Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

CultureIQ

As soon as hundreds of organizations and business leaders responded to these events by publicly committing to racial inclusiveness and justice in the workplace, we at CultureIQ started getting calls asking what was missing from existing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts. By Paul M.

A Diversity Boost

HRO Today

In today’s increasingly diverse world, the case for corporate D&I initiatives that deliver real progress is stronger than ever. If it’s not real, it won’t feel authentic to your candidates and your employees, no matter how well you source diverse talent,” he explains.

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The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken. So, if your metrics don’t directly and unambiguously cover strategic goals like increasing revenue, productivity, or innovation, they simply won’t drive executives to act. The Top 7 Strategic HR Metrics for Impressing Your CEO.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

Why Inclusivity Equals Innovation

SuccessFactors

Just look at the stats: $12 trillion can be added to the global economy if gender equality is achieved ( McKinsey Global Institute ). Companies with diverse management teams have profit margins 12.6% Ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform their peers ( McKinse y). Diversity is a positive influence on any team. However, it’s no good having a talented, diverse team if they don’t feel valued. Many now employ chief diversity officers.

How to Implement Diversity & Inclusion Programs That Actually Work

Criteria Corp

Diversity is a topic that is on everyone’s minds right now, but corporate diversity programs are nothing new. Nearly every large company (over 1,000 employees) in the United States has some sort of diversity program in place, according to research by Harvard Business Review. American companies currently spend nearly $8 billion a year on diversity efforts, but clearly, some of these efforts are still missing the mark.

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. Other benefits of workforce diversity are the fact that it drives innovation, creates skill diversity and that it makes your company more appealing to a broader customer and candidate demographic. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

One-way video interview biases: potential risks for diversity

Workable

No matter how trained or aware you are, biases will always surface and may sidetrack your attention away from what matters. What metrics would you use to measure our social media’s performance?”). Train recruiters and hiring managers.

4 ways that companies can be truly inclusive

CultureIQ

Furthermore, all of the biases that companies buried when they accepted business as usual are now bubbling up in broad daylight as the public scrutinizes their claims of supporting diversity and equality. . This tidal wave of new support for racial justice is bigger than corporate America, but if companies are sincerely committed, they can play critical role in bridging the diversity gap in the workplace, especially as it relates to their Black employees. By Jawaun Brown.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits

UpstartHR

Another expert says that referrals should be one of the top metrics that talent acquisition leaders focus on. From an analytics perspective, being able to track quality of hire, time to fill, and other metrics and tie them back to the referral source is an incredibly valuable practice. Using Referrals to Improve Diversity Diversity has become an HR buzzword, thrown around in meetings and leveraged for positive PR, but what does diversity really mean?

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.

10 Features to Look for in Corporate Training Solutions

Kitaboo

Corporate training solutions have evolved over time. It has grown into an all-in-one tool where companies can monitor the growth of their employees, employees can track their own metrics and learn at the same time. Discarding the one-size-fits-all model has been one of the contributing factors to the growth of corporate training solutions. If you are an organization that’s looking to change your training tool, we are here to help you select the best one.

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. Do they have equal pay to their majority counterparts?

What Makes a Workplace Diversity Program Successful?

Thrive Global

Facebook publishes an annual diversity report —a way to catalog the efforts the company is making toward diversifying its staff, and to report on its progress. Diversity initiatives are policies and practices designed to improve the workplace experiences and outcomes of target group members. These surprising, complex findings motivated me to research why diversity initiatives don’t always work as intended, and what we can do to try to make them more effective.

Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Everwise

The next generation of professionals working their way up the ranks are demanding more of employers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Millennials are the most diverse generation in history : 59% identify as Caucasian, and 27% have immigrant backgrounds. There is a given expectation by them to see equal representation and opportunity at work, but that barely scratches the surface of how millennials see diversity evolving. Diversity vs. Inclusion.

Building a Diverse & Inclusive Distributed Workforce

HIRED

One of the strategic considerations companies may have been able to make is to take stock of their workforce and workplace for its diversity and inclusion and the work that still needs to be done. Diversity in recruitment. In regards to recruiting diverse talent, Jadczak encourages employers to first consider what they mean by “diversity” and what their goals are. The post Building a Diverse & Inclusive Distributed Workforce appeared first on Hiring Insights.

4 new imperatives for an inclusive workforce

HRExecutive

have given the campaign for greater diversity and inclusion a new sense of urgency. In the executive ranks, just 7% of vice presidents and 5% of senior vice presidents are diverse women, and Catalyst found that just 4% eventually make it to a C-suite position.

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Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: Are employers doing enough?

ThoughtFarmer

If you are having trouble understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, you aren’t alone. Spurred by a growing social consciousness, businesses are slowing making a more concerted effort to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace. What is diversity and inclusion? As diversity and inclusion expert, Verna Myers put it best, “diversity is being invited to the party, and inclusion is being asked to dance.”.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

Training. Supreme Court ruling, employers should be sure that they are including LGBTQ in any harassment training. If you have not done a harassment training or a policy review with your staff in some time, you will want to be sure make this a priority. You may also want to invest in diversity and inclusion initiatives such as a training that may not only reduce workplace bias but also can increase teamwork and positively impact your bottom line.

There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

CLO Magazine

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. Ensuring that you have diverse candidates for new hires and promotions may require a little more work at first, but it quickly becomes part of your everyday talent sourcing processes and the branding of your organization. State clearly that you want diverse candidates to apply.

4 Steps to Embed Diversity & Inclusion Into Your Organization

Avature

In the last few years, the HR world has seen a shift in perspective when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In addition, with skill shortage being one of the main concerns for future growth, diversity and inclusion strategies offer significant benefits to be gained by widening the pool of potential talent company’s can tap into. But the bottom line is they lack the tools, technology and training necessary to build a highly inclusive workforce.

4 Steps Corporations Can Take to Rally Behind Equal Pay

Workforce Opportunity Services

The first National Equal Pay Day occurred 23 years ago. April 2nd, National Equal Pay Day, symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Studies show that gender diversity helps businesses avoid stagnation and may even lead to increased financial returns. Paying them 82 cents to the dollar that men earn not only isn’t ethical, but it’s also a violation of their right to equal pay.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

Function area leaders in HR and recruiting are subsequently looking to analyze employee feedback data to identify and act on trends in training and retention. Key Metrics. Depending on the needs of your business, as well as the industry, these metrics can vary, but they should all focus on the happiness and engagement of your workforce. Are they excited to come to work, and equally as excited to talk about what they do to potential clients and future employees?

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management

Kazoo

Function area leaders in HR and recruiting are subsequently looking to analyze employee feedback data to identify and act on trends in training and retention. Key Metrics. Depending on the needs of your business, as well as the industry, these metrics can vary, but they should all focus on the happiness and engagement of your workforce. Are they excited to come to work, and equally as excited to talk about what they do to potential clients and future employees?

5 Weeks To Davos: Equality And Empowerment For Women Around The Globe

SAP Innovation

Global Goal #5 : Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Gender equality is a hot topic in Hollywood these days. While Sandra is fighting for equal pay and better roles in Hollywood, there are millions of women all over the globe who are experiencing similar or more extreme gender inequality. As the UN notes , “Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world.”.

Survey Says…

HRO Today

Equally important, examining the data can enable organizations to assess needs and analyze any possible gaps or help needed to better empower everyone to actively use employee engagement tools.”. Finding the Right Metrics. We find there are several key performance metrics that we can measure that are direct indicators on how our employee engagement efforts are doing—all of which are tied to our corporate goals,” says Pryor.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

There are a few areas where technology companies commonly struggle to improve when it comes to their people: Recruitment, Workforce Diversity, Retention, and Strategic Workforce Planning. While quality of hire is considered the most valuable recruiting metric, only one-third of leaders have confidence in their ability to measure quality. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity. A drop in diversity at different stages requires a different response.

Creating a Diversity and Inclusion Statement for Your Business (With FREE Workbook)

Zenefits

If your business doesn’t already have a diversity and inclusion statement for your business, you should. When you define your commitment to diversity and inclusion, it directs the company to achieve. Download a FREE Diversity and Inclusion Workbook here. Diversity and inclusion statements can be short and sweet or long and in-depth. Some organizations separate their diversity statement from their inclusion statement.

LinkedIn Integrates Diversity Insights Into All of Its Talent Solutions

Linkedin Talent Blog

Building diverse and inclusive teams is the No. Research shows that diversity is tied directly to company culture and financial performance. In fact, LinkedIn data shows that 78% of companies prioritize diversity to improve culture and 62% do so to boost financial performance. As organizations seek to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces, the reality is these initiatives are hard work. Plan realistic and inclusive diversity recruiting goals.

Why you should consider microlearning for employee training

PI Worldwide

Outstanding content, engaging presenters, beautifully designed PowerPoint presentations, and gallons of Starbucks ® coffee are still no guarantee your employees will engage with your training sessions or apply critical information when it matters most. How microlearning benefits employee training. The benefits are clear: Stronger engagement: Constant and diverse demands for our attention make it harder than ever to keep learners engaged.

Could This One Rule Make You Rethink Workforce Diversity?

SAP Innovation

Facebook’s diversity report was recently released and the results are…could be better. Diversity in the workplace, particularly in tech, has become a seriously hot issue in the past year, and a polarizing one at that. There are certainly some dollars being thrown at the issue: Google has budgeted $150 million for diversity issues this year. This follows the January announcement of $300 million as part of its Diversity in Technology program.

Five Ways Data Analytics Can Help Close The Gender Gap

SuccessFactors

As more organizations introduce diversity metrics relating to recruitment, training, progression and pay, they will have more data to analyze – data that will yield valuable insights into patterns, trends and discrepancies between how female staff is treated compared with male counterparts. Data analytics is key to recruiting a diverse workforce. Diversity initiatives often focus on recruiting diverse talent, but it is just as vital to retain that talent.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

Visier

There are a few areas where technology companies commonly struggle to improve when it comes to their people: Recruitment, Workforce Diversity, Retention, and Strategic Workforce Planning. While quality of hire is considered the most valuable recruiting metric, only one-third of leaders have confidence in their ability to measure quality. Recommended Read: Five Awesome Recruitment Metrics for Tech Innovation Success ]. Develop The Right Mix of Workforce Diversity.

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

Strategic HCM

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? suggesting that 57% of employers say diversity and inclusion will become more important over the next five years. There was also a suggestion that organisations need more diversity champions. Diversity rising up the Agenda.

5 Biggest Challenges for HR Leadership Teams

Achievers - Recruiting

This high figure is arrived at by adding up the cost of recruiting and hiring, the wages and time involved in training a new employee, and the lost productivity while that new hire is coming up to speed. Building a diverse workforce. Diversity means looking at many more factors than the basic demographics of gender, ethnicity, or age. It also means seeking out job candidates who bring new perspectives, diverse problem-solving skills and different types of backgrounds.

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

Workable

As with every recruiting metric , measuring SoH can be complicated but fruitful. Paying attention only to the source the hire came from diminishes other sources that were equally effective in attracting good candidates. ? But, investing too much in them may negatively affect diversity. Also, connect recruiting metrics to other results (e.g. diversity) and experiment frequently with how you allocate resources.

Let’s get real about unconscious bias

CLO Magazine

Many organizations are rushing into unconscious bias training, also known as implicit or cognitive bias training. If done well, unconscious bias training can be positively transformative; if not done well, the dysfunctional consequences can elicit negative reactions such as guilt, unrealized rising expectations, demoralization or pain. Unconscious bias training is about critical thinking and decision making. 2: Provide appropriate time for the training.

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

Workable

This message goes beyond Hollywood and the film industry; women in the workplace today should be equal with their male colleagues. Every year, on March 8, the rights of women in education, equal pay and fair treatment at work are assessed worldwide. Gender equality at work in numbers. In other areas the inequality of men and women is even larger: for example, in Japan, the same metric went from 1% to 2% and in North America from 15% to 18%.

Four Ways Company Culture Can Support Women in Leadership

Cornerstone On Demand

While more than 75 percent of CEOs say gender equality is part of their top 10 business priorities, women remain underrepresented across every level of the corporate pipeline—comprising just 37 percent of management positions and 19 percent of C-Suite positions, according to a recent study from McKinsey and LeanIn.org. Bersin by Deloitte research showed that organizations with strong cultures of leadership growth also happened to have the highest degree of gender diversity.

Why the Key to DEI Initiatives is Data

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Since June, there’s been a renewed urgency in corporate America to prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives. It’s a small step that indicates CEOs realize genuine diversity and inclusion will require more than meeting EEO guidelines and checking off boxes.