Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

The growing strength of the Black Lives Matter movement has thrown the spotlight on instances of racism and a lack of inclusion at organisations around the world. The environment they are in is toxic.”. Reaching out to young, diverse talent is critical.

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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How To Build Your Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy

Trainual

And I just built Trainual’s official Diversity & Inclusion policy. Admittedly, the fact that I represent several underrepresented communities did not make this task any easier. The stakes were extraordinarily high. Start With How the Final Policy Should Sound and Feel.

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.

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. Identify the make-up of your organization.

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.

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.

Why Uber, Google, and Other Companies Failed to Address Workplace Harassment

Rallyware for Human Resources

Even though we see the rise of the #MeToo movement and can witness the way recent harassment issues are shaping the global conversation against workplace bullying, abuse, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct, there’s still a lot to be done. Particularly, many companies haven’t yet provided effective workplace harassment training, preventing their employees from fully comprehending this issue with must-attend annual seminars.

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.

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. When’s The Happy Hour?

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.

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. Diversity. (5).

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!”

‘Toxic Masculinity’: Why Gillette Is Taking a Stance on Harassment With Its Controversial Ad

Linkedin Talent Blog

Given the rise of the #MeToo movement and the sustained headlines about inappropriate workplace behavior, companies everywhere have been looking for tactics to fight workplace harassment. So why the sudden shift? In many ways, the ad is remarkably on trend.

4 Hidden Risks of Reopening

EverFi - HR

However, the challenges that must be addressed as employees return to the workplace are not limited to those we traditionally associate with workplace health and safety. Harassment in socially distant work spaces. Which States Require Harassment Training?

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.

Addressing Racial Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace

LifeSpeak

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.

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

Cornerstone On Demand

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."

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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Women in Tech: Hiring Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Hacker Earth

Studies have shown that companies are more productive when they have a gender-mixed workplace. Here’s how you can fine-tune your organization’s diversity and talent strategies to achieve better attraction of today’s growing pool of female tech talent. Of course, the most obvious recruiting tool is a competitive salary. Equal pay for equal work has remained stubbornly elusive for far too many in the female workforce. Equal Promotions.

How Canada Can Tackle the Gender Wage Gap

Visier

As such, we are pleased to share the following article on ending gender wage inequality in Canada. The authors are Emanuela Heyninck, the pay equity commissioner for Ontario, Canada, and Sarah Kaplan, a distinguished professor and director at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Heyninck is one of our featured speakers at the Women in Leadership luncheon in Toronto, ON on October 18.

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.

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

More Than a Check Box: Why Compliance Should Be an Integral Part of Company Strategy

Cornerstone On Demand

For example, says Bussing, you should approach pay equity and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) compliance not as something that has to be done, but as an integral part of a much larger diversity and inclusion strategy that ensures all employees are treated fairly.

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.

The Importance of Creating a Gender Inclusive Workforce

LaborSoft

In previous decades, gender inclusivity referred almost exclusively to creating opportunities for women in the workplace. Millennials and those under 40 years old account for a solid bulk of the workforce and champion on behalf of the LGBT+ community.

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.

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. Transgender people have a gender identity that doesn’t correspond to the sex assigned to them at birth. Diversity

13 Ways to help women succeed in leadership

Thrive Global

The case to increase female leadership is not just about reaching gender equality, it’s also good business. Become A Mentor, better yet be a sponsor — Especially if you’re a senior-level employee, take on a woman at your organization who has the potential to rise to the top.

“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?

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

i4cp

How are organizations acknowledging heightening awareness and evolving understanding of gender, identity, and orientation in the workplace? Is HR adjusting by expanding beyond the typical M/F labels in policies, practices, and metrics?

10 HR Trends to Watch Out For in 2020

Rise

As we wrap up this year and get ready to usher in a new decade, we look towards the future of work, which is the purpose-driven and people-focused workplace. . These are the HR trends we anticipate will transform the workforce and the workplace in 2020.

11 Reasons You Should Work at Women-led Companies

CakeHR

In the ’80s, women would need a male-co-signor to apply for bank loans and capital would be minimal. Times have objectively changed for the better, and women are now granted the freedom that they deserve. The company performs better. The pay is too low.

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. cents on the dollar.