High Performing Organizations Have Leadership Diversity – #LeadLikeAGirl

HR Bartender

Women have and continue to create, discover, and innovate new products and services for the global economy. We have participants show us how they would handle multiple activities such as developing a presentation, resolving a conflict between employees, etc.

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.

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Reflektive

Organizations that promote diverse teams , especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Equality is good for men, too.

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day. Diversity is About Embracing Everyone.

Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality

SuccessFactors

A call for greater gender diversity in data science. Such efforts include commitments to place women in 25% of all leadership roles, leadership excellence acceleration , and certification for economic dividends for gender equality.

5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos

Ongig

I’ve been on the lookout for the best diversity and inclusion videos. Tips: A)Try things like authentic employee testimonials in the workplace; B) and examples of your definition of diversity; C) Length — Try to stay in the 45 seconds to 2-minute range.

Why Psychological Safety is Key to Improving Diversity

WeSpire

The firm is very progressive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. They have a target for gender equality at the senior ranks by 2025, but this partner’s part of the organization was at risk of missing that target despite doing everything recommended. Saturday Spark #30.

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.

Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

What does diversity and inclusion mean to you and your organization? Carin Taylor, chief diversity officer at Workday, and Mike Dillon, chief diversity and inclusion leader at PwC, joined me to share their experiences and inspiring insights in a podcast. Take a listen: Workday Podcast: Peeling Back the Layers of Diversity and Inclusion. That diversity and inclusion isn’t just a tagline or thing you check off. How did you come to be in the diversity space?

Why Psychological Safety is Key to Improving Diversity

WeSpire

The firm is very progressive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. They have a target for gender equality at the senior ranks by 2025, but this partner’s part of the organization was at risk of missing that target despite doing everything recommended. Saturday Spark #30.

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

HR Daily Advisor

Employees who are good culture fits are those who mesh well both professionally and personally – the idea being that a team of employees who believe in your company mission and get along well enough to grab post-work drinks together will be more productive.

Looking to Celebrate Equal Pay Day? Check Back in 100 Years.

i4cp

Today is Equal Pay Day, and the news isn’t sunny—women are still paid less than their male colleagues, women of color are paid even less than their white peers, and progress in reaching parity is maddeningly slow. Today is an exercise in calling attention (yet again) to the glaring gap between men's and women's wages, which has been closing by less than a half cent per year since the enactment of the Equal Pay Act in 1963. It’s that bad.

Teach Workers to Celebrate Diversity on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

HR Daily Advisor

Regardless of your organization’s pay practices, this holiday is a great time to celebrate diversity in your workplace. Help employees learn to respect each other’s differences so they can understand each other, communicate effectively, and work together productively.

How Diversity In the Technology Industry Is Needed to Combat Digital Bias

Thrive Global

Digital bias is the embedding of prejudices and discriminatory beliefs into the design, development, and distribution of technology products. Our message is that diversity, like a jury of peers, serves to put a check on individual biases.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. The presentation of a new role is off-cycle so they should be able to entertain an off-cycle compensation conversation.

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

SuccessFactors

Companies with female board members are more likely to do such things as invest in renewable power generation, measure and reduce the carbon emissions of their products, and implement programs with their suppliers to reduce their carbon footprint.

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.

The Business Case for Gender Diversity

SumTotal

What all this shows us is that if we really want gender equality in business, if we truly believe the Credit Suisse report from 2012 and the McKinsey reports which followed it, showing that board diversity can improve the bottom line anywhere from 6-12%, then we have to continue to take action. The first reality is that diversity does bring better decision making. As companies become more diverse they want the companies they do business with to be diverse as well.

Why Diversity = Winning for the U.S. Olympic Team

Linkedin Talent Blog

And recently, Team USA discovered something beyond talent and training that can help them achieve that goal: diversity. "Our teams that win medals look like our fan base, and that's important," says Jason Thompson , director of diversity and inclusion for the USOC. Diversity

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #322: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist, ClickIQ

HR Examiner

Guest: Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist at ClickIQ. He now serves ClickIQ as its VP, Product Evangelist. of product evangelists for North America for ClickIQ which is a automated job advertising platform startup in the UK which is now branching out to the U.S.

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. Diversity

Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

WorkHuman

I particularly enjoyed the session delivered by Great Place to Work ®’ s Sarah Lewis-Kulin , vice president certification production. This illustrates a growing trend in HR and business to focus on more than diversity for the sake of compliance.

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.

Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017

WorkHuman

Diversity & Inclusion. It’s not enough to check off the diversity box. Diversity is the what, inclusion is the how, and diversity doesn’t work without inclusion,” said Rita Mitjans , chief diversity and corporate social responsibility officer at ADP.

Fine, Be a Bigot

PerformanceICreate

” She was, of course, suggesting that I present a kinder, more gentler me. The laws, and accompanying regulations, suggest an employee’s value should be based on productivity, quality, service, knowledge, merit and other job related issues and NOT her/his protected class.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

Bischoff and Bussing, a San Francisco-area lawyer who writes frequently on employment issues, presented a session with similar wording in its title—“How AI Technology Can Eliminate or Amplify Bias”—at the recent HR Technology Conference held in Las Vegas.

How Women Are Poised To Impact Cybersecurity

SuccessFactors

From alleged election-related hackings to massive data breaches to DDoS attacks now capable of crippling some of the biggest websites on the Internet, the present is bleak, and the future appears to be even more daunting. Increasing gender diversity in cybersecurity isn’t just a numbers game.

Quantifying the Gender Gap in Technology

Entelo

But as so many of us call for equality on International Women’s Day, plenty of labor institutions will make statements and predictions about the gender gap in our U.S. As Seniority Rises, Equality Falls. Entelo Diversity. Diversity Data Science

Finding "Romance" at Work in the Age of AI + More Lessons From LinkedIn Talent Connect

Cornerstone On Demand

1) Employees Must Find "Romance" in Their Work Driven by productivity and optimization, today's workers and their managers sometimes prioritize efficiency over taking time to find meaning and nuance in their work, Leberecht said in his keynote presentation.

Five Lessons Learned from “The Office” on Managing Employees Effectively

Rallyware for Human Resources

Having the best of intentions, Dwight decided to go beyond boring PowerPoint presentations to let his fellow workers enjoy an immersive experience. Promote inclusion and diversity in the right way. That’s why “the corporate” sent a representative to run diversity training.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. Have we held diverse roles?

5 Activities You Do Not Want to Miss At the HR Technology Conference – #HRTechConf

HR Bartender

So, spend Tuesday, September 11, 2018 learning about diversity, inclusion, and equality. While I love Las Vegas, I equally enjoy going to conferences that place an emphasis on wellness and wellbeing. Speaking of new things, one presentation track I know is new is HR Tech Talks.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. Have we held diverse roles?

Leadership Advice From SAP Women In Enterprise Cloud Computing, Part 5: Capitalize The ‘A’ In STEAM

SAP Innovation

For most organizations, measuring the success of diversity and inclusion initiatives has become merely a matter of numbers. However, creating equal opportunities for women leaders and challenged persons is more than a numbers game.

Is Gender Inequality Worth Losing $28 Trillion?

SAP Innovation

The debate over gender equality is rife with sensitivity – challenging religious doctrines, cultural beliefs, and social norms. Presently, women comprise half of the total global workforce, but generate only 37% of the world’s GDP.

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

Visier

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. This metric is widely accepted by CFOs as the standard workforce productivity metric.

I Host a Podcast, Tour the HR Conference Circuit and Hit the Gym Once a Day—Here's How I Make Time for Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

It helps me stay educated on products that are on the leading edge of marketing trends. My mind starts racing with ideas for how recruiters can use this, and I make a note to discuss this new feature at my upcoming conference presentations.