yewande Ige , ThoughtWorks Global Recruitment Strategist. Talking through these issues was one of the four key steps that helped ThoughtWorks reduce bias in its hiring process, according to Yewande.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends for 2019

EverFi - HR

You’ve probably heard about its importance, but what is the purpose of corporate social responsibility (CSR)? Consumers have become more aware of the motives behind the businesses they frequent and want the companies they support to share their ideas, invest in positive non-profits, and make good choices for their employees and the environment. Looking for the next big thing in corporate social responsibility? Hire for Diversity and Equality.

Despite the Onset of Automation, the ILO Calls For a Human-Centered Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

There is fear among leaders and employees across industries that the rise of automation, artificial intelligence and robotics will eliminate a multitude of jobs. A fundamental shift from training for the job to training for self-improvement will prevail in the 2020s."

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. The list just goes on.

PayScale Gender Report Reveals Female Software Engineers Get Paid 12% Less

Compensation Today

How can companies encourage hiring more female engineers and close the gender wage gap for good? Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer Every employer says they want more female engineers, but the numbers tell a different story. Have technology companies made the workplace female friendly?

“Education.” with Timothy Quinn and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

Insofar as many companies are beholden to consumers and shareholders, people need to make gender equality a priority when purchasing products and services from companies with a poor track record of compliance. Can you tell us the “backstory” that brought you to this career path?

Talent and HR News Monthly Update: Women's History Month / Working Moms

exaqueo

As we admire our female colleagues , mentors, and role models, we have no doubt that the world could benefit from a few more female voices in the workforce. So for this month’s roundup, #teamexaqueo curated five articles on women in the workforce and on the progress that still needs to be made. But what else can we be doing on the ground and in our offices? The findings are based on survey data of more than 22,000 working men and women across 34 countries.