Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion

Ultimate Software

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re talking all things Diversity & Inclusion. Then there are the millions of users who covet smart products such as wearable technology and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. But there’s a disturbing lack of diversity within the tech industry.

Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. In our Workplace Diversity Report 2018 , expert analysts poured over data from over 175,000 employees.

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. For a deeper analysis, you can refer to the breakdown of the different types of diversity. What is diversity in the workplace?

Survey: Workplace Diversity Critical to Veteran Recruiting Programs

Yello

To compete for and win members of this valuable talent pool , employers need targeted veteran recruiting strategies that align with veteran’s preference about workplace diversity and recruiting. Military Veterans and Service Members Share Their Thoughts on Diversity.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. And execs know a diverse workforce (in age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company; these elements can help you develop great new products and great new ways to cater to customers.

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

UpstartHR

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? Legally, diversity refers to the age, socioeconomic background, gender, race and ethnicity differences in your workforce. Diversity sourcing, by extension, is a dedicated effort to attract, engage, and hire a diverse slate of candidates. Diversity begins and ends with your company culture.

7 Tips to Manage a Diverse Workforce

TalentCulture

Organizations today are more diverse than ever today. Most companies benefit from a diverse environment, but there are always certain challenges that may rise. Realizing that truth and developing hands-on strategies that welcome diversity is imperative.

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.

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace

Achievers

This is not the 1960s, but it’s difficult to convince many female employees who function within outdated corporate Human Resources policies. Family-Friendly Work-Life Balance Policies. Employer policies supporting work-life balance are important to women.

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.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. The EPA includes only four defenses to a claim of unequal pay: A seniority system; A merit system; A system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of product; or.

Understanding the Big Picture of Workplace Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

More and more employers are realizing the advantages of a diverse workforce and are putting considerable effort into attracting workers from varied backgrounds who bring varied strengths. But diversity is about much more. Promoting Diversity Programs.

Dreaming up an Office Napping Policy

Namely

A surprisingly diverse list of companies lets employees sleep on the job, including Google, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Zappos, the Huffington Post and even ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s. Can employees get their forty winks and still put in a productive 40 hours?

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The walk is just one example of how we are encouraging our employees to bring their authentic self to work and supporting them with employee resource groups,” says Molly Ford, the director of Salesforce’s office of equality. s(HPQ) Lesley Slaton Brown, the company’s chief diversity officer.

Diversity Training in a Nutshell: Why It Fails and How to Make It Work

Rallyware for Human Resources

Starbucks, reacting to a national debate, closed 8,000 of its US coffee stores on Tuesday, 29 of May, to conduct racial bias training—a type of diversity training. . Why companies even do diversity training? But there are more reasons to implement diversity training.

why you shouldn’t forget about workplace diversity

O.C. Tanner

Right around the year 2000, initiatives encouraging employee diversity were a key growing Human Resources trend. Leaders researched best practices, consulted with experts, and crafted programs to encourage diversity throughout every level of their organizations.

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace

Achievers

This is not the 1960s, but it’s difficult to convince many female employees who function within outdated corporate Human Resources policies. Family-Friendly Work-Life Balance Policies. Employer policies supporting work-life balance are important to women.

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?

Connecting Organisational Development with Diversity: A Strategic Change Imperative

New to HR

Diversity is becoming a strategic change imperative at many organisations, and for good reason. Studies show that organisations with a more diverse workforce – in terms of gender, ethnicity and race – are more productive, more efficient, and ultimately, more profitable. Diversity, of course, starts with HR hiring policies that are able to attract the best and brightest and convince them to join the company.

Diversity Is Invited to The Party While Inclusion Is Being Asked to Dance.

PerformanceICreate

Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.”. There are dimensions of diversity based in life experiences. When leaders focus on creating teams that value different points of view, the true potential of diversity unfolds.

Are You Wasting Your Diverse Workforce?

Entelo

Hiring diverse candidates is just the tip of the iceberg on making progress on your diversity initiative. Some of the companies that do put effort into their diversity recruitment squander the results. This is the kind of listening we need to do with your diverse colleagues.

5 reasons you need an official paternity leave policy

Workable

There are paternity leave policies on the books in about 80 countries but many of them appear little more than symbolic. Predictably, it’s the Scandinavian countries who set the standard for equality in parenting. So is a paternity policy really needed? If you’re looking into the business case for an official paternity leave policy , here’s five reasons to get on it: 1.Work/life conflicts are a reality for men too. Equality cuts both ways.

3 Ways to Promote Gender Diversity in the C-Suite

Linkedin Talent Blog

And in today’s day and age when 78% of talent professionals report that diversity is a top priority for their company , establishing gender balance in the C-suite and beyond is becoming crucial. won’t achieve gender balance on company boards until 2055 - but more diverse boards tend to perform better, as they’re more likely to mirror the diverse makeup of their customers and corporate employees. Talent Leadership Diversity

Diversity Is Invited to The Party While Inclusion Is Being Asked to Dance.

PerformanceICreate

Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.”. There are dimensions of diversity based in life experiences. When leaders focus on creating teams that value different points of view, the true potential of diversity unfolds. Diversity is one of those things that practically everyone talks about. Most organizations – on websites and in promotional materials – bring up the degree to which they value and commit to diversity.

Women Leaders Save The Planet – That’s Why Your Company Needs to Promote Them

SuccessFactors

As investors and consumers increasingly demand that companies serve a social purpose, the pressure is on to develop policies and programs that take on the world’s challenges. How do you explain to your five-year-old child what you do for a living?

Good CEOs Get Why Diversity and Inclusion Matters

TalentCircles

Focusing on talent diversity is no longer optional. A true diversity and inclusion initiative is about more than ensuring that rules are followed and the requisite diversity programs and regulations are in place.

Diversity in the Workplace: Good for People, Good for Business

SumTotal

A few years back I attended a panel presentation featuring many prominent business executives discussing diversity and inclusion (D&I) to an audience of HR leaders. Decisions made and executed by diverse teams deliver 60% better results.

Working Parents Day: Why Inclusive Leave Policies are Beneficial for Everyone

Workforce Opportunity Services

Balancing childcare and a full-time job is challenging, and one thing that would help ease the burden is offering equal paid family leave to all. Without inclusive paid leave policies, employers could be missing out on rich talent pools. With childcare responsibilities being distributed more equally, men are pushing for the same paid leave that biological mothers get.

10 Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements

Ongig

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Gusto also has multiple pages on its site about Inclusivity such as its Special Report: Diversity and Inclusion with Gusto. Ties diverse employees to diverse products/customers.

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. Explicitly request a diverse range of referrals. Have a parental leave policy.

Top 7 Tips to Increase Employee Productivity in 2017

Zenefits

Creating an inspiring environment that fuels employee productivity is a lot easier said than done. Understand the difference between efficiency and productivity. In a March 2017 article titled “ Great Companies Obsess Over Productivity, Not Efficiency ” for Harvard Business Review, Michael Mankins writes that “efficiency is about doing the same with less.” Business productivity, however, is tied to the product of performance.

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.

How CEB is Using Employee-Led Groups to Foster Diversity and Inclusion

Linkedin Talent Blog

Considering they’re a company providing best practice insights, it makes sense that CEB would prioritize diversity. After all, there are countless studies out there that show diverse companies outperform non-diverse companies, along with creating larger societal benefits.

Top 7 Tips to Boost Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Creating an inspiring environment that fuels employee productivity is a lot easier said than done. Understand the difference between efficiency and productivity. In a March 2017 article titled “ Great Companies Obsess Over Productivity, Not Efficiency ” for Harvard Business Review, Michael Mankins writes that “efficiency is about doing the same with less.” Business productivity, however, is tied to the product of performance.

Engaging Employees in Your Company Purpose: 4 Key Drivers & Why They Matter: Diversity and Inclusion (part 3 of 4)

Vignette Agency

Today we’ll focus on ways we can drive engagement to your purpose by elevating diversity and inclusion. Broadly speaking, diversity means ensuring representation among employees across race, age, ethnicity, gender, religion and other differentiators. Combined, diversity and inclusion is a powerful driver of innovation and is today considered an essential driver of business success.

Five Reasons Why Today’s Dads Need Support, Too

TalentCulture

Family-friendly benefits, like paid maternity leave and child care assistance, have proven valuable in terms of recruiting and retaining female talent, improving gender diversity and driving the bottom line. Millennial moms and dads want to share work and family responsibilities equally.

Overcoming the Manager Divide: How HR can Accelerate the Path to Gender Pay Equity

Visier

Although significant progress has been made in employers proactively pursuing policies of equal pay for equal positions, this alone will not close the gap: gender equity is a complex and systemic issue that requires action on many fronts. Boosting morale and worker productivity.